2017 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Silver Medalist - 4x100m Relay
2017 American Athletic Conference Indoor Silver Medalist - 60m, 200m, 4x400m Relay
2017 Second Team All-American Athletic Conference - 4x100m Relay (Outdoor)
2017 Second Team All-American Athletic Conference - 60m, 200m, 4x400m Relay (Indoor)
Indoor: Collected three silver medals and picked up Second Team All-American Athletic Conference honors in the 60- and 200-meter dashes as well as the 4x400-meter relay for a trio of second place finishes at the 2017 American Indoor Cchampionships...Set personal bests in each of the 60 and 200 at the indoor championships with marks of 7.44 and 23.79, respectively...Opened her career with four consecutive top-10 finishes in the 60, including a fifth place mark of 7.58 to begin her career at the Reveille Invitational.
Outdoor: Earned Second Team All-American Athletic Conference honors and a silver medal in the 4x100-meter relay at the American Outdoor Championships to end the season...Posted her top marks of the outdoor slate in each of the 100- and 200-meter dashes, finishing ninth in the 100 at 11.65 and 10th in the 200 at 23.99...Was a member of the 4x100-meter relay squad that won at the Houston Alumni Invitational in 44.39...Opened her outdoor career with a win the 100-meter dash after posting a wind-aided 11.62 at the Cougar Spring Break Invitational.
Four-year letterwinner for Coach Rudayya Gibson and the Cypress Springs Panthers…Was a state finals in each of her four years of high school competing primarily in the 200-meter dash…Also played volleyball her freshman and sophomore years.
Daughter of Evonne Kelley and Bennie Smith…Is the youngest of nine siblings…Volunteers at the Star of Hope, Ronald McDonald House and the Houston Marathon…Enjoys running, eating, fashion and music in her free time…Majoring in Psychology…Aspires to be a Physical or Occupational Therapist.