Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

July 30, 2013

Glasgow's Smith verbally commits to WKU

By SCOTT WILSON
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Whew!

Shalika Smith, the talented rising senior at Glasgow High School, can exhale now because she sent a message to college basketball coaches everywhere this week when she announced she has verbally committed to play basketball at Western Kentucky University.

“I am excited,” said Smith. “Recruiting can be a little hectic, a little stressful because you’re afraid you might say something that could hurt your future. So, I am looking forward to relaxing a little bit my senior year.”

“There is not a more deserving kid to play in a Division I basketball program than Shalika,” said Glasgow Coach Justin Stinson. “And to do that with a program with as much history as Western, a program on the upswing as much as Western, and under a head coach (Michelle Clark-Heard) that I have enormous amount of respect for (is great)."

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