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Graham Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Highlands Ranch, Colo.

High School:
Mountain Vista High School

Last College:
Oregon State

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 186

Position:
Midfielder

Club:
Real Colorado Academy


09/26/2017

[-/RV] Denver Tops Saint Louis Behind Barlow Brace

Barlow nets two in the first half, and Underwood curls late free kick to send Denver to 3-1 road win

Honors and Awards:
2017 Summit League All-Tournament Team...2017 Summit League First Team...Summit League Defensive Player of the Week (10/30/17)...2016 Summit League Second Team…College Soccer News National Team of the Week (9/26/16)…2016 Summit League All-Tournament Team…2016 Summit League Newcomer Team.

Denver:
Played and started in all 43 matches following his transfer from Oregon State ahead of the 2016 season…Finished with 19 points from Denver’s defensive midfield on six goals and seven assists…Tallied three game-winning goals, including two in his senior campaign.

2017:
Team co-captain with Alex Underwood...Played and started in all 19 matches, seeing 1689 minutes of action…Split the season between Denver’s holding midfield and the center of Denver’s back four…Second on the team in points with 10, finishing with three goals and four assists…Scored the game-winner from the penalty spot in Denver’s 2-1 regular season win over Omaha (10/28)…Also netted the game-winning spot kick in Denver’s 1-0 win over No. 16 Akron (8/28)..Assisted on Kronenberg’s game-winner against UC Davis (9/15)… Sat in-front of a Denver back-four that allowed just 54 shots on goal for an average of 2.84/per game…Denver’s defense combined for a 0.76 goals against average.

2016:
Played and started in all 24 matches in his first season with the Pioneers, seeing 2,213 minutes of action…Netted his first three career goals and tallied three assists…Scored the game-winner in Denver’s 4-3 win over Fort Wayne, the backend of his first career brace…Scored the equalizer in the season-opener at Monmouth (8/26), the latest equalizer or game-winner in regulation since Alex Tarnoczi in 2011…Sat in-front of a Denver back-four that finished third in the country in goals against average (0.52) and third in shutout percentage (0.58), did not allow a shot against Saint Louis (9/15) and did not allow a shot on goal in five matches.

2015 (Oregon State): 
Started all 18 matches in his defensive midfield role, playing 1595 minutes for the Beavers...Put six of his 14 shots on target.

2014 (Oregon State):
Started all 20 games he played … Recorded three assists and 19 shots on the year … Tallied his first career assist against UCF on Aug. 31 … Notched an assist against Portland on Sept. 18 … Recorded an assist on Jordan Jones’ game-winning goal against Denver in the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 20 … Played 90 minutes or more 18 times. Played 1758 minutes.

CLUB:
Played for the Real Colorado Academy.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played for Mountain Vista High School … Started on a state-finalist team his freshman year … Team Captain and First-Team All-Conference honoree as a sophomore.

PERSONAL:
Son of Christine and Brian … Has one sister, Emma … Enjoys golfing and camping … Chose Oregon State for the soccer program and the facilities …Hopes to become a professional soccer player … Favorite player is Maruoane Fellaini.

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