Spencer Smith  
Spencer Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Olympia, Wash.

High School:
Insight School of Washington

Birthdate:
06/08/1993

Experience:
2 Letters

Club:
Metropolitan Gymnastics


04/10/2014

Seven Gophers Advance at NCAAs

Minnesota finished fourth in the second session of the national qualifier

04/08/2014

No. 7 Gophers Head to National Championships

Minnesota competes at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in the national qualifier

03/31/2014

Big Ten Honors 13 Gophers for Academics

Nine Gophers are repeat Academic All-Big Ten honorees this season

12/29/2013

Burns Highlights Gophers' 2014 Line-Up

Head coach Mike Burns expects the Gophers to be strongest on floor, pommel horse, still rings and vault

07/10/2013

Big Ten Conference Honors 49 Gophers as Distinguished Scholars

Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.

Photo Gallery

2014 • Junior Season: Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in four meets • scored a season-high 14.000 on high bar at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) • competed on high bar at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) • competed in two regular-season meets on high bar • scored a 13.600 on high bar at Nebraska meet (3/15).

2013 • Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten team • competed in high bar at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18), recording a 14.050 • scored a 13.350 on high bar at Big Ten Championships • finished with a score of 13.650 to take 24th at NCAA qualifier • earned second varsity letter.

2012 • Freshman Season: Saw action in seven meets, all on high bar • scored a career-best 14.350 on high bar against Nebraska/Illinois (3/11) • earned first varsity letter.

High School/Club: A 2011 graduate of Insight School of Washington • made the Junior National Team, placing 12th in all-around in 2006, eighth in all-around in 2007 and sixth on high bar in 2007 • made regional team every year at Junior Olympic Nationals • placed second in all-around at 2010 and 2011 regional • state champion in all-around in 2010 • placed second on high bar at the 2010 Visa Men's Qualifier and qualified for 2010 Visa USA Championships.

Personal: Son of Ledane and Carol Smith • born June 8, 1993 • major is sociology of law, criminology and deviance • placed third at Tae Kwon Do Nationals in 2002.

Spencer Smith's Career Highs (2014 Final)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs --- --- --- --- --- 14.350