Smith-Gooden named All-American

 

Senior Ashten-Smith Gooden of Los Osos High School has been named to the 2013 Under Armour High School All-American team.

The 6-foot-2 outside hitter who is headed to Cal, is hitting for an impressive .482 perentage, ranking her sixth in the Southern Section in that category. She has 382 kills, an average of 5.5 per game.

She also has 76 total blocks, 160 digs and 13 service aces.

The Under Armour team consists of 90 players from 33 states, with a 45-player first team and  45-player second team. Each player on the First Team will be invited to play in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition at Key Arena on Dec. 20 in Seattle, Wash., in conjunction with the 2013 AVCA convention.

Requirements for nomination were that the student-athlete be in her senior year of high school, that she be nominated by her high school coach, that her coach be a member of the AVCA and that her individual season statistics versus all opponents for the entire season be entered into MaxPreps, a free service that aggregates and distributes data on high school sports.