2014 Track and Field Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 100m ... Placed sixth in the 100m at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Member of the 4x100m relay team that placed third at the Big Ten Championships ... Also competed in the 200m at the conference championships ... Clocked a personal-best time of 10.45 to place second in the 100m at the Illinois Twilight ... Placed third in the 200m at the Illinois Twilight with a personal-best time of 21.07.
Indoor: Placed seventh in the 60m at the Big Ten Championships to score points for the Illini ... Placed second in the 60m at both the Illini Open and Illini Classic ... Placed fourth in the 200m at the Illini Classic ... Finished second in the long jump at the Illini Open.
2013 Track and Field Outdoor: Kicked off his career as a Illinois athlete with a second place finish in the 100m at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge when he posted a mark of 10.68... Recorded his best 100m mark at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 10.55... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of the Championship in the 200m run... Placed eighth at the Tiger Track Classic in the 200m run with his best mark of 21.21... Competed in long jump at the Lee Calhoun Memorial with a mark of 20-8 (6.30m) and a ninth place finish.
Indoor: Competed at the Big Ten's in the 60m dash, where he posted his best mark of 6.88 during the preliminary round... Boasted a first place finish in the 200m run at the Illini Open with a mark of 22.05.
At Valparaiso Holds the indoor school record in the 60m, 100m, and 200m ... Was the 2012 Outstanding Male Track performer of the outdoor conference championships ... 2011 Horizon League Newcomer of the Year during indoor and outdoor season.
High School Holds the school record in the 200m ... Placed second in 200m at USATF Youth Nationals ... Was part of team which won the 2010 conference indoor championship ... Was a two-year letter winner in football and four year letter winner in track ... Earned all-state, all-conference and all-area honors for track.
Personal Son of Donald and Kimberly Smith ... Born Dec. 4, 1991 ... Majoring in Communication and minoring in Business.
Smith's Personal Bests Outdoor
100m: 10.45 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
200m: 21.07 - Illinois Twilight (4/12/14)
Long Jump: 20-8 (6.30m) - Lee Calhoun Memorial (4/13/13)
60m: 6.82 - Illini Classic (1/19/13)
200m: 21.53 - Big Ten Championships (2/22/13)
Long Jump: 21-5 ¼ (6.53m) - Illini Open (1/11/14)