1 Noah Smith
Noah Smith
  • Height:
    6-0
  • Weight:
    170
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Atherton, CA
  • High School:
    Menlo-Atherton
  • Position:
    GK
  • Major:
    Computer Science
  • College:
    Harvey Mudd
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Bio



At CMS
2021 (Senior)
Second-Team ACWPC All-American ... SCIAC Defensive Player of the Year ... First-Team All-SCIAC ... Two-time SCIAC Defensive Player of the Week
... Had a 15-12 record and a 9.97 goals against average, to go along with a .513 save percentage ... Had a .543 save percentage and a 9.10 goals against average in SCIAC matches ... Had a career-high 18 saves and allowed only six goals in a SCIAC Semifinal win over Cal Lutheran, which clinched a USA Water Polo Division III Championship bid ... Had 17 saves in a win over Concordia (Irvine) ... Closed out the regular season with 16 saves and only seven goals allowed in a win over Whittier ... Tallied 15 saves and only three goals allowed in a win over Johns Hopkins ... Had seven steals against Ottawa ... Picked up four steals in the national championship game against Pomona-Pitzer ... Had 14 assists on the year, including three in a win over McKendree.   

2019 (Sophomore)
Second-Team All-SCIAC Selection ... Honorable Mention ACWPC Division III All-American ... 
Started all 30 matches for CMS on the season, finishing with an 18-11 record ... Had a 9.21 goals against average and a .515 save percentage ... Two-time SCIAC Defensive Player of the Week ... Had an impressive performance at the USA Water Polo Division III National Championships, with a season-high 15 saves in a semifinal win over Johns Hopkins and 13 saves and only five goals allowed in a finals loss (5-3) to Whittier ... Had 13 saves in a one-goal loss to Division I UC Irvine ... Had nine saves, five in the fourth quarter, of a 9-8 win over Pomona-Pitzer ... Had 11 saves in a SCIAC Semifinal win over Pomona-Pitzer, which earned CMS a USA Water Polo Division III Championship berth.

2018 (First-Year)
Played in all 27 matches in goal for the Stags, playing the second half of all matches in a platoon with classmate Matt Tran ... Had a 9.28 goals against average and a .516 save percentage ... Had a .572 save percentage in SCIAC matches ... Had a season-high nine saves in a home win over Johns Hopkins, allowing only four goals ... Had five saves and allowed only two goals to get the win in a SCIAC semifinal victory over Whittier ... Had seven saves and a season-high three steals in a win over Caltech. 

Prior to CMS

Attended Menlo Atherton High School, where he was a member of the water polo team ... Also played for Stanford Water Polo club ... Named his league's Most Valuable Goalie as a senior, as well as an All-CCS third-team selection ... First-team all-league and first-team All-CCS as a junior, when he helped his team to a CCS DI runner-up finish ... Earned USAWP Junior Olympics MVP Award in both 2015 and 2017. Part of a PAL Championship team as a freshman ... USA Water Polo academic All-American all four years of high school ... CSF Life Member

Personal
Attends Harvey Mudd ... Mother, Tina Niu Smith, ran track at Stanford ... Also a classical pianist ... Member of jazz band in high school, where he started a water polo scholarship fund ... Chose CMS "because it combines high level athletics with rigorous classes."

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Player Profile

Recent Games
Nov 6 Redlands W, 14-8
Nov 10 at Whittier W, 16-7
Nov 19 at Cal Lutheran W, 15-10
Nov 21 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8
Dec 4 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 15-10
Dec 5 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 13-12
  Overall Conf
Games played - -
Games started - -
Quarters - -
Goals against - -
Saves - -
Save pct 0.0 0.0
Wins - -
Losses - -
Ties - -
Win pct 0.0 0.0
Date Opponent Score gs qtr ga sv sv%
Sep 4 at Air Force L, 15-7 - - - - -
Sep 4 vs. McKendree W, 10-5 - - - - -
Sep 5 vs. Cal Lutheran L, 15-6 - - - - -
Sep 5 vs. Ottawa (Ariz.) W, 15-6 - - - - -
Sep 11 Concordia (Cal.) W, 11-8 - - - - -
Sep 11 Long Beach St. L, 13-5 - - - - -
Sep 12 USC L, 16-5 - - - - -
Sep 12 UC Irvine L, 13-6 - - - - -
Sep 18 Caltech   - - - - -
Sep 18 Pomona-Pitzer L, 11-8 - - - - -
Sep 22 at Occidental W, 14-8 - - - - -
Sep 29 Cal Lutheran L, 12-11 - - - - -
Oct 1 Navy W, 12-8 - - - - -
Oct 1 Johns Hopkins W, 9-3 - - - - -
Oct 2 Washington & Jefferson W, 13-4 - - - - -
Oct 2 Pepperdine L, 15-10 - - - - -
Oct 6 Whittier L, 7-5 - - - - -
Oct 9 at Redlands W, 14-7 - - - - -
Oct 13 at Chapman W, 16-9 - - - - -
Oct 16 La Verne W, 13-7 - - - - -
Oct 23 at Caltech W, 15-11 - - - - -
Oct 27 Occidental W, 10-9 - - - - -
Oct 30 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8 - - - - -
Nov 3 at Cal Lutheran W, 10-6 - - - - -
Nov 6 Redlands W, 14-8 - - - - -
Nov 10 at Whittier W, 16-7 - - - - -
Nov 19 at Cal Lutheran W, 15-10 - - - - -
Nov 21 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8 - - - - -
Dec 4 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 15-10 - - - - -
Dec 5 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 13-12 - - - - -
  gp gs qtr ga sv sv% win loss tie win %
2018-19 - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
2020-21 - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
2021-22 - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Total - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
    gp gs qtr ga sv sv% win loss tie win %
Event Total - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Conference - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Location Home - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Away - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Result Wins - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Losses - - - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0

News Mentions

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Six Stags Earn ACWPC All-America Honors; Clark, Thornton Selected to First Team

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Six members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team earned All-America distinction from the Association of...

