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  Kim Smith
Kim Smith

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mission, B.C., Canada

High School:
Heritage Park Secondary

Height:
6-1

Position:
F

Experience:
3L

Fast Breaks: Currently has 1,626 points in her Utah career, ranking her No. 5 all-time in Utah career scoring ... has started all 96 games in her three years at Utah ... has scored in double figures 92 times in 96 games during her three-year career with the Utes... Has tallied 24 career double-doubles ... three-time WBCA/Kodak Honorable Mention All-America ... named AP Honorable Mention All-America in 2004-05 ... third-Team All-America by Full Court Press in 2004-05 ... three-time Mountain West Conference Player of the Year ... does it all ... great shooter, rebounder, post-up threat ... great instincts ... effective with or without the ball in her hands.

Elliott Says: "Kim is a true All-American and deserving of every accolade posted for her. Her work ethic is unquestioned. Her love of the game unmatched. The leadership she has shown going into her senior year says so much about her as a player, teammate, and individual. She has earned every bit of respect I can give an athlete."

Ute All-American Kim Smith


2004-05 (Junior): Started all 34 games ... MWC Player of the Year for the third consecutive season ... Kokak/WBCA and AP Honorable Mention All-America ... Third-Team All-America by Full Court Press ... Was on the Wade Trophy watch list, the Naismith Trophy Preseason and Midseason Watch List and the Wooden Award Preseason and Midseason All-America teams ... Named to the Mountain West Conference All-Tournament team ... Scored 606 points to set a new Utah single-season scoring record ... Finished with 302 rebounds, fourth-best single-season mark in Utah history ... Reached double-figure scoring in all 34 games ... Ranked 30th in the nation in free-throw percentage (.840) ... Ranked 40th in the nation in scoring (17.8 ppg) Led the MWC in scoring, rebounding (8.9 rpg) and defensive rebounds (6.03 drpg) ... Led the team in scoring, rebounds, field-goal percentage, field goals made, field goals attempted, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds and free-throw percentage ... Earned MWC Player of the Week honors twice ... Notched 13 double-doubles.

2003-04 (Sophomore): Started all 31 games ... MWC Player of the Year for the second year in a row ... Kodak Honorable Mention All-America, as selected by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association ... one of 35 athletes and only three sophomores named to the watch list for the Wade Trophy, given to the nation's best player ... named to the All-Mountain West Conferece Tournament team ... led the team in points, points per game, rebounds, rebounds per game, field goals made, field-goal percentage, three-point field goals made, free throws made, offensive rebounds, defensive rebounds ... ranked second in three-point field-goal percentage, blocks and steals ... recorded eight double-doubles on the season ... reached double-figure scoring in 28 of 31 games ... pulled down five or more rebounds in 29 of 31 games ... made at least one three-pointer in 25 of 31 games ... ranked fourth in the MWC in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage and defensive rebounds, fifth in offensive rebounds, sixth in three-point field-goal percentage and three-point field-goal average and ninth in free-throw percentage ... led the team in rebounding 20 times, in scoring 17 times, in steals 10 times, in blocked shots 10 times and in assists twice ... named MWC Player of the Week for Feb. 2-8 ... named MVP of the Fresno State Classic ... named First-Team CoSIDA Academic All-District.

2002-03 (Freshman): One of four freshmen nationally to be named a Kodak honorable mention All-American ... named Mountain West Conference Player and Newcomer of the Year ... named to the womenscollegehoops.com and Full Court Press Freshman All-America teams ... led Utah in eight statistical categories -- scoring, rebounding, field goals made, field goal percentage, three-point field goals made, three-point field goal percentage and free throws made ... set a conference record with 28 straight games in double figures scoring and reached double figures scoring in 30 of 31 games ... set the MWC and Utah freshman scoring records with 540 points ... MVP of the Saint Mary's Tournament ... named to the all-tournament team at the Montana Tournament ... ranked 14th nationally in three-point field goal percentage ... had three double-doubles on the season, including one in the first half vs. Montana ... tied for seventh all-time in the Ute single-season scoring ... tied with '03 Wade Trophy winner Diana Taurasi for the 2003 NCAA Tournament single-game scoring record with 35 points vs. DePaul in the first round ... led the team in scoring 18 times, rebounding six times and steals seven times.

Canadian National Team: Played in a four-game series around Canada against Olympic-qualifier Japan in the summer of 2004 ... Led all players during Japan series with 18.8 points and 8.0 rebounds per game ... Scored 26 points on 11-of-12 shooting in an 84-61 win in game one... Scored a game-high 28 points and pulled down a game-high nine rebounds in an 82-75 win in game two... Tallied a double-double (12 points, 10 rebounds) in an 80-72 loss in game three ... Scored nine points and garnered seven boards in an 80-55 win in game four ... earned a bronze medal with Canada at the 2003 FIBA Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament, where she averaged 8.2 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... represented Canada at the Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where the team placed fourth and she averaged 7.5 points and 4.0 rebounds per game ... has played in 38 international games with the Canadian National Team System ... was named tournament all-star at the COPABA Young Women's World Qualification Tournament in Brazil in July 2002 ... was selected to the Francophonie Games team in 2001 and impressed coaches enough to be invited to tryout for the Canadian senior squad ... was one of just two high school athletes selected to team that competed in the COPABA World Qualification Tournament in Brazil in August 2001 ... was a member of the pilot Centre for Performance program in British Columbia in 2000 and 2001 ... invited to the Canadian women's Mega Camp in June 2001 and July 2002.

High School: Two-time provincial and zone playoffs MVP ... 2002 B.C. Basketball Player of the Year ... averaged 22.2 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.6 steals per game ... connected on 82 percent of her free throws ... team was three-time AAA provincial champions with a 112-5 record over three years, and also earned gold medals at the Canada Games.

Personal: Kim Smith is the daughter of Jay and Colleen Smith ... she has two sisters, Michelle and Meghan ... major is communication ... born May 7, 1984, in Surrey, British Columbia.

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