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UNCG Track & Field BIO
 Malea Smith

2017 Cross Country
Opened the season with a 19:59.80 in the 5,000 meters for 76th place at the Adidas XC Challenge… Completed the 5,000 meters twice with times of 19:56.00, a season-best, for 165th place at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational and 20:06.80 for 68th place at the SoCon Championship… Ran the 6,000 meters in 24:09.00 for 26th place at the Pirate XC Invitational.

High School
Attended William Amos Hough High School in Cornelius, North Carolina... a four-time letterwinner in both cross country and track... earned all-conference honors in cross country and track all four years... part of record-holding 4x800 meter team in both indoor and outdoor track... a three-time track MVP... qualified for state three out of four years in indoor and was a four-time regional qualifier in outdoor...member of the Historical Honor Society (Rho Kappa).

Personal
Daughter of Loy and Kristi Smith... has one sister, Keeley.


Top Times
Cross Country
5,000m: 19:56.00 (Joe Piane Invitational, 9/29/17)
6,000m: 24:09.00 (Pirate XC Invitational, 10/13/17)

Height: 5'1"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Davidson, N.C.
High School: William Amos Hough
Experience: High School