Katie Smith who is the Ohio State product and native of Logan has been named as one among the top 20 most influential and greatest players. She was the former player of football and the top 20 list was generated during the 20th anniversary season of the basketball league.
Smith has played for almost 14 years in WNBA in addition to a stint for 2 years with Columbus Quest of the Basketball League of America wherein the Quest was led by her to championships in 2 seasons of league. The 5 feet 11 inches Smith made her entry in the Minnesota Lynx in the year 1999 to play 7 seasons with the team and managed to lead the WNBA thrice in minutes. She led the league when she scored in 2001 as she earned 23.1 points on an average per game.