Jennifer Smith
Jennifer  Smith

Lake of the Pines, Calif.

High School:
Bear River


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.

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