Smith was assigned to the Bayhawks in 2009 during MLL Player Reallocation. He has played 38 games with the Bayhawks, in which he recorded 6 goals and 2 assists, totaling 8 points. He has also registerd 132 ground balls, and won 631 face-offs. In 2009 he was named to the US Men's Training Team, and led the MLL in face-off wins and face-off win percentage.
Smith was selected 3rd overall by the Rochester Rattlers in the 2007 Collegiate Draft. He played 22 games with the Rattlers recording 5 assists, 173 ground balls, and winning 439 face-offs. He was named the 2007 Cascade Rookie of the Year, and MLL Defensive Player of the Week. He was also elected to play in the 2007 MLL All-Star Game.
Smith had a remarkable career at the University of Delaware, holding an overall face-off percentage of .811, winning 1027 of 1487 attempts. He also recorded 17 goals and 8 assists, tallying 25 points, and 553 ground balls. He was named 2004 CAA Co-Rookie of the Year, Tewaarton Trophy Watch list, 2007 CAA Tournement Most Oustanding Player, as well as 2007 CAA Player of the Year.
Smith was a standout at Boy's Latin School in Baltimore, where he boasted an overall record of 52-10, and led the Lakers to a 2002 MIAA Championship. He was named 2 time All-State, 2 time Groundball Award winner, and Gelston Award winner his senior year. Smith was also President of the Student Body, and a member of the Speech and Debate Society.
Smith is a volunteer assistant coach for Delaware, and runs face-off camps with his company FOGO lacrosse. His father played college tennis at West Virginia and his mother played college lacrosse at Towson. Alex graduated from the University of Delaware in 2007 with a degree in Business Marketing.