11 - Tamaiya Smith
Tamaiya Smith
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Castaic, CA
High School: Valencia HS
Position: G
Experience: 2V

CAL STATE FULLERTON

SOPHOMORE (2005-06): Appeared in 18 games, making three starts... averaged 2.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game... made 6-of-7 (.857) from the free throw line on the year... notched season high's with 13 points and six rebounds in a home win over UC Riverside (Jan. 14).

FRESHMAN (2004-05): Appeared in 17 games off the bench for the Titans, averaging 0.6 ppg and 0.3 rpg... played in a career-high 12 minutes against UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 24)... scored a career-high four points against Idaho (Jan. 22)... tallied her first career points at Pepperdine (Nov. 26).

VALENCIA HS

Played four seasons of varsity basketball for the Vikings, earned All-Foothill League honors in her final three seasons... averaged 14 ppg and 10 rpg in her sophomore and junior seasons... finished her career among the school's all-time leading scorers... also ran track her final three years in high school, setting a personal best in the high jump at 5'2" as a junior.

PERSONAL

Born July 26, 1986, in Boise, Idaho... parents are Barry and Sharon... has a younger sister, Alonna... intends to major in criminal justice with the hopes of coaching basketball at the college level... also considered Sam Houston State, Princeton, Cal State Dominguez Hills, and UC Riverside before selecting Cal State Fullerton... her father played college football for Boise State (1979-84).