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UNCG Track BIO
Malea Smith
Player Profile:
Malea Smith 3089646
Height: 5'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Davidson, N.C.
High School: William Amos Hough
Experience: High School

2018 Outdoor Track
Had a personal-best 19:00.72 in the 5,000-meter at the Duke Invitational… Turned in a time of 5:32.51 in the mile at the UNCW Seahawk Invitational.

2018 Indoor Track
Opened the season with a career-best 2:29.11 for a fourth-place finish in her section in the 400-meter at the UNCG Early Bird Duals… Ran only one time in the 3,000-meter (11:07.11) at the JDL College Dual Meet Madness and mile (5:29.56) at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational.

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)

Indoor Track
800m: 2:29.11 (UNCG Early Bird Duals, 12/3/17)
Mile: 5:29.56 (Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational, 2/3/18)
3,000m: 11:07.11 (JDL College Dual Meet Madness, 1/28/18)

Outdoor Track
Mile: 5:32.51 (UNCW Seahawk Invitational, 9/29/17)
5,000m: 19:00.72 (Duke Invitational, 4/20/18)

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