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Key facts

Squad
Senior Female
Position
Midfield
Club
Bath University
Age
24
Twitter
@Ruby_Smith101

Ruby Smith

International Experience
Ruby represented England for the first time in 2008 at the European Lacrosse Championship in Lahti, Finland. She went on to be selected as the captain for Team England U19’s and was also selected on the All-World team following her performance at the 2011 FIL U19 World Championships in Hannover, Germany. She has since gone on to represent Team England at a further two European Championships and more recently she was a member of 2013 Senior World Cup squad.

International Honours
– 2008 ELF European Championships (Lahti, Finland)
– 2011 FIL U19 World Championships (Hannover, Germany)
– 2011 FIL U19 All-World Team (Hannover, Germany)
– 2012 ELF European Championships (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
– 2013 FIL World Cup (Oshawa, Canada)
– 2015 ELF European Championships (Nymburk, Czech Republic).
– 2016 Test Series vs Australia, Footscray.
– 2016 US Fall Classic, Baltimore.

Club/School/College/County (Territorial) Experience
Ruby attended Godolphin School and also attended the University of Bath.

Getting to know Ruby. . .

Q: At what age did you begin to play lacrosse?
A: 11 Years Old
Q: What’s your proudest Lacrosse moment?
A:Captaining U19 World Championships and being selected for All World Team. (one more- winning Australian test series!)
Q: What are you most looking forward to at RWLC17?
A: The Gold medal match but also the opening game on home soil!
Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions?
A: I always have to eat a banana and have a few minutes by myself to listen to some music
Q: What’s your “Weapon of Choice” favourite lacrosse stick?
A: I am currently playing with the STX Crux-I
Q: What is your favourite quote?
A: Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.” Mia Hamm.
Q: What is your favourite food (s)?
A:Chocolate digestive and a cuppa! (Chicken pie, mash and gravy for proper meal)
Q: What is your favourite music/band (s)?
A: I don’t have a favourite but enjoy listening to up beat music I can sing along to
Q: Who is your favourite sports hero (s)?
A: Jessica Ennis-Hill
Q: What is your favourite movie (s)?
A: Shawshank Redemption
Q: What is your favourite TV show (s)?
A: A league of their own – got to love James Corden.