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Betsy Smith

MB

Height
6' 2"
CLASS
R-Fr.
Hometown
Atlanta, Ga.
School
Wesleyan

·         Club: A5

·         Major: Business and Political Science (Minor: Mass Communications)

 

As A Senior (2012)

Second Team All-SEC … SEC’s Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award finalist … Played in 31 matches on the year, tallying 209 kills in her final season in the Orange and Blue...Stuffed 77 blocks on the year and 194 for her career...Finished her years in a Gator uniform with a .355 hitting percentage...Registered four kills in the regional semifinal against eventual NCAA Champion Texas, adding a dig...Hit .385 during the NCAA First and Second Rounds, stuffing six blocks on the weekend (1.00/set) and tallying 13 kills total against the Golden Hurricane and the Cougars...Turned in 10 kills with a .409 hitting percentage with an assist and three blocks in the regular-season finale win over Georgia...Posted seven kills and three blocks in the Gators’ victory at Auburn...Registered 11 kills in UF’s 3-0 sweep of South Carolina to capture SEC title outright...Tallied 11 kills and four blocks in Florida’s SEC-clinching win over LSU...Chipped in seven kills with three blocks against Ole Miss...Registered 10 kills in Florida’s 3-0 sweep at Missouri...Notched 14 kills, an assist, six digs and four blocks against Tennessee...Led Florida in blocks (4) in the Gators’ 3-0 sweep of Georgia...Notched three kills, three blocks, an assist and a dig against No. 12 Florida State...Had a career-high 15 kills with an assist, service ace, three digs and four blocks in a five-set win over Texas A&M...Notched four kills and three blocks in Florida’s 3-0 sweep at Alabama...Hit a career-best .917 in a win over Auburn where she also had her second-best performance of the season with an 11 kills and recorded three digs and a block...Registered a career high in aces (3) to go along with two kills, a block and five digs in Florida’s sweep of Ole Miss...Tallied four kills, six digs and a block in a come-from-behind win over Kentucky...Registered six kills and a season-high seven blocks in Florida’s sweep of Arkansas...Put down eight kills and recorded six digs, four blocks and a service ace against Mississippi State...Tied a season-high .545 hitting percentage against South Carolina recording six kills, an assist, a dig, and a block...Had five kills and four blocks against Missouri...Recorded double-digit kills in both games to open up SEC play...Recorded 12 kills, three blocks, a service ace, and three digs against Arkansas...Notched 12 kills and a .444 hitting percentage against No. 24 Kentucky....Started games against Louisiana and Georgia Tech at the Active Ankle Challenge...Recorded six kills and two blocks against Louisiana...Recorded six kills with a .455 hitting percentage and tied a season-high for blocks with five against Georgia Tech...Also had five blocks against Jacksonville...Tallied a weekend-high four kills against No. 9 Stanford at the Nike Big Four...Appeared in all three games at the Campus USA Credit Union Invitational...Best performance came against FIU where she hit .545 with eight kills, three digs, and a block...Had three kills against FAMU … CoSIDA Academic All-District … SEC Community Service Team … SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

 

As A Junior (2011)

Started in 31 matches for the Gators ... Ranked second in the SEC in hitting percentage (.392) ... Tallied seven kills, an assist, two digs, and two blocks against #3 Illinois in the NCAA Regional Final …Went errorless with seven kills, five digs, and four block assists against Michigan in the NCAA Regional Semifinal … Notched a career-high four digs at #6 seed UNI, adding four blocks, three kills and an assist in the NCAA Second Round ... Recorded seven blocks, six kills and a then-career-high three digs against Missouri in the NCAA First Round ... Went errorless (5-0-9) against South Carolina for the team-leading seventh time this season, hitting .556 with her an assist and a service ace ... Posted five kills, two digs and a block against Auburn ... Registered her sixth errorless performance of the season with six kills on eight swings to go along with two digs and two blocks against Georgia ... Notched five kills and two blocks at Arkansas ... Recorded five blocks on the road at LSU to go along with three kills ... Registered seven kills, two block assists and her first service ace since 2009 against Ole Miss ... Posted five kills, three blocks and two digs in sweep of Alabama ... Notched four kills and three blocks at No. 24 Kentucky ... Registered six blocks and five kills on the road against No. 20 Tennessee ... Notched three kills and a block assist against Mississippi State ... Had a career performance at South Carolina, leading the team with 10 kills in 11 swings for a personal-best .909 hitting percentage, adding her first career assist and a career-high-tying two digs ... Registered seven kills on .462 hitting, adding three blocks and a career-high two digs ... Posted three blocks, a kill, an assist and a dig in the 3-set road sweep of Ole Miss … Ranks fourth in the SEC in blocks/set … Notched three kills and two blocks vs. LSU ... Tied her career high with nine kills vs. Arkansas, hitting .750 while adding two blocks … Stuffed five blocks, one solo, with seven kills at Georgia ... Had six blocks and four kills at Auburn ... Tied her career-best with eight block assists vs. Tennessee, notching a career best nine kills and 13 points … Registered six kills on eight swings for a .750 hitting percentage against Kentucky … Notched seven kills and four blocks on the road at Mississippi State, hitting at a .600 clip … Bested her previous career high with eight blocks against Texas at the Nike Big Four Classic … Contributed career highs in kills (7), blocks (7) and points (11.0) and a season high hitting percentage of .875 against No. 19 Iowa State … Had six kills on nine swings against Jacksonville, registering a .556 hitting percentage and 6.5 points … Had four blocks against North Carolina … Named to the SEC Community Service Team … SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

