Alex Smith
Alex Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenville, N.C.

High School:
J.H. Rose

Height:
5-8

Birthdate:
03/31/1986


Fall 2007: Turned in five singles wins in eight (5-3) overall matches during individual tourney play ... Bounced back in strong fashion after an 0-2 start (Residence Inn North Wolfpack Invitational) to tally a pair of triumphs at the Wofford Invitational and a 3-1 mark at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships ... Partnered with Brooke Walter to record the program's top doubles record of the fall (7-2) ... After opening with a pair of 2-1 ledgers (N.C. State and Wofford), the pair cruised through the SIC with a perfect 3-0 result to capture a flight title.

2006-07: Split 12 overall matches during the dual match campaign in the spring ... Played at three positions in the lower part of the lineup - No. 4 (3-0), No. 5 (1-1) and No. 6 (2-5) ... Logged a 15-7 overall doubles record, working with Luiza Borges (0-1), Presley Thomas (2-3), Zandy Overcash (2-0), Varinia Soler (1-0) and Walter (10-3, which included a 9-3 mark at the No. 3 position) ... Won six of 10 (6-4) singles matches during fall tourney ... Teamed with Borges for a team-best 7-3 doubles mark, which included the capture of the Isle of Palms Division doubles title at the College of Charleston Invitational... Finished third in both the Sullivan's Island Singles Draw (CofC Invite) and C-3 Flight Singles Draw (Residence Inn North Wolfpack Invitational) ... Also picked up a pair of singles wins at the SIC.

2005-06: Booked a 10-6 overall singles record as a sophomore ... Won four of five (4-1) spring dual matches - 2-0 at No. 4, 1-0 at No. 5 and 1-1 at No. 6 ... Paired with six players - Gillie Bailey (2-0), Logan Beam (2-1), Borges (0-1), Anca Dumitru (3-3), Zandy Overcash (0-1) and Hannah Priest (5-2) - for a combined 12-8 doubles mark ... Rallied back after a 1-3 start to capture five wins in her last seven fall singles matches (6-5).

2004-05: Compiled an 8-4 record in singles competition and a 7-6 mark in doubles play during her freshman fall campaign ... Won eight of her final 10 fall matches ... In all, logged a 14-5 singles record after contributing a 6-1 spring dual match slate (1-0 at No. 5, 5-1 at No. 6) ... Did not experience singles action against C-USA opponents ... Teamed with four different doubles partners to produce a 12-11 overall clip - Bailey (8-3), Raluca Baicu (2-4), Kirstin Buchanan (2-1) and Overcash (0-3) ... Participated in four league doubles events with Baicu (1-3).

High School/Junior Tennis: A four-time conference singles and team champion ... Became the first Rampant player to win the conference singles title four times ... Also was a two-time all-region performer and four-time team MVP for coach Elizabeth Upton ... Compiled a 73-8 singles record during prep career ... Played key role in guiding team to a second-place finish at the 2002 state championships ... Enjoyed decorated academic career, with induction into the National Honor Society and National Latin Honor Society ... Also earned Junior Marshall status (top 10 percent of class) and was selected as the 2000 "Good Citizen-of-the-Year".

Personal: Full name is Alexandra Vail Smith ... Born March 31, 1986 at Greenville, N.C. ... Daughter of William and Karen Smith ... Father played tennis at N.C. State for one year while uncle was a four-year tennis letterman at UNC Wilmington ... Major is sport studies, minor is business.