Aja Smith
Aja  Smith



Last College:
Indian River C.C.



2003:Made an impact in her first year with the Hawks. Transferred from junior college with Mamie Lewis and the pair became a force in the MEAC. Notched 249 kills in her first season at Division I and hit .216 with 32 aces. Dug out 201 balls and had 27 total blocks defensively.

2002:At Indian River Smith racked up the kills and digs in 96 games played. She banged out 234 kills while committing just 121 errors in 641 total attempts. She served up 36 aces that season while digging out 213 balls. At the net Aja had 53 solo blocks and 69 assisted.

2001:Smith had a respectable freshman year and was an integral part of the team. As of press time her stats for that season were unavailable.

Personal:Born on May 8, 1982 in Tampa, Fla. Has four brothers, Johnnie, George, Jabar, and Justin. Is daughter of Dora and Johnnie Smith. Is majoring in Business Administration. Smith has no definite plans for the future but plans to "live life to the fullest." Best advice given: "Lead by faith and not by sight." Lists her personal role model as her mother and her favorite movie as The Color Purple.

Career Highs:
Kills: 18 (vs. Sacred Heart, September 27, 2003)
TA: 33 (vs. Morgan State, October 2, 2003)
Assists: 3 (2x) (last at Hartford, September 26, 2003)
Digs: 14 (2x) (last at American, November 15, 2003)
Aces: 5 (at Delaware State, October 6, 2003)

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