2009-10: Recoded a back-to-back trip to the Big East Championships...posted a top-10 finish in the 100 back at the BEC...named a Pitt Performer of the Meet against Cincinnati, after winning the 200 back and placing second in the 100 back...as a member of the ninth-place 200 free relay team at the Ohio State Invitational...touched for third in 100 back and second in 200 back against Duquesne.
2008-09: Placed 13th in the 200 back and 14th in the 100 back at the Big East Championships...named the Big East Conference Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week on Feb. 11...finished second against conference opponents Notre Dame and Cincinnati in the 100 back...ranked second on the team in the 200 back and third in the 100 back.
At Pacific: Finished fourth in the 200 back at the Big West Championships...was also a member of the lacrosse team.
High School: A four-time N. Y. state qualifier and finalist...a 2007 state champion in the 200 IM and third in the 100 back...led his team to a B Division N.Y. Catholic High School Championship as a junior...named team MVP in 2007...a two-time All-American...earned four all-state and two All-American selections...qualified for junior nationals six times,senior nationals twice and the U.S. Open..a member of the Long Island Aquatic club...set school records in the 100 back, 200 IM, 50, 200 and 500 free, and as a member if the 200 and 400 free and 200 medley relays.
Personal: Born December 28, 1988...son of Christopher and Christine Smith...has one sister Ashley...is a pre-rehabilitation science major.
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