Air Force freshman midfielder Erik Smith has been ranked 10th by Inside Lacrosse in its final Freshman Rankings of the 2011 season. Each year, Inside Lacrosse rates the top 25 freshmen in NCAA Division I lacrosse.
Smith, who was rated as the 12th-best freshman in the IL initial rankings and 11th in the midseason rankings, earned Air Force's Rookie of the Year honors this year. He ended the season with a 52.5 win percentage at the face-off X and led the team in both assists (16) and ground balls (64). One of five Air Force freshmen in the starting lineup this year, the Golden, Colo., native finished second on the team in total points with 29.
For full rankings, visit: http://insidelacrosse.com/news/2011/05/18/ncaa-lacrosse-freshman-rankings-may-18