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Brooke Smith named MSC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

Brooke Smith named MSC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week

The junior earns her eighth player of the week award for 2017-18

 

Portsmouth, Ohio – Brooke Smith was named Mid-South Conference Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for the second time this season on Monday afternoon.

Smith won the award by qualifying for the NAIA National Championships and nearly breaking a school record in the 1500-meter run on Friday at the Raleigh Relays, hosted by North Carolina State. Smith finished 75th in the race, finishing in 4:38.39.

The award is the second of the outdoor track season for Smith, and her eighth Player of the Week award for the 2017-18 season. Smith also earned two Indoor Track Athlete of the Week awards earlier this year, to go along with four Cross Country Runner of the Week awards.

Smith and the track and field teams return to action on Friday, April 6 at the Brandi Bowen Invitational at Glenville State University (WV).

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