5 - Karsten Smith
Karsten Smith
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntington Station, N.Y.
High School: Walt Whitman
Position: D

 

 

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SMITH CAREER STATS

Year

GP-GS

G

A

Pts

Shots

SOG

GW

2006

15-4

0

0

0

4

1

0

2007

17-17

1

0

2

10

5

0

2008

17-17

3

1

7

19

11

0

2009 17-17 2 0 4 9 3 0
               

Total

66-55

6

1

13

42

20

0

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2009: Earned All-Patriot League Second Team honors … served as a team captain ... posted two goals on nine total shots ... his two goals were tied for third most on team … scored in season-opening win against George Washington (9/2) in D.C. College Cup … other score came in a 3-1 win at Georgetown (10/28) … named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week on 10/12 following American’s wins over Army and Lafayette … helped anchor a defense that allowed only 1.05 goals per game … started all 17 games in which he played … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Selected to All-Patriot League First Team ... team co-captain ... Patriot League Brine Player of the Week on 10/6 for his game-tying goal at Lafayette (10/3) ... started in all 17 games in which he played ... tied for third on team in goals with three ... tallied seven points, tied for third most on squad ... second on team in minutes played with 1,592.

2007: Named to All-Patriot League Second Team ... started all 17 games he played in ... scored first-career goal at South Florida (9/15) ... recorded 10 shots, putting five on goal.

2006: Played in 15 games, starting four ... fired four shots on the season ... helped anchor a defense that allowed 1.40 goals per game.

High School: Varsity letterwinner and team captain at Walt Whitman High School ... named all-county and all-conference ... served as captain for his Empire State Games team ... played club soccer for BW Gottschee, leading team to State Cup titles at U-14 and U-15, and to the finals at U-16 ... played for the U-17 state champions ... traveled to Italy to play in the Viarregio Tournament.

Personal: Son of Thao and Ken Smith ... two brothers, Sebastian and Jannon ... majoring in business administration with concentrations in international marketing and entrepreneurship.