TIGERVILLE, SC- North Greenville University announces another addition to the 2006 women's basketball recruiting class. Whitney Smith (Leeds, AL) signed with the Crusaders on April 27th. Smith averaged 15.4 points for Leeds High School. She also averaged 8.5 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 2.6 steals. Smith broke the 1,000 point mark during her junior season.
Smith is a three-time Birmingham News All-Metro Honorable Mention, St. Claire News Aegis All-County team, three-time Class 3A Area 8 All-Tournament team, three-time Team Captain, and was named team Best All Around.
Smith is Valedictorian of her graduating class. She has been named Academic All-State in track and basketball and is Vice President of the National Honors Society and the Student Government Association.
Smith will play shooting guard for North Greenville. "Whitney is an extremely smart player who makes great decisions and will involve her teammates," said assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Kevin Nicholls. "Anytime you can get a player that is her school's Valedictorian it is special, and it will show on the floor."