Katie Smith
Katie  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Notre Dame Academy

Height:
5-10

Position:
Back

Birthdate:
08/11/1986

Experience:
3V

AT SAN DIEGO STATE
2006-07: Earned All-Mountain West Conference honors in the 100 backstroke after placing sixth at the championship meet with a season-best 58.32 ... Also won the B final in the 200 backstroke in a time of 2:05.11 at the MWC championships ... Owned the Aztecs' top performance of the season in the 100 and 200 backstroke as well as the 200 IM ... Recorded career-bests in the 50 free (26.16), 100 breaststroke (1:07.08) and the 200 IM (2:09.38) at the UNLV Winter Invitational ... Also set a career-best in the 400 IM (4:44.25) vs. BYU ... Was a triple winner at the dual meet vs. USD capturing first-place finishes in the 100 and 200 backstroke as well as the 200 IM ... Won the 100 backstroke at two other dual meets including Centenary/TCU (double dual) and Howard ... Placed fifth in the 100 backstroke (1:02.20) at the UC Irvine/Ayres Invitational ... Captured the 200 backstroke vs. Wyoming and at the double dual meet vs. Cal Poly and Pepperdine ... Added victories in the 200 IM vs. Wyoming and Howard ... Member of the 400 medley relay team that established a season-best time of 3:55.00 at the MWC meet.

2005-06: Recorded the third-best time ever for an Aztec in the 200 back (2:04.71) at the conference championship meet ... Also had the fifth-best time in school history in the 100 back (58.24) at that same meet ... Her time of 1:07.92 in the 100 breast, also at the MWC Championships, was the second-best time for an Aztec during the season ... Placed 10th in both the 100 and 200 backstroke at the conference meet ... Had the team's fourth-best 2006 time in the 200 IM with a time of 2:12.25 at Cal Poly ... Finished first in the 200 backstroke at four dual meets including TCU/LMU (double dual), Northern Colorado, Cal Poly/Pepperdine (double dual) and USD ... Added victories in the 100 backstroke against both Northern Colorado and USD.

2004-05: Entered the Aztec record book three times in her first year on Montezuma Mesa ... Swam the fourth-fastest time (58.37) in school history and the top time of the season in the 100 backstroke at the conference championship ... Also swam on two relay teams that entered the school record at the MWC meet ... The 200 medley relay squad posted the fifth-fastest time when it finished in 1:49.03, while the 400 medley relay team clocked in with a time of 3:55.45, good for fifth in SDSU history ... Took first in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:01.44 at Northern Colorado ... Finished ahead of the pack to win the 100 back in the meet against Air Force ... Swam on three relay teams that were victorious in the season opener vs. Loyola Marymount ... Owned the top performance of the season in the 100 and 200 backstroke ... Also competed in freestyle and individual medley events.

HIGH SCHOOL
Won four letters while attending Notre Dame Academy in Los Angeles ... Two-time Division IV CIF champion and four-time Sunshine League champion in the 200 individual medley ... Honored with the 2004 Honda Award for swimming ... Took second place in the 100 breaststroke twice at CIF ... Guided the Regals to two Sunshine League championships and a fourth-place finish in CIF Division IV.

PERSONAL
Kathryn Hannah Smith was born on Aug. 11, 1986, in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Daughter of Patty and Dave Smith ... Favorite athletes are Michael Phelps and Lenny Krayzelberg ... Majoring in psychology at San Diego State.

SDSU Bests
50 Freestyle -- 26.16
100 Freestyle -- 57.31
500 Freestyle -- 5:41.68
100 Breaststroke -- 1:07.08
200 Breaststroke -- 2:38.98
100 Backstroke -- 58.24
200 Backstroke -- 2:04.71
200 Individual Medley -- 2:09.38
400 Individual Medley -- 4:44.25

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