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Arielle Smith   6
Arielle Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Voorheesville, N.Y.

High School:
Voorheesville

Height:
5-7

Position:
DS


10/28/2012

Saints Tourney Bound After Senior Day Sweep of Peacocks

Siena Wins Final Eight Home Matches

10/28/2012

Senior Day - Siena vs. Saint Peter's - WATCH at 2 PM

Saints Honor Seven Seniors Sunday

10/23/2011

Akana Carries Saints to Fourth Straight Win

Saints Fend Off Loyola 3-1

10/22/2011

Siena Takes Care Of Business, Sweeps Rider

Saints Win Third Straight

10/28/2012

Volleyball 2012 Senior Day

Photos from Siena's 2012 volleyball Senior Day ceremony

10/12/2012

Volleyball vs. Canisius 9/16/12

Volleyball vs. Canisius 9/16/12

GENERAL: Local product with extensive volleyball background...Top serving specialist...Adds depth to the back row defense where she will compete for playing time as a defensive specialist...Solid passer who could see increased playing time this season...Walk-on.

2011: Played in 26 of 28 matches and 91 sets...Posted 27 aces...Had five aces in wins at Saint Peter's (10/16) and vs. Loyola (Md.) (10/23)...Tallied 50 digs.

2010: Played in two matches and three sets.

2009: Did not appear.

BEFORE SIENA: Named defensive MVP of the Colonial Council as a junior and senior...Selected First Team All-League as a senior, Second Team All-League as a junior and Honorable Mention as a sophomore...Played on the 2007 Adirondack Empire State Team...Member of the 2008 IREVA Junior High Performance Team which competed in the Performance Championships in Tucson, Ariz...Three-time High Performance Regional Camp attendee...Co-Captain as a senior when she was named Voorheesville Volleyfest MVP...Selected to attend the 2009 IREVA HP Regional Camp and HP Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. as well as the Women's Junior National A3 camp...Member of the North County Juniors Volleyball Club for four years...MyTV 4/US Army Student-Athlete of the week and subject of a Sports Page feature in the Albany Times Union.

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY: Daughter of Brian and Jean Smith...Has two older brothers: Eugene (27) and Robert (24)...A psychology major at Siena who aspires to be a psychiatrist...Worked various SADD events, serving as treasurer as a senior...Also assisted with operations of high school boys volleyball games.

PIERRE ON SMITH: "Arielle was a very big factor for us last year. She worked hard on developing her serve into a weapon, and we went on several runs behind her service. She has also improved her digging and her passing. I expect her to be on the court again this year."

GETTING TO KNOW ARIELLE:

Nickname: Rel

Follow me on Twitter: @Owlsforever13

Major: Psychology/Pre-med

What I like most about Siena College: Community

Where do you see yourself in another five years? In medical school

My favorite class at Siena is: Abnormal psychology

My favorite spot on campus is: My bed

Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Field hockey

What I like most about Siena volleyball: The team

What I like most about Coach Pierre: His humor

Favorite Coach Pierre Quote: "You got woofed!"

My superstitions are: Changing routines

The player on the team who I relate to best is: Amanda, she understands my humor.

My most overused phrase in text messages is: hahah

One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I am mildly allergic to almost everything

My hidden talent is: Flute

If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: The Amazing Race, It would be cool to travel those places

What is that one thing, you can't do without? Food and sleep

If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Costa Rica - for the canopy tours

The best player I ever played against was: All of the Italian junior national team

My hobbies are: Reading, traveling and arts & crafts J

My biggest fear is: Bats

If I were a crayon, I would be this color: Cerulean

MyFavorite...

Professional athlete: Logan Tom

Pro sports team: NY Giants

Food: Mac n' cheese

Flavor of ice cream: Coffee

Pizza Topping: Cheese

Color: Blue

Season: Fall

Holiday: Christmas

Day of the Week: Sunday

Animal: Owl

TV show: One Tree Hill

Flower: Lily

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