Two-time All-MPSF honoree...Talented midfielder who will battle for time in the Lobo offense...Has the ability to play any of the attacking positions on the field...Spent the summer playing with the Des Moines Menace of the Premier Development League.
2007 - JUNIOR SEASON Honorable mention All-MPSF selection...Had two goals and four assists on the year...Played in all 19 games with 16 starts...Earned Academic All-MPSF honors...Named to the Westfield Insurance Cup All-Tournament team...Had assists against San Francisco, Denver, Air Force and San Jose State...Goals came in back-to-back games against Air Force and San Jose State.
2006 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
Came on strong in his sophomore season, scoring two goals and three assists...Earned 3rd team All-MPSF honors...Named to the NMYSA all-tournament team...Had game-winning assists against Cal State Northridge and Air Force...Scored goals against UNLV and at San Jose State.
2005 - FRESHMAN SEASON
Showed flashes of strong play as a freshman, scoring one goal in 15 games...Lone strike came against South Florida in a 3-2 win...Most of his 500 minutes came as a forward with limited time at midfield...Playing time diminished over the course of the season, only seeing two minutes in the NCAA Tournament.
Named to the 2004 Illinois High School All-State team...All-time leader in career goals (53) and goals in a season (22) at Hinsdale Central...Scored 22 goals and 17 assists for a Hinsdale team that finished the 2004 season ranked No. 18 in the final NSCAA Top-25 with a 21-1-2 record...Team MVP as a senior.
Played for the six-time Illinois club state champion Chicago Magic, one of the top club teams in the country...Scored the game-winning goal in the 2003 USYSA U-17 National Championship game.
OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Seven time member of the 1986 Illinois State ODP team and a three time Region II ODP pool player.
Born June 27, 1986, Jack is the son of Craig and Clarice Smithson. Majoring in University Studies.