Hillsborough's Yannick Smith Headed to Pro Soccer

Houston team adds forward in supplemental draft.

Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo drafted Yannick Smith, a Hillsborough High School graduate, during a supplemental draft round, the team announced Jan. 22.

Smith played forward for Old Dominion, where he scored 23 goals and had 14 assists during his college career. In 2011, Smith was named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American and named to the Colonial Athletic Association first team.

Before graduation, Smith was also a member of the Raiders' track team, and played on the travel Player Development Academy team for two years.

Sylvia Scozzari January 29, 2013 at 04:27 AM
I taught Yannick in Elementary school he is a great young man and well deserving! Congratulations!


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