MINERS

Kim Smith
1  Kim Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakeview Terrace, Calif.

High School:
Chatworth HS

Last College:
Pasadena City College

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

05/09/2012

Thirty-Eight Miners to Graduate on Saturday

The total number ties the school record and features student-athletes from seven teams.

03/28/2012

Miners Garner Academic Honors From Conference USA

Miners Receive 15 Academic Awards

03/17/2012

Miners Meet the Press at the NCAA Tournament

Coach Keitha Adams and guards Kim Smith & Kelli Willingham fielded questions from reporters on the eve of UTEP's game versus Penn State in Baton Rouge.

03/16/2012

UTEP To Challenge #11/12 Penn State In First-Round Of NCAA Tournament

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03/10/2012

Conference USA Champs! Miners Drown the Green Wave, 69-65

Gloria Brown was named tournament MVP, collecting 20 points, 11 rebounds, three steals and two blocks in the championship game Saturday.

03/18/2012

UTEP vs Penn State. RD 1 of NCAA Tournament. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

03/17/2012

UTEP at the NCAA Tournament. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

02/26/2012

UTEP Women's Basketball vs. Rice (2/26/12)

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

02/26/2012

UTEP vs Rice. Senior Day. Photo by IPA

Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

02/23/2012

UTEP beats SMU, crowned CUSA Champs! Photo by IPA

Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2010-11 (JUNIOR): Played in every game of the season, including 12 starts, while registering 16.4 minutes per game ... competed at both guard positions, including sharing some duties at the point due to injuries on the squad ... scored 80 of her 117 points on the year over the final 13 contests on the season ... almost half of her rebounds (14-of-32) were at the offensive end ... was solid at the free-throw line, nailing 76.4 percent (42-of-55) ... campaign-high 16 points to help lift the Miners past I-10 rival New Mexico State on the road (1/2/11) ... sank all eight free throw attempts vs. Tulsa (1/27/11) ... earned placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (min. 3.0 GPA).

PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-year standout at Pasadena City College, aiding the school to an overall record of 58-9 and back-to-back Southern California bracket titles ... earned All-South Coast Conference honors in both years with the Lancers ... finished her career with the Lancers with 997 points to rate fourth all time in program history ... started on the 2008-09 squad (33-4) which claimed PCC's initial state team championship in women's sports ... matched a PCC playoff record by pouring in 35 points in the 2009 semifinals against Ventura, with her 23 free throws establishing a CCCAA state championship tournament record ... holds the college's free throw records for makes and attempts, both for season and career.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Andrea and Jeffery Smith ... has one brother ... is a multidisciplinary studies major ... started playing basketball at the age of six ... lists Derrick Rose as her favorite player ... loves watching movies in her spare time ... born 3/15/90 (Inglewood, Calif.).

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