OUTLOOK — Looks to be one of the top backstroke swimmers for Carolina ... Enormous potential and has ability to be an NCAA qualifier as a freshman.
PRE-COLLEGE — Earned All-American honors all four years competing in high school in 100 backstroke, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay ... Named Pennsylvania High School Coach's Senior Girls Swimmer of the Year and Old Timers Athletic Association Girls Swimmer of the Year ... First girl to be in her high school's all-time top 10 for every event ... Hold six school records (100 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay) ... State champion in 100 backstroke her junior and senior years ... All-Sentinel Girls Swim Team Co-Swimmer of the Year ... Recognized as state champion by Pennsylvania Governor, Senate and House of Representatives.
PERSONAL— Full name is Ryan Marie Smith ... Hobbies include shopping, spending time with friends and music ... Lists her grandparents and parents as bigges influences on her swimming career ... Parents are Bob and Robin Smith ... Born on February 10, 1984.