As a Freshman in
2011: Played in 25 matches for the Ravens...Finished 14th
in the Northeast-10 in blocks per set (0.70)...Ranked second on the
team in attack percentage (.197) and blocks per set...Made her
collegiate debut with five blocks (one solo) and four kills in the
season opener against Michigan Tech on 9/2...Notched five blocks
(three solo) against McKendree on 9/3...Tallied five blocks (one
solo) and four kills against New Haven on 9/24...Piled up five
block assists against Southern New Hampshire on 9/27...Posted a
season-high 11 kills against Mercy on 10/1...Collected five block
assists to go with six kills against Saint Rose on 10/22.
Before Franklin Pierce: Four-year letterwinner at Robert E. Fitch High School (Conn.)...All-State First Team, All-Area and All-League First Team selection as a senior...Participated in Connecticut Senior All-Star Game...All-League Sportsmanship Award winner as a junior...Two-time winner of team's Most Improved Player Award...As a senior co-captain, captured team's Best Blocker and Best Hitter awards...National Honor Society member...Also a two-time letterwinner in track and field at Fitch...Played volleyball at the club level for CT Velocity, including a New England Regional title in 2010.
Personal: Daughter of Jody and Jim Smith...Has an older sister, Jenah...Mother Jody played basketball at Southwest Baptist in the early '80s...An art therapy and fine arts/psychology double major.