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Everett W. Smith

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1973


St. John's College

Everett Smith attended grade school in Annapolis and entered Severn School in Severna Park, Maryland in 1930, graduating in 1933. At Severn, he was awarded four varsity letters in lacrosse and captained the 1933 team. He made the second team All-Maryland prep in 1932, and first team in 1933. He played three years of varsity football, and captained the 1932 team, as well as making the News-American's 1932 second team.

Everett entered St. John's College in 1934 and graduated in 1937. While attending St. John's, he received four varsity letters in lacrosse. He led the nation in goals during his freshman year (1934) with 25 goals. He led the nation again in 1935 with 33 goals. He was a two-time first team All-American (1936 and 1937) and a two-time second teamer (1934 and 1935). He made the All-Maryland Evening Sun Team in 1934.

After graduating from St. John's in 1937, Everett went to work for the Simmons Company in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In 1939 and 1940, he played lacrosse with the Montclair (N.J.) Athletic Club. Everett entered the U.S. Coast Guard in 1942 as an ensign. He served during World War II on troop transport between the United States, Africa, England and France. He was discharged in October, 1945 as a senior grade lieutenant.