Kara Smyth

#18 Kara Smyth

POSITION M
HEIGHT 5'3"
YEAR Jr.
HOMETOWN Cary, Ill. (Cary Grove HS)
2009 (Junior)
Played 17 games and started in 13...Smyth’s lone goal was the first scored in a 2-1 win over Winona State on Oct. 4, helping the Beavers to their first-ever win over the Warriors.

2008 (Sophomore)
Smyth saw action in all 20 games, starting in the last three...equaled her career high with two goals, while recording three assists for seven points...scored against both Upper Iowa (Oct. 5) and Wisconsin-Superior (Oct. 26)...assisted on the game-winner against MSU Moorhead (Sept. 7)...nine career assists ties her for 10th all-time in school history.

2007 (Freshman)

Smyth played in every game during her freshman season, finishing the year first on the team in assists (6) and fourth in points (two goals, 10 points)...scored her first career goal in just her second game, a 1-1 tie with Augustana College (Aug. 26)...notched the first goal of a 5-2 victory over MSU Moorhead...had a career high two assists in a 3-2 victory over Upper Iowa University (Oct. 28).

Prior to BSU
Earned four varsity letters in soccer...earned all-conference accolades as a junior for CGHS...helped lead team to a 12-5-3 record junior year while starting every game...part of a CGHS 2005 team that played in the Illinois State’s final 16...named to CGHS Honor Roll.

Personal

Kara Marie Smyth...born Aug. 23, 1988...daughter of Vincent and Cheryl Smyth...majoring in early childhood education...last name is pronounced SMITH.
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