Mount Notre Dame
Football and women's basketball player up for SEC's scholar-athlete award.
Senior guard Gabby Smith checks-in from Storrs, sharing some of her favorite things about the NCAA Tournament.
Commodores to play St. Joseph's (Pa.) in Storrs, Conn.
Commodores and Wildcats tipoff at 5:00 p.m. CT on SportSouth.
Vanderbilt vs. Texas A&M (AP)
Vanderbilt defeated No. 10/13 Texas A&M, 61-51, on Sunday, February 24 at Memorial Gym (Joe Howell).
Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky (AP)
2012-13 SEC Community Service Team
2012-13 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011-12 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010-11 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009-10 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012-13 (Senior): Named to SEC Community Service Team...Played in 30 of 33 games on the year...Scored two points in the regular season finale at No. 11/11 Georgia...Returned to the starting lineup at No. 12/10 Tennessee...Recorded five points in the win over Ole Miss...Pulled down two boards in win at Alabama...Grabbed a rebound and had an assist at Ole Miss...Pulled down four boards at Southern Cal...Went 4-for-4 from the line against College of Charleston...Hit a pair of threes in upset at No. 12/13 Oklahoma...Scored eight points off the bench in the win over Hartford...Had a solid start in the win over Tennessee Tech, scoring seven poitns, grabbing five rebounds and dishing four assits...Returned to the starting lineup for the first time in nearly two years against Austin Peay, scoring two poitns and grabbing four rebounds...Had two steals against UAB...Scored eight points, including 2-2 from three, in the opener versus McNeese State...Selected to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2011-12 (Junior): Played in just 13 games on the season after missing the majority of the non-conference portion of the schedule due to post-concussion symptoms...Connected for a three-pointer in the second round of the NCAA Tournament versus Duke...Returned at South Carolina after missing previous 11 games due to recurring concussion symptoms...Made season debut versus Western Illinois and scored nine points while dishing five assists...Missed the season-opener versus Alabama A&M (concussion suffered in pre-season).
2010-11 (Sophomore): Selected to Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Averaged 4.0 points and 1.45 assists in 16.7 minutes per game ... Shot 33.9% from three-point range ... Played one of best games of season in NCAA Tournament, scoring 11 points, including eight straight at one point against Louisville ... Reached double figures for second straight game, scoring 10 points at Duquesne ... Also set career high in free thre attempts and makes against the Dukes ... Scored career high 18 points on 7-of-15 shooting against UT Martin ... Started against SIU and tied career high in rebounds (5), assists (3) and season high in points (8) ... Also set career high with four free throw attempts and makes ... Made first start of season at Denver ... Collected season-high four rebounds and three assists at Bowling Green ... Made 2-of-3 three-point attempts against Princeton ... Scored six points in 13 minutes against Quinnipiac ... Scored eight points in 31 minutes against Samford.
2009-10 (Freshman): SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Averaged 3.0 points and 1.2 rebounds per game ... Started final five games of season and averaged 13.2 minutes per game ... Earned first starts of Vanderbilt career in the SEC Tournament, playing 86 minutes in the three contests... Played personal-best 36 minutes against Arkansas, dishing three assists and recording her first block... Connected on both three-point attempts against Florida... Nine points in career-high 24 minutes at No. 4 Tennessee... Scored a career-high 12 points in win over No. 6 Georgia... Hit 5-of-9 from the floor while playing a career-high minutes for the second consecutive game... First double-figures scoring day came in win over Austin Peay (11 points)... Two steals at Saint Joseph's... Five points against UC Riverside... Nine points in first road game at SIU included 2-of-2 from behind the arc... Hit 4-of-5 shots in collegiate debut to score nine points against Lehigh.
HIGH SCHOOL (Mount Notre Dame): Three-year starter for Coach Dante Harlan's Cougars... Won four Ohio Division I state championships... Three-time All-State Tournament selection... All-GGCL (Girls Greater Cincinnati League) as a junior and senior... Also a Cincinnati Enquirer All-Star both years... Honorable-mention All-American by Sporting News Magazine... Mount Notre Dame was ranked No. 10 in the nation by ESPN in 2008 and No. 11 in 2009... Named to OGBR (Ohio Girls Basketball Report) Freshman Team, Sophomore Team, Junior Team and Senior Team... Honored as "Camp Beast" during 2006 OGBR Skills Camp... Played club ball for Cincinnati Heat Premiere under Coach Jerry Allen.
ACADEMICS: Working on a degree in cognitive studies from the Peabody College ... Minoring in sociology.
PERSONAL: Gabrielle Madalynn Smith... Born June 18, 1991, in Cincinnati, Ohio... Daughter of Julie and James Smith... Has five siblings... Older brothers, Zachary and Shane, and older sister, Julianne... Has two younger brothers, Blake and A.J... Member of the National Honor Society... Father played football at Ball State University... Brother Zachary played football at Purdue University... Brother Shane currently plays lacrosse at the United States Military Academy at West Point... Sister Julianne plays basketball at the University of Charleston in West Virginia.
Points: 18, UT Martin (12/9/10)
FG Made: 7, UT Martin (12/9/10)
FG Atts: 15, UT Martin (12/9/10)
3FG Made: 3, UT Martin (12/9/10)
3FG Atts: 9, UT Martin (12/9/10)
FT Made: 5, at Duquesne (12/19/10)
FT Atts: 5, at Duquesne (12/19/10)
Rebounds: 5 (5x), last vs. Tennessee Tech (12/1/12)
Assists: 5, vs. Western Illinois (11/14/11)
Blocks: 1 (8x), last vs. #10/8 Kentucky (2/10/13)
Steals: 2 (7x), last vs. UAB (11/15/12)
Minutes: 36, vs. Arkansas (3/4/10)