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Michelle Smith Wins Florida State Title; Mikaela Smith, Sofia Swindell Are Champions

V.I. Track and Field (VITFF) congratulates three athletes for their recent accomplishments

Michelle Smith (center) competed at the Florida State Championships in May 2022. (Submitted photo)

Michelle Smith (1426) Congratulations to St. Croix Track Club athlete Michelle Smith, a high school sophomore at Montverde Academy, on becoming a Florida State Champion. Smith competed in the Florida 2A State Championships on May 12 and became the state champion in the 300m hurdles by running a new Virgin Islands National record of 41.56. Her time made her the fastest high school sophomore in the 300m hurdles in the United States.

Michelle Smith won a bronze medal in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.23. Just off her V.I. National Junior record of 14.19.

Mikael Smith wins silver at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships in May of 2022. (Submitted photo)

Mikaela Smith Congratulations to St. Croix Track Club athlete Mikaela Smith, a recent graduate from Austin Peay State University, Tenn., who competed in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship on May 11 – 13 in Murray, Ky.

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Smith won her heat in the 800m in 2:12.66 to advance to the final. She continued to win a silver medal in the final of the 800m in a time of 2:11.49.

Sofia Swindell competed in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) Outdoor Championships in May 2022. She won first place in the 100m hurdles. (Source file photo)

Sofia Swindell Congratulations to Sofia Swindell, a freshman at the Lawrenceville School, who competed in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) Outdoor Championships on May 14. Swindell won her prelim in the 100m hurdles in a time of 15.67 seconds to advance to the final. In the final of the 100mH, Swindell finished 1st in a time of 15.75.

She also finished 1st in the triple jump with a personal record of 36 feet and 9 inches.

For more information, contact Keith Smith Sr., VITFF president, at keithsmithsr@gmail.com or 277-1123.

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V.I. Track and Field (VITFF) congratulates three athletes for their recent accomplishments
Michelle Smith (center) competed at the Florida State Championships in May 2022. (Submitted photo)
Michelle Smith (1426) Congratulations to St. Croix Track Club athlete Michelle Smith, a high school sophomore at Montverde Academy, on becoming a Florida State Champion. Smith competed in the Florida 2A State Championships on May 12 and became the state champion in the 300m hurdles by running a new Virgin Islands National record of 41.56. Her time made her the fastest high school sophomore in the 300m hurdles in the United States. Michelle Smith won a bronze medal in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.23. Just off her V.I. National Junior record of 14.19.
Mikael Smith wins silver at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships in May of 2022. (Submitted photo)
Mikaela Smith Congratulations to St. Croix Track Club athlete Mikaela Smith, a recent graduate from Austin Peay State University, Tenn., who competed in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship on May 11 - 13 in Murray, Ky. Smith won her heat in the 800m in 2:12.66 to advance to the final. She continued to win a silver medal in the final of the 800m in a time of 2:11.49.
Sofia Swindell competed in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) Outdoor Championships in May 2022. She won first place in the 100m hurdles. (Source file photo)
Sofia Swindell Congratulations to Sofia Swindell, a freshman at the Lawrenceville School, who competed in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL) Outdoor Championships on May 14. Swindell won her prelim in the 100m hurdles in a time of 15.67 seconds to advance to the final. In the final of the 100mH, Swindell finished 1st in a time of 15.75. She also finished 1st in the triple jump with a personal record of 36 feet and 9 inches. For more information, contact Keith Smith Sr., VITFF president, at keithsmithsr@gmail.com or 277-1123.