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- Netra Smith
Netra Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Harvest, Ala.

High School:
Sparkman

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS



Netra has great speed, quickness and size ... is expected to give the Lady Blazers added depth at the point guard position ... had knee surgery in the preseason and is expected to return by mid-December.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-year letterwinnner at Sparkman High for coaches Marvell Foard and June Seals ... led her team to the 6A Alabama State Championship and a perfect 35-0 record as a senior ... Smith averaged 14 points per game and was named all-state, all-region and all-district.

PERSONAL: Has wanted to attend and play basketball at UAB since the 8th grade ... favorite sports team is the Houston Comets ...favorite athlete is Sheryl Swoopes ... best part about playing sports is her teammates and the chance to make new friendships ... likes to listen to music in her spare time ... would most like to meet rapper DMX ... has been playing basketball for five years ... is related to retired WNBA player, Linda Burgess ... is most thankful for her family ... would like to play volleyball or softball if wasn?t playing basketball ... would advise young athletes to love what they chose to do and make decisions for them and no one else ... aspires to own her own Sports Therapy clinic.