The University of Iowa track and field team hosts the Black and Gold Intrasquad meet Saturday.
The expectations are high for the University of Iowa throwers as they prepare for the upcoming 2015 indoor track and field season
The Big Ten Championships are set to begin Friday at 10 a.m. (CT)
3 UI student-athletes boast a 4.0 cumulative GPA
The Iowa track and field team hosts the 14th annual Musco Twilight
2014 NCAA Track and Field West Preliminary Day 3 Field Events
Action from the Iowa Invitational Track and Field Meet
Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
NCAA West Preliminary Track & Field Thursday, May 23, 2013
2013 Drake Relays Saturday, April 27, 2013
2014 -- Indoor - placed seventh in weight throw with a collegiate-best 61-4 (18.69m) at Big Ten Championships... that mark ranks third all-time at Iowa... placed third in weight throw at Iowa Invite (60-4 1/2, 18.40m), seventh at ISU Classic (59-7 3/4, 18.18m), sixth at Husker Invite (59-7 1/2, 18.17m) and fourth at Jack Johnson Classic (58-11 1/4, 17.96m)... Outdoor - led team in hammer throw, setting a school-record 198-1 (60.38m) in winning effort at Arizona State Invite... won hammer at Arkansas Spring Invite (194-0, 59.13m), placing fourth at Mt. SAC Relays (190-4, 58.01m), 16th at NCAA West Preliminary (185-8, 56.60m) and seventh at Big Ten Championships (178-2, 54.32m)... USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree... academic All-Big Ten... Dean's List student... letterwinner.
2013 -- Indoor - placed third in weight throw with a collegiate-best 60-0 1/4 (18.29m) at Iowa Open... that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... placed third in weight throw at adidas Classic (58-6 3/4, 17.85m), 11th at Bill Bergan Invite (57-1 1/2, 17.41m) and 19th at Big Ten Championships (54-3 1/4, 16.54m)... Outdoor - placed 25th in hammer throw with a collegiate-best 188-7 (57.49m) at NCAA West Preliminary... that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... placed second in hammer throw at Musco Twilight XIV (187-10, 57.25m), third at Alabama Relays (187-6, 57.16m), fourth at Jim Click Shootout (188-4, 57.41m), won event at Lee Calhoun Invite (183-8, 55.99m) and placed 10th at Drake Relays (183-3, 55.86m) and ninth at Big Ten Championships (183-2, 55.83m)... won hammer throw (187-2, 57.06m) and placed fourth in discus (142-10, 43.54m) at Central College Invite... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.
2012 -- Indoor - won weight throw at New Year's Classic with a season-best 57-3 3/4 (17.47m) in collegiate debut... that mark ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... placed seventh in weight throw at Iowa Invite (53-9 3/4, 16.40m), eighth at Iowa State Classic (54-10 1/4, 16.72m), 12th at Adidas Classic (51-2 3/4, 15.61m) and 21st at New Balance Invite (55-11 1/4, 17.05m)... Outdoor - placed second in hammer throw with a team-leading and collegiate-best 187-7 (57.19) at Messersmith Invite... that mark ranks second all-time at Iowa... placed ninth in hammer throw at Big Ten Championships (187-1, 57.03m), second at Tom Botts Invite (183-4, 55.89m), sixth at LSU Invite (181-0, 55.16m), third at Musco Twilight XIII (180-8, 55.07m) and 40th at NCAA West Preliminary (178-6, 54.42m)... letterwinner.
High School -- won the bronze medal at youth nationals in South Africa sophomore year... went to the World Youth Championships junior year after winning a silver medal at senior nationals junior year... won the gold medal in junior and senior nationals and went to World Junior Championships where she finished 13th overall senior year.
Personal -- born March 24, 1992...daughter of Dries and Annelien Smith... health and human physiology interest.
|Smith's Collegiate Bests|
|Weight Throw (I)||61-4 (18.69m)||at Big Ten Championships||3/1/14|
|Hammer Throw (O)||198-1 (60.38m)||at Arizona State Invitational||3/28/14|