Breakdown: Experienced veteran who was a leader in the outfield throughout her career … Possessed a lot of speed offensively and defensively … Hit for both contact and power as a slap hitter … A career .238 hitter that recorded 90 hits, 54 runs, 37 RBI and three home runs…She is a two-time member of the MEAC All-Academic team…She is also a four-time A&T Scholar Athlete…. Posted a 4.0 GPA for the 2012 spring semester.
2014 Season: Appeared in 32 games with 29 starts…Hit .224 with 17 hits, eight runs, eight RBI, two doubles, a triple and a homer … Recorded two multi-hit games during the season, one against S.C. State on March 31 and the other against Bethune-Cookman on April 18 … Notched her third career home run, a solo shot on Senior Day against N.C. Central on May 4 … Enjoyed a five-game hitting streak from March 31-April 6 .
2013 Season: Appeared in 27 games with 20 starts … Hit .204 with 11 hits, including a double and a triple and 11 runs scored…Finished with two hits and scored a pair of runs in a 9-0 victory over S.C. State on March 29 …Recorded a double in loss to Norfolk State on March 13 where she also scored two runs … Tripled eight days later against UNCG… Hit .500 as a leadoff batter and was 3-for-4 in stolen bases.
2012 Season: Played in and started all 50 games…Batted .283 with three doubles, three triples, two home runs, 19 RBI and 29 runs scored …Went 9-for-11 in stolen bases…Tallied a .960 fielding percentage with just four errors…Tied for team lead in triples with Detavia Kenan and Hope Fletcher…Led team in walks with 11…Went 3-for-5 with a triple and four RBI on March 4 against Grambling State…Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored in a 6-5 win over Hampton on March 11…Went 2-for-5 with a triple, a home run and four RBI on April 6 at Florida A&M…Named team Golden Glove Defensive Player of the Year.
2011 Season: As a freshman, batted .191 with four doubles, 10 RBI and 10 runs in 36 games...She had one walk and 27 strikeouts with a stolen base...Her best game of the season was a 2x4 with a double, three RBI and run performance on April 23 in Game 2 of a doubleheader against Savannah State...Posted a season-high two hits three times...Doubled in both games of a doubleheader on April 23 against Savannah State.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER:
Played varsity softball at Lake Brantley...Made All-District between for three straight years...Earned the Principal's Award as a junior and senior...Smith was also an honor roll student for four consecutive years...Was named to the 2007 Babe Ruth World Championship team where she earned All-American honors...Smith's 16-and-under travel team won the world series.
Full name is Dominique Smith...She is the daughter of Maurice Smith...She has two siblings, Jason and Sierra...Smith is a fashion merchandise and design major who was born on November 10, 1991...Her first softball memory is dropping a fly ball while playing for the No Fear 12-and-under travel team...Smith had to run as a punishment...She said she count on her hand how many fly balls she has dropped since...She also considered Central Florida, Marshall, Arizona and the University of Florida...Enjoys dancing, painting and doing art work...Was voted best looking by her senior class in high school.