"We are excited to have Lindsay join our team," Glance said. "I
had the pleasure of seeing Lindsay play in high school so I know
what she is capable of doing on the floor. She is a very
skilled, smart player and a great leader. She has a high
basketball IQ. Lindsay is a great addition to our team."
played in 26 games as a freshman at Wisconsin, with two starting
assignments, and averaged 9.7 minutes per game. The DeWitt,
Iowa, native earned her first career start at Iowa (Jan. 12),
playing 12 minutes and recording three rebounds. She netted a
career-high six points at Colorado (Nov. 26, 2011), playing a
career-high 22 minutes, shooting 2 of 2 beyond the arc and
pulling down a career-high six rebounds against Ohio State (Dec.
30, 2011). She averaged 1.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per game
last season, scoring in 15 games.
Smith was a four-year letter winner at Central DeWitt High
School. A four-time all-state and all-conference selection, she
is the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,457 points. She
is also the all-time leader in assists, steals and 3-pointers.
She was a three-time team captain and led her team to two
conference and district championships. Smith was also named a
McDonald's All-American nominee and played in the IBCA Elite
Smith played for Team Iowa, a club team that became the 17U
Iowa state champions. She was also an accomplished member of the
cross country, track and field, and softball teams, earning 17
varsity letters in high school.
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