|Previous School:||Hempfield High School|
WHY LEHIGH? “Lehigh offers the perfect combination of a social life, athletics and academics that I don’t think can be found anywhere else. Lehigh is a perfect fit for me.”
ON THE COACHING STAFF: “Coach Conley knows a whole lot about rowing and instills a winning attitude in the team. Coach Harding is very knowledgeable about rowing and is an incredibly patient coach.”
AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11): Member of a strong Freshmen Eight Crew that went on to place fifth in the semifinals of the prestigious Dad Vail Regatta (5/14). Posted a time of 6:30.06, which was less than 18 seconds out of first … In stroke three of the Varsity Lightweight Four that won the River Cup (4/16) over Lafayette with a time of 6:36.80. Rowed with the Freshmen Eight as well, which was victorious (5:44.30) … Finished third in the Petite Finals at the Knecht Cup (4/9-10) with a time of 6:30.93 … Part of the Varsity Lightweight Four crew that came in second at the Neuweiler Plate (4/2). Also a member of the Freshmen Eight that won the Neuweiler Plate (6:56.70) by 45 seconds … Stroke four on the Freshmen Eight crew that came in first at the Frostbite Regatta (11/13) with a time of 6:53.41.
BEFORE LEHIGH: Three-time letterwinner in track and cross country … Captain of the track team senior year … Lancaster Lebanon League Honorable Mention in cross country … Lancaster Lebanon league Scholar Athlete.
PERSONAL: Son of Michael and Kimberly Smith … Has two siblings: Emily and Isabel … Enjoys playing the guitar, snowboarding and bike riding … Lists father as most admired person and Greg Jennings as favorite athlete.