Lindsey Smits
Lindsey  Smits

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville North HS

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
07/07/1996


04/08/2016

Gophers Begin Weekend in Arizona

Minnesota competed at the Sun Angel Classic and the Mesa Classic Friday evening

02/20/2016

Gophers Win Five Titles at Parents Day Invite

Bolade Jinadu, Paige Peschel, Kiley Sabin, and Lyndsey Thorpe won their respective events at the Parents Day Invite Saturday

02/17/2016

Gophers to Host Parents Day Invite

The Gophers will host their final home meet of the 2016 season this Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse

02/13/2016

Gophers Win Four Titles at St. Thomas

Minnesota competed locally at the St. Thomas Showcase on Friday night

01/30/2016

Gophers Earn Five Titles on Jack Johnson Day Two

The Gophers wrapped up action at the Jack Johnson Classic at the Minnesota Fieldhouse Saturday

05/04/2016

Gopher Women Track at St Thomas

Minnesota at the Tommie Twilight Meet

06/09/2015

Lindsey Smits

Photos of track and field student athlete Lindsey Smits.

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2016 Season - Indoor: Ran seven races with appearances in the 200m, 400m, 600m, and 4x400m relay • won the 400m in a career-best 1:00.88 at the UST Invite • won the 600m in a career-best 1:38.99 at the St. Thomas Showcase • anchored the first-place 4x400m relay (3:58.02) at the Parents Day Invite • ran a career-best 27.19 in the 200m at the Minnesota Open.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran the 400m hurdles at five meets • ran a career-best 1:03.35 to place sixth in the 400m hurdles at the Rock Chalk Classic.

2015 Season: Competed unattached during both the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Lakeville North High School • 2013 Minnesota Class AA state participant in 100m hurdles (seventh place) and triple jump (17th place) • 2013 all-state honoree • three-time All-South Suburban Conference honoree • three-time academic all-state honoree • competed in Nordic skiing and soccer for Lakeville North HS • finished high school with 4.31 GPA and ranked sixth in her class • National Honors Society member.

Personal: Born July 7, 1996 • daughter of Dave and Kari Smits • has three siblings, Joey, Alyssa and Lauren • mother