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Kelsey Smith
Kelsey Smith

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Charles, Ill.

High School:
St. Charles North

Height:
6-4

Position:
Center


11/17/2011

Poole, Hines Spark Spartans Past Western Michigan, 80-45

Senior Porsche Poole leads MSU with 18 points and five assists.

11/12/2011

Poole's Career Game Paces MSU Past North Carolina A&T, 113-60

Mills named to all-tournament team after tallying 24 points and 18 rebounds during weekend.

11/10/2011

Spartans Open Regular Season Friday at Iona Tip-Off Tournament

MSU to face Villanova Friday at 1:45 p.m., and play at 12 p.m. Saturday.

Career Stats
2010-11 Game-by-Game Stats

FRESHMAN (2010-11): Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Received the inaugural Spartan Scholar-Athlete Award at the team banquet ... Played in 22 games ... Averaged 1.9 points and 1.5 rebounds in 5.8 minutes per game ... Shot 50.0% (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); Was the 20th Spartan to score double-figures in her debut, in addition to tying for the most blocks in a debut and the third most assists in a first game ... Scored four points at No. 2 Baylor (11/19) ... Missed the game against Detroit (11/21) and Western Kentucky (11/26) with an injury ... Returned to limited action vs. Richmond (11/27), scoring two points and grabbing three rebounds in five minutes ... Had five points, three rebounds, a block and a steal in 10 minutes vs. Iona (12/12) ... Had season highs with seven rebounds and two steals, to go along with six points and two blocks in 16 minutes vs. Dartmouth (12/18) ... Posted five points and six rebounds in 11 minutes vs. Vermont (12/21) ... Had two points, three rebounds, an assist and a block in nine minutes in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals vs. Northwestern (3/4).

2009-10: Redshirted.

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 ... A 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 ... A 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 ... A three-time Courier-News 4A All-State First Team selection, and two-time Courier-News Player of the Year (2007 and 2008) ... The 2008 Republican Girls Basketball Player of the Year ... A four-time all-area selection by the Daily Herald ... As a senior captain, averaged 17.0 points and 9.4 rebounds per game ... Her junior season, 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 ... Averaged 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 ... During the summer of 2008, traveled to France with the Blue Star Select Team to play against various international competition ... Also lettered in volleyball at St. Charles North.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 31, 1990 ... Daughter of Mark and Carin Smith ... Graduated No. 2 in her class of 531 at St. Charles North High School ... In the MSU Honors College ... A marketing major.

CAREER HIGHS:
Points: 10, vs. IPFW (11/13/10)
Field Goals: 3, vs. IPFW (11/13/10)
Free Throws: 4, vs. IPFW (11/13/10)
3-Point Field Goals:
Rebounds: 7, vs. Dartmouth (12/18/10)
Assists: 5, vs. IPFW (11/13/10)
Blocks: 3, vs. IPFW (11/13/10)
Steals: 2, vs. Dartmouth (12/18/10)
Minutes: 20, vs. IPFW (11/13/10)

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