Donald W. "Donnie" Smith (born December 7, 1990 in Detroit, Michigan) is a retired American soccer player who previously played as a left back for the New England Revolution of MLS and the Charlotte Independence of the USL Championship.
|Full name||Donald W. Smith|
|Date of birth||December 7, 1990|
|Place of birth||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Left Back, Left Winger|
|2013–2017||New England Revolution||6||(0)|
|2014||→ Rochester Rhinos (loan)||8||(0)|
|2016||→ Rochester Rhinos (loan)||1||(0)|
|2017||→ Charlotte Independence (loan)||10||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:53, 15 October 2018 (UTC)|
As a four-year player at Charlotte, Smith scored 18 goals with 10 assists in 82 appearances (45 starts) for the 49ers. From 2010-12, Smith was named to the Atlantic-10 All-Conference team and in 2012 was named the Conference Midfielder of the Year. In 2011, Smith helped propel Charlotte to a runner-up finish in the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship. He was named to the College Cup All-Tournament team after playing a key role in the 49ers run to the College Cup Championship game.
New England Revolution
Smith was selected as the first pick in the 2nd round of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft and 21st pick overall by the New England Revolution on January 17, 2013. On March 9, 2013 Smith officially made his Major League Soccer debut for the Revolution in their match against the Chicago Fire. Re-signed with the Revs on January 13, 2014.
- Stoehr, Steve. "MLS SuperDraft 2013: Revolution take Donnie Smith and Luke Spencer". The Bent Musket. Retrieved March 9, 2013.
- "CF 0-1 NE". Major League Soccer. Archived from the original on March 15, 2013. Retrieved March 9, 2013.
- "Revolution re-signs second-year midfielder Donnie Smith". Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- Thomas, James (January 15, 2018). "Former UNC-Charlotte Standout Joins Independence".