Class Of 2020: Jacob Smith

As a player, Smith has never been one to shy away from getting under the skin of his opponents. Backing up that ability to irritate, he possesses terrific skills with the ability to win draws. Ever dangerous along the wall, that ability to succeed in difficult areas of the ice allowed for his smooth transition to the style of play in the NAHL’s South Division.

After graduating from Selects Academy at South Kent School, Smith saw time with the Navan Grads in his first season of Junior hockey, before being dealt to the Rockland Nationals early in his second. From there, he joined the St. Lazare Revolution of the LHJQ and thrived, finishing tops in team scoring with 39 Pts in 32 GP. He was also selected to represent the LHJQ as a member of one of their All Star teams participating at the Eastern Canada Cup Challenge.

The Anchorage (AK) native joined the Shreveport Mudbugs for his final season, and thrived in LA – collecting 34 Pts in 47 GP. This year finds the 5’11”, 180lbs forward at Trinity College of the NESCAC, finishing his junior career with 81 Pts and 382 PIM.