15 - Zukye Smith
Zukye Smith
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chesterfield, Va.
Position: Forward
Previous School: LC Bird HS
gp 21
pts/g 4.1
fg % 32.2
3pt % 0.0
ft % 75.6
reb/g 3.7
a/g 0.5

As a junior (2011-2012): Played in 17 games…Averaged 2.5 points and 2.1 rebounds per game…Season-high five rebounds against Pfeiffer (Jan. 7)…Scored a season-high seven points at Erskine (Feb. 8).

As a sophomore (2010-2011): Played in 25 games, including one start...Averaged four points and four rebounds per game...Registered six points and eight rebounds against Milligan (Nov. 22)...Season-high 11 rebounds against Converse (Feb. 17)...Poured in season-high 11 points against Coker (Feb. 26).

As a freshman (2009-2010): Played in 21 games, including one start...Tallied 24 points and 39 rebounds in limited action.

High School: Graduated from Lloyd C. Bird High School in Chesterfield, Va…Coached by Chevette Waller.

Personal: Full name is Zukye Nilaja Smith...Born on Aug. 14, 1992 in New York, N.Y…Daughter of Mike and Zurina Smith…Has two brothers, Zumour and Zumani Smith…Majoring in pre-professional biology…Plans to attend medical school…Community service activities while at LMC include, Mountain Day team service and Bristol Motor Speedway.

More about Zukye: Favorite movie: “Set It Off”…Favorite sports team: Boston Celtics…Favorite athlete: Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics…Favorite saying by Zukye’s head coach: “It’s like meat and potatoes”…Zukye can’t imagine a week without: Music…Zukye is as good as anyone at: Academics…Zukye’s most memorable moment in sports: State semi-finals in high school…Zukye’s advice to kids: “You can do whatever you put your mind to; stay determined”…Favorite colors: Red, baby blue and burgundy…Favorite food: Seafood…Favorite sport other than basketball: Football…People Zukye most admires: Her little brothers…Best advice Zukye has ever been given: “Eat to live, don’t live to eat”…The toughest player Zukye has ever played against: Bonae Holsten of North Carolina State University…What people don’t know about Zukye: She is very shy around a group of people she doesn’t know.

Recent Games
Feb 13 King (Tenn.) L, 74-69
Feb 16 at Barton L, 82-58
Feb 20 at Erskine W, 67-34
Feb 23 Belmont Abbey L, 66-63
Feb 26 at North Greenville L, 89-55
Mar 1 Limestone L, 94-72
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 19
Games started 5 5
Minutes 320 296
Minutes per game 15.2 15.6
FG 28-87 27-79
FG Pct 32.2 34.2
3PT 0-1 0-1
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 31-41 24-32
FT Pct 75.6 75.0
Off rebounds 32 29
Def rebounds 46 36
Total rebounds 78 65
Rebounds per game 3.7 3.4
Personal fouls 33 29
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 10 6
Turnovers 28 24
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.2
Steals 11 8
Blocks 1 1
Points 87 78
Points per game 4.1 4.1
Points per 40 min 10.9 10.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at Milligan L, 62-57 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Appalachian State L, 91-54 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Queens (N.C.) L, 65-55 - 20 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Nov 20 at Pfeiffer L, 72-60 - 25 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 6-7 85.7 8
Nov 27 Barton L, 71-52 - 14 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 1 Coker L, 77-58 1 24 2-10 20.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Dec 3 Salem Int'l W, 62-53 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Brevard L, 63-57 - 15 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 3
Dec 11 Virginia Intermont W, 69-42 - 9 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 6-6 100.0 6
Jan 5 Mount Olive W, 72-70 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 8 at Converse W, 71-49 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 Queens (N.C.) W, 60-58 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 North Greenville W, 71-58 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 at Coker L, 55-45 - 12 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 21 at King (Tenn.) L, 61-44 - 12 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 24 Erskine W, 77-65 1 25 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 26 at Belmont Abbey L, 64-60 1 21 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Jan 31 at Limestone L, 69-43 1 17 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 2 Pfeiffer L, 64-57 - 11 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 4 Converse W, 83-39 - 14 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 3-3 100.0 9
Feb 9 at Mount Olive L, 74-48 - 11 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 13 King (Tenn.) L, 74-69 - 17 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 5
Feb 16 at Barton L, 82-58 - 14 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 20 at Erskine W, 67-34 - 9 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 23 Belmont Abbey L, 66-63 - 15 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 26 at North Greenville L, 89-55 - 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Mar 1 Limestone L, 94-72 1 16 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at Milligan L, 62-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at Appalachian State L, 91-54 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Queens (N.C.) L, 65-55 - 20 5 5 10 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 20 at Pfeiffer L, 72-60 - 25 3 1 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 27 Barton L, 71-52 - 14 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 0 0
Dec 1 Coker L, 77-58 1 24 4 2 6 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 3 Salem Int'l W, 62-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 Brevard L, 63-57 - 15 2 5 7 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 11 Virginia Intermont W, 69-42 - 9 1 5 6 4 2 2.0 2 0 1 0
Jan 5 Mount Olive W, 72-70 - 4 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 1 0 0
Jan 8 at Converse W, 71-49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 Queens (N.C.) W, 60-58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 North Greenville W, 71-58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 at Coker L, 55-45 - 12 0 4 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 21 at King (Tenn.) L, 61-44 - 12 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 24 Erskine W, 77-65 1 25 2 4 6 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 26 at Belmont Abbey L, 64-60 1 21 3 3 6 0 4 0.0 1 0 2 0
Jan 31 at Limestone L, 69-43 1 17 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 0
Feb 2 Pfeiffer L, 64-57 - 11 2 0 2 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 4 Converse W, 83-39 - 14 3 0 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 0
Feb 9 at Mount Olive L, 74-48 - 11 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Feb 13 King (Tenn.) L, 74-69 - 17 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 1 0 3 0
Feb 16 at Barton L, 82-58 - 14 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 20 at Erskine W, 67-34 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
Feb 23 Belmont Abbey L, 66-63 - 15 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 26 at North Greenville L, 89-55 - 15 2 1 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Mar 1 Limestone L, 94-72 1 16 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 21 5 15.2 1.3-4.1 32.2 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.5-2.0 75.6 4.1
Conference 19 5 15.6 1.4-4.2 34.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.3-1.7 75.0 4.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 11 3 14.9 1.3-4.4 29.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.6-2.1 78.3 4.2
Away 10 2 15.6 1.4-3.9 35.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-1.8 72.2 4.1
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Wins 5 1 12.2 1.2-3.6 33.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.8-1.8 100.0 4.2
Losses 16 4 16.2 1.4-4.3 31.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.0 68.8 4.1

