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    Jamaal Smith
    Jamaal Smith
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Albany, N.Y.

    Event:
    Long Jump/Triple Jump

    As a Junior in 2008-09:

    INDOOR: Placed seventh at the BIG EAST Championship in the triple jump with a career best distance of 14.96 meters ... Won the triple jump at the New England Championship after jumping 14.65 meters ... Finished 11th at the IC4A Championship with a jump of 14.67 meters ... Won the triple jump at the Yale Invitational with a launch of 14.32 meters also coming in 10th in the long jump with a 6.43 meter jump ... Won the triple jump at the Sorlein Invitational with a distance of 14.21 meters ... Came in fifth at the Terrier Invitational with a triple jump of 14.37 meters ... Finished third in the triple jump at the Havard Quad (14.32 meters) ... Recorded a second place finish in the triple jump at the Lafayette/Rider Invitational with a 14.91 meter launch.

    OUTDOOR: Placed 11th in the triple jump (14.18 meters) and 13th in the long jump (6.64 meters) at the BIG EAST Championship ... Took eighth at the LSU Relays with at triple jump of 14.34 meters ... Won the long jump at the UConn Invitational launching himself 6.80 meters ... Came in second in the triple jump (14.76 meters) and 11th in the long jump (6.37 meters) at the Spec Towns Invitational ... Finished in second at the UConn Spring Invitational in the long jump with a season best distance of 6.84 meters.

    As a Sophomore in 2007-2008:

    INDOOR: Was the fifth place finisher at the BIG EAST Championships in the triple jump with a distance of 14.62 meters...Finished in fourth place at the Sorlein Invitational in the triple jump with a distance of 14.37 meters...Turned in a third place finish at the Lafayette-Rider Invitational in the triple jump with a jump of 14.73 meters, also competed in the long jump and finished with a distance of 6.63 meters.

    OUTDOOR: Finished in seventh place at the BIG EAST Championships in the triple jump with a distance of 14.73 meters...Brought home a victory in the triple jump from the Wildcat Invitational going 14.08 meters.

    As a Freshman in 2006-2007:

    INDOOR: Placed ninth in the triple jump at the New England Championships with a distance of 13.95 meters...Took second at the Sorlein Invitational in the triple jump with a distance of 14.24 meters...Took fourth place at the St. Valentine Invitational in the long jump with a distance of 6.83 meters.

    OUTDOOR: Placed fifth in the triple jump with a distance of 14.88 meters at the BIG EAST Championships...Finished in a tie for second place in the triple jump at the UConn Alumni Invitational with a distance of 14.29 meters...Won the long jump at the Minuteman Invitational with a distance of 6.72 meters.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended LaSalle Institute in Troy, NY...Finished third in the triple jump in the New York State Championship his senior year...Named first team Big Ten Conference in the long jump and triple jump...Also played basketball where he was team captain and was twice named first team All-City.

    Personal: A sociology major...Born January 29, 1988.