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Les Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cotati Calif.

High School:
Marin Catholic/Kimball Union Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Position:
G

Major:
Government & Law

Les Smith

11/11/2014

Men's Basketball Poised for Bounce-Back Season

2014-15 Lafayette Men's Basketball Season Preview

03/05/2014

Season Ends for Men's Hoops at Top Seed Boston

Leopards fall in Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinal at BU

02/15/2014

Trist, Hinrichs Power Leopards Past First Place American

Leopards use strong second half in 74-62 win

02/14/2014

Men's Basketball Hosts American on Senior Day

Leopards and Eagles tip at 2 p.m. Saturday

11/23/2013

NJIT Holds off Men's Basketball in Overtime

Scott, Trist and Hinrichs score 20-plus

03/01/2012

GoLeopards.com takes you inside the Lafayette locker room after the quarterfinal victory over Holy Cross

GoLeopards.com takes you inside the Lafayette locker room after the quarterfinal victory over Holy Cross

03/01/2012

Highlights from Lafayette's Patriot League Quarterfinal win over Holy Cross

Highlights from Lafayette's Patriot League Quarterfinal win over Holy Cross

02/15/2014

Men's Senior Day vs. American

Lafayette vs. American Senior Day

02/01/2014

Lafayette vs. Navy

Lafayette picks up first win of season, 72-54 over Navy.

12/17/2013

Lafayette vs. Immaculata

Photos by Athletic Communications

01/30/2013

Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos by Jeff Levy courtesy of Lors Photography

01/12/2013

Lafayette vs. Navy

Photos by Athletic Communications

General: Versatile combo guard who can play multiple positions...natural scorer but can play the point guard position if called upon...defends well and has proven to be very good at penetrating to the basket.

2013-14: Played in nine games, making one start...started on Senior Day against American (2/14)...made his season debut at NJIT (11/23).

2012-13: Played in 28 games, making two starts...hit a transition three-pointer in the win at Colgate (2/27)...scored four points and played nine minutes against Lehigh (2/26)...hit a three against Colgate (1/30)...earned the starting nod at Stanford (12/29)...added six points on a pair of threes against Arcadia (12/18)...made his first-career start and matched his career high with eight points against LIU-Brooklyn (11/12).

2011-12: Played in 29 games off the bench, averaging 2.0 points in 10.4 minutes per game...scored eight points, including a pair of threes, against Bucknell in the Patriot League tournament...had three points, all at the line, in the quarterfinal win at Holy Cross (2/29)...scored four points to go along with a career high four rebounds vs. Colgate (2/22)...made a pair of three's against Navy (2/4)...grabbed two rebounds and added two points vs. Army (1/11)...knocked down a three at Navy (1/7)...had a bucket and three rebounds vs. Penn (1/4)...netted five points off the bench at NJIT (1/2)...grabbed two boards in seven minutes at Columbia (12/30)...contributed 5 points and two rebounds at Vanderbilt (12/21)...hit a three-pointer in 13 minutes off the bench vs. Long Island (12/5)...tied career-high with three assists vs. FDU (11/22)...converted a career-high five of six free throw attempts at St. Francis, Pa. (11/14)...scored five points and dished out three assists in 21 minutes off the bench at La Salle (11/11).

2010-11: Saw the court in 27 games off the bench, playing 5.5 minutes per contest...led team in free throw shooting at 89.5% (17-19)...recorded an assist in the Patriot League Championship game at Bucknell (3/11)...grabbed a rebound at Holy Cross (3/2) in Patriot League Quarterfinal...tallied seven points and had three rebounds in 15 minutes against Army (2/23)...scored four points at American (1/29)...netted five points at Bucknell (1/19)...went 2-for-2 from the line and had a steal against Colgate (1/12)...scored eight points against Susquehanna (12/1) and had two steals...saw 17 minutes of playing time at Villanova (11/20)...played 13 minutes against St. Francis (11/17) and scored five points...Patriot League Academic Honor Roll Selection.

High School: Spent the 2009-10 school year at Kimball Union Academy in New Hampshire competing in the New England Prep School Athletic Conference while serving as team captain...squad posted a 17-10 mark and a No. 5 seed in the NEPSAC Tournament under coach Mike Olson...earned Second Team All-New England Class B honors, averaging 13.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists while starting all 27 games...at Marin Catholic in Kentfield, Calif., Smith missed the first 19 games of his senior season with a hand injury, but averaged 15.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals per game in 2008-09 for head coach Rick Winter...contributed 30 points vs. Drake and 28 against San Marin...four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at Marin Catholic, earning All-Marin County Athletic League honors as a junior and a senior...collected Honorable Mention All-Area laurels from the San Francisco Chronicle as a senior...honor roll student at Marin Catholic and at Kimball Union Academy...has served as mentor and teacher to younger children in the neighborhood and had the opportunity to coach underprivileged kids at Marin Catholic's summer basketball camps.

Personal:Son of Rudi and Angelica Smith... has a brother, Thomas . . . born on Sept. 19, 1991.

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