Smith now ranks No. 8 in the NCAA in the hammer throw
Redbirds head to Northern Iowa for MVC Championships next weekend.
The teams wrap up the regular season at Purdue next weekend
She holds second furthest throw in the NCAA this season
Indoor: Posted a third-place finish with a time of 8.00 in the 60-meter dash at the Redbird Open...Finished fifth at the Indiana State Dual with a 60-meter dash time of 8.10...Captured a third-place finish at the IWU Invite with a time of 7.94...Notched a personal-best 60-meter time of 7.82 at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships to finish 13th...Tallied a third-place finish at the Redbird Open with a 200-meter time of 26.51...Ran to a 20th-place finish in a field of 76 with a 200-meter time of 26.13...Recorded a personal-best time of 26.04 in the 200-meter dash to finish 22nd...Placed third at the Redbird Open as a part of the 4X400-meter relay team with a time of 4:14.64.
Outdoor: Opened the season with a personal-best 12.50 in the 100-meter to finish second at the SIUE Cougar Invite...Recorded a personal-best 26.08 in the 200-meter to finish fifth at the SIUE Cougar Invite...Notched a first-place finish at the SIUE Cougar Invite as a part of the 4X100-meter relay team.
PRIOR TO ISU
Bolingbrook High School: Four-year letterwinner on the track ... competed in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes ... ran the 200-meter dash at the IHSA Class 3A State Championships, finishing with a time of 25.45 ... competed in the 20120 USA Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... holds personal-best times of 12.45, 24.45 and 59.50 in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes, respectively ... placed third at the Junior Olympics with a 400-meter time of 59.00.
Personal: Born 1/24/1994 ... daughter of Grace Onyegbule ... plans to major in pre-pharmacy.