Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

July 30, 2013

Glasgow's Smith verbally commits to WKU

Glasgow Daily Times


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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