Deidra Smith
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Deidra  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aurora, Colo.

High School:
Denver East HS

Last College:
Boston College

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Experience:
2L

07/06/2016

School-Record 72 Aztecs Earn MW All-Academic Honors

SDSU record 72 S-As earn MW spring academic honors

07/06/2016

School-Record 72 Aztecs Earn MW Spring All-Academic Honors

SDSU record 72 S-As earn MW spring academic honors

03/07/2016

#AztecWBB Surges Past Wyoming at MW Championship

#AztecWBB surges past Wyoming at MW Championship

03/07/2016

#AztecWBB-Wyoming Postgame Notes

SDSU Women's Basketball-Wyoming postgame notes

03/07/2016

#AztecWBB-Wyoming Postgame Quotes

SDSU Women's Basketball-Wyoming postgame quotes

2014-15 Mountain West All-Academic Selection

As A Junior (2014-15 Season)
Averaged 4.7 points and 3.5 rebounds in 15.4 minutes of action ... Was one of four Aztecs to appear in all 31 games ... Made nine starts, including five of the first six encounters on the Mountain West slate ... Led SDSU in blocks 12 times, finishing with a career-high 19 rejections on the season (0.6/gm) ... Also topped the squad in free-throw accuracy (min. 7 att.) with a .742 clip ... Ranked third on the team with a .455 field-goal percentage, draining 60 of 132 attempts ... Scored a season-high 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting to help lift the Scarlet and Black past San José State (2-21-14) ... Also reached double figures with 10 points in the season-opening victory over Sacramento State (11-14-14) ... Drained her first collegiate three-pointer vs. Idaho State in the San Juan Shootout (11-27-14) ... Collected five rebounds or more eight times, including a season-high tying eight boards vs. CSUN (12-20-14) ... Matched her personal-best with three assists against Air Force (1-21-15) ... Had a scoring streak of 58 games in an Aztec uniform snapped in the regular-season finale at Nevada (3-6-15) ... Received SDSU scholar-athlete recognition and earned a spot on the MW all-academic team for the spring semester.

As A Sophomore (2013-14 Season)
Was one of just three Aztecs to appear in all 30 games, averaging 6.2 points and 3.8 rebounds per contest ... Made nine starts, including eight straight to end the season ... Reached the double-digit scoring plateau on five occasions ... Notched her first collegiate double-double with career highs of 20 points and 12 rebounds in an SDSU romp at San José State (2-26-14) ... Also grabbed a season-best nine offensive boards against the Spartans ... Finished with nine points and 11 rebounds in the Aztecs' comeback victory at Air Force (2-15-14) ... Scored 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting in just 12 minutes off the bench, helping the Aztecs rally past UC Santa Barbara on the road for their first win of the year (11-30-13) ... Collected a season-high four blocks vs. USD in her first starting assignment on The Mesa (11-18-13).

As A Redshirt (2012-13 Season)
Utilized redshirt season after transferring to SDSU ... Served as a valuable practice player and scout team member during the Aztecs' run to the Mountain West regular-season championship ... Worked on her conditioning and improving her game.

As A Freshman at Boston College (2011-12 Season)
Played one season at Boston College ... Appeared in 29 games and started on three occasions for the Eagles ... Averaged 2.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 10.6 minutes per contest ... Ranked third on the squad in field-goal percentage with a .431 mark and tallied 48 rebounds for the year ... Scored a season-high 11 points against Wake Forest (1-8-12).

At Denver East High School
Graduated from Denver East High School in 2011, where she played for coach Dwight Berry ... Was named both a first-team all-state and first-team all-conference honoree as a senior, averaging 14 points and seven boards a contest ... As a junior, she led the Angels to the 5A state title and was tabbed to the all-Colorado girls' basketball team by The Denver Post and the all-conference first team ... Began her prep career at Overland High in Aurora, Colo., where she also received first-team all-league and all-city accolades, and led the state in blocks as a sophomore ... Also competed in volleyball for two seasons.

AAU
Played for Colorado Hoopsters and coach Steve Fendry in 2008-09 ... During 2009-10, competed for Lady Survivors under coach Tommy Beal and Ring City for coach Maria Harper.

Personal
Deidra Marie Smith was born in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Daughter of Heather Murrell and Harvey Smith ... Is the tallest player on the Aztecs' 2015-16 roster ... Pursuing a criminal justice major with a minor in Africana Studies.

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