 

As A Sophomore (2010)

Played in 11 sets and nine matches her sophomore season at the middle blocker position ... Totaled a career-high three kills vs. the Lady Bulldogs in the NCAA First Round ... Had two kills on .333 hitting and three blocks against Bowling Green (9/3/10) … Named to the SEC Community Service Team … SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

 

As A Redshirt Freshman (2009)

Saw action in 22 sets in 14 matches as a redshirt freshman ... Tied her career high with two kills on two swings against South Carolina in the SEC regular-season finale (11/27/09) ... Posted first career service ace vs. Ole Miss (10/25/09) ... Tallied a career-best two kills against Arkansas (10/23/09), including the set-winning kill of the opening frame ...  First collegiate action came against Colorado (8/29/09) … SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

 

As A Freshman (2008)

Redshirted the 2008 season … SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

 

Prior to Florida

The nation’s 26th-ranked recruit, according to PrepVolleyball.com … Georgia’s 2007 Gatorade Player of the Year … A 2007 AVCA All-American … Also named a Mizuno/Volleyball Magazine All-American in 2007 … Two-time PrepVolleyball.com All-American (2006-07) … A first-team PrepVolleyball.com Academic All-American in 2007 … Named to the Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 following her senior year … The National Christian School Athletic Association Large-School Division National Volleyball Player of the Year in 2008 … Earned AAU and National Christian Sports Athletic Association All-America honors in 2005 … Named Georgia A/AA Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007 … Three-time all-state honoree … Helped lead her A5 Mizuno team from Roswell, Ga., to win the 18 National Division of the USA Volleyball Junior Nationals … A member of Volleyball Magazine’s 25 Underclassmen to Watch in both 2005 and 2006 … One of seven finalists for PrepVolleyball.com Freshman of the Year in 2004 … Member of the U.S. Junior National Training Team in 2007 … Served as captain of the Junior National A2 squad at the 2007 European Global Challenge in Italy and Croatia … Played with the U.S. Junior National A2 Team at the 2006 High Performance Championships, earning the Best Blocker award … Led Wesleyan to four-consecutive A/AA state titles … Graduated as the Wesleyan career record holder in kills and hitting percentage, as well as the single-season kills leader.

 

Smith’s Career Statistics

 

Season

SP

MP

K

K/S

E

TA

Pct

A

A/S

SA

SA/S

SE

DIG

D/S

RE

BS

BA

TB

B/S

BE

BHE

Points

Pts/S

2008

0

0

0

0.00

0

0

.000

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0

0.00

0

0

0

0

0.00

0

0

0.0

0.00

2009

22

14

7

0.32

3

16

.250

0

0.00

1

0.05

1

0

0.00

0

0

2

2

0.09

0

0

9.0

0.41

2010

11

9

7

0.64

2

14

.357

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0

0.00

0

1

5

6

0.55

0

0

10.5

0.91

2011

110

32

167

1.52

37

332

.392

5

0.05

2

0.02

12

39

0.35

0

8

101

109

0.99

11

0

227.5

2.06

2012

98

31

209

2.13

59

451

.333

6

0.06

5

0.05

20

55

0.56

0

7

70

77

0.79

7

1

256.0

2.61

TOTAL

241

86

390

1.62

101

813

.355

11

0.05

8

0.03

33

94

0.39

0

16

178

194

0.80

18

1

503.0

2.09

 

Smith’s Career Highs

Kills

Season: 15 at Texas A&M (10/21/12)

Career: Same

Hitting Percentage

Season: .917 vs. Auburn (10/14/12)

Career: Same

Assists

Season: 1, 6x, last at Georgia (11/23/12)

Career: 1, 11x, last at Georgia (11/23/12)

Service Aces

Season: 3 vs. Ole Miss (10/12/12)

Career: Same

Digs

Season: 6, 2x, last vs. Tennessee (11/4/12)

Career: Same

Blocks

Season: 7.0 vs. Arkansas (10/5/12)

Career: 8.0, 2x, last vs. Tennessee (9/25/11)

Points

Season: 14.5 at Arkansas (9/14/12)

Career: Same

 

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