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Kirk Smith
  Kirk Smith

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
John Burroughs HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Distance

Experience:
2L


High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at John Burroughs School in cross country and track and field . . . his high school team placed third in the state Class 2A in cross country meet in his freshman season and placed ninth at the Class 3A state meet in cross country his senior season and second-place in Class 3A state meet in track and field his senior season . . . recorded personal-bests of 16:00 in the 5K race, 9:35 in the 3,200 meters and 4:30 in the 1,600 meters in cross country . . . was named the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2013 . . . finished in 10th place at the state cross country meet with a personal-best time of 16:00 in the 5K race and finished in seventh place at state in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:30.01 his senior season . . . also ran a personal-best time of 9:35.35 in the 3,200 meters . . . was named to the St. Louis Post Dispatch third team all-metro in cross country his senior season, first-team all-metro in cross country and track and field in his senior and junior seasons . . . earned all-district honors in cross country and track and field in his senior, junior and freshman seasons . . . ran a 16:25 in the 5K race, 9:54 in the 3,200 meters and 4:35 in the 1,600 meters his junior season in cross country . . . was a first-team all-ABC league honoree in cross country as a sophomore and a second-team all-ABC league selection in cross country his freshman season.

Personal: Majoring in mechanical engineering . . . son of Jean Pollard and Dale Smith . . . has a older sibling, Gwen . . . born May 17, 1995 . . . lists his biggest sports thrill as qualifying for the state cross country meet in 2012 as a team.