CAREER: A two-time Big East Academic All-Star, Brendon Smith has made starts in all 48 of his games played at Pitt...totaled nine points on 16 shots, three goals and three assists in his 48 career games at Pitt.
2005: Started and played in 14 games as a defensive midfielder in 2005...scored his first goal of the year at the season opener against Drexel...finished season with three points on six shots...registered one assist on the season against Notre Dame...led Panther defense against DePaul, Pitt's first win and shutout of the season...named a 2005-06 Big East Academic All-Star.
2004: Became a solid starter for the Panthers as a sophomore, starting in all of the team's 17 games in 2004...registered two shots on the season and totaled his lone point with an assist against Hofstra...named a 2004-05 Big East Academic All-Star.
2003: Appeared and started in all 17 games as a true freshman...appeared and started in nine Big East games...registered eight shots and two goals in 2003 (Villanova and West Virginia).
HIGH SCHOOL: High School: Posted 14 goals and 18 assists in four seasons at Central Bucks East High School...helped lead team to three Suburban One League titles in addition to a state semifinal and two District One final appearances...named to Bucks County Intelligencer team and Suburban One League teams in junior and senior seasons...named to Philadelphia All-Area team and team MVP as a senior...played for F.C. Delco soccer club...also played basketball in high school...member of the distinguished Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Born September 8, 1984...son of Joseph and Carole Smith...has one sister...majors in marketing.