Women score four points; men score one point on SEC Day Two
OUTLOOK: Returning from a freshman season that ended with a record-setting performance at the World Juniors to win a gold medal in the 4x400 relay... Expected to be a major factor again this season and a scorer at the NCAA.
2004: Indoors, at the Carolina Big 12 meet, Smith was runner-up in the 400m with a time of 55.30 ... Finished first at the Kentucky Invitational in the 400m with a time of 53.60 ... Was runner-up at the SEC invitational in Gainesville in the 400m ... At the Gator Invitational finished sixth in the 400m ... At the Meet of Champions in New York placed third in the 400m with a time of 52.86 ... Placed ninth in the 200m and fifth in the 400m at the SEC Indoor Championships... Outdoors, placed second at the Florida Relays in the 400m ... Finished runner-up at the Georgia Tech Invitational in both the 200m and 400m ... At the SEC Championships in Oxford finished sixth in the 400m with a time of 52.80 ... At the NCAA East Regional placed sixth in the 400m with a time of 52.54.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Northeast High in Macon, Ga. ... Listed in Who's Who of American Athletes ... Posted personal-best and leading national time of 52.04 to win U.S. Junior Women's 400m Championship in June of 2003 ... Placed fifth in the U.S. Junior Women's 200m final ... Ran personal best 100m time of 11.6 as a senior ... Posted personal best 200m time of 23.46 as a sophomore ... Helped lead high school team to state title three consecutive years.
Date of birth/Location: June 27, 1985/Macon, Ga.
Parents: Bernard and Angela Smith
Major: African American Studies
Favorite video game: The Sims
Best advice my parents ever gave me: Go out there and have fun.
Hobbies: Running, talking on the phone and web surfing.
If I could go back in time, I: Wouldn't. It was all a learning experience.
What I want most out of life: Have fun, be positive and motivated,
I chose USC over: Tennessee and Florida
What I love most about USC: Everything is within walking distance.