Texas State T&F Bobcat Named Co-Sun Belt Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

Next up for the Bobcats is the Sun Belt Indoor Championships that will be held Feb. 19-20 in Birmingham, Alabama.

NEW ORLEANS – For the third time in four weeks, the Texas State track & field team had at least one athlete earn the weekly indoor honors from the Sun Belt Conference. Today it was announced that Kylah Smith was selected as co-women’s track athlete of the week.

At the Jaguar Invitational on Sunday, Smith took over the top spot in the conference in the 60-meter hurdles with a personal best time of 8.47 in the preliminary round. It is also tied for the ninth fastest in program history. She posted a time of 8.53 in the finals to take second and record the fastest time among the collegiate runners.

The Lancaster, Texas native also finished fourth in the long jump with a personal best distance of 5.65m (18-6.5). Her mark is tied for ninth in the conference rankings.

It is the first weekly indoor award for Smith in her career.

Next up for the Bobcats is the Sun Belt Indoor Championships that will be held Feb. 19-20 in Birmingham, Alabama.

For the latest on Texas State track and field, visit the official website of Texas State Athletics at www.txstatebobcats.com and follow the team on Twitter at @TxStateTrack.


 

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