Matt Smith
Matt Smith
Height: 6-3
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: Bel Air, Md.
High School: C. Milton Wright
Position: Distance
Major: Biology

2011: Begins his freshman track & field campaign with the Spartan program ... had a valuable cross country season during the fall ... battling injury heading into the year ... once healthy, he will look for continued development.

2011: Finished the 5000m run with a season-best mark of 17:57.74 at the CAC Championships ... completed the 5000m run with a respectable time of 18:16.03 on April 2 at the Green & White Invitational.

Personal: Is a biology major ... is the son of Sandy and Vira Smith ... born on October 25, 1992 ... participated in indoor track, cross country, and track & field in high school ... named his dad as the person he admires ... hobbies include drawing, photography, and tennis ... favorite athlete is Ryan Hall ... chose York because of the "close-knit atmosphere, small class sizes, and promising running programs" ... most significant athletic achievement is coming back after an injury to compete in the 5,000 meters at the 2011 CAC Men's Track & Field Championships ... most memorable athletic moment while with the Spartan program is winning the CAC Men's Track & Field team championship in the spring of 2011 ... after graduation he plans on going into a career around environmental planning.

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