JoNae Gonzales-Smith Named Sergio’s Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month

JoNae Gonzales-Smith Named Sergio’s Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (March 7, 2019) – Women's basketball guard JoNae Gonzales-Smith has been named the Sergio's Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month for the month of February, the Johnson & Wales Athletic Department announced on Thursday.

Gonzales-Smith, a native of Richmond, California, finished the month averaging 26.0 points-per-game and 7.5 rebounds-per-contest. The Second-Team All-Sun Conference honoree shot 52.7 percent from the floor and converted 46.7 percent of her attempts from 3-point range. With 20 made treys during the month, Gonzales-Smith finished the season with 77 3-pointers in 2018-19 (the most by a Wildcat over the past four seasons). She also contributed 17 assists, two steals, and a blocked shot during the month of February. She scored 20-or-more points in three games, including 31 points at Keiser (2/9) – her fourth 30-point outing of the season. She notched her third double-double of the year scoring 20 points and grabbing 10 rebounds on Senior Day as JWU downed Warner, 81-44 (2/16). Named to the TSC All-Academic team, Gonzales-Smith was named the TSC Women's Basketball Player of the Week (2/18) for the second time this season. She was also named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District I® Women's Basketball Team, selected by CoSIDA.  

Each month during the academic year, a JWU student-athlete will be selected as the Sergio's Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month based on outstanding athletic accomplishments. 

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Sergio's Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month (2018-19)
February 2019 – JoNae Gonzales-Smith, Women's Basketball
January 2019 – Tianna Ayulo, Women's Basketball
December 2018 – Alexis McClain, Women's Basketball
November 2018 – Tianna Ayulo, Women's Basketball
October 2018Savannah Jackson, Women's Soccer
September 2018Savannah Jackson, Women's Soccer
August 2018 – Savannah Jackson, Women's Soccer