|Hometown:||San Jose, Calif.|
|High School:||Bellarmine Prep|
AS A SENIOR IN 2008: Placed 70th in the San Francisco Invitational on Aug. 30 with an 8k time of 29:32 ... Placed 60th in the Hornet Jamboree on Sept. 13 with a time of 23:10
PERSONAL BESTS: 5k-15:34 10k-33:16 8k XC-25:56
AS A JUNIOR IN 2007-08: Placed 28th in San Francisco Invitational on 9/1 with a time of 27:28 in the 8k ... Placed 255th in the Stanford Invitational with a time of 27:47 in the 8k on 9/29 ...
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07: Placed 28th in San Francisco Invitational on 9/2 with an 8k time of 28:14.3...Placed 2nd in Holy Names Invitational on 9/22 with an 8k time of 27:17...Placed 109th in Stanford Invitational 8k Combined on 9/30 with a time of 25:56...Placed 43rd in Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on 10/14 with an 8k time of 26:09.0...Placed 21st in the WCC Championships with an 8k time of 26:47...Placed 147th in the NCAA West Regionals with a time of 34:52.52.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Bellarmine Prep in San Jose, Calif. ... coached by Patrick McCrystle and Terry Ward ... team captain and Billy Schmidt Award winner as a senior ... finished 13th in the Central Coast Section championships ... team finished iffth at CCS ... team MVP as a junior and an all-league selection as a sophomore ... also ran track and served as the team captain ... posted best times of 16:07 in the 5,000-meters, 4:39 in the 1,600-meters and 9:38 in the 3,200 meters ... acative in the Block B service club and the ski club ... also played baseball.
PERSONAL: Son of Daniel III and Cheryl Smith ... has one younger sister, Stephanie ... enjoys hunting and fishing.