Uploaded Ad
UT Women's Basketball BIO
3 Lecretia Smith

Outlook & Highlights
One of strongest players on squad ... Two-time co-captain (2012-13, 2011-12) ... Developed into team’s best defender and worked hard to extend shooting range ... Scored in double figures on 22 occasions at Toledo (seven times in 2012-13, six in 2011-12, seven in 2010-11, twice in 2009-10), including four double-doubles ... Grabbed at least seven rebounds on 36 occasions at Toledo (11 times in 2012-13, eight in 2011-12, 10 in 2010-11, seven in 2009-10) ... Ranks tied for sixth in Toledo annals in career games played (128) and seventh in overall field goal percentage (51.7%, 268-of-518) ... Member of Dean’s List the last two semesters.

As a Senior (2012-13)
Started 32 games ... Missed contest vs. Kent State while attending grandfather’s funeral (Feb. 16) ... Averaged 5.8 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals in 25.5 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 6.1 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 1.5 apg and 0.9 spg in 26.1 mpg ... Ranked 16th in MAC in overall rebounding ... 
Led Rockets in rebounding eight times, as well as steals on six occasions and assists three times ... Earned team’s “Whatever it Takes Award” for second time in last three years, shared “Best Defender Award” with Andola Dortch and shared “Academic Award” with Naama Shafir ... Registered career-tying best 14 points, six rebounds and three helpers in collegiate-best 37 minutes vs. Central Michigan in MAC opener (Jan. 10) ... Posted first double-double of season with 10 points and contest-best 12 caroms vs. Eastern Michigan (March 3) ... Ripped down team-high 11 caroms vs. Illinois in ‘Sweet 16’ of WNIT (March 28) ... Contributed team-high 8.3 rpg in WNIT (March 21-28) ... Finished with six points, game-high 12 boards and two assists in 35 minutes vs. Central Michigan in MAC Tournament Semifinals (March 15) ... Totaled 10 points, three boards and team-high two steals at Western Michigan (Feb. 28) ... Had four points and eight caroms in 36 minutes at Central Michigan (Feb. 24) ... Recorded contest-best 10 boards at Ball State (Feb. 10) ... Finished with 10 points and three rebounds at Miami (Feb. 6) ... Had game-high nine caroms, two helpers and three steals vs. Ohio (Jan. 31) ... Contributed four points, team-high nine boards, career-best  six dimes and three thefts in 30 minutes vs. Buffalo (Jan. 19) ... Totaled nine points and eight caroms at Bowling Green (Jan. 13) ... Recorded eight points, four boards and two dimes in 30 minutes at Georgia State in championship contest of GSU Holiday & Hoops Tournament (Dec. 30) ... Finished with nine points and six caroms vs. Charlotte in opening contest of GSU Holiday & Hoops Tournament (Dec. 29) ... Totaled 11 points, team-high eight caroms and two steals in 28 minutes vs. Milwaukee (Dec. 8) ... Had 11 points, five boards, three steals and two helpers vs. St. Bonaventure in championship contest of Glass City Tournament (Dec. 2) ... Knocked down five of six field goal attempts and tallied team-high 11 points with four rebounds at Colorado State (Nov. 20) ... Recorded eight points, six boards, three helpers and one theft at Dayton (Nov. 14).

As a Junior (2011-12)
Team co-captain ... Appeared in 33 games, making 28 starts at forward ... Missed game vs. Ball State with shoulder injury (Jan. 19) ... Averaged 5.0 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.6 steals in 22.6 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 6.7 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 1.3 apg and 0.5 spg ... Finished 10th in league in defensive boards (4.7 rpg) and 20th in overall rebounding in MAC play ... Led Rockets in steals on six occasions, rebounding five times and blocks on three occasions ... Totaled two double-doubles against Central Michigan (13 pts., collegiate-best 15 reb., Jan. 8); (13 pts., 10 rebs., career-high four asts., Feb. 15) ... C
onverted 6-of-7 field-goal attempts and matched career high with 14 points and seven rebounds at Kent State (Feb. 4) ...  ... Registered 12 points, four caroms and two dimes vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 18) ... Tallied 9.0 ppg and 2.5 rpg in MAC Tournament, shooting 66.7 percent (8-of-12) from floor (March 8-9) ... Totaled 11 points and team-high nine rebounds in season-high 34 minutes at Ball State in regular-season finale (Feb. 28) ... Had 10 points and four boards in 33 minutes vs. Eastern Michigan in MAC Tournament Semifinals (March 9) ... Tallied nine points, six caroms and one blocked shot as starter vs. Akron (Feb. 1) ... Had six points, six boards and season-tying best three assists at Buffalo (Jan. 28) ... Returned from injury and pulled down seven rebounds in 21 minutes off bench at Ohio (Jan. 22) ... Finished with six points, six caroms and two steals in 32 minutes vs. nationally ranked Green Bay (Dec. 8) ... Registered six points, four boards and tied career high with three helpers in 25 minutes vs. Colorado State (Dec. 4) ... Had four points, team-high eight boards and two helpers vs. Albany (Nov. 22).

