Liam Smith


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Wilton, Conn.
  • Last School Wilton High School

Ohio State Career 

  • Received bachelor’s degree in industrial design in Spring 2020
  • Honorable Mention All-MFC as a senior
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar accolades

Senior Season (2019-20)

  • Placed 10th at MFC Championships
  • Honorable Mention All-MFC
  • Finished third at OSU Open and undefeated (15-0) at OSU Duals
  • Placed 16th at Penn State Open
  • 10-0 at Wayne State Duals and posted 11 wins at Northwestern
  • 45-25 in the regular season, leading the foil squad in victories

Junior Season (2018-19)

  • Finished 20th at MFC Championships
  • Made final pool at Penn State Open
  • Competed at St. John’s Invitational and Northwestern Duals
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection, as well as a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

Freshman Season (2016-17)

  • Finished 11th at MFC Championships
  • Helped lead Buckeyes to the epee title at MFC Championships by helping defeat Case Western 5-0 in semifinal round
  • Went 24-0 at OSU Duals
  • Sixth place at OSU Open

Prior to Ohio State

  • 2016 Connecticut Junior and Senior State Champion
  • 2016 Connecticut High School Fencing Runner-Up and All-State Athlete


  • Son of David Smith and Eydie Sum
  • Has one brother, Chase
  • Majoring in industrial design
  • Hopes to work in the cycling industry after graduation
  • Hobbies include working on cars, racing bikes and sailing
  • Greatest sports thrill is winning senior men’s foil at Nutmeg State Championships with 10 straight touches after being down by five