DeSmith officially dismissed from New Hampshire team, but back in school

In a move that was speculated upon, but never made official, New Hampshire senior goalie Casey DeSmith was officially dismissed from the Wildcats’ team on Wednesday.

DeSmith, who had been suspended indefinitely after he was arrested and charged with assault and resisting arrest, has been reinstated as a student at UNH, effective Dec. 20.

New Hampshire coach Dick Umile read a prepared statement Wednesday, according to a report on

“Our student-athletes here at UNH are held to a higher standard than the general student body,” Umile said. “Because of Casey’s actions the weekend of Aug. 31, I’ve made a decision to dismiss Casey from the team.”

DeSmith posted a 48-36-8 record, a .923 save percentage, a 2.32 GAA and nine shutouts in three seasons with the Wildcats.