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Kelsey Smith
Kelsey Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Charles, Ill.

High School:
St. Charles North

Last College:
Michigan State

Height:
6-4

Position:
Forward

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Announces 2013-14 All-Academic Team

Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success

06/09/2014

Blue Demons Celebrate one of Finest Seasons in School History

Unprecedented success in BIG EAST Conference highlights 2014 Athletics Department Banquet

06/09/2014

Blue Demons Celebrate one of Finest Seasons in School History

Unprecedented BIG EAST success highlights 2013-14 Athletics Department Awards Banquet

04/15/2014

Women's Hoops Celebrates 2013-14

Jasmine Penny named the team's MVP after leading the Blue Demons in scoring

04/07/2014

Time for Blue Demons to Take One Final Bow

Inspiring play and NCAA Sweet 16 ride warmed up Blue Demon nation during a harsh, bitterly cold winter

11/09/2012

Getting to Know the Juniors - DePaulWomensHoops.com

Get to know the juniors on the 2012-13 DePaul women's basketball team: Centrese McGee, Jasmine Penny, Kelsey Reynolds and Kelsey Smith

10/19/2012

Player Interviews - DePaulWomensHoops.com

DePaul women's basketball player interviews

01/29/2013

DePaul Women vs. Pittsburgh

DePaul vs. Pitt

12/18/2012

DePaul Women's Basketball

at Loyola

2013-14 (Senior): Appeared in 15 games with starts against Providence and Georgetown... season-best six points against Butler... played a season-high 12 minutes against Providence... appeared in DePaul's Sweet 16 game against Texas A&M

2012-13 (Junior): Played first game against Florida Gulf Coast on Nov. 22, 2012... had to sit out DePaul's fall quarter which was finished on Nov. 20... came off the bench and scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds against Northwestern... season-best 23 minutes against Northern Illinois... also grabbed nine rebounds against the Huskies... missed three games (Princeton, Oral Roberts and Louisville) with a knee injury.

2011-12: Enrolled at DePaul in January and will sit out the remainder of the 2011-12 season and the Autumn Quarter of the 2012-13 season... DePaul's Autumn Quarter exams are scheduled to end on Nov. 20.

2010-11 (at Michigan State): Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten ... inaugural Spartan Scholar-Athlete Award at the team banquet ... appeared in 22 games ... 1.9 points and 1.5 rebounds in 5.8 minutes per game ... .500 (14-of-28) from the field ... tallied 10 points, five rebounds, and team highs with five assists and three blocks in only 20 minutes in her collegiate debut vs. IPFW (11/13)... five points, three rebounds, a block and a steal in 10 minutes vs. Iona (12/12)... season highs with seven rebounds and two steals, to go along with six points and two blocks in 16 minutes vs. Dartmouth (12/18)... five points and six rebounds in 11 minutes vs. Vermont (12/21)... two points, three rebounds, an assist and a block in nine minutes in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals vs. Northwestern (3/4).

2009-10 (at Michigan State): Redshirt Season

High School: Three-time Street & Smith's honorable mention All-American (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09)... ranked No. 54 in the class of 2009 by Blue Star Report, No. 67 by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report and No. 89 by Hoopgurlz ... four-year starter at St. Charles North High School for head coach Katie Sauber ... finished her career as the school's all-timer leader in points, rebounds and blocks; tallying over 1,500 points, 1,000 rebounds and 500 blocks... three-time Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Class 3A/4A All-State selection (2006-09), including a first team choice as a senior ... two-time Chicago Sun Times Class 4A All-State honoree (2007-09), capped by a second team selection in 2008-09... three-time Courier-News 4A All-State First Team selection, and two-time Courier-News Player of the Year (2007 and 2008)... 2008 Republican Girls Basketball Player of the Year... four-time all-area selection by the Daily Herald... senior season was named captain and averaged 17.0 points and 9.4 rebounds per game... as a junior, led St. Charles North to its first regional and sectional title, and finished the season with 16.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game... 14.9 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game as a sophomore... participated in the 2007 and 2008 Nike Regional Skills Academy... played AAU for the Illinois Hustle and coach Derril Kipp... in 2008, traveled to France with the Blue Star Select Team to play against various international competition ... also lettered in volleyball at St. Charles North... graduated No. 2 in her class of 531.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Carin Smith... commerce major with a finance concentration.

Smith By the Numbers:
Career Statistics at DePaul Get Acrobat Reader
2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

Career Highs:
Points: 10, vs. IPFW (Nov. 13, 2010)
Rebounds: 9, Northern Illinois (Dec. 15, 2012)
Assists: 5, vs. IPFW (Nov. 13, 2010)
Steals: 3, Milwaukee (Dec. 11, 2012)
Blocks: 3, vs. IPFW (Nov. 13, 2010)
Field Goals: 4, Northern Illinois (Nov. 15, 2012)
Field Goal Attempts: 6, x2 last Northwestern (Dec. 2, 2012)
3-Point Field Goals: NA
3-Point Field Goal Attempts: 1, at Baylor (Nov. 19, 2010)
Free Throws: 4, vs. IPFW (11/13/10)
Free Throw Attempts: 5, x2 last Vermont (Dec. 15, 2012)
Minutes: 23, Northern Illinois (Dec. 15, 2012)
Double-Figure Games: 1
3+ Blocks: 1