Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head beach volleyball coach Taylor Mott opened the 2021-22 early signing period with the addition of Tristin Smith, a beach volleyball standout at Sandra Day O’Connor High School.
A Phoenix, Arizona native, Smith helped lead Sandra Day O’Connor’s beach volleyball team to a runner-up finish in the Arizona Division I beach volleyball state championship.
While playing for Stealth Beach Volleyball, Smith won The Sand Club Junior Beach Series Girls 16 & Under Advanced event on January 16th, 2021. Smith also picked up runner-up finishes at AVP America 3 STAR! Girls 18 & Under Advanced event and the AVPA Friday Night Bid Tourney – Girls 16U event.
The 5-11 Smith was also a middle blocker and outside hitter for the Eagles during her prep career. Smith is the daughter of Farrah and Jud Smith, she has two siblings, Lola and Riley, and plans to major in biology.