Golden Eagles return to action next Saturday at Hofstra
Marquette travels to nationally ranked Lehigh Saturday
Golden Eagles officially begin 2012-13 season
MU junior is new lax program's first team captain
2014 Season: Named 2014 captain ... Suffered season-ending injury in the preseason.
2013 Season: Saw playing time in nine games.
Prior to Marquette: Attended Presbyterian College before transferring to Marquette ... Played Jr. 'A' lacrosse for the Calgary Mountaineers ... Registered five goals and three assists for eight points in the summer of 2010 ... Had 123 loose balls in 50 career games ... Played defense on the Mountaineer team that went to the 2008 Minto Cup (Canadian Box National Championships).
Personal: Born July 18, 1990 ... Son of Val and Rik Smistad... Has one brother, Eric ... Majoring in math.