Fresno State: (2000) Recorded a 6K season-best time of 23:01 at the West Regionals while placing 100th … posted a season-best 5K time of 20:08 at the Stanford Invitational … finished 24th overall and first among the team, posting a time of 23:41 at the Fresno State Invitational…Deans List…Kiwanis Torch of Excellence. (1999) Ran a personal and team-best 18:32 at the Fresno State Invitational, taking fourth place … finished 31st at the WAC Championships. (1998) Competed in every meet of the season … ran primarily in the No. 2 spot before taking over the top spot late in the season … notched her career best time at the NCAA Region 8 Championships with a time of 32:19.
High School: Was a three-year letter winner in basketball, a two-year letterwinner in track and a one-year letterwinner in cross country … led her basketball team to the Sierra Foothill League championship from 1995-97 … her basketball team was NorCal State runner-up in 1995 and 1996 … voted cross country and track team MVP and was the Sierra Foothill League cross country champion as a senior … qualified for the state cross country meet where she placed 20th overall … made it to the state finals in the two-mile run as a senior … personal bests include 5:15 (mile), 11:23 (two-mile) and 18:23 (three-mile).
Personal: Born Apr. 13, 1980, in La Canada, Calif. …parents are Greg and Allison Smith … carried a 3.6 GPA in high school … chose Fresno State for its athletic and academic tradition … enjoys writing, playing basketball, water skiing and spending time with friends … biggest thrill was beating the No. 2 ranked team in Calif. in basketball her sophomore year to win the league title … favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant because of his mental maturity and work ethic.