Kennedy Smith at DirectAthletics
2016-17: Junior season was highlighted by triple jump win in dual vs. The Citadel...had a seasonal best (10.98 M/36'0 1/4") effort to finish eighth at Virginia Tech...was 13th at the conference championship...outdoors, finished fourth at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier and 13th at the conference meet.
2015-16: Battled injuries throughout her sophomore season, but recovered to finish fourth in the triple jump at the SoCon Outdoor Championships with the second-best jump in school history (11.64 M/38'2 1/4")...also finished 15th in the long jump at that meet...was fourth in the triple at the Mountaineer Outdoor Open and eighth at Bucknell...indoors, placed 13th in the triple and 16th in the long at the SoCon Indoor Championships...finished sixth at the HPU Team Challenge.
2014-15: Had a strong conclusion to her outdoor season, finishing sixth in the triple jump (11.07 M/36'4") and 12th in the long jump at the conference meet...earned all-freshman honors in the triple jump...was seventh in the long jump at the Charlotte Invitational, where she set a new collegiate best with a 5.29 meter (17'4 1/4") effort...ranks third in the triple and seventh in the long jump in school history...was ninth in the long jump and seventh in the triple in the conference indoors...finished second in the triple jump at the indoor Liberty Quad.
High School/Personal: Former state champion in the triple jump who has finished third in the event on two other occasions...has placed in the top six in the long jump in those years as well...school record holder in the triple jump...won both the triple and long jumps at the State Games of America (San Diego) as a sophomore...finished fourth in the triple jump at the Oregon Track City International Classic...also a member of the varsity soccer team and Yellowstone Valley Figure Skating Club...intends to major in international studies.
Long Jump - 17'7 ½”
Triple Jump - 11.64 M/38'2 1/4" (2016 SoCon Outdoor Championships)