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Mara Smith

Mara  Smith


Maurertown, Va.

High School:
Warren County



Catamounts Compete at the Furman Cross Country Classic

Women finish seventh; Men place eighth


Catamount Cross Country Set to Host Season Opening Meet

WCU opens the year with the Western Carolina Invitational


Catamounts Cross Country Teams Picked Seventh by Leagues Coaches

Jocelyn King returns after First Team All-SoCon Honors in 2012.


Cross Country Competes in NCAA Southeast Regional

Senior Mara Smith breaks her own school 6k record


Cross Country Heads to SoCon Championships

Senior Josey Weaver has run the fourth best time in the SoCon with his 8k time of 24:26.50


2012 WCU Invitational

Western Carolina University hosted the WCU Invitational held on Aug. 31. Florida swept both the men's and women's races.

2011 Cross Country Results: Competed in all five events for the Catamounts in 2011 ... Smith was also named to the All-SoCon Second Team ... Broke the school 5000m record at the Royal XC Challenge (17:44.04) before setting it anew her next time out at the SoCon Championships with her time of 17:35.40.

Date Event Time (Finish)
09/2 WCU Invitational 12:31.96 (16)
09/16 Mountaineer Open 18:43.0 (16)
09/30 Paul Short Invitational 23:33 (268)
10/14 Royal XC Challenge 17:44.04 (7)
10/30 SoCon Championships 17:35.40 (10)

2010 Cross Country Results: Competed in all six events for the Catamounts in 2010.

Date Event Time (Finish)
09/3 WCU Invitational 12:02.30 (5)
09/18 Winthrop Invitational 19:06.12 (22)
10/01 Charlotte Invitational 19:04.20 (68)
10/15 Blue Ridge Open 19:19.90 (80)
10/30 SoCon Championships 19:10.31 (31)
11/13 NCAA Regionals 22:50.70 (130)

2009 Cross Country Results: Named to the 2009 SoCon All-Freshman team.

Date Event Time (Finish)
09/14 WCU Invitational 12:00.27 (2)
09/19 Winthrop/Asics Invite 19:06.99 (14)
10/02 Charlotte Invitational 18:53.08 (39)
10/16 Blue Ridge Open 19:20.18 (45)
10/31 SoCon Championships 19:16.34 (24)
11/14 NCAA Regionals 23:06.50 (120)

High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track at Warren County High School in Front Royal, Va... Recipient of her team's MVP honors from 2005-08... Was named Female Athlete of the Year during her junior season and was named her school's Most Outstanding Female Performer during her senior campaign... Qualified for the Virginia State Cross Contry meet from 2005-08... Recorded a personal best of 19:12 in the 5K during her senior season... Ran a 5:15 in the 1600-meter run and 11:41 in the 3200-meter run.

Personal: Full name is Mara Linsday Smith... Daughter of Thomas and Michele Smith... Has one sister, Megan.