Katharine Smiley
Katharine  Smiley

RS Sophomore

Danville, Calif.

High School:
Monte Vista




Indoor Year:


2013-14 Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award

Smiley's Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
3000 Meter 11:10.03 (2/12/16)
5,000 Meter 18:46.00 (2/7/14)
1,500 Meter 5:01.89 (3/21/14)
3,000 Meter 10:53.43 (3/29/14)
5,000 Meter 18:43.46 (4/19/14)

2015-16 (Redshirt Sophomore)

Indoor Track and Field: 
Competed in three meets on the season…posted results in the 3000 meter run…recorded a personal best at the Samford Invitational (2/12) with a time of 11:10.03.

2014-15 (Sophomore)

Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the indoor track and field season.

Outdoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the outdoor track and field season.

2013-14 (Freshman)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in one regular-season meet, as well as the Conference USA Indoor Championships...participated only in the 5,000 meter run...set a personal best in the 5,000 meter run at the Samford Multis and Invitational (2/7) with a time of 18:46.00 that doubled as the ninth-best mark in school history at season's end...also competed in the 5,000 meter run at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/28), but did not finish the race.

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six regular-season meets on the season...participated in the 1,500 meters, the 3,000 meters and the 5,000 meters...was the only Green Wave women's trackster to run in the 3,000 meters on the season...posted a personal-best 10:53.43 in the 3,000 meters at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/29), finishing second...won the 3,000 meter event title at the Southeastern Louisiana Invitational (4/18) with a time of 10:53.59...posted a personal-best time of 18:43.46 in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19)...notched a time of 5:01.89 in the 1,500 meters at the Alabama Relays (3/21) for a personal-best mark...had two top-five finishes in the 1,500 meters on the season: a 5:03.61, fourth-place finish at the South Alabama Invitational (4/12) and a 5:07.45, third-place finish at the Southern Miss Invitational (3/15).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors, as well as the C-USA Academic Medal for maintaining a cumulative-GPA of 3.75 or better.

About Katharine Smiley

Prep: A four-time letterwinner in track and a two-time letterwinner in cross country at Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif....competed in the 800 meter run, the 1600 meter run and the 3200 meter run...notched a personal best 2:26.60 in the 800 meter run in April 2013...posted a personal best in the 1600 meter run in May 2013 with a time of 5:10.28...personal best in the 3200 meter run came in March 2013 when she posted a 11:43.70...notched a personal best in the 3 mile run during the cross country season with a time of 18:46...was the school's cross country team MVP during her junior year while earning distance MVP honors during her junior and senior year track seasons...earned All-League honors during her junior and senior campaigns.

Personal: Born Katharine Lawrence Smiley on February 3, 2005...daughter of Benita and Stephen Smiley...has one older brother, Joshua, and one younger brother, Benjamin.