2018-19 Women's Basketball Roster

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Alanna Smith

11 Alanna Smith

  • Position
    Forward
  • Height
    6-4
  • Class
    Senior
  • High School
    Wesley College
  • Hometown
    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Major
    Psychology

Biography

In The News

Career Accolades | Career Statistics and Single-Game Highs

  • 2019 Naismith Trophy Watch List
  • 2019 Wade Trophy Watch List
  • 2018-19 John R. Wooden Award Watch List
  • 2019 Katrina McClain Award Watch List
  • 2019 Senior CLASS Award Candidate
  • 2018-19 Preseason All-Pac-12 (Media)
  • espnW National Player of the Week (Dec. 17, 2018)
  • 2017-18 All-Pac-12 (Coaches and Media)
  • 2017-18 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Pac-12 Player of the Week (Nov. 27, 2017)
  • 2017 Pac-12 All-Tournament Team
  • 2016-17 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention

As a Senior (2018-19) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Naismith Trophy Watch List
  • Wade Trophy Watch List
  • John R. Wooden Award Watch List
  • Katrina McClain Award Watch List
  • Senior CLASS Award Candidate
  • Preseason All-Pac-12 (Media)
  • espnW National Player of the Week (Dec. 17)

As a Junior (2017-18) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • All-Pac-12 (Coaches and Media)
  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Pac-12 Player of the Week (Nov. 27)
  • Started all 35 games and averaged 13.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.77 blocks in 28.4 minutes
  • Second on the team in scoring and rebounding and first in blocks
  • Eighth in the Pac-12 with seven double-doubles
  • 15th in the league in scoring, 10th in rebounding and third in blocks
  • 70th in the country in blocks per game and 248th in rebounding average
  • Shot 47.4 percent from the field (198-of-418), 30.2 percent on 3-pointers (35-of-116) and 53.1 percent on free throws (43-of-81)
  • Sixth in the Pac-12 and 113th in the country in field goal percentage
  • Scored in double figures 23 times and had six 20-point performances
  • Collected 10 or more rebounds in eight games and had at least three blocks on 10 occasions
  • Tied for seventh in school single-season history with 62 blocks
  • Averaged a team-high 18.7 points in the NCAA Tournament on 51.1 percent shooting (23-of-45), 7.7 rebounds and 2.0 blocks
  • Led Stanford in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 10 times
  • Became the Cardinal's 40th 1,000-point scorer in the season's final game against No. 3 Louisville (3/23)
  • Had her third career NCAA Tournament double-double with 28 points and 12 rebounds against FGCU (3/19)
  • Point total was the highest for a Stanford player in the tournament since Chiney Ogwumike scored 29 in the Sweet 16 against Penn State on March 30, 2014
  • Named Pac-12 Player of the Week for the first time on Nov. 27 following her three games at the Play4Kay Showcase in Las Vegas
  • Averaged a double-double of 23.7 points and 11.7 rebounds in Stanford's 2-1 week, shot 64.6 percent from the field (31-of-48) and 40 percent from deep
  • Had career highs with 33 points and 16 rebounds against No. 9 Ohio State (11/25)
  • Was the nation's first 30-point, 15-rebound double-double against an AP top-10 team in four seasons
  • Scored in double figures in seven of the season's final eight games in which she averaged 16.9 points
  • In Pac-12 play, averaged 11.9 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game and 1.6 blocks per game
  • Had three consecutive double-doubles in late November against Belmont (11/24), No. 9 Ohio State (11/25) and San Francisco (11/29)
  • Poured in 23 to go with 11 rebounds in a win over Belmont (11/24) on 10-of-16 shooting
  • Was 14-of-21 from the field and went for 33 and 16 against the Buckeyes (11/25)
  • Made six of her nine shots and had 19 points and 11 rebounds at San Francisco (11/29)
  • Scored 18 points and pulled down 15 rebounds against Western Illinois (12/18)
  • Began conference play with a 14-point, 13-rebound double-double in a home victory over No. 11 UCLA (12/29)
  • Scored 20, had 10 rebounds and a career-high six steals at Cal (2/17)
  • Matched a career high with four assists at Arizona (1/5)

As a Sophomore (2016-17) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Pac-12 All-Tournament Team
  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Played in all 38 games, started three and averaged 19.3 minutes
  • Tied for sixth in school single-season history in games played (38)
  • Fourth on the team in scoring (9.1), second in rebounds (5.4) and second in blocks (1.6)
  • 16th in the conference in rebounding, 14th in field goal percentage and ninth in blocks
  • Shot 46.5 percent from the floor (133-of-286), 31.7 percent from deep (19-of-60) and 68.9 percent at the line (62-of-90)
  • Put up 15.4 points on 52.5 percent shooting, 8.8 rebounds and 2.4 blocks in five NCAA Tournament games
  • Averaged a team-high 14.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in the Cardinal's final 15 games
  • In the season's first 23 games averaged 5.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.3 blocks
  • Scored in double figures 16 times, including in each of the final six games and 11 of the last 15
  • Led Stanford in scoring eight times and in rebounding seven times
  • Posted her first three career double-doubles in the final nine games of the season
  • Had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the regular-season finale at Oregon (2/26)
  • Scored 19, pulled down 11 boards and had a career-high six blocks in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against New Mexico State (3/18)
  • Had a 14-point, 12-rebound double-double in the Final Four against No. 3 South Carolina (3/31)
  • Tallied three steals to go along with 19 points, seven rebounds and three blocks to beat No. 24 Kansas State (3/20) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament 
  • Named to the Pac-12 All-Tournament Team after averaging 10.3 points in Seattle
  • Closed Stanford's run to its 12th Pac-12 Tournament title with a game-high 18 points in the final against No. 6 Oregon State (3/5)
  • Poured in 27 points on 9-of-18 shooting in a win at Cal (2/16)
  • Also scored 24 on an even more efficient 9-of-15 shooting to beat Oregon (1/6) at home
  • Collected 13 rebounds to close out nonconference with a victory over Yale (12/28)

