Name: Sami Smith

Sport: Field Hockey

Junior forward Sami Smith scored a hat-trick for the Keene State Owls on Tuesday, September 29 in their win against Salem State University. Smith leads the Owls in goals this season with 9, more than twice what the next player in line has recorded this season.

File Photo / Tim Smith

File Photo / Tim Smith

Smith not only leads the team in goals, but also in points, shots, shots on goal and is tied for the lead in game winning goals.

Smith’s first goal of the game came just under twelve minutes into the first half off an assist from Kayla Renaud. Less than three minutes later, Smith tallied her second goal of the game beating the Salem State goalie  after receiving a pass from Haylie Dolan. Smith’s final goal of the game came at the 66:58 mark off of a pass from Erica Stauffer.

Sami’s younger sister Casi, a sophomore defender for the Owls, also scored a goal at the 31:01 mark. The Smith sisters are from Merrimack, New Hampshire and played high school field hockey at Merrimack High School.

The Keene State Owls field hockey team takes on Bridgewater State University on Saturday, October 10.

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