Ronnesha Smith - 2012
5-10, Sr., G
Blackshear, Ga./Pierce County
Junior (2011-12): Named Academic All-SoCon • Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll • Played in 28 games and started two • Played 10.8 minutes a contest • Averaged two points and 1.4 rebounds • Posted 11 steals and 18 assists • Collected eight points and six rebounds vs. Jacksonville (12/21) • Had six points, going 6-for-6 from the line, vs. Southern Wesleyan (12/30) • Notched six points and three rebounds at Wofford (1/30) • Had five points vs. Chattanooga (1/9).
Sophomore (2010-11): Named Academic All-SoCon • Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll • Played in 22 of the team's 30 games with one start at Chattanooga (12/4) • Played 20 minutes in the start and scored six points • Averaged 2.6 points per game and 11.2 minutes per game for the season • Shot 35 percent from the field and 72.2 percent from the charity stripe • Scored a season-high 13 points against Elon (2/7) • Added nine points and four rebounds at Georgia (11/14) • Recorded a season-best four steals at Wofford (12/1).
Freshman (2009-10): Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll • Made appearances in 19 contests to average 3.8 points per game • Hit 50 percent of field goals attempted (5-of-10) • Went 7-for-9 at the free throw line (.778) • Recorded four steals during the season • Was an 83 percent free throw shooter in 10 league games • Scored season-high four points at Samford (1/2) going 4-for-4 at the charity stripe • Pulled down two rebounds four times • Opened season with two rebounds and two points against Brewton-Parker (11/13) • Also pulled down two boards against New Orleans (11/28), UNC Greensboro (12/29) and at Wofford (1/16) • Was 2-for-2 at the free throw line against UNO in the Omni Hotels Classic.
Prep: Lettered in basketball, softball and track at Pierce County High School • Was Wendy's Heisman State Finalist senior year • As captain her senior year, earned rebound award, averaging 11 per game • Selected first-team all-region and named Best Offensive Player as a senior • Also earned Best Offensive Player and rebound award her junior year as co-captain • Earned second-team all-region honors her sophomore campaign • Named Best Defensive Player for softball her senior year.
Personal: Born Sept. 2, 1990, in Waycross, Ga. • Ronnesha Renata Smith is the daughter of Ronald Smith Sr. and Karla Johnson.
Major: Spanish with a minor in math and coaching.