Student-Athletes Join Estimated 25,000 Graduates, Families and Friends on the National Mall
Junior Midfielder One of 10 Division I Honorees
Colonials Fall to Rams, 2-0, to Close Out 2011 Season
Colonials Fall to Minutewomen, 2-0
Women's Soccer Hosts Senior Day; Volleyball, Men's Soccer, Golf, Men's Water Polo and Men's and Women's Swimming Hit The Road
2011: Served as co-captain during final season...Started 17 of 18 games she appeared in...Tied with Adriana Moya with a team-leading nine points...Tallied a team-high four goals...Scored a career-high five points against Robert Morris (Sept. 4) with two goals and an assist...Named to TopDrawerSoccer.com Top-20 List on Sept. 28...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
2010: Earned 17 starts as a junior ... assisted three goals, two Adriana Moya's, goals first against Drexel (Sept. 17) and her game-winner against Gardner-Webb (Sept. 24) and Michelle Aueron's goal at Fordham (Oct. 22) ... led the team with 30 shots on goal ... named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009: Played in all 19 matches, earning 17 starts...Led Colonials with four assists...Scored two goals, one against American (9/22) and one against St. Bonaventure (10/23)...Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2008: Saw playing time in 13 matches with two starts...Collected first points with an assist against Delaware State (9/12)...Voted to preseason A-10 All-Rookie Team.
High School: County Championship Finalist 2007...Served as team captain her junior and senior year...First Team All-County all four years...Named Honorable Mention All-Met by the Washington Post her senior year...Honorable Mention All-State her sophomore year...Had nine goals and 12 assists her senior year...Member of the National Honor Society...Honorable Mention Maryland Distinguished Scholar...Given State of Maryland Merit Scholastic Award.
Personal: Sierra Caryn Smidinger ... Born August 23, 1990 in Laurel, MD ... Daughter of Eric and Betsy Smidinger ... Has one brother, Max, and one sister, Elyse ... majoring in environmental studies, with a minor in public health.