400m runners shine on Saturday
Majority to Baton Rouge, select squad to California
One Illini sets meet record; two tie
Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet
Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10
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.
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.
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.
Son of Donald and Kimberly Smith ... Born Dec. 4, 1991 ... Majoring in Communication and minoring in Business.
Smith's Personal Bests
100m: 10.55 - Big Ten Championships (5/12/13)
60m: 6.88 - Big Ten's (2/22/13)
200m: 22.05 - Illini Open (1/12/13)
Updated November 2013