Smith is entering her first season as the Mercyhurst Saints Softball Graduate Assistant Coach. Smith, a Cleveland Ohio native, studied Criminal Justice at Youngstown State University, where she also participated on the NCAA Division I softball team. In 2016, Smith was recognized for honors in academics in the Horizon league. She was also an Academic All-American during the 2016-2017, 2017-2018 seasons. With experience behind the plate, Smith will bring expertise to both the Saints’ defense and the pitching staff. Currently, Smith is working on her Graduate degree at Mercyhurst, Erie.