Smith is being inducted as outstanding player who was an outstanding coach or official who has contributed noteworthy service to the game of lacrosse over the years. She attended Bouve College, Boston School of Tufts University and was named to the U.S. Women's National First Team and Reserve Teams from 1960-69. She was also a member of touring teams in 1964 and 1969.
She is considered the backbone of Long Island Lacrosse and a tireless worker for lacrosse causes. Smith was a member of the Rules Committee for more than 15 years, and is responsible for modernization of the game. She has been the president of the Long Island Association, Chair of National Tournament and part of the initial National Coaching Workshop team. Smith is honorary member of the USWLA.