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Colleen Smith
Colleen  Smith


Cary, Ill.

High School:



Sky High Black


Volleyball's Smith Makes Most of Overseas Summer Experience

Senior setter spent time in three countries with BIP Midwest team.


BIG EAST Announces 2014-15 All-Academic Team

Nearly 2,200 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success


Smith All Set to Attack International Volleyball Competition

Blue Demon setter competes in Global Challenge tournament July 13-16 in Croatia


Athletics Banquet Celebrates Best of the Blue Demons

Women's soccer, women's basketball, women's tennis capture BIG EAST titles in 2014-15


Smith's Double-Double Not Enough as Volleyball Drops Match to Syracuse

Blue Demons face host Chicago State and UIC on Saturday in Windy City Invitational


DePaul Volleyball

vs. Bradley

2014 (Sophomore): Made 30 appearances and 29 starts... recorded team-best 10 double-doubles... came within one kill of landing a triple-double at Seton Hall with 45 assists, 21 digs and nine kills... her 21 digs were the third-highest single-game total on the team... named to the Windy City Invitational All-Tournament Team... reached the 20-assist mark in 24 matches, including the final seven duels of the season... added a career0best six total blocks versus Villanova... finished with a team-high .393 (115-19-244) attacking percentage... that mark is the second-best in a single season in program history... her 959 assists ranked sixth in the BIG EAST and was the fourth-highest total in program history... ended the year with a team-best 19 aces... finished with second-best dig total on the team with 266 defensive stops.

2013 (Freshman):
Appeared in 29 matches with 26 starts during her first season in Lincoln Park... ranked fifth in the BIG EAST with 10.19 assists per set... named MVP of DePaul Invitational and earned a spot on the all-tournament team at the SIUE Cougar Invitational... led team in assists in 28 matches... was second on the team with four double-doubles... set a career-high with 63 assists versus Marquette on Sept. 28, the most assists by a DePaul setter since 2008... the 63 assists were also tied for the most by any BIG EAST setter in 2013.

2012 (At Indiana): served as a student assistant coach for the Hoosiers.

2011 (At Indiana): played as a setter in four matches in her campaign as a Hoosier, recording 24 assists in six sets of action.

High School: Named a PrepVolleyball All-American as one of the top players in the nation... earned All-State honors... served as the captain of the 41-1 and No. 1 nationally-ranked Cary-Grove High School squad that finished as Illinoi state runners-up in 2010 and state champions in 2009... excelled in club ball as well, earning AAU All-American honors in 2009 after leading her squad to an AAU National Championship and being named tournament MVP... chosen as one of PrepVolleyball's `Senior Aces' for the class of 2011.

Personal: daughter of Robert "Bubba" and Krista Smith... has three sisters, Breanna, Danielle and Kylie... born September 13, 1992... special education major... both sisters played collegiate volleyball at McHenry County College... father played football at Drake University.

Career Highs
Kills: 9, at Seton Hall, Nov. 15, 2014
Attacks: 20, at Seton Hall, Nov. 15, 2014
Attack Percentage: .700 (8-1-10), Bradley, Aug. 30, 2014
Assists: 63, Marquette, Sept. 28, 2013
Service Aces: 4, Stony Brook, Aug. 29, 2014
Digs: 21, at Seton Hall, Nov. 15, 2014
Blocks: 6, Villanova, Oct. 18, 2014
Block Solo: 2, vs. UIC, Sept. 6, 2014
Block Assists: 6, Villanova, Oct. 18, 2014