Virginia Career Bests 200 Free: 1:43.80 (2nd all-time at UVa) 500 Free: 4:30.37 (NCAA, ACC and UVa Record) 1000 Free: 9:26.06 (ACC and UVa Record) 1650 Free: 15:34.46 (ACC and UVa Record)
2014-15 • NCAA Champion in the 500 free and 1,650 free • Finalist for the Honda Award • Set an NCAA, ACC and UVa record in the 500 free (4:30.37) during prelims at the NCAA Championships • Set a new ACC and UVa record in the 1,650 free (15:34.46) at NCAAs • Earned All-America honors in the 200 free, placing seventh at NCAAs • Also earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 800 free that finished ninth at NCAAs • ACC Champion in 200 free, 500 free and 1,650 free • Part of ACC Champion 800 free relay that broke the ACC and UVa record in 7:00.93 • Set a new career-best in the 200 free (1:43.80) at NCAAs • Went undefeated in the 500 free (12 races), 1,000 free (2 races) and 1,650 free (4 races) the entire season • Also won the 200 free against NC State • Named to the All-ACC Academic Team • Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll • World Champion with the U.S. 4x200m free relay at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia • Represented the U.S. at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea • Earned gold in the 400m free and 4x200m free relay • Placed fourth in the 200m free • Broke the World University Games record in the 400m free with a time of 4:04.66.
2013-14 • 2014 ACC Freshman of the Year • Earned All-America honors with a third-place finish in the 1,650 free in a school-record time of 15:42.04 at NCAA Championships, 11th-fastest in history (seventh-fastest American in history) • Her 1,000 split in that mile was a school-record 9:30.19 • Led off the 800 free relay that placed fifth at NCAAs, earning All-America honors • Took home Honorable Mention All-America honors with a ninth-place finish in the 500 free in 4:33.65, the third-fastest time in the NCAA and 10th-fastest in history (eighth-fastest American in history) • Also placed 17th in the 200 free at NCAAs • ACC Champion in the 500 free and 1650 free • Led off the 800 free relay that was ACC Champion and broke the school record in 7:01.39 • Earned All-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 200 free • Won the 200 and 500 free and placed second in the 1,650 free at the Ohio State Invite • Picked up 12 dual-meet wins (200 free - 2x, 400m free - 1x, 500 free - 3x, 800m free - 1x, 1000 free - 3x, 1650 free - 1x, 400 IM - 1x) • Represented the United States at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia • Won gold as part of the 4x200m free relay at the Pan Pacific Championships • Finished ninth in the 400m free and 800m free at 2014 Pan Pacs • Finished in the top six in four events at the Phillips 66 U.S. National Championships • Placed third in the 200m free and 400m free, fifth in the 1,500m free and sixth in the 800m free • Named to the U.S. National Team for three events (200m free, 400m free, 800m free), one of seven athletes to accomplish the feat
Background • Placed 12th in the 800m free and 14th in the 400m free at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials • Gold medalist and record holder in 400m free and 800m free and bronze medalist in 200m free at 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championships • 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championships Swimmer of the Meet • Also competed in 200m free at Trials • Silver medalist in 400m free and bronze medalist in 800m free at 2011 Winter National Championships • Member of the 2012-13 U.S. National Junior Team • USA Swimming Scholastic All-American • Member of the National Honor Society • Scholastic All-American
Personal • Daughter of Margee and Dan Smith • Has two older siblings, Aileen and Daniel, and a younger brother, Neal • Father, Dan, was a pole vaulter at UVa from 1982-86 • Sister, Aileen, is a swimmer for Columbia • Comes from a rich family tradition of professional and collegiate athletes, including World Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion Billy Conn (great uncle) and World Series Champion Jimmy Smith (great-grandfather)