2013 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2013 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
2012 SEC Freshman of the Week (09/24)
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Garnered 30 appearances which included 28 starts as LSU’s libero … Amassed 500 digs which ranks sixth on LSU’s all-time single season list … Her 3.97 digs per set average was seventh among the SEC leaders and seventh during a LSU single season … Collected 10-plus digs in 26 of her 30 appearances highlighted by seven 20-plus scoop efforts … Registered 13 perfect passer ratings with 10 or more attempts and was 534-of-555 on her reception attempts … LSU’s back row defense tallied 16.00 digs per set during SEC matches which was good enough for second place … Took over the libero role versus Texas A&M Corpus Christi (Sept. 7) and reeled in 16 digs during a three-set sweep … Corralled 24 digs at Rice (Sept. 7) … Charted another 24 digs as LSU erased a two-set deficit against Baylor (Sept. 20) … Picked up 22 digs versus Mississippi State (Oct. 13) to end a season’s best 12 consecutive matches with 10-plus scoops (Sept. 7-Oct. 13) … Tallied 20 digs and was a spotless 20-for-20 on reception attempts against No. 11 Missouri (Oct. 25) … Racked up 26 digs at Tennessee (Nov. 17) … Came away with 19 digs coupled with a career-high 38 flawless receptions at Ole Miss (Nov. 27) … Sprawled out for a career-best 29 digs and five assists during LSU’s five-set comeback victory over No. 24 Michigan (Dec. 6) during the NCAA Tournament First Round … Garnered 25 digs at No. 3 Washington (Dec. 7) in NCAA Tournament Second Round.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Totaled 23 appearances off the bench ... One of six players to collect over 100 digs on the season ... Averaged 1.10 digs per set and claimed four double figure dig performances ... Tallied a perfect passer rating in 13 of 20 matches where she recorded a reception attempt ... Registered two digs at No. 2 Texas (Aug. 24) during her career debut ... Collected six digs versus No. 7 Purdue (Sept. 1) in her first extended action of season ... Exploded for consecutive 18-scoop efforts against Kentucky (Sept. 21) and Missouri (Sept. 23) ... Notched a perfect 32-for-32 on reception attempts over those two matches en route to SEC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 24) selection ... Tacked on 16 digs, an ace and was a career-best 29-for-29 on receptions at Mississippi State (Sept. 28) ... Corralled seven digs and distributed two assists at Arkansas (Sept. 30) ... Reeled in 11 digs and took over the libero role for the first time of her career during the third set of the Mississippi State match (Oct. 28) ... Added four digs versus Arkansas (Nov. 21).
Coached by Kelli Plaiscia at Chalmette High School ... LSU's 2012 recruiting class checked in with a No. 29 national ranking by PrepVolleyball.com ... Team won district championship during the 2009 and 2010 seasons ... Garnered multiple All-District and All-Metro honors ... Registered 962 digs, a school single season record, en route to the 2010 District MVP and LHSAA All-State accolades ... Selected Miss Louisiana Volleyball after being an unanimous choice for the 2010 Louisiana All-Star Game MVP ... Also lettered in basketball, softball and track ... A honors graduate and Mu Alpha Theta member.
Full name is Haley Michelle Smith ... Daughter of Michael Smith and Kristen Cowen ... Born on January 5, 1993 ... Majoring in business management.