December 27, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Falls 13-12 in Overtime in National Finals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Cristian Pang's fourth goal tied the score at 12-12 and forced the national championship match into overtime, but Pomona-Pitze...

December 5, 2021

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Stags to Compete at USA Water Polo Division III Nationals this Weekend

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team will compete at the USA Water Polo Division III National Championships for...

December 2, 2021

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Fourth-Quarter Run Leads Pomona-Pitzer Past CMS for SCIAC Men's Water Polo Title

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Rob Driscoll beat the third-quarter buzzer to tie the score 5-5 and Eric Warmoth gave CMS a 6-5 lead early in the fourth, but...

November 21, 2021

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Huge First-Half Run Carries CMS Men's Water Polo Into SCIAC Finals

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Eleven different players scored goals, and senior goalie and league Defensive Player of the Year Noah Smith had a...

November 19, 2021

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Smith Wins SCIAC Defensive Player of the Year; Clark, Thornton, Harrison Named All-SCIAC

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior goalie Noah Smith was named the SCIAC Men's Water Polo Defensive Player of the Year, and was joined on the All-SCIAC...

November 17, 2021

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Smith Has 16 Saves to Lead Stags to Dominant 16-7 Win over Whittier in Regular Season Finale

WHITTIER, Calif. – Senior goalie Noah Smith had a huge performance with 16 saves, and 10 different Stags scored goals, as the Claremont-Mudd...

November 10, 2021

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Noah Smith Earns Defensive Player of the Week Honors for CMS Men's Water Polo

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior goalie Noah Smith celebrated his senior day on Saturday and added to his honors today by earning the SCIAC Defensive...

November 8, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Celebrates Senior Day with 14-8 Win over Redlands

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team honored its eight seniors prior to the game and captured a 14-8 win over...

November 7, 2021

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No. 4 CMS Men's Water Polo Earns Huge Road Win over No. 2 Cal Lutheran

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Rob Driscoll had two goals and an assist in a 3-0 run to close out the third quarter, and Noah Smith had nine saves in...

November 3, 2021

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Late Run Helps Pomona-Pitzer Pull Away from CMS Men's Water Polo

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team started the second half with three straight goals to tie...

October 30, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Holds off Occidental for Key SCIAC Win

CLAREMONT, Calif. - In a game where neither team led by more than one goal until the closing minutes, the CMS men's water polo team was able to...

October 28, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Wins Fourth Straight, Defeats Caltech 15-11

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Will Clark and CJ Box each had hat tricks as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team won its fourth game in a...

October 24, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Pulls Away From Chapman in Second Half for 16-9 Win

ORANGE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team used a 6-0 run spanning both halves, with four of the goals coming from senior...

October 13, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Pulls Away for Key Road Win over Redlands

REDLANDS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team broke open a close contest by scoring the first seven goals of the second half...

October 9, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Can't Overcome Slow Start in 7-5 Loss to Whittier

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team didn't score its first goal until the final two minutes of the first half,...

October 7, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Takes Two Wins on First Day of Troyer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Christian Thornton had hat tricks in both games and Noah Smith had a combined 27 saves as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's...

October 2, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Drops Heartbreaker in Sudden Death to Cal Lutheran

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team never led in regulation, and nearly came away with the comeback win by taking...

September 30, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Takes 14-8 Road Win Over Occidental

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team held Occidental scoreless in the first quarter and broke the game open with...

September 23, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Falls 11-8 to Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS men's water polo team played Pomona-Pitzer tight most of the way in the first of two Sixth Street Rivalry games this...

September 19, 2021

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Noah Smith Named SCIAC Men's Water Polo Defensive Player of the Week

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior goalie Noah Smith was named the SCIAC Men's Water Polo Defensive Player of the Week for matches through Sept. 12, the...

September 13, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Defeats Concordia to Earn First-Day Split of Inland Empire Classic

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Noah Smith had 17 saves in goal and Sam Harrison had four goals on offense to lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo...

September 11, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Opens at Home This Weekend at Inland Empire Classic

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team will be back at Axelrood Pool this weekend for the first time since a...

September 7, 2021

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Men's Water Polo Splits on Opening Day at Air Force

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Kyle Ballack had a pair of goals in the season opener for the CMS men's water polo team, but Air Force was able to break...

September 5, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Closes Out Rare Air Challenge with 15-6 Win Over Ottawa

COLORADO SPRINGS, Calif. - Sam Harrison and Andrew Wraith each had hat tricks as the CMS men's water polo team closed out the Rare Air Challenge...

September 5, 2021