Kiana Smith
Kiana Smith
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Augusta, Ga.
Previous School: Grovetown HS
Event: Multi/Hurdles/Jumps

AS A JUNIOR IN 2018: Named to the USTFCCCA All-Region Team … Named to PBC All-Conference Team after taking second in the heptathlon at the conference championships … Also named to the PBC All-Sportsmanship Team … Recorded results for 20 events across five meets … Competed in hurdles, jumps, and sprints … Best finish was second in the 100 meter hurdles at the Savannah State Eyeopener and the heptathlon at the conference championships … Had four top-five finishes and 14 top-10 finishes … Awarded team MVP at the annual Augusta University Athletics Awards Banquet.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2017: Named NCAA All-Region and Peach Belt All-Conference … Named the MVP for women’s track at the Augusta University Athletics Awards Banquet … Set three new school records for the high jump, triple jump, and heptathlon … Competed in 34 events overall and had 20 top-five finishes and was top-10 26 times … Won three events. 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016: Named the Female Freshman of the Year at the Augusta University Athletics Awards Banquet … Competed in six regular-season meets and 12 events in the Peach Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Recorded 30 top-10 finishes on the season … Finished in the top-10 in 10 out of 12 events in the Peach Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Set personal records in the 100H, HEP, 200m, shot put, and 800m in the Peach Belt Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Grovetown High School in Grovetown, Ga., in 2015 … Lettered in track and field for three years under Coach Rodney Tyson … Also lettered in basketball … Regional Champion for triple jump (2014 track), Leadership Award (2015 track), Most Improved Player (2011 Basketball).

PERSONAL: Born on April 30, 1997 … Daughter to Latoya and Demarco and sister to four siblings … Plans on majoring in kinesiology.