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Marisa Smith
Marisa Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arnold, Pa.

High School:
Valley

Last College:
Bowling Green

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard



A flat-out shooter who will be great against certain defenses ... brings solidarity to the backcourt ... has good size and an excellent sense for the game ... excellent work ethic ... a transfer from Bowling Green ... sat out the 2004-05 season to comply with NCAA transfer regulations ... practiced with the team last year ... will have two years of eligibility with the Dukes.

AT BOWLING GREEN
Averaged 0.8 points and 0.2 rebounds in 10 contests in 2004 as a sophomore ...was plagued with an injury most of the latter season ... as a freshman, she saw action in 27 outings off the bench and averaged 3.3 points and 0.8 rebounds a game while shooting 92 percent from the line (12-13), 41 percent from behind the arc (19-46) and 37 percent overall from the field (29-77) ... led her Falcons team in scoring twice, including a career-best 22 points vs. Savannah State in 2003.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year letterwinner at Valley High School, Smith was a four-time Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) All-Section pick and reigned as the Valley News-Dispatch Player of the Year as a junior averaging 20.3 ppg ... led her Vikings to a 22-4 overall record as a senior and averaged 16.7 points, 6.0 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game ... helped Valley to a share of the 2000-01 WPIAL Section 1-AAA title and became the school's all-time leading scorer that year as well ... participated in the Reebok All-America Camp.

PERSONAL
Full name is Marisa Brooke Smith ... a computer science and psychology double major ... Dean's list ... Director of Athletic' Honor Roll ... her sister Ashley was a member of the Carlow University (Pittsburgh) basketball team ... her sister Taryn swam for Washington (Mo.) University ... born May 30, 1984.

SMITH'S CAREER STATS


YEAR	GP/GS	FG	FGA	PCT	3FG	3FGA	3PCT	FT	FTA	PCT	REB	AST	BLK	ST	MIN	PTS	AVG
2003*	27/0	29	77	.377	19	46	.413	12	13	.923	21	8	3	4	230	89	3.3
2004*	10/0	3	8	.375	0	2	.000	2	2	1.000	2	0	0	0	23	8	0.8
Total	37/0	32	69	.464	19	48	.396	14	15	.933	23	8	3	4	253	97	2.62

* at Bowling Green

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