The Pride as a team placed fourth out of 16 teams with 89 points. Smith was named All-New England for his efforts over the weekend.
A native of Richville, N.Y., Smith earned a wild card berth to the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships after finishing second in the 184-pound weight class.
Smith opened up the championships with a 14-3 win over Charles Segal from Wesleyan before pinning Landon Nelson from Plymouth State in 2:49. In the fourth round, Smith cruised past Nicholas Logan of Plymouth State, 15-3.
In the sixth round, Smith fell to James Quinlan, the eventual winner, from Bridgewater State, by a count of 8-2. Smith then went on to defeat Bryan Lenhardt from Johnson & Wales, pinning him in a time of 5:50.
Quinlan then once again defeated Smith, 4-0, to claim the championship. Smith was then selected by the coaches as a wild card to attend the NCAA Division III Championships hosted by Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on March 7-8.