Kristen Smith
Kristen  Smith

Clarkston, Mich.

High School:
Michigan State

Last College:
Michigan State



March Student-Athletes of the Month

Chelsea Pasfield (Lacrosse) and Kristen Smith (Cross Country)


VU teams named USTFCCCA All-Academic

Men's and Women's Cross Country both posted better than a 3.00 GPA last fall.


Dores finish 27th in nation

Vanderbilt caps women's cross country season with NCAA Championships.


Dores take NCAA warm-up run

Vanderbilt took a run on the NCAA Championship course to prepare for tomorrow's race.


Dores ready to run at NCAAs

No. 24 Commodores making second consecutive trip to NCAA Championships.


Photos: Commencement 2013


2011 SEC Championships

Vanderbilt won the 2011 SEC Women's Cross Country Championship.


Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

Pictures from Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 10/14. Women's XC placed 2nd in a field of 44 schools. (Photos by Mike Scott)


XC 2011 Fun Run

The women's cross country team brought a camera along on one of their runs.

• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Cross Country Personal Bests:
6K - 20:51.62

Smith's Times on

2012 Track: Qualified for NCAA Outdoor East Preliminary Round in the 5000 meters, with at op time of 16:21.22 coming at the Colonial Relays ... Placed 39th at the Preliminary with a time of 17:05.69 ... Won the 3000 meters at the Black & Gold Invitational with a time of 9:40.59, which is the third-best in program history.

2011 Cross Country: Set a personal best in the SEC Championship 6K with a time of 20:51.62, finishing fifth on the team as VU won its first league title ... Was Vanderbilt's fifth runner at the NCAA Championships, finishing 106th individually and 76th in the team scoring ... Finished fifth on the team with a time of 21:09 at the Wisconsin-Adidas Invitational, helping team to a second-place finish and No. 3 national ranking ... Made Vanderbilt debut at the Roy Griak Invitational, finishing with a time of 22:14.

2009-10 (Michigan State): Finished 22nd at the 2010 Big Ten Cross Country Championships, and 30th at the 2010 Great Lakes NCAA Regional, helping her team qualify for the NCAA Nationals ... Has run as the #4-5 runner for both of her years on a Michigan State team that has won the Big Ten title and finished as a top-25 at the NCAA Nationals.

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