Smith Retains OVC Newcomer of the Week Honors
Monday, February 23, 2009

Smith named to fourth consecutive OVC Newcomer of the Week

Nashville, Tenn. – Jasmine Smith was named Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week. for the week of  February 16th. Smith picks up her fifth OVC Newcomer of the Week honor of the season and fourth consecutive.

The sophomore from Stone Mountain, Ga. helped the Lady Tigers to a 2-0 record last week averaging 12 points and 18.5 rebounds per game. Smith recorded her seventh double-double of the season with 16 points and a career-best 19 rebounds in the Lady Tigers' 67-57 win over Tennessee Tech. At Jacksonville State, she missed a double-double with eight points and 18 rebounds in the 57-52 win.

After posting a 4-7 start, the Lady Tigers are 12-4 since Smith joined the line-up. She currently averages a double-double with 11.1 points and a team-high 10.1 rebounds per game.