UW Health Sports Medicine 




Sawyer Smith
Sawyer  Smith

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
La Crosse, Wis.

High School:
La Crosse Central

Height:
6-1

Event:
Multi-Events

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Redshirt Freshman/Redshirt Freshman

At Wisconsin
2015 Indoor:
At the Big Ten Championship (2/27-28) competed in the heptathlon scoring 5,192 points earning ninth place and set personal records in pole vault (15-1 (4.60m)) and long jump (22-6 1/4 (6.86m)) ... finished third in the high jump clearing 6-3 1/2 (1.92m) at the Red and White Open (2/20) ... placed 23rd in the 60-meter hurdles with a personal best of 8.67 and finished 13th in pole vault with a personal best of 14-11 1/2 (4.56m) at the ISU Classic (2/13-14) ... finished 66th in the preliminary round of the 60 meters with a time of 7.27 and placed 33rd in long jump with a leap of 22-0 1/4 (6.71m) at the Armory Track Invitational (1/30-31) ... at the Wisconsin vs. Minnesota Dual (1/24), finished fourth in high jump with a personal record of 6-4 (1.93m), earned seventh in the 60 meters (7.14), placed sixth in pole vault (13-5 1/4 (4.10m)) and took third in long jump (22-6 1/4 (6.86m)) ... in his season debut, finished third in the 60-meter hurdles (8.96), placed seventh in high jump (6-0 3/4 (1.85m)) and took sixth in pole vault (13-7 1/4 (4.15m)) at the Wisconsin Open (1/17)

2014 Indoor:
Redshirt season ... at the Red a White Open (2/21), competing unattached placed second in the 60 meters in 7.04 and fifth in the 200 meters in 22.87 ... at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25), competing unattached, set a personal record in the 60 meters by finishing third in 7.02, while also setting a personal record in the long jump with a leap of 21-0 3/4 (6.42m) ... making his collegiate debut, competing unattached, finished third in the long jump by clearing 20-4 1/2 (6.21m) at the Badger Indoor Open (1/17)

2014 Outdoor: Redshirt season ... finished fourth in the 400 meters (49.45), fifth in the pole vault (13-5 3/4 (4.11m)) and sixth in the 100 meters (10.97) at the Wisconsin Open (5/10), while competing unattached.

High School

At the state meet as a senior, finished third in the long jump and the 400 meters ... placed second in the high jump, third in the 400 meters, and helped his team win the 4x400-meter relay at the state championships as a junior ... during his sophomore year, finished sixth in the long jump and the 400 meters at the state meet ... placed sixth in both the 4x400-meter relay and long jump at the state championships as a freshman ... also lettered in basketball, football and soccer ... was a four-time all-conference academic honoree

Personal
Parents are Kathy and Don Smith ... has an older sister and an older brother ... intended major is undecided

Why Wisconsin?
"I chose Wisconsin because of the academic and athletic excellence."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 7.02 1-25-14 100 Meters 10.97 5-10-14
60 Meter Hurdles 8.67 2-13-15
Long Jump 22-6 1/4 (6.86m) 2-27-15 400 Meters 49.45 5-10-14
High Jump 6-4 (1.93m) 1-24-15 Pole vault 13-5 3/4 (4.11m) 5-10-14
Pole Vault 15-1 (4.60m) 2-27-15
Heptathlon 5,192 2-28-15

At the Big Ten Championship
2015 - Indoor
Heptathlon: 9th (5,192)

ON WISCONSIN
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