Track & Field

 Kristen Smith
Kristen Smith


Marietta, Ga.

High School:


2007 (Freshman): Indoor - Threw a personal best of 53-0 in weight throw at Kentucky Invitational ... also competed in shot put. Outdoor - Threw a personal best in shot put with heave of 43-4.25 at Auburn Tiger Track Classic which ranks as the 10th-best mark all-time at UK ... Achieved another personal best in hammer throw at SEC Outdoor Championships in Tuscaloosa, Ala., the eighth-best mark in the UK record books. High School: A four-year member of her high school track and field squad ... Named the 2006 Georgia Female Field Athlete of the Year ... An all-American in the indoor shot put her final campaign ... The state and Cobb County champion in the shot put her senior year ... Also won the Cobb County and regional title in the shot put her junior campaign ... Runner-up for the county and regional discus titles her senior year ... Also a four-year member of the varsity volleyball squad, on which she was team captain for three years and earned all-area honors her senior year ... Posted a 3.5 grade point average every semester of her high school career .. A class officer for three years ... A member of the Spanish Honor Society and Senior Elite.

Personal: Full name is Kristin Alyna Smith ... Born Dec. 23, 1987 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Parents are Eugene and Sherry Smith ... Has one sister, Gina (12).

Personal Bests: Shot Put - 43-4.25; Weight Throw 53-0; Hammer Throw - 151-2

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