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Kira Smith Season 2023

Outside Hitter

2023 (JR): As a junior, she appeared in 12 matches and played 41 sets for the Monarchs. Her season totals included one kills, nine service aces, 17 digs and 10.0 points…Had a career high of five kills and four digs against UVA on Sept. 5. 

2022 (SO): Started in five of the nine matches she appeared in, playing 16 sets ... Her 2023 totals included 28 kills (1.75/set), one assists, one service ace, 21 digs (1.31/set), four blocks (one solo) and 31.5 points (1.97/set) ... Had one assist and a pair of blocks in the season-opener versus Michigan ... Her best outing was in the first match of the Virginia Tech Invitational against Marist. She scored a season-high 11 kills with one ace, five digs and 12.5 points ... Followed that outing with another five-dig effort the next day against Virginia Tech.

2021 (FR): Played in 23 of ODU’s 26 matches as a true freshman, starting 18 times … Fourth on the team with 2.19 kills per set … Also fourth with 146 total kills … Tied for second on the team with 20 service aces … Added 133 digs (1.68 per set) and 14 blocks … Voted Conference USA Freshman of the Week on Oct. 11 after averaging 4.50 kills per set on a .297 hitting percentage with 2.17 digs per set in a pair of matches with Charlotte … Hit double digits in kills seven times, including a personal best 15 vs. Charlotte on Oct. 9 … Led ODU in kills in four matches and was twice the team leader in digs … Had her first double-double of the season with 13 kills and 12 digs vs. Hampton … Hit .321 against the Pirates, one of four times she posted an attacking percentage of .300 or better … Tallied six kills and 10 digs in a five-set comeback victory over UAB … Had 10 kills against the Blazers the following day, beginning a stretch of five consecutive matches with at least 10 kills … Set a personal best with 16 digs and added 14 kills in a double-double at Marshall.
Prep: Four-time league champion with Cathedral Catholic … Winner of the 2019 Durango Fall Classic … Named to the all-tournament team of the Duran Fall Classic … Two-time CIF SDS Open Division runner-up (2018 and 2019) … Named to the 2018 AVCA Phenom List … Prep Volleyball Soph 79 Honorable Mention … Member of the San Diego All-Academic Team … Recorded 111 digs and hit .312 as a junior … Played for Wave Volleyball Club.
Personal: Daughter of Ryan and Leah Smith … Majoring in biomedical sciences and wants to attend medical school … Interested in becoming a dermatologist.
Why ODU: "I chose ODU because I thought it was a great opportunity to be a part of such a new team that has the ability to compete at a high level while also balancing academics, specifically in STEM-H fields."