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Madison Smeathers

Middle Blocker

Player profile

  • Hometown Bargersville, Ind.
  • Last School Center Grove H.S.
  • Year Senior
  • Height 6-3

CAREER HONORS
• Ohio State Most Improved Player (2016)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 18)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016, 17, 18)

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2018 (Junior)
• Made six starts in 12 appearances
• Notched 70 kills, 13 blocks (11a, 2s) and 11 digs
• Had back-to-back matches with 13 kills against Maryland and Michigan State
• Matched her career high on four digs at Purdue

2017 (Sophomore)
• Made 29 starts, playing in a total of 30 matches
• Had a .331 hitting percentage in Big Ten-only matches for 10th in the league standings
• Tallied 212 kills and 76 blocks (4s, 72a)
• Responsible for a career-best 16 kills in road win at No. 13 Purdue

2016 (Freshman)
• Ranked fifth in Big Ten-only matches with a .345 hitting percentage
• Played in 31 matches, including 30 starts
• Attacked .301 overall, putting away 171 kills
• Accumulated 64 blocks (8s, 56a)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• First Team All-Indiana (2014, 15)
• USA Volleyball Women’s Junior National A1 Team member (2015)
• Four-time All-Johnson County Team honoree, capped off by 2015 Johnson County Player of the Year accolades following Center Grove High’s run to the Indiana 4A Final Four
• Three-time All-Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference
• Three-year letterwinner for the tennis team, helping Center Grove to reach the Indiana state finals as a Second Team All-Indiana doubles player
• Competed for the Circle City Volleyball Club

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Trish and Jeff Smeathers
• Has two brothers, Jason and Andrew
• Jason played basketball at Fort Wayne (2011-13) and professionally in Australia
• Andrew hooped at Butler (2011-13) and Mt. St. Mary’s (2013-15)
• Exploration major