Cougars claim five individual events along with one relay
2009 All-Conference USA Cross Country Third Team
FRESHMAN (2009) Cross Country: Secured a fourth place finish at the Johnny Morriss Invitational with a time of 15:42... Posted a time of 26:24 at the LSU Tiger Festival and secured a fourth place finished, helping the team finish first... Competed in the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 26:41... Finished with a time of 27:07.11 at the Sam Bell Invitational... Ended the season with a time of 26:10 at the C-USA Championship and was honored as All C-USA third team... Placed 58th at the NCAA South Central Regional with a time of 33:26.5 to help Houston finish in 13th place. Indoor: Placed 15th at C-USA Championships in the 3,000m... Set personal best in the mile at the Leonard Hilton Invitational in 4:29.17 to place eighth... Finished second in the 5,000m at the Houston Invitational. Outdoor: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Eisenhower High School in Houston, Texas... 2007 district champion in the 3200-meter, runner-up in the 1600-meter... District cross country champion in 2007... District champion in the 3200-meter and runner up in the 1600-meter in long distance track in 2009... Three time regional qualifier in track and a regional qualifier in cross country... USATF Junior Division National Champion in the 2,000m steeplechase.
PERSONAL Born on February 15, 1991 in Houston, Texas... Full name is David Wayne Smith... Intends to major in interpreting and becoming a certified sign language interpreter or teacher for the hearing impaired... Hobbies include shopping and running.