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Smith Honored on Capital One Academic All-District Team

Richard Smith has helped Harvard record three shutouts this season (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior defender Richard Smith of the Harvard men's soccer team has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District team, it was announced this week.

Smith, a native of Durham, England, has started 10 of 13 games he has appeared in for the Crimson this fall. He has helped Harvard record three shutouts and post a team goals-against average of 1.40.

An All-Ivy defender in 2009, Smith, a chemistry concentrator, was tabbed to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team as a sophomore in 2010.