Lauren Smith
Lauren Smith
Height: 5-6
Year: SR
Hometown: Westford, Mass.
High School: Westford Academy
Major: Communication Studies

Career Honors

  • 2018 CRCA Scholar Athlete Award winner

2018 (Senior)

  • Earned CRCA Scholar Athlete Award
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that placed 20th in its flight at the NCAA Championship, matching the highest finish by any Rhode Island boat at the national championship (5/25 and 5/26)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that won its flight at the Atlantic 10 Championship, helping the Rams to their sixth conference title (5/5)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ against Dartmouth, Boston College, and Bates (4/21)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that won its flight at the Kerr Cup in Philadelphia (4/14)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that won its flight on both days at the George Washington Invitational (4/6 and 4/7)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat at the Doc Hosea Invitational (3/31)
  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that placed second in the grand final of the Cooper Sprints (3/25)

2017 (Junior)

  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Varsity 4+ boat that placed third in its flight at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/6)
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Varsity 4+ boat that competed against Boston College and Boston University (4/15)
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Varsity 4+ boat that won its race at the George Washington Invitational (4/8), beating Saint Joseph's and MIT
  • Rowed in the second seat for the Second Varsity 4+ boat at the Doc Hosea Invitational (4/2)
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Varsity 4+ boat that beat two boats from MIT and one from Coast Guard in Boston, Mass. (3/25)

2016 (Sophomore)

  • Was the stroke for the Third Varsity 8+ boat that won its flight at the Atlantic 10 Championship, helping the Rams win their fourth A-10 title and earn the program's second trip to the NCAA Championship (5/8)
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Second Varsity 4+ boat that beat the top Varsity 4+ boats from MIT and Holy Cross on Lake Quinsigamond (4/24)
  • Was the stroke for the Third Varsity 8+ boat against Boston University and Boston College (4/16)
  • Rowed in the third seat for the Varsity 4+ boat for both days of the George Washington Invitational, where the Rams placed second overall in the six-team standings (4/8 and 4/9)
  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Varsity 4+ boat on both days of the Doc Hosea Invitational Regatta (4/2 and 4/3)
  • Rowed in the stroke seat for the Varsity 4+ in its win at Massachusetts (3/26)

2015 (Freshman)

  • Rowed in the third seat for the Third Varsity 8 boat that won its flight at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/2)
  • Rowed in the seventh seat for the Third Varsity 8 boat that beat Boston University and lost to the Boston College A and B boats (4/25)
  • Rowed in the third seat for the Varsity 4B boat that beat Buffalo and fell to Boston University at the Nordic 9 in Ithaca, N.Y. (4/3)

Personal

  • Born Sept. 6, 1995
  • Daughter of Brian Smith and Sheila Carvalho
  • Has one sister, Rachel
  • Attended Westford Academy, where she was on the rowing team for four years and the soccer team for one year
  • Served as a rowing team captain for two years 
  • Majoring in Communication Studies