Smith Captures Spartan Athlete of the Week Honors for April 23
Apr 23, 2012
YORK, Pa. – York College women’s track & field
standout Jasmine Smith has been named
the Spartan Athlete of the Week after a record-breaking performance
on Saturday at the Greyhound Invitational hosted by Moravian. This
marks Smith’s first Spartan Athlete of the Week award in her
In just her freshman season, Smith set a new Spartan record in
the 100-meter dash finals by finishing sixth with a time of 12.80,
knocking off .02 seconds off her the previous program record set by
Kenyatta Redman last season. She reached the finals by running a
13.00 in the preliminaries.
To add to her spectacular day, Smith garnered a first-place
finish in the long jump with a leap of 5.45 meters (17' 10.75").
That distance ties the Spartan record she already set earlier this
season on April 3.