Emily Smith

Emily  Smith

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Birmingham, England

High School:
Highclare School

Height:
5-6

Experience:
HS


06/01/2016

Ip Jumps 60 Spots in Final ITA Singles Rankings

Finishes 44th

05/26/2016

Ip Rallies Late to Earn All-American Status

Third Owl Singles All-American

05/25/2016

Ip Stuns 4th Seed to Advance in NCAA Singles

Moves on to Round of 32

05/24/2016

Ip and Smith Set for NCAA Debuts

Action opens on Wednesday

05/14/2016

Vanderbilt Ends Owls Season

Finish 14-10

05/14/2016

Vanderbilt 4, Rice 0

Rice fell to Vanderbilt 4-0 in the Round of 32

04/24/2016

Rice 4, FIU 1

Rice won its fourth consecutive C-USA Women's Tennis title on April 24.

03/05/2016

Rice 5, Brown 2

Rice rallied to beat Brown 5-2 at the George R. Brown Tennis Center on March 5

02/15/2016

Rice 4, Texas 3

Rice defeated Texas 4-3 in the first match between the two schools in Houston since 1995.

02/09/2016

Rice 6, Arizona 1

No. 31 Rice defeated No. 65 Arizona 6-1 on February 6


Smith match by match
2016


HONORS AT RICE
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll 2016
All C-USA singles (second team) 2016
All C-USA doubles (first team) 2016
NCAA Qualifier: 2016--Doubles

2015-16 (Freshman)
Spring : Played primarily at No. 3 in her first season at the collegiate level and was 11-7 in dual action (10-7 at 3)…Closed strongly, winning six of her last seven decisions, including delivering the clinching point for the Owls’ 4th consecutive C-USA title… 4-1 in three-set matches, including last three… Ranked 48th in doubles with Katherine Ip… Ip and Smith moved into the No. 1 spot in doubles USF and won seven of their last nine , including a 7-5 win over then #10 Blair Shankle and Kiah Generette of Baylor which boosted them into the national rankings and a 6-2 win over Vanderbilt’s No. 14 Courtney Colton/Sydney Campbell in the second round of the NCAA team championship… … Duo qualified for the NCAA Doubles Championship and dropped a tough three-set match to UCLA's Catherine Harrison and Kyle McPhillips, 5-7, 7-5, 5-10. Fall:  Closed out her first semester of collegiate action with an 8-4 mark in singles and 7-4 slate in doubles... Reached the finals of the Second Flight singles at the Rice Invitational but title matches were rained out... Closed fall by going 2-1 in action at the Kitty Harrison Invitational, with lone loss coming in a tiebreaker to Virginia's 28th ranked Stephanie Nauta... Combined with Solo Zinko to reach the Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Texas Regional doubles.

Juniors:
Attended Highclare School in Birmingham... Finalist in the British U 18 Championships and reached a career-best ITF Junior ranking of 98... Named the W orcestershire County Player of the Year in 2013.

Personal:
Full Name: Emily Paige Smith... Born: August 21, 1997 in Birmingham, England...Parents: James and Tracy Smith, Birmingham...One sister... Father played college basketball at College of New Jersey as well as professionally the BBL in England from 1982-1999.

Singles Tour Dual #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2015-16 11-4 11-7 - 1-0 10-7 - - -
TOTAL 11-4 11-7 - 1-0 10-7 - - -
Doubles Tour Dual #1 #2 #3
2015-16 10-5 14-7 8-5 6-2 -
TOTAL 10-5 14-7 8-5 6-2 -
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