Smith Earns Capital One Academic All-America® First-Team Recognition

Smith Earns Capital One Academic All-America®  First-Team Recognition

AUSTIN, TEXAS --- Lees-McRae senior James Smith has been selected to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America® Division II Men’s Soccer team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

The Eastbourne, England, native earned first-team accolades and sports a 3.85 grade-point-average while majoring in Sports Science. He is Conference Carolinas lone representative and is one of three midfielders on the first-team.

Smith was tabbed to the CC All-Conference Second-Team and the CC All-Academic team in early November.

The senior led the team with eight assists and went four-of-five on penalty kicks while the Bobcats finished the season with a 13-5-2 record and made an appearance in the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Championship Match.

He scored four match-winning goals while playing the second-most minutes on the team with 1749.

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