Bucknell University
Bucknell Women's Lacrosse BIO
41 Lucia Smircich

Graduated ranked fifth in Bucknell history in caused turnovers (77) and eighth in ground balls (106).

In 2017: Team captain ... started all 17 games on low defense ... helped the Bison rank third in the Patriot League in scoring defense ... logged 25 ground balls and 18 caused turnovers ... notched four ground balls each against American and Colgate ... caused three turnovers and Boston University. 

In 2016: Team captain ... once again one of Bucknell's top defenders ... played in 17 games, all starts, and logged 22 caused turnovers and 23 ground balls ... ranked eighth in the Patriot League in caused turnovers ... had a season-high four CTs in a league win over Lafayette ... four ground balls against Navy. 

In 2015: Started all 17 games on defense ... led the team in ground balls (30) and caused turnovers (22) ... ranked fifth in the Patriot League in caused turnovers ... recorded three CTs against Wagner and Manhattan ... picked up a career-high six ground balls against Manhattan ... added four each against Villanova and Winthrop. 

In 2014: One of the top first-year players in the Patriot League ... played in all 16 games with 15 starts and earned Second Team All-Patriot League honors at season's end ... was one of only three freshmen on the all-league team, and was Bucknell's first rookie all-league pick in eight years ... ranked second on the team with 28 ground balls ... also tallied 15 caused turnovers ... recorded multiple ground balls in a game 11 times ... caused three turnovers against Duquesne.

Personal/H.S.: Born Nov. 1, 1994 in Summit, N.J. ... daughter of Mike and Angel Smircich ... has two brothers, Michael and A.J. ... earned four varsity letters in lacrosse and three in basketball at Villa Walsh Academy in Morristown, N.J. ... two-year captain in both sports ... in lacrosse was a four-time all-league and three-time All-Morris County selection ... was team MVP as a senior ... Daily Record First Team All-Star in 2013 ... named to ESPNHS Watch List as a senior ... two-time all-conference pick in basketball ... majored in managing for sustainability ... member of 2015, 2016 and 2017 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... member of Bucknell Bison Leadership Institute.

Position: Defender
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stirling, N.J.
High School: Villa Walsh Academy
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