Kristen Smith
Kristen Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Clarkston, Mich.

High School:
Clarkston


2009:
Placed second at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with an unattached time of 19:02.1 ... Finished Pre-Nationals with a time of 10:53.1 ... Turned in a time of 22:09 at the Big Ten Championships ... Clocked a time of 22:24.55 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional ... Finished the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a time of 22:06.3.

High School:
Four year letterwinner in track and cross country under coaches Jamie LaBrosse and Mike Franko ... Four year all-league and all-region selection in both cross country and track ... Three year all-county and all-state selection in both cross country and track ... Competed in Nike Indoor Nationals in the winter of 2006 ... Competed three times at the Nike Outdoor Nationals (06,07,08) ... Named an All-American in 2008 after finishing fifth in the 5K at the Nike Outdoor Nationals ... Name the 2009 Detroit News Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Personal:
Born February 17, 1991 ... Daughter of Douglas and Linda Smith ... A pre-med major, with a minor in Spanish.