Blake Smith

Blake Smith
Blake Smith
Blake Smith
Defender
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Real Name: Blake Smith
HT: 5' 9" WT: 151
Age: 28 (01/17/1991)
Hometown: Boerne, Texas

A converted left midfielder who has settled in at his left back position … displays attacking tendencies and will look to push up when the run of play is based in the opponents’ third … led all FC Cincinnati defenders with four assists in 2018 and has 18 total assists in 144 matches across all competitions in his six-year professional career.

2018 (FC Cincinnati): Made 30 appearances on the year, including 28 starts at left back ... missed three games with two ankle injuries ... scored one goal and added four assists ... finished the season as the club’s highest-scoring defender … finished the season with an 80.3 percent passing rate … added 60 clearances, three blocks and a team-high 69 interceptions … won 139-of-237 duels overall and 39-of-71 aerial duels … scored first goal as an FC Cincinnati player in season opener at Charleston (March 17) … recorded first FC Cincinnati assist against Atlanta (May 5) … added second assist on Emmanuel Ledesma’s game-tying goal at New York (June 2) … registered third assist of the season on Russell Cicerone’s first-career goal against Bethlehem (June 13) … recorded the game-winning assist against Ottawa (June 30).

2017 (Miami FC): Made 25 appearances, including 21 starts, and scored one goal and added five assists for Miami FC during the NASL’s Spring and Fall seasons … finished atop the league table for both the Spring and Fall seasons … finished the campaign with the fifth-most assists among all NASL players.

2016 (Miami FC): Made 30 appearances, including 24 starts, and added five assists for Miami FC during the NASL’s Spring and Fall seasons.

2015-16 (Yverdon-Sport FC): Made 14 appearances, including 13 starts, and tallied four goals with Swiss side Yverdon-Sport FC in Switzerland’s fourth tier.

2014 (Montreal Impact): Played in three regular season games in his second year in MLS … helped the team win a second consecutive Canadian championship, starting one game … recorded one assist in two starts in the MLS Reserve League… loaned to Indy Eleven of the NASL on May 13, where he registered two goals and two assists in 19 games and 1,559 minutes… tallied four goals in two Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup games, including a hat trick and two assists against the Dayton Dutch Lions in a 5-2 win in the third round of the tournament … made first appearance of the season at Houston (March 15) … made a second consecutive appearance against Seattle (March 23) … made third and final appearance against New York (April 5).

2013 (Montreal Impact): Made 16 regular season appearances, scored two goals and added one assist … Played in two Amway Canadian Championship games … made three CONCACAF Champions League appearances, including one start … selected once by the fans as the Videotron Player of the Game … made 11 appearances, including 10 starts, and led the Impact with five goals in the MLS Reserve League … Made MLS debut at Kansas City (March 30) … recorded first career MLS assist against Real Salt Lake (May 11) … scored first career MLS goal against Philadelphia (May 25) … notched second goal against Kansas City (July 27) … drafted in the first round, eighth overall, by the Impact in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.

College (New Mexico): Made 68 appearances, including 53 starts, scored 13 career goals and added 19 assists in four seasons with the New Mexico Lobos… Named a First Team NSCAA Far West All-Region and a First Team All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in 2012 after scoring three goals and recording an NCAA second-most 13 assists in 21 matches for the Lobos …  Finished his career second all-time in team history for most assists in a season.

Personal: Born January 17, 1991 in El Paso, Texas … Son of Ron and Karen Smith... Has two brothers, Brad and Stephen, and a sister, Elaine… Majored in business administration.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019FC Cincinnati00000000000
2015Montreal Impact00000000000
2014Montreal Impact300430110000
2013Montreal Impact16022761732010
Career Totals-19023191842010
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