As a Freshman (2015-16) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Played in 34 games and averaged 11.8 minutes per outing
  • Put up averages of 5.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.7 blocks per game
  • Scored in double figures six times
  • 10th in Stanford freshman history in blocks (24)
  • Had nine points on 4-of-6 shooting in 14 minutes of Stanford's NCAA Tournament-opening win over San Francisco (3/19)
  • Scored eight points each in wins at Colorado (2/19) and Utah (2/21)
  • Had four blocks and seven points in a win against Arizona (2/12)
  • Scored all seven of her points in the third quarter at No. 20 UCLA (1/24)
  • Scored 16, including making 4-of-5 from 3-point range, in the Pac-12 opener at Arizona (1/2)
  • Appeared in all 12 nonconference games and averaged 7.5 points on 49 percent shooting in 13.9 minutes to go along with 3.0 rebounds
  • Pulled down seven rebounds against Chattanooga (12/28)
  • Scored 14 points in 17 minutes on 6-of-11 shooting in a win over CSUB (12/22)
  • Reached double figures in scoring for the fourth time in a win over Cornell (12/19), going 6-of-8 from the line
  • Exploded for 22 points on 6-of-8 shooting from behind the arc in 21 minutes of a win against Dayton (11/28) at the Gulf Coast Showcase
  • Grabbed six rebounds against Santa Clara (11/23)
  • One of four Cardinal players in double-figures in a win over No. 22 George Washington (11/21)
  • Scored 13 points on 6-of-11 shooting in her collegiate debut at UC Davis (11/13)
  • Highest scoring output for a Cardinal freshman in a season opener since Amber Orrange had 14 at Texas on Nov. 11, 2011

Basketball Australia

  • Has represented her country in five international tournaments around the globe
  • Became the sixth Stanford player to appear in a FIBA World Cup in helping Australia to a silver medal in Tenerife, Spain in Sept. 2018
    • Averaged 6.3 points and 2.3 rebounds in six games and was Australia's leading scorer in the final against the United States (10 points)
    • Was the Opals' best finish at the tournament since winning it all in 2006
  • Made her debut with Australia's senior national team at the FIBA Asia Cup in Bangalore, India in July 2017
    • One of two Opals to score in double figures for the tournament, averaged 10.8 points on 58.3 percent shooting and 5.3 rebounds
  • Led Australia to a third-place finish and was named to the All-Star Five at the FIBA U19 Women’s World Championship in Chekhov, Russia in July 2015
    • Paced Australia’s Under-19 Gems squad in points, rebounds, blocks and steals while playing 22.3 minutes per game
    • Tied for 12th in the entire tournament in points per game (12.6), tied for 15th in rebounds (7.0), tied for third in blocks (2.7) and tied for 23rd in steals (1.3)
    • Made 33-of-76 attempts from the floor in seven games and finished 22nd at the event in field goal percentage (.434)
  • Led all competitors in scoring at the 2014 FIBA Oceania U18 Championship for Women, averaging 21.0 points on 65.2 percent shooting to go along with 7.2 rebounds
  • Represented her country at the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women in Amsterdam, averaging 5.6 points and 5.0 rebounds per game
  • Also selected to the Emerging Opals squad for the 2017 World University Games in Taipei, but withdrew from the event after making the senior team roster for the FIBA Asia Cup
  • Participated in the 2015 Women’s Olympic (Opals) Training Camp in Gosford, New South Wales

Prior to Stanford

  • A 2014 graduate of Wesley College in Melbourne, Australia
  • 2014 vice captain
  • 2014 The Associated Public Schools (APS) Premiership Team
  • 2014 Wesley Women’s Basketball MVP
  • Also played volleyball
  • Five-star recruit and rated fourth among international players according to Prospects Nation
  • The 17th-ranked forward in the class of 2015 by ESPN HoopGurlz
  • Played for the Nunawading Spectres Juniors from 2009-13
  • Was on the Nunawading Spectres South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) team in 2014
    • Averaged 12.3 points and 5.9 rebounds in 18 minutes of action per game and shot over 50 percent from the floor
  • Moved to the Centre of Excellence SEABL team in 2015 and was highly efficient, averaging 9.9 points per game on 57 percent shooting
  • In February 2015 propelled her Victoria team to an undefeated record at the 2015 U20 Australian Junior Championships
    • Posted averages of 19.8 points and 9.1 rebounds on 50 percent shooting en route to MVP honors

Personal

  • Born in Tasmania, Australia
  • The first international recruit in Stanford women’s basketball history
  • Daughter of Simone and Darren Smith
  • Father had a 12-year professional career in Australia, playing for four teams in the National Basketball League (NBL)
  • Uncle, Jason Smith, played collegiately at California Lutheran University and captained the Australia men’s national team, known as the Boomers, at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics
  • Aunt, Jo Straatsma, played in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) in Australia for the Islanders in Tasmania and won a championship in 1991
  • Held a prefect position in high school in 2014
  • Volunteered for Red Dust Role Models, a charity that delivers health promotion programs to remote indigenous Australian communities

Statistics

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