age
29
height
6' 0"
weight
208
Sid SmithNumber: #
79
Position:
D

Pro Experience:

7th season

College/Last Team:

Syracuse

Shoots:

L

Resides:

Six Nations


Acquired:


He signed a four-year deal with the Knighthawks on November 30, 2009… Rochester Knighthawks’ first-round selection (first overall) in the 2009 NLL Entry Draft.


Career


He enters his seventh season in the NLL and seventh with the Knighthawks… In 2015, he was named the team’s Best Defenseman for the fifth time in his career (2010-11, 2013-15)… Named the 2015 Knighthawks Teammate of the Year… In 2015, he caused a team-best 30 turnovers… Had a career high in goals (2), assists (5) and points (7)… Team captain the past three seasons (2013-15)… Scored his first professional goal on 4/26/14… Collected a career high 87 loose balls… Won three straight Champion’s Cups (2012-14)… Earned one assist in each playoff game in 2013… Won his first Champion’s Cup in 2012… Named a reserve for the 2011 NLL East Division All-Star team… Has won back-to-back Mann Cups with the Six Nations Chiefs (2013-14) of Major Series Lacrosse… In 2010, 2011 and 2012, he played for the Iroquois Nationals in the Bowhunter Cup, winning it in 2011 and 2012… From 2010-12, he won the Nations Cup with the Ohsweken Aces… Played for the Toronto Nationals in 2009 and won a Major League Lacrosse championship… Returned to play in the MLL with the Hamilton Nationals in 2013… Played two seasons at Syracuse University and won back-to-back NCAA titles… Named an All-American both seasons… In 2009 was named to the Second Team and in 2008 was named an Honorable Mention All-American… Started all 36 games in his SU career… Named to the 2008 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team… That season, he was also part of an Orange defense that posted a 7.62 team goals-against average, the lowest mark for an SU squad since 1970… In 2006, he played for Onondaga Community College… Led the Lazers to the 2006 NJCAA national championship and an 18-0 overall record… Lazers also captured the 2006 Region III and Mid-State Conference titles… 2006 NJCAA All-America First Team… Won a bronze medal with the Iroquois Nationals at the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship… Named to the Iroquois Nationals for the 2010 FIL World Lacrosse Championships… Won a silver medal with the Iroquois Nationals at the 2011 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships… Named the tournament’s Top Defenseman and All-World… Competed for the Iroquois Nationals at the 2006 International Lacrosse Federation (ILF) World Lacrosse Championship… Captained the Six Nations Arrows to the 2007 Minto Cup title… Recipient of the 2007 John “Gus” McCauley Memorial Trophy as the Ontario Junior “A” League’s Defender of the Year… Named a First Team All-Star and the recipient of the B.W. “Bill” Evans Trophy as the top graduating player in the OLA Junior series… Guided the Arrows to a 17-0-1 record and the 2007 Ontario Junior “A” League championship… Winner of the Dean McLeod Award as the Ontario Junior “A” Playoff MVP… Won a silver medal with the Iroquois Nationals at the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships… Winner of the 2006 Jim Bishop Memorial Award as the tournament’s Most Sportsmanlike Player… 2006 co-winner of the John “Gus” McCauley Memorial Trophy as the Ontario Junior “A” League’s Defender of the Year… Played for four straight Ontario championship teams with Six Nations (2004-07)… In 2006, he was named the winner of the Tom Longboat Award as the Canadian Aboriginal Male Athlete of the Year.