Missed entire season due to an ACL tear sustained in mid-August.
Attended Blinn College in Brenham, Texas ... Earned second-team Junior College all-America honors in 2000 as a sophomore ... Also earned all-Region 14 Athletic Conference and all-region honors ... Hit .375 with 41.7 kills and 3.20 digs per game ... Selected to all-conference, all-region and region all-tournament teams as a freshman in 1999 ... That year, hit .397 with 3.85 kills and 2.80 digs per game.
Prepped at Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas ... Played for head coach Kim Jones ... Earned all-district, all-Greater Houston, offensive MVP and academic all-conference honors as a senior in 1998 ... Guided Hastings to state semifinals that year.
Full name is Lisa Renee Smith ... Born Jan. 23, 1982 in Compton, Calif. ... Daughter of Louis Smith and Theresa McIntyre ... Has three sisters, Erica, Latrece and Theresa ... Erica plays basketball at Houston Baptist ... Communication specialist major.