As a Sophomore (2010-11)
Appeared in 29 games, making 27 starts at forward ... Averaged 6.7 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.5 steals in 26.3 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 6.7 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 1.0 apg and 1.1 spg ... Earned team's "Whatever it Takes Award" ... Led Rockets in rebounds nine times, steals on eight occasions and scoring and blocked shots once ... Sat out WNIT after injuring knee in second half against Eastern Michigan in MAC Tournament Semifinals (March 11) ... Also missed two contests (Jan. 15-19) after sustaining concussion against Northern Illinois (Jan. 12) ... Had career-high 14 points, six boards and two assists at Dayton (Dec. 5) ... Named Iona Thanksgiving Classic MVP (11.5 ppg, team-high 8.5 rpg, squad-best 3.5 spg, 1.5 apg) (Nov. 27-28) ... Totaled first-career double-double vs. Iona (13 pts., 10 rebs.) in championship game of Iona Thanksgiving Classic (Nov. 28) ... Finished with 10 points, seven boards and career-high four steals in 30 minutes vs. UMBC in opening game of Iona Thanksgiving Classic (Nov. 27) ... Tallied six points, team-high 10 boards, four helpers and squad-best three steals vs. Central Michigan (March 2) ... Posted team-high 12 points, six boards, two helpers and one rejection in 31 minutes at Akron (Feb. 2) ... Tallied eight points and team-high nine boards vs. Northern Illinois (Jan. 12) ... Finished with 10 points, five caroms, two thefts, two assists and one rejection in career-high 35 minutes at Western Michigan (Jan. 8) ... Contributed 11 points, team-high seven caroms and career-best five steals in 34 minutes vs. UW-Milwaukee (Dec. 19) ... Totaled 10 points, seven boards and two helpers vs. Missouri State in consolation finals of Preseason WNIT (Nov. 20).

As a Freshman (2009-10)
Appeared in all 34 games, making seven starts (6-1 ledger in starting lineup) ... Averaged 3.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 0.4 steals in 12.0 minutes per game (3.3 ppg and 5.0 rpg ... Shoot 57.3 percent (43-of-75) from the field ... Earned team's "Most Improved Award" ... Led team in rebounds three times and steals once ... Registered season-high 11 points, one theft and one board in 10 minutes at UTEP (Nov. 24) ... Posted 10 points and team-high nine rebounds vs. Ball State (Feb. 27) ... Collected seven points and six caroms in 16 minutes vs. Pittsburgh in first round of WNIT (March 19) ... Tallied four points, seven boards and one blocked shot at Northern Illinois (Feb. 20) ... Ripped down season-high 10 rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 13) ... Finished with one point, six caroms and two helpers in career-high 24 minutes vs. Akron (Feb. 10) ... Appeared in starting lineup for third time this season at Ohio, finishing with six points, seven boards and two assists and 17 minutes (Feb. 6) ... Had five points, seven caroms and one steal vs. Miami (Jan. 23) ... Made second start of season at Western Michigan, tallying eight points, seven rebounds and first collegiate blocked shot in 22 minutes (Jan. 20) ... Registered four points, six caroms and one assist at Ball State (Jan. 17) ... Made first collegiate start vs. Yale and had six points in opening game of Holiday Inn & Express Midtown Thanksgiving Tournament (Nov. 27) ... Tallied eight points and four caroms vs. Saint Peter's (Nov. 21).

High School
As a Senior -
Averaged 17.5 points, 11.1 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game ... Led Lady Trojans to 3A state title, finishing with game-high 23 points, 12 rebounds and six steals in finals and won "Mental Attitude Award" ... Ranked among nation's Top 350 players by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report ... Named Indiana All-Star, first-team all-conference, first-team all-area and third-team all-state ... Also selected Indiana NewsCenter and Fort Wayne News-Sentinel Player of the Year ... As a Junior - Averaged 16.3 points and 10.3 rebounds per game ... Garnered first-team all-league, first-team all-area and honorable mention all-state recognition ... Helped squad to sectional championship with 23-3 record ... Career - Starred for coach Mark Redding at Fort Wayne Elmhurst High School ... Wrapped up career with school records in games played (91) and rebounds (896), as well as second on scoring list (1,321) ... Lettered four years in basketball and volleyball ... Earned first-team all-conference accolades in volleyball as a senior.

Personal
Born Lecretia Ann Smith on June 6, 1990 ... Parents are Booker Jr. and Hattie Dunbar ... Has five brothers, Eugene, Derrick, David, Brian and Marquel Bright, and one sister, Alexandria ... Majoring in recreational therapy.

Smith's Career Highs
Points: 14 (3 times, last vs. Central Michigan (1/10/13)
Rebounds: 15 vs. Central Michigan (1/8/12)
Assists: 6 vs. Buffalo (1/19/13)
Blocks: 1 (12 times, last vs. Evansville (12/20/12)
Steals: 5 vs. Milwaukee (12/19/10)
Field Goals: 7 vs. Central Michigan (1/10/13)
Free Throws: 6 (3 times, last at Miami (2/6/13)
3-Point FGs: 1 (2 times, last vs. Charlotte (12/29/12)
Minutes: 37 vs. Central Michigan (1/10/13) 

Smith's Career Statistics

Year G/GS MIN FG-FGA PCT 3FG-ATT PCT FT-FTA PCT PTS AVG REB AVG A BS S
2009-10 34/7 409 43-75 .573 0-2 .000 19-34 .559 105 3.1 117 3.4 13 2 12
2010-11 29/27 763 81-146 .555 0-5 .000 32-65 .492 194 6.7 169 5.8 34 5 42
2011-12 33/28 746 67-134 .500 0-2 .000 30-54 .556 164 5.0 168 5.1 34 4 21
2012-13 32/32 816 77-163 .472 2-11 .182 28-53 .528 184 5.8 188 5.9 47 1 32
Totals 128/94 2,734 268-518 .517 2-20 .100 109-206 .529 647 5.1 642 5.0 128 12 107
Position: Forward
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
City/State: Fort Wayne, IN
High School: Elmhurst
Lecretia Photos:
Lecretia Videos:
stop