Ashley Smith
Ashley Smith
Year: So.-1L
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Freedom
Position: Middle Distance

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013: Shined at the Paine College Dual Meet with a third-place finish in the 800 meter dash in 2:44.02…A few weeks later she bettered her 800 meter dash time with a third-place finish at the Powersox Invite in 2:30.03…Notched 28th in the 1500 meter run in 5:28.78 at the Georgia Relays.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in track and cross country at Freedom High School in Tampa, Fla. … Was named the 2011 MVP and awarded the Patriots Award … Cross country captain in 2010 and 2011 and track captain in 2011 and 2012 … Her team qualified at state all four of her years in track and once for cross country in 2011.

PERSONAL: Born on March 28, 1994 in New York … Daughter to Yvette Guzman Smith and Dwight Smith … Sister to Quintin and Krystofer Smith … Plans on majoring in early childhood … Enjoys hanging out with friends, dancing and shopping … Career goals include opening up a daycare or becoming a kindergarten or first grade teacher … Goals for this season include setting a personal record in track … People she admires most are her parents … Pizza rolls and burgers are listed as her favorite food … “Dance Moms” is her favorite TV show and “Step Up” is her favorite movie.