Melody Smith
Melody Smith



Class of 1984
Basketball/Tennis

Melody Smith was voted as the Army Athletic Association special award winner prior to her graduation in 1984 after a career that included a host of basketball records, four letters in basketball and two letters in tennis. Smith established Army's career scoring mark with 1,422 points, a mark that was achieved prior to the institution of the three-point line and smaller women's basketball. The scoring record stood for 20 years and now ranks fourth all-time. She made a record 612 field goals over her career and led the team in scoring for three seasons. An All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference choice in 1982-83, she posted a career scoring average of 12.6 points per game. Smith was captain of her basketball team for both her junior and senior years at Army. She was part of a 25-3 basketball squad her senior season en route to finishing fifth in the country at the Division II level.

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