University of Iowa Athletics

#17 Ciara Smith

Class Sr.
Hometown Midlothian, Va.
High School Trinity Episcopal School
Ciara Smith - Field Hockey - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Played all 18 games, registering two goals and 15 shots
  • Notched one of three goals in Iowa’s Elite Eight win over Northwestern in the NCAA Tournament
  • Earned NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad, Academic All-Big Ten, and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honors
  • Dean’s List honoree and letterwinner


  • Played 21 of 22 games, starting four
  • Recorded her first collegiate goal against Penn State (Oct. 13)
  • Scored two goals in Iowa’s Sweet Sixteen match against Duke (Nov. 15)
  • Pushed Iowa into the Sweet Sixteen with a game winning goal over Northwestern in the opening round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament (Nov. 9)
  • Scored her first collegiate assist against Michigan State (Sept. 29)
  • Letterwinner


  • Saw action in seven games
  • Made her Hawkeye debut at home against Dartmouth (Aug. 31)
  • Letterwinner

High School

  • Compiled 48 goals and 23 assists in her high school career
  • 2015 Virginia State Division I champion
  • State runner-up in 2016
  • Member of Saints Hockey Rocks Club since 2013
  • U-19 Club team is currently ranked sixth in the country
  • Placed first in division at USA Field Hockey Festival and third at USA Field Hockey National Club Championship in 2016
  • Two-time letter winner in softball as a centerfielder and lacrosse as a forward
  • Four-year honor roll member.