Alexander Frederick Smith
, was born in the city of Timonium, Maryland
, August 8, 1984, to Dr. Frederick G. Smith and Dr. Vanessa K. Smith, and is the oldest of three sons. He most notably known for his skills on the lacrosse
field, as a faceoff specialist, at the University of Delaware
, and now professionally for the Washington Bayhawks
in Major League Lacrosse
. In addition to being a professional athlete, Alex run's face-off camps to teach his trade through his Company, FOGO Lacrosse. He is widely considered the greatest contemporary face off specialist.
Alex Smith graduated from the Boys' Latin School of Maryland
, located in Baltimore. On the lacrosse field he was a three-year starting midfielder. He finished with an overall record of 52-10. His sophomore year Boys' Latin finished 2nd in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association
. He took a leadership role his junior year and led Boys' Latin to the MIAA championship, along the way earning the team a #2 national ranking. His personal honors that year included First Team All-State, and the Groundball Award. While also participating in the Bay State Team.His Senior year, in 2003, Boys' Latin repeated the 2nd place finish in the MIAA of '01, but Alex earned First Team All-State honors, The Groundball Award, and Gelston Cup Award, for contributions to lacrosse. In the classroom, Smith was president of the student body and the Speech and Debate Society.
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