Columbia Track and Field BIO
 Marissa Smith

Personal Records: 61.41 400m Hurdles ... 57.64 Indoor 400m ... 1:15.09 500m Dash

Career Highlights: 2008-09 captain of women’s sprints, jumps and hurdlers ... finished third at the 2008 Outdoor Ivy League Championships in the 400m hurdles ... holds second fastest 500m Dash indoor time in Columbia history ... member of the school-record holding 4x400m indoor relay team (3:49.90).

2006-07 Season: Placed 10th at George Mason Invitational in 400m hurdles (1:05.79) for fifth-best time in school history ... member of 4x400m relay that placed sixth at Indoor Heps (3:52.06) ... took third in the 500m at the Yale-Dartmouth Tri-Meet with eighth-best time in school history, 1:17.19 ... had time of 57.64, a top-10 mark in Columbia history, in the 400m at Valentine’s Invitational.

2005-06 Season: Ran 58.49 at the Dartmouth and Yale meet in the 400m ... placed fourth in her heat at the GMU Invite in the 400m, running 58.56 ... ran 58.26 in the 400m at the New Balance Invite.

At Valley View High School: Four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field ... captain of cross country team sophomore year ... Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Mountain View League Champ in four events senior year ... MVP in cross country as a senior.

Personal Information: Psychology student ... Marissa Ann Smith, b. 4-2-87 in San Bernardino, California.

Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
Hometown: Moreno Valley, Calif.
High School: Valley View
College: CC