At Missouri State
A versatile athlete with strong passing and shooting abilities, Kelsey Smith should challenge for a spot in the Lady Bears' regular rotation as a freshman in 2009-10. At 6-2, Smith can play on the block as well as the perimeter, where she has the ability to stretch defenses with her shooting and passing abilities.
Smith was a first-team All-District 6-5A selection for the second straight year as a senior after helping Coppell (Texas) High finish 8-19...Averaged 16 points, nine rebounds and two assists while serving as a team captain for the Cowgirls in 2008-09...Contributed 16.7 points and 7.3 rebounds to lead Coppell to a 20-16 mark in 2007-08...Played AAU ball with the Texas Express 17 club...Also competed in track and field at Coppell.
Smith is the daughter of John and Lisa Smith...Has one brother, Griffin...Turned 18 over the summer...Plans to pursue a career in coaching or sports medicine.