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25 Mariah Smith

Senior Year (2014-15): Appeared in 31 games ... served as one of the team’s co-captains ... netted six points in 14 minutes with three rebounds against Michigan on Dec. 9 ... had 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting with four rebounds against Binghamton on Dec. 13 ... scored a career-high 12 points at Brown on Feb. 13 while also pulling down five rebounds ... tallied eight points and four rebounds in lone start of the year on Senior Day against Brown on Feb. 28 ... had eight points and five rebounds in 11 minutes at Cornell on Mar. 6.

Junior Year (2013-14): Suffered a stress fracture in her foot and only appeared in seven games ... made first career start, finishing with a career-high seven rebounds, three assists, two points and a block vs. Marist on Nov. 17 ... had five boards, two points, an assist and a block at Rider on Nov. 19 ... netted four points, a rebound, an assist, a block and a steal in return to action versus Harvard on Jan. 31 ... had a season-high six points, going 3-for-4, with three boards and an assist versus Dartmouth on Feb. 1 ... missed the remainder of the season due to injury.

Sophomore Year (2012-13): Made 28 appearances, averaging 5.1 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... led the team with 21 blocks ... went 5-for-6 from the charity stripe and had seven points and four boards at Marist on Nov. 17 ... finished with eight points at then-No. 19 UCLA on Nov. 25 ... tallied eight points, two rebounds, two blocks and an assist vs. UMBC on Dec. 2 ... went 5-for-6 and scored a career-high 10 points at Yale on Feb. 10 ... matched a career-high with 10 points going 5-for-7 vs. Yale on Mar. 8.

Freshman Year (2011-12): Played in 24 games ... made collegiate debut and recorded two defensive rebounds, a free throw, a block and a steal at Lafayette on Nov. 14 ... grabbed three rebounds at Stanford on Dec. 17 ... scored seven points at Penn on Jan. 7 ... collected a season-best six rebounds, four assists and four steals against Columbia on Jan. 15 ... had two blocks at Dartmouth on Feb. 10.

Before Princeton: A two-year captain and four-year letterwinner at Richwoods ... helped Richwood to a 50-21 record by scoring 1,897 career points, averaging 14.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game ... averaged 15.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.4 steals, 1.9 assists and 1.5 blocks as a senior ... the Knights were the Class 3A State Champions in 2009 where she was named MVP of the semifinal game ... a McDonald’s All-America nominee ... named the Peoria Journal Star Player of the Year in 2010 and 2012 ... earned two first-team all-area honors from Peoria Journal ... named all-state by five organizations as a senior, four as a junior and three as a sophomore ... a three-time first-team all-Mid-State Six honors and one second-team ... named to eight all-tournament teams in her career ... played AAU with the Illinois Hustle since 2006.

Personal: Full name is Mariah Cherice Smith ... born August 21, 1993 ... parents are Solivian Furness and the late Mark Smith ... father played at Illinois in 1977-81 along with Eddie Johnson; ranks seventh all-time in scoring with 1,653 and 10th all-time in rebounds with 722; drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1981 NBA draft ... has two brothers, Mark and Dana, and one sister, Mikayla ... major is undeclared.

 

 Season  GP-GS  Min  FG  FG%  3FG  3FG%  FT  FT%  O  D  Tot  Avg.  PF  A  TO  Blk  Stl  Pts  Avg
2011-12 24-0 196 20-51 .392 6-20 .300 13-31 .419 16 21 37 1.5 20 15 13 4 13 59 2.5
2012-13 28-0 422 55-120 .458 5-13 .385 29-47 .617 33 33 66 2.4 35 37 40 21 12 144 5.1
2013-14 7-3 83 8-14 .571 0-1 .000 5-11 .455 6 13 19 2.7 11 9 6 3 2 21 3.0
2014-15 31-1 328 43-74 .581 0-0 .000 24-47 .511 24 43 67 2.2 40 37 26 16 17 110 3.5
Career 90-4 1029 126-259 .486 11-34 .324 71-136 .522
79 110 189 2.1 106 98 85 44 44 334 3.7

 

   Career Highs
 Points 
12 at Brown (2/13/15)
 FG 5, 2x vs. Yale (3/8/13)
 FG Attempted
10 at DePaul (12/21/12)
 3FG Made
1, 11x MR at Harvard (3/1/13)
 3FG Attempted
3, 3x MR at UC Riverside (11/23/12)
 FT Made
5 at Marist (11/17/12)
 FT Attempted
6, 3x MR vs. Hartford (12/29/14)
 Rebounds 7, vs. Marist (11/17/13)
 Assists 5, 2x MR vs. Harvard (2/16/13)
 Blocks 4 vs. Columbia (1/15/12)
 Steals 2, 6x MR vs. Columbia (2/6/15)

 

 

Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Peoria, Ill.
High School: Richwoods
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