Kayla Smith
Kayla Smith
Year: Jr./R-So.
Hometown: Ashburn, Va.
Events: Sprints

2018: OUTDOOR

  • Placed second in the 200m at the VCU Ram Invite, recording a time of 24.90
  • Earned a third place finish at the USF Bulls Invitational after recording a time of 54.35 in the 400m
  • Finished fourth in the 400m at the A-10 Outdoor Championship, posting a time of 54.10
  • Placed second at the IC4A/ECAC DI Outdoor Championship after finishing the 400m with a time of 54.98

2018: INDOOR

  • Set a new personal best and finished seventh in the 500m at the Keydet Invitational, recording a time of 1:16.88
  • Earned a second place finish in the 400m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational posting a time of 55.50
  • Placed first in the 400m with a time of 54.76 at the A-10 Indoor Championship

2017: INDOOR

  • Took gold in the 400-meter at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a time of 54:55.
  • Placed third in the 200-meter at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a time of 24:89.

PRIOR TO VCU

  • MVP on Briar Woods High School track team two years in a row. 
  • Won her district championship in the 400-meter run her junior and senior years.
  • Won regional championship in the 400-meter run her junior year.
  • Won the bronze medal at the state meet her senior year in the 400-meter run.
  • Was a national qualifier in the 400-meter run twice.

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Peter and Janet Smith.
  • Born on Sept. 26, 1998
  • Major: Fashion Merchandising
  • Interests include fashion and beauty.