Colby Smith


Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 208
  • Hometown Lancaster, Pa.
  • Last School Hempfield
  • Year Senior

Ohio State Overview
• Has played in 48 games in his career with 62 goals, 15 assists and 77 points
• Is majoring in biology
• An OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree
• Named a USILA Scholar All-American in 2022

2022 (Senior Season)
• Started all 16 games and was second on the team with 41 goals
• Added six assists for 47 points, which was tied for the second-most on the team
• Ranked sixth in the Big Ten in total goals scored and fifth in goals per game (2.56)
• Had two five-goal games on the season: vs. Penn State (April 1) and vs. Cleveland State (Feb. 12)
• Scored multiple goals in 13 of 16 games

2021 (Senior Season)
• Did not see any game action while recovering from injury

2020 (Junior Season)
• Played in all seven games before the COVID-19 outbreak canceled the remainder of the season
• Scored six goals and had one assist for seven points
• Had multiple points in each of the last three games, including a two-goal performance against Notre Dame on March 10
• Also scored twice against Cornell on March 1

2019 (Sophomore Season)
• Played in all 12 games and scored 11 goals to go along with seven assists.
• Had the game-winning goal in overtime against Notre Dame (3/23).
• Scored a career high five points (three goals, two assists) in a 16-13 win over Bucknell (2/23).
• Three goals and four assists in five Big Ten games.
• Multi-goal games vs. Boston University (2/9), Bucknell (2/23), Notre Dame (3/23) and Michigan (4/26).
• Finished fifth on the team in assists.

2018 (Freshman Season)
• Played in 13 games and started the final four contests of the season.
• Scored four goals and dished out one assist.
• Had a three-game point streak against No. 6 Johns Hopkins (4/6), No. 20 Michigan (4/13) and No. 1 Maryland (4/22).
• Scored a goal in his first collegiate game at Cleveland State (2/3).

At Hempfield High School
• Team captain and Lancaster-Lebanon League All Star.
• Scored 86 goals and dished out 23 assists as a sophomore, helping Hempfield reach the Lancaster-Lebanon League final and the District 3 semifinals.
• Four-year varsity letterwinner.
• Played his club lacrosse for NXT and is the program’s career points leader.
• Participated in Nike’s “The Ride” and the USA U19 national team tryouts.
• High school national champion at Lake Placid in 2016.
• Was also invited to Maverik and Nike Blue Chip showcases.
• Selected as a Central Pennsylvania Academic All-American.
• Also played soccer in high school and holds Hempfield’s all-time points record (63 points, 25G, 13A).

• Is the son of Whitney and Andy Smith.
• Has an older sister, Mackenzie, who played tennis at the University of Mary Washington.
• His aunt played basketball at Campbell University.
• Was a member of the Future Business Leaders of America club in high school.