November 3 - 19.7 1.0-5.0 20.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.7 75.0 4.0
December 3 1 16.0 1.0-6.0 16.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.3-4.3 76.9 5.3
January 6 3 15.2 1.5-4.3 34.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.3 100.0 3.3
February 8 - 13.2 1.4-2.8 50.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.4-2.0 68.8 4.1
March 1 1 16.0 2.0-6.0 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.0 100.0 6.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 21 5 320 28-87 32.2 0-1 0.0 31-41 75.6 87
Conference 19 5 296 27-79 34.2 0-1 0.0 24-32 75.0 78
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 11 3 164 14-48 29.2 0-1 0.0 18-23 78.3 46
Away 10 2 156 14-39 35.9 0-0 - 13-18 72.2 41
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Wins 5 1 61 6-18 33.3 0-1 0.0 9-9 100.0 21
Losses 16 4 259 22-69 31.9 0-0 - 22-32 68.8 66

November 3 - 59 3-15 20.0 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 12
December 3 1 48 3-18 16.7 0-0 - 10-13 76.9 16
January 6 3 91 9-26 34.6 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 20
February 8 - 106 11-22 50.0 0-1 0.0 11-16 68.8 33
March 1 1 16 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 21 5 15.2 1.5 2.2 3.7 1.6 0.0 0.5 1.3 0.4 0.5 0.0
Conference 19 5 15.6 1.5 1.9 3.4 1.5 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.4 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 3 14.9 1.5 2.3 3.7 1.6 0.0 0.9 1.3 0.7 0.7 0.1
Away 10 2 15.6 1.6 2.1 3.7 1.5 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.3 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 1 12.2 1.2 2.0 3.2 1.0 0.0 1.2 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.2
Losses 16 4 16.2 1.6 2.2 3.9 1.8 0.0 0.2 1.4 0.2 0.4 0.0

November 3 - 19.7 2.7 2.0 4.7 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.0 0.7 0.0
December 3 1 16.0 2.3 4.0 6.3 2.0 0.0 1.3 2.0 0.7 1.3 0.0
January 6 3 15.2 1.2 2.7 3.8 1.0 0.0 0.3 1.5 0.2 0.3 0.2
February 8 - 13.2 1.1 1.2 2.4 2.0 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.0
March 1 1 16.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 21 5 320 32 46 78 33 0 10 28 0.4 11 1
Conference 19 5 296 29 36 65 29 0 6 24 0.2 8 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 3 164 16 25 41 18 0 10 14 0.7 8 1
Away 10 2 156 16 21 37 15 0 0 14 0.0 3 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 1 61 6 10 16 5 0 6 5 1.2 4 1
Losses 16 4 259 26 36 62 28 0 4 23 0.2 7 0

November 3 - 59 8 6 14 3 0 0 5 0.0 2 0
December 3 1 48 7 12 19 6 0 4 6 0.7 4 0
January 6 3 91 7 16 23 6 0 2 9 0.2 2 1
February 8 - 106 9 10 19 16 0 3 6 0.5 3 0
March 1 1 16 1 2 3 2 0 1 2 0.5 0 0