Four Redbirds have now qualified for the championships.
They both have now qualified for back-to-back NCAA Outdoor Championshps
Six will compete for the first time at the national level.
Women sit in third place, men sit fifth
The men's team finished with 2 team wins, as the women's team finished with 3
NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship Preliminary Rounds | Day 2
2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 1
Indoor: Posted three first-place finishes on the season ... took first at the Early Bird Invitational (Dec. 3) in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.16 ... ran the same exact time at the Indiana State Dual (Jan. 14), finishing second ... finished first at the Wisconsin Invitational (Jan. 20) in the 60-meter hurdles, running an 8.07 ... ran a personal-best 7.98 to finish second in the 60-meter hurdles at the Boilermaker Invite (Feb. 18) ... finished fourth at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25) in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.04.
Outdoor: Finished third at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29) in the javelin with a mark of 171-09 ... followed with a third-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles, running a 14.55 ... too first at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7) in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.34 ... ran a career-best 14.26 in the 110-meter hurdles at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20) to finish second ... finished seventh at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11), recording a time of 14.33 ... qualified for the NCAA Division I West Region Preliminary Round (May 24), finishing 37th in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.34.
Indoor: Took second at the Keck Invitational in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.63 ... hurdled to first with a time of 8.15 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Early Bird Open ... took sixth at the MVC Indoor Championships in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.15 ... finished second in the pentathlon at the Keck Invitational.
Indoor: Set a new personal-best jump of 20-05.25 in the long jump at the Redbird Open ... Finished third at the Redbird Open in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.43 ... took first place in the 60-meter hurdles at the Titan Open with a personal-best time of 8.21 ... finished fifth in the 60-meter hurdles at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 8.28.
Outdoor: Finished first in the 110-meter hurdles at the EIU Big Blue Classic and the Redbird Spring Invite ... finished fourth at the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.78, which was a personal-best time ... finished first in the decathlon at the EIU Big Blue Classic with 5,822 points.
Indoor: Turned in a fifth-place finish with a season-best time of 8.47 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational ... 11th in the 60-meter hurdles at the State Farm MVC Championships ... posted a time of 7.61 in the 60-meter dash at the Redbird Open.
Outdoor: Finished eighth in the 110-meter hurdles with a season-best 15.16 and turned in a time of 11.80 in the 100-meter dash at the Stan Lyons Invitational ... finished 10th in the 110 hurdles at the Valley Championships.
At Monona Grove High School: 2008 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association (WIAA) Division I 110-meter hurdle champion (14.73) ... holds a personal-best time of 14.52 in the 110-meter high hurdles and 45-00.75 in the triple jump ... track and field team captain junior and season seasons ... named first-team all-conference in track junior and senior year ... named as his high school's track teams most valuable player ... named freshman of the year in track by his high school ... also a member of the football team.
Personal: Born 9/3/90 ... son of Clinton Smith and Teresa Haynes ... has two sisters Chondra and Alyssa ... major is physical education.