2011-12: Authored a 6-6 overall mark before suffering a season-ending injury in late November ... began the year by splitting a pair of matches at the Nor'easter Duals ... followed up that performance by placing sixth at the Oklahoma-Gold Classic ... went 3-3 with a pair of major decisions at the tournament ... season came to an abrupt end at the Body Bar Invitational, where he went 1-2 and went down with an injury.
2010-11: Burst onto the scene with a spectacular freshman campaign ... posted a 21-16 overall record, ranking tied for fourth on the team with the 21 victories ... compiled a 4-3 mark in dual matches ... registered three pins, one major decision and one technical fall ... began the season wrestling at 149 pounds, before jumping up to the 165-pound weight class midway through the year ... began the season by placing runner-up at the Clarion Open ... authored fourth-place showings at both the Body Bar Invitational and Shorty Hitchcock Invitational ... placed seventh at the New York State Championships ... also competed at the Penn State Open and the EIWA Championships ... picked up dual match victories over opponents from Cleveland State, Brown, Harvard and Boston University.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time New Hampshire state champion while wrestling at Timberlane High School ... ranked among the top 15 nationally in his weight class ... named an NHSCA Senior National All-American ... placed third at the Beast of the East tournament ... turned in a fifth-place showing at the Super 32 tournament ... served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons.
PERSONAL: Alex O'Neil Smith was born March 31, 1992 in Newburyport, Mass. ... son of Michael and Rebecca Smith ... has six siblings, Jackie, William, Mike, Matt, Marc and Michelle ... brother, William, is a competitive wrestler ... lists New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Brooklyn Nets small forward Paul Pierce as his favorite athletes ... majoring in Systems Management.