Shenneika Smith #03
Coach Barnes Arico on Smith: "Shenneika is one of the best wings in the country. She has tremendous length and athleticism, as well as a smooth scoring touch. Shenneika has focused on knocking down the open jumper, and has rare basketball instincts. We're expecting her to have another outstanding season for us."
As A Freshman In 2009-10: A Full Court Press All-Freshman second team selection ... garnered All-Met second team honors ... was a unanimous BIG EAST freshman team honoree and three-time BIG EAST Freshman of the Week selection ... ranked second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.9 points per contests ... ranked second on the team with 53 assists and 47 steals ... posted three double-doubles ... scored 17 points with eight boards in impressive college debut vs. Stony Brook (Nov. 15) ... reached double-digit scoring in second-straight game with 12 points vs. UMass (Nov. 18) to go with four rebounds, four assists and three steals ... totaled 12 points, four rebounds and four assists in home debut vs. Boston University (Nov. 21) ... strong all-around game vs. Florida (Nov. 27) with a team-high 17 points with eight boards and a career-best six assists ... contributed 15 points, five boards and four assists vs. Saint Joseph's (Nov. 29) ... earned all-tournament honors at FIU Thanksgiving Classic after averaging 16.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.5 steals ... earned St. John's-Chartwells Holiday Classic all-tournament team honors after averaging 14.0 points and 4.0 rebounds ... scored more points in the second half vs. USF (Jan. 23) to finish with 11 points and five boards ... scored a career-best 28 points against Syracuse (Jan. 27), including 18 in the second half and seven of STJ's final 12 points ... had eight boards against then-No. 18/16 Georgetown (Feb. 2) ... led the way offensively vs. Louisville (Feb. 10) with 21 points (second 20-plus game in five contests), seven boards and four assists ... recorded first-career double-double with 23 points and 10 boards vs. then-No. 4/3 Notre Dame (Feb. 15) ... came close to a double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds vs. Rutgers (Feb. 24), scoring nine points in the second half ... scored 15 points against Villanova (Feb. 27), marking her ninth 15-plus scoring effort of the season ... recorded 16 points and 10 rebounds at Pittsburgh (March 1) ... scored 23 points against then-No. 6/7 Notre Dame (March 7), marking fourth career game with 20-plus points ... had third double-double with 13 points and a career-high 12 rebounds against Princeton (March 20).
Before St. John's: Four-year letterwinner at St. Michael Academy ... rated the No. 7 national prospect and the No. 2 wing in the 2009-10 signing class by ESPN.com ... 2009 Slam Magazine Second Team All-American selection ... also named The Sporting News First Team All-American and Parade Magazine Fourth Team All-American ... averaged 20.0 points and 11.0 rebounds as a senior ... 1,000 point scorer ... led St. Michael's to a 26-2 record in 2008-09 as a senior ... 2007-08 Daily News All-City first team selection ... fueled the Warriors to two-straight Archdiocesan of New York Class AA Championships ... invited to the 2008 USA Basketball Women's U18 National Team Trials ... one of 19 players in the country to be invited to Nike's National Skills Academy ... played club ball for Exodus NYC.
Personal: Shenneika S. Smith ... daughter of Joan McIntosh and Rohan Smith ... has five siblings: Rosalie (31), Marsheene (26), Cornell (23), Yanni (9), Roleeke (9) ... a liberal studies major.