South Side's Olivia Smith eager to get to Eastern Michigan

November 18, 2021

South Side High School senior Olivia Smith says he's had the dream of playing college basketball since she was 2 years old.

That dream became a reality on Wednesday when the Archers point guard signed her national letter of intent with the women's hoops program at Eastern Michigan University, a Mid-American Conference School in Ypsilanti.

As a junior, Olivia averaged 20.1 points , 4.6 rebounds, 4.4 assista and 2.6 steals per game. She is a three-time All-Summit Athletic Conference 1st Team selection and earned 2nd Team All-State last season. She plays her club basketball for Always100.

Olivia is undecided on a major, but is interested in pursuing something in the criminal justice field.

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