A total of 15 Crimson Tide student-athletes will compete in the national championships this week, including a dozen men and a trio of women
Career Bests 400 meters - 46.72
Freshman 2013 Outdoor Season Competed on the 4x400 meter relay team that finished 6th at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:06.36 ... also ran the preliminaries of the 400 meters ... ran as a part of the 4x400-meter relay team (4th - 3:06.04) and the sprint medley team (5th - 3:19.70) at the Drake Relays ... set a new PR in the 400 meters with a mark of 46.72 at the LSU Alumni Gold and finished 6th ... ran a 400 meter time of 47.36 at the Spec Towns Invitational which was good enough for 2nd ... participated in the 4x400 meter relay team that finished 1st with a time of 3:08.89 ... ran on the 4x400 meter relay team at the Crimson Tide Invitational that finished 1st and was timed at 3:07.75 ... recorded a top-3 finish at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a time of 46.86 in the 400 meters ... competed on the 4x400 meter relay team at the Yellow Jacket Invitational that finished 1st with a 3:08.47 ... ran on the sprint medley relay at the Alabama Relays and finished 1st with a time of 3:20.52.
2013 Indoor Season Competed in the 600 meters at the Mark Colligan running a 1:21.09 and placing fourth ... ran a 49.52 and finished 23rd in the 400 meter at the Auburn Invitational ... recorded a 48.75 in the 400 meters at the season opener, the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener, placed sixth.
Prep and Personal
Placed second in the 400 meters (48.72) at the 2012 Alabama High School Athletics Association (AHSAA) Class 6A outdoor state meet ... was the 2012 AHSAA Indoor champion in the 400 ... ran on a sprint medley relay squad that won three national championships ... in 2012, he ran a season-best time of 49.04 in the 400 meters to place first at the Holiday Invitational ... in 2011, set a personal best of 47.49 (third place) in the 400 meters at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... the 2011 AHSAA Class 6A outdoor state champion in the 400 meters (48.38) ... as a sophomore, placed fifth in the 400 meters (49.74) at the 2010 AHSAA State Track and Field 4A-6A Championships ... holds the Smiths Station school record in the 400 meters (47.25) ... coached in track and field by Ron Peter at Smiths Station High School ... son of Preston Smith ... born September 22, 1993.