Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith

Player Profile


Littleton, Col.

High School:
Dakota Ridge HS

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 170




OREGON STATE: (2002) Ryan is one of 15 returning letterwinners... team co-captain... has started 49 of his 50 career games as a defensive midfielder... Coach Taylor’s comments: “Technical sharpness with the experience and savvy of a seasoned veteran.” (2001) Team co-captain... played in all 17 games, starting 16... key component of OSU’s midfield... two points on two assists... assists came in 2-1 loss to Washington on Oct. 13 and in 5-0 win over Western Washington on Oct. 19... 13 shots. (2000) Honorable mention All-Pac-10... played in 16 games, starting all 16... had one goal and one assist for a total of three points... scored against UCLA on Oct. 13... assist came in 2-1 win over UCLA on Oct. 22... took 20 shots... one of two Beavers to start every game they played. (1999) One of only two players to start all 17 games... totaled three points on one goal and one assist... took seven shots... scored goal on Oct. 31 in 6-2 win over Cal-Poly.

ODP: Five-time Region IV Team... Colorado State Team.

COLORADO RUSH (CLUB): Member of the state and regional championship team... played six years as a midfielder... national runner-ups.

DAKOTA RIDGE: Three-time all-state selection, All-Jefferson County, and team captain... two-time league MVP... three letters... 70 goals, 50 assists in career... “Most Improved Grades” award.

PERSONAL: Son of Maureen and Rod Smith... family includes brother Justin (18) and sister Sarah (14)... born December 10, 1980 in Denver, Colo... majoring in Health and Human Performance... former prep teammates now playing collegiately include Todd Dunivant and Matt Janusz (Stanford), and Mike Taylor (Air Force).

Year	G/GS 	Gl 	A 	Pts	Sh 	SOG
2001	17/16	0	2	2	13	4
2000	16/16	1	1	3	20	5
1999	17/17	1	1	3	7	n/a
Totals	50/49	2	4	10	40	n/a (9)

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