12 Payton Smith
12 Payton Smith
Height: 6-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Atherton, Calif.
High School: Sacred Heart School
Position: MB
Team: Vision

2013| Stats
Played in all 93 sets as a freshman … led the team with 78 total blocks and ranked ninth in the Ivy League with 0.92 blocks per set … ranked second on the team in service aces (24), fourth in hitting percentage (.279) and fifth in kills (130) … named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll twice … recorded a season-high 10 blocks in the Bears’ win over Delaware State (9/21) … registered four aces and seven kills in a five-set win over Dartmouth (10/4).

Before Brown: Won the Prep League Championship with her team during the 2011-2012 season … helped her team to the Central Coast Sectional Championship and the Northern California Championship in both 2010 and 2012 seasons … A three-year selection to the All-Division Palo Alto Daily News Team, the West Bay Athletic League Team and the All-Division San Mateo County Team … Selected as an honorable mention 2012 All-Sports Player of the Year by the San Mateo Daily Journal … Earned First Team Max Preps, California All-State honors for Division IV volleyball … Competed in the open division at Junior Nationals for three consecutive seasons.

Personal: Born on Sept. 12, 1995 … daughter of Sandra and Stephen Smith … has two sisters, Sarah, who attends Tulsa, and Reagan.