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Marissa Smith
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ajax, Ontario, Canada
High School: Pickering
Experience: 3 Letters
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2012 Outdoor — Earned 2012 All-Academic honors from the USTFCCCA along with Drake team accolades...qualified for NCAA DI West Preliminary meet placing 14th in the 100 hurdles...set a school record (13.57) en route to the 100 hurdles title at the MVC Outdoor Championship...placed ninth in 100 hurdles and ran on sixth place 4x200 team at the Drake Relays...won the 100 hurdles and sixth in the 200 at Jim Duncan Invitational...fifth in 100 hurdles at Arkansas Spring Invitational...2012 Indoor — Was the 60m hurdles champion at the MVC Indoor Championship...second in the 200 at Iowa Invitational...placed second in the 60 hurdles at  the Husker Invite, Jack Jennett Invitational and Graphic Edge Alumni Meet...third in 60 hurdles at Iowa State Holiday Preview.

2011 Outdoor — Ran personal best 14.27 in 100 hurdles to place fourth and ran on sixth place 4x100 relay at MVC Outdoor Championship...seventh in 100 hurdles at Arkansas Twilight...fourth in 100 hurdles at Musco Invite...won 100 hurdles and ran on winning 4x100 relay at Jim Duncan Invitational...seventh in 100 hurdles at Arkansas Spring Invitational...2011 Indoor — Placed second in 60 hurdles in personal best 8.60 at MVC Indoor Championship...ran personal best in 200 at Iowa State Classic...won consolation 60 hurdles in 8.71 at Husker Invitational...captured 60 hurdles at Jayhawk Classic in then personal best 8.84...second in 60 hurdles at Iowa State Open and fourth (8.88) at Iowa State Holiday Preview.

2010 Outdoor — Placed 12th in 100 hurdles at MVC Championship...member of school record setting shuttle hurdle relay at Drake Relays...sixth in 100 hurdles at Jim Duncan Invitational and second at Tom Botts Invitational...2010 Indoor — Placed eighth in 60 hurdles at MVC Indoor Championship.

Prep Helped lead Pickering Secondary School to Ontario girls provincial track team title as senior...won 80 hurdles at 2007 Ontario Provinicial Championships as junior in 2007 in school record 12.05 clocking....owns personal bests of 12.99 in 100, 27.49 in 200 and 14.18 in 100 hurdles....named most valuable athlete on track team as senior.

Personal — Marketing and management major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...
named to 2010-11 MVC Academic Honor Roll...daughter of Anthony and Ann-Marie Smith...born in August, 1991 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.

Personal Bests
60 hurdles - 8.42i
100 hurdles - 13.57 (school record)
200 - 25.24