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Drew Smiley; St. John's High Senior, Attack.

The 6-foot-4 Smiley capped an incredible athletic career for St. John's by helping the Pioneers to a 19-2 record and a spot in the Central/West Division 2 semifinals. Smiley is a two-time Telegram & Gazette Super Teamer in lacrosse and football and is this year's Hometeam boys' lacrosse Player of the Year after scoring 37 goals and 35 assists for St. John's. Smiley was selected an All-American and Central Mass. Conference all-star this year and was picked for the BostonLax all-star game. Smiley helped the Pioneers to many big wins this season, including a win over perennial power Acton-Boxboro that he counts as one of his most memorable moments. Smiley also enjoyed St. John's Central Mass. title win in lacrosse last year and the Pioneers' Central Mass. title in football last fall. Smiley will attend the U.S. Naval Academy in the fall to play lacrosse and become an officer. He hopes to major in finance and go into the financial world or become a stockbroker after graduation. Smiley comes from a family of athletes, as his sister Allie starred for the Notre Dame Academy track team and finished third in the 200 meters at the USATF New England Junior Olympic Championship. His father Mark played football at Holy Cross, and his mother Beth was a former T&G Super Teamer in field hockey and also played at Holy Cross. His grandfather, Art Andreoli, played basketball at Holy Cross. He is the son of Beth and Mark Smiley of Shrewsbury.
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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)
Date:Jul 6, 2014
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