ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Courtney Smith
Courtney Smith
Year: Junior
Hometown: Westchester, Pa.
High School: Unionville
Position: Distance
Major: Chemistry
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Personal Bests:
Mile - 5:00.70 (I)
3,000 Meters - 9:17.10 (I)
5,000 Meters - 15:46.44 (O)
10,000 Meters - 32:08.32 (O)

2015-16
USTFCCCA All-America first team (indoor 5000) … USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week (April 5) … All-Ivy League first team (indoor DMR) … CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team … Winter Academic All-Ivy League … Posted a career-best time of 32:08.32 seconds in the outdoor 10,000 at the Stanford Invitational - the ninth-best time in NCAA history ... Placed third in a career-high performance in the indoor 5000 at the Husky Classic, running a 15:46.44 … Placed eighth in the 5000 at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships with a time of 16:04.86 seconds … Competed at the USATF Olympic Trials, posting a time of 35:45.82 in the 10,000 meters.

2014-15
Completed the 5,000m with a time of 16:51.49 at the Terrier Invite … Ran a time of 17:04.36 in the 5,000m run at indoor Heps … Finished seventh overall in the mile with a time of 5:00.70 at HYP … Placed third in the 10,000m at outdoor Heps in a time of 34:53.67 … Recipient of the McLaughlin Award.  

Before Harvard: Four-year letterwinner in cross country, three-year track athlete … Led cross country team to the state championship as a junior and senior … Cross country first team All-Ches-Mont and first team All-State from 2011-13 … 2012 PIAA Cross Country Runner of the Year … Gatorade Cross Country Student Athlete of the year … 2013 Cross Country All-American … Three-time team MVP … Three-time first team All-Ches-Mont in track … Two-time All-State … Five-time All-American … Holds school records in the mile, 2-mile, 3k, 5k, 4x400m relay and distance medley relay … 11-time state medalist … Valedictorian.

Personal Bests:
1,600 Meters – 4:57.38
3,000 Meters – 9:38.40
3,200 Meters ­ 10:24.06
5,000 Meters – 16:45.37

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS