HIGH POINT, N.C. - North Greenville University attack Sarah Smith has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week for games played from Feb. 29 - Mar. 6, the conference announced today.
Smith, a freshman from Bowie, Md., posted a 12-point week while leading the Crusaders to a 2-0 record. Smith would get the week started with a five-point outing in an 18-8 win over Pikeville, notching a hat-trick and two assists to go along with four ground balls.
In a 16-3 win over Erskine, Smith would find the back of the net four times and dish out three helpers for seven points. She would also scoop up two ground balls in the win.
Smith's 21 points and 14 goals each rank seventh in Conference Carolinas, while her seven assists are 10th in the league. She is the first lacrosse player, including the men's and women's program, to win such an award from Conference Carolinas.