Kelli Smith
Kelli Smith
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Murrells Inlet, S.C.
Major: Criminology
Team: Women's Golf
Previous School: St. James HS

2018-19: Played in eight tournaments as a junior...Posted rounds of 83 and 82 at the Battle at Old South (Sept. 22-23)...Turned in scores of 83 and 77 at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational (Oct. 8-9)...Posted scores of 87 and 81 at the Founders Converse Fall Invitational (Oct. 22-23)...Carded rounds of 79 and 76 at the Jekyll O'Lantern Intercollegiate (Oct. 29-30)...Posted rounds of 84 and 85 at the Founders Converse Spring Invitational (Feb. 18-19)...Posted rounds of 80 and 84 at the Coker Women's Invitational (Mar. 18-19)...Posted rounds of 84 and 85 at the Cherokee Valley Women's Invitational (Mar. 25-26)...Turned in rounds of 77, 75 and 81 at the South Atlantic Conference Championships (Apr. 7-9)...Was named to the SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll...Received the 2018-19 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award.

2017-18: Played in all nine tournaments and all 19 rounds in the 2017-18 season, averaging an 81 score on the season...Best finish was 11th at the Converse Invite by Founders FCU and her lowest score of 74 was at the Wingate Challenge.

2016-17: Finished her freshman season with a 80.2 scoring average, playing in all 19 rounds for the Cobras...Shot her low round of 76 on two occassions, the first coming at the Converse Spring Invite (Feb. 21), the second coming during the South Atlantic Conference Championship (Apr. 9)...Had one top-five finish coming at the Converse Spring Invite.  

High School: Attended St. James High School where she played golf for the Sharks...Four-time Toast of the Coast selection, a three-time South Carolina AAA lower state team champion, a two-time all-state selection, a 2015 North-South selection and a 2015 South Carolina state champion.

Personal: Daughter of Sherri and Jay Smith...She has one sibling Katie...Father, Jay, played golf at Coastal Carolina University from 1988-1992.