The Hoya women move up to No. 8 in the USTFCCCA weekly rankings
Four Under Four in Boston, Southerland Breaks School Record in New York, Three Hoyas Among Nation’s Best in Oregon
The Hoyas split sites, putting up nation-leading and impressive performances in all three locations
The Hoya women break the school record in the distance medley relay while the men’s team runs the third-best time in program history
The Hoyas ink two apiece to the men’s and women’s track & field / cross country programs
Georgetown is one of 11 schools in the country to put both a men’s team and a women’s team among the top 20 at the 2015 NCAA Championships
The 2013-14 campaign was highlighted by a fifth-place finish at the 2013 NCAA Cross Country Championships, a season that included a win at Pre-Nationals and a second-place performance at the 2013 BIG EAST Cross Country Championships, as well as the Mid-Atlantic Region Championships. Nine of his athletes were named all-conference while seven were tabbed all-region.
During the indoor season, the Hoya women achieved a multitude of accomplishments including setting a school record in the women's distance medley relay (10:55.63) and the indoor mile (4:33.44) - the DMR time was also a facility and meet record at the famed Armory in New York City, one of the most celebrated and historic indoor track facilities in the country. All-American Sabrina Southerland, competing in just her first year on the Hilltop, set a school record and was a BIG EAST individual champion in the women's 800-meter run. The indoor season culminated in Albuquerque, N.M., with the NCAA Championships where All-American Andrea Keklak had a breakout season in the women's 800m, finishing fourth overall in her first appearance in a meet of that magnitude. All-American Katrina Coogan doubled up on her efforts, finishing fifth in the women's 3,000m, while also anchoring the seventh-place women's distance medley relay, earning the foursome a spot on the podium.
The outdoor season saw Smith guide14 athletes to the East Preliminary of the NCAA Championships, with three moving on to the final site in Eugene, Ore. Georgetown boasted the deepest 800m team in the country as four athletes qualified for the opening round of NCAAs. All-Americans Rachel Schneider and Chelsea Cox completed their careers on the Hilltop, qualifying for the finals site of the NCAA Championships in the 1,500m and 800m, respectively, all four years of eligibility.
2012-13 marked Smith's first season with the Hoyas - and effort that saw the Hoyas bring home the first BIG EAST Cross Country team championship since the 2001 season. GU finished 12th at the NCAA Cross Country Championship and six finished the season all-conference and five finished all-region. Cox set the school record for an 800-meter carry at the 2013 Penn Relays, splitting 2:01.7, crushing the previous record that had stood since 2001.
Smith arrived on the Hilltop from Flagstaff, Ariz., where he assisted physiologist Dr. Jack Daniels, often regarded as the "World's Best Coach" from 2006-09 at the Center for High Altitude Training, a U.S. Olympic training site for long distance runners.
A former Hoya co-captain, Smith was an All-BIG EAST, All-Region, and All-America cross country runner. He won the Mid-Atlantic Regional as well as earned All-America honors in 2002. With a marathon best of 2:19:43, Smith was a qualifier for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the marathon, competing in November 2007.
Smith is a 2002 graduate of Georgetown and a 2006 graduate of American University. He resides in Washington, D.C.
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