PMHS Alumni Gibson Smith Ranked 33rd Among College Lacrosse Players by INSIDE LACROSSE

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Courtesy of Georgetown University

Asia Bertuccioli, Co-Sports Editor, Senior

Even though his junior year of college was cut short due to COVID-19, Gibson Smith, Class of 2017, has been ranked 33rd in the top 50 college lacrosse players of 2021 by Inside Lacrosse. As a D1 Defensive player for Georgetown’s mens lacrosse team he has aided his team to the top scoring defense of 6.33 in the nation. 

Throughout his years playing not only lacrosse but also hockey for PMHS he racked up many distinctive awards like All-American, All-League and All-Section as a sophomore and senior, and was selected as the NYSPHSAA Division 2 Player of the Year in 2017. Smith  was named Male Athlete of the Year during his senior year at Pelham.

He has continued this success as he entered his senior year at Georgetown. Smith has been named Lacrosse Insider Media All-American, tabbed the Big East Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and a USILA Preseason Second Team All-American, while maintaining his four year streak of Big East All-Academic Team. 

We reached out to Gibson Smith for a quote he did not get back in time for publication.