Track & Field
Kristen Smith - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Sprayberry

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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