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Stirling Smith
Stirling Smith
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Stoughton, Wis.
High School: McFarland
Position: Swimming
Events: Breaststroke, Individual Medley

Academic Notes: Majoring in biomedical science with minors in chemistry and psychology...Four-time WAC All-Academic selection...Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

Career Notes: Second fastest time in program history in 100 Breaststroke (1:03.07)...Fourth fastest time in program history in 200 Breaststroke (2:16.39).

2013-14 (Senior): Earned one All-WAC first team honor and one second team honor at WAC Championships...Swam in 100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 IM at the WAC Championships...Finished third in 200 Breast with a career-best time of 2:16.39, the fourth fastest time in program history...Finished fourth in 100 Breast with a career-best time of 1:03.07, the second fastest time in program history...Advanced to the B final and finished 12th in 200 IM with a career-best time of 2:04.76...Broke the Wall Aquatic Center record in 200 Breast with time of 2:34.86 versus Grand Canyon...Placed fourth in 100 Breast at UNLV Invitational...Totaled 16 top-three finishes with four individual titles and one relay titles...Won individual titles in 100 Breast versus Idaho and Colorado State and in 200 Breast versus New Mexico State and Grand Canyon and was part of 400 Medley Relay winning team against Northern Colorado during the season.

2012-13 (Junior): Swam in 100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 IM at the WAC Championships...Finished eighth in 200 Breast after career-best prelim time of 2:18.40...Advanced to the B final and finished 10th in 100 Breast with a career-best time of 1:03.26...Advanced to the C final and finished 19th in 200 IM with a career-best time of 2:05.93...Totaled 19 top-three finishes with four individual titles and one relay...Won three individual titles in 200 Breast and one in 100 Breast versus Arizona State and was part of 400 Medley Relay winning team versus Northern Colorado during the season...Also swam in 200 Free Relay and 200 Medley Relay during the season. 

2011-12 (Sophomore): Swam in 100 and 200 Breaststroke and 200 Individual Medley at the WAC Championship...Placed second in the B final and 10th overall in the 200 Breast in a career best 2:18.44, the fifth fastest time in program history...Placed third in the B final and 11th overall in the 100 Breast in a career best 1:04.50...Advanced to the B final and finished 16th overall in the 200 IM in a career best 2:06.54...Also swam a time trial in the 50 Breast in 29.78...Won both the 100 Breast and 200 Breast at Grand Canyon and won the 200 Breast vs Washington State...Also won the 200 Medley Relay at Northern Colorado and totaled three second-place and five third-place finishes during the regular season.

2010-11 (Freshman): Swam in four events at the WAC Championship...Advanced to the B Final of the 200 breaststroke and finished 12th with a time of 2:21.82...Advanced to the C Final of the 100 breast with a prelim time of 1:06.10...Was part of the 200 medley relay team that finished 7th with a season best time of 1:43.92 and also swam in the 200 IM...Competed during the regular season in the 400 medley relay and the 200 and 400 free relays.

High School: McFarland High School graduate in 2010 … Four-year letterwinner in swimming under head coach Bill Martin … All-State swimmer 2007-09 … 2009 Scholastic All-American … Swimmer of the Year in 2008 … High Point Award recipient in 2006-07 … Prep Huddle Hero of the Week (2006, 2009) … Holds 12 team yards, team meters, or pool records at McFarland in individual events or relays … Part of two Badger Conference Championship teams (2007, 2009) … Played one season of lacrosse at Lafollette High School … Started on Lafollette Lancers Ladies Lacrosse team MALA Conference Champions. 

Personal: Stirling Chenet Smith was born Aug. 20, 1992 in Madison, Wis. … Daughter of David Smith and Renee Gouaux … Parents are both professors … Two older sisters, Gaither and Ada … Gaither ran cross country at Kenyon College (Ohio) … Ada runs cross country at Wellesley College (Mass.) … Enjoys traveling.

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