11 Deyscha Smith
11 Deyscha Smith
Height: 4-11
Year: Sr
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Academy of the Pacific Rim
Position: A
gp 16
p 45
g 28
a 17

Action photo of Lyons lacrosse player, Deyscha Smith.

The Smith File

2019: Started all 16 games ... Third on the team in scoring with 45 points ... Had 28 goals and a team-best 17 assists ... Went 9-18 on the free position ... Had 19 ground balls ... Caused four turnovers ... Recorded 53 shots, including 29 on goal ... Scored three goals with an assist in a victory over Salve Regina (3/20) ... Posted three goals with five assists, four ground balls and two caused turnovers in a win against Eastern Connecticut State (3/27) ... Scored four goals with two assists in a victory at Emerson College (4/10) ... 

2018: Started in all 16 games … Led the team in scoring with a career-high 25 goals and was second in points with 31 … Recorded a career-high six assists … Had a career-high 14 ground balls and eight caused turnovers …Took 55 shots and had a SOG% of 76.4…Ranked 25th in the conference in points … Scored at least once in 14/16 games … Had a career-high five goals, one assist, two caused turnovers and three grounds balls against Gordon College (2/24) ... Earned NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week (2/26) … Nominee for Junior Lyon of the Year …

2017: Appeared in 13 games, including two as a starter … Recorded one assist … Had four draw controls and a caused turnover … Scooped up one ground ball … Had one helper, a ground ball, a draw control, and caused a turnover in a 15-8 loss to Bridgewater State University (3/5) …

2016: Played in 11 games, including one as a starter … Recorded one goal … Picked up two ground balls and one draw control … Scored a goal in the 17-3 victory over Coast Guard Academy (4/13) …

Before Mount Holyoke: Four-year member of the varsity MetroLacrosse Boston team … Three-time captain … Awarded the MetroLacrosse MVP her junior year … Attacker of the year her senior year … All-Star Team at the MetroLacrosse's Summer Bounce camp … Currently holds the record for most goals scored in the team’s history … Played varsity soccer for one year …

Personal: Communications major … Child of Kaye-Dee Pena and Jerry Smith.

Recent Games
Apr 10 at Emerson College W, 21-3
Apr 13 Wellesley College W, 15-12
Apr 17 at Springfield College L, 21-8
Apr 20 at Coast Guard Academy L, 9-7
Apr 24 Smith College L, 8-6
Apr 27 Babson College L, 20-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 8
Points 45 18
Goals 28 12
Assists 17 6
Shots 53 20
Shooting percentage 52.8 60.0
Shots on goal 39 14
Shots on goal percentage 73.6 70.0
Free position goals-shots 9-18 5-7
Ground balls 19 8
Draw controls 0 0
Turnovers 48 20
Caused turnovers 4 2
Fouls 7 2
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 23 at Gordon College W, 18-3 1 2 3 0-1 1 0 6 0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Mar 1 Bridgewater State University L, 15-5 1 0 1 0-0 2 0 3 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 5 at Westfield State University L, 13-9 1 1 2 0-0 1 0 3 0 4 25.0 2 50.0
Mar 10 vs. Western Connecticut State W, 13-10 2 1 3 1-3 1 0 2 0 4 50.0 3 75.0
Mar 14 vs. Morrisville St. W, 13-12 3 1 4 2-5 1 0 2 0 8 37.5 5 62.5
Mar 20 Salve Regina W, 19-7 3 1 4 0-1 1 0 3 0 4 75.0 3 75.0
Mar 23 at Wheaton College L, 14-8 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 5 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 27 Eastern Connecticut State W, 20-4 3 5 8 0-0 4 0 5 2 6 50.0 6 100.0
Mar 30 MIT L, 18-6 2 0 2 0-0 1 0 3 0 2 100.0 2 100.0
Apr 6 at Western New England University L, 12-8 2 0 2 1-1 0 0 4 0 3 66.7 3 100.0
Apr 10 at Emerson College W, 21-3 4 2 6 2-3 1 0 0 0 5 80.0 4 80.0
Apr 13 Wellesley College W, 15-12 1 1 2 1-2 2 0 1 0 3 33.3 1 33.3
Apr 17 at Springfield College L, 21-8 1 1 2 0-0 0 0 2 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Apr 20 at Coast Guard Academy L, 9-7 2 0 2 1-1 3 0 3 1 4 50.0 3 75.0
Apr 24 Smith College L, 8-6 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 4 1 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 27 Babson College L, 20-9 2 1 3 1-1 0 0 2 0 3 66.7 2 66.7
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 10 1 1 0 1 0-1 2 1 5 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
2016-17 13 2 0 1 1 0-1 1 4 6 1 3 0.0 1 33.3
2017-18 16 16 25 6 31 9-17 14 2 39 8 50 50.0 39 78.0
2018-19 16 16 28 17 45 9-18 19 0 48 4 53 52.8 39 73.6
Total 55 35 54 24 78 18-37 36 7 98 13 108 50.0 81 75.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 16 28 17 45 9-18 19 0 48 4 53 52.8 39 73.6
Conference 8 8 12 6 18 5-7 8 0 20 2 20 60.0 14 70.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 12 8 20 2-4 11 0 21 3 20 60.0 16 80.0
Away 7 7 11 7 18 4-6 6 0 23 1 21 52.4 15 71.4
Neutral 2 2 5 2 7 3-8 2 0 4 0 12 41.7 8 66.7
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Wins 7 7 17 13 30 6-15 11 0 19 2 33 51.5 24 72.7
Losses 9 9 11 4 15 3-3 8 0 29 2 20 55.0 15 75.0
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February 1 1 1 2 3 0-1 1 0 6 0 3 33.3 2 66.7
March 8 8 15 10 25 3-9 11 0 26 2 29 51.7 22 75.9
April 7 7 12 5 17 6-8 7 0 16 2 21 57.1 15 71.4