2011: Member of the second varsity eight boat... Took a second place finish in the Petite Finals of the NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:37.28, a 00:00.15 margin over Princeton... Rowed with the second varsity eight at the Big Ten Championships where the Spartans came in fifth place with a time of 6:34.71... Aided her team in three victories in the second varsity eight over Boston University, Gonzaga, and Indiana, with top margins of 17.7 seconds, 15.4 seconds and 10.6 seconds respectively to win the Dale England Cup... Swept Virginia, USC and Texas with winning margins of 5.6 seconds, 6.4 seconds and 4.5 seconds ....Defeated both Ohio State and Washington State.
2010: Rowed with the second varsity eight all season... Victorious over Michigan and Notre Dame by margins of 4.1 and 20.3 seconds... defeated Gonzaga and Buffalo with the second varsity eight... Notched a 4.6 second victory over Cornell in the second varsity eight... Also recorded a Big Ten victory over Indiana with the second varsity eight... Captured fourth place in the Big Ten Championships with at time of 6:33.01... Rowed to a 9th place finish in the NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:38.04.
Prior to MSU: Was a Saginaw Valley Conference Champion in swimming her sophomore junior and senior season... honored as a Saginaw Valley All-Academic for swimming from 2004-2007 and for gold in 2006-2007... was a Saginaw Valley Scholar Athlete in 2007 for swimming.
Personal: Born November 4, 1989... Daughter of Roy and Laureen Smith... Majoring in kinesiology.
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