An array of top finishes lead Terps to close out ACCs with success
Maryland set for three-day competition beginning Thursday in Cary, N.C.
Team earns seven individual wins
LaFond, Cole lead teams to explosive season openers
Sophomore captured Terps' second title with leap of 5-10
2013 INDOOR TRACK - Won the high jump at UNC Invitational with a season best and ECAC qualifying jump (5-10.00)...Finished 4th in the high jump at ACC Championships (5-08.00)...Holds the 7th best high jump mark in Maryland history.
2012 OUTDOOR TRACK - Season best mark in the high jump came at the Kehoe Twilight with 5-10.00...Finished 1st in the event...Tied for the fourth best jump in Terps history...Finished 2nd at the ACC Championships with 5-9.25...Finished 2nd at the Maryland Invitational for the same event (5-5.75).
2012 INDOOR TRACK - Season best mark in the high jump came at the Millrose Invitational (5-11.25)...Finished 1st in event...Mark is 4th best in Terps history...Finished 2nd at ACC Championships in the same event (5-10.5).
BEFORE MARYLAND - Holds 11 Maryland State titles individually - 10 in the high jump and one in the triple jump at Patuxent HS... Junior Olympics champion in 2008... All-American in high jump from Nike Indoor Nationals from 2008 to 2010... 2009 Penn Relays All-American... Second team All-American in the triple jump two seasons...
PERSONAL - Youngest of four children of Robert and Sybil Smith... Class Vice President at Patuxent... Vice President of National Honor Society... Honor roll student... Enjoys a chocolate chip muffin and red Gatorade before each meet... Playing sports as a kid she pretended to be a soccer player... Would cast Keke Palmer in a movie about her life... Says her craziest ambition would be to jump 6-11... Enjoys dancing and singing.