Ashley Smith
Ashley Smith


Ceresco, Mich.

High School:

Last College:
Grand Valley State

Pole Vault

Personal Bests
• Pole Vault - 3.92m (12-10 ¼)

• U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Honoree
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Pole vaulted a fourth-place height of 3.90m (12-9 ½) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Had a season-best pole vault of 3.92m (12-10 ¼) at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Competed at the NCAA Division I East Region preliminaries in the pole vault.
INDOOR: Pole vaulted 3.85m (12-7 ½) for eighth place at the Big Ten Indoor Championships...Also had jumps of 3.85m (12-7½) at the Notre Dame Invitational and the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational.

OUTDOOR: Competed in pole vault ... Vaulted a season-best height of 3.91m (12-10) at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Recorded three regional qualifying vaults including a height of 3.85m (12-7 ½") at the Joe Hilton Invite ... Has seen her vault by over a foot since coming to MSU.
INDOOR: Competed in the pole vault for the Spartans ... Earned eight place at the Big Ten Championships with a pole vault of 3.87m (12-8 ¼), an indoor personal-best vault ... Vaulted 3.85m (12-7 ½) at the ISU Classic and turned in marks of 3.75m (12-3 ¾) in five of seven meets throughout the season.

Attended Grand Valley State University and competed in the pole vault for the team that took eighth at the NCAA Division II National Championships ... Cleared a personal-best 3.51m (11-6 1/4) at the NCAA Division II National Championships as a freshman.

Daughter of Ken and Lori Smith ... Human biology major ... Born on June 1, 1989.