02/02/2012 – The junior from Port Huron was named the NAIA National Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for her performances at the Calvin College Invitational. Smith won both the shot put and the weight throw in personal best fashion.
Emily is currently ranked 14th in the country in the shot put (42-5.25) and 16th in the weight (52-2.75). Smith has hit the automatic qualifiers in both event, and will compete at the NAIA Indoor Nationals in early March. Emily has moved up to the #2 spot on the Saints All-Time list in the weight and to #3 All-Time in the shot.
Emily and the rest of her teammates will resume competition on Friday as they travel to Angola, Indiana to compete at Trine University.