Sophomore - 2013-14
Named a CRCA Scholar-Athlete while being awarded the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal and being named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll... Earned a first-place finish in the Novice 8+ boat at the Chattanooga Head Race... competed at Head of the Hooch in the Championship 8+ boat that earned an 8th place finish and the Open 8+ which finished 36th... rowed with the Novice 8 at the Oak Ridge Invitational with a 2nd place finish... earned a 1st place finish against Sacramento State San Diego State, & St. Mary's with the Novice 8... finished 2nd against SMU & Eastern Michigan with the Novice 8... rowed with the Novice 8 at the Knecht Cup Regatta with an 8th overall finish.
Swam for the Alabama swimming and diving team as a freshman before making the transition to rowing as a sophomore ... earned President's List (4.0 GPA) for the fall and spring semesters.
Swam for Shannon Gillespy at Edward Marcus High School and by Mook Rhodenbaugh at Dallas Mustangs Swim Team ... set the Marcus school record in the 100 butterfly ... named Marcus' Most Outstanding Swimmer from 2009-11 ... named top of her class in mathematics as a sophomore ... gave the commencement address at her graduation ... AP Scholar, graduating with honors ... earned the Dallas Mustangs' Golden Mustang Award in 2011 ... posted a runner-up finish in the 200 backstroke at the 2011 sectional meet ... USA Scholastic All-American ... competed in the 200 backstroke at the USA Senior National Championships.
Full name: Alexandria Leigh Smith ... daughter of Debbie and Scott Smith ... sister, Tori ... exercise science major ... born Sept. 6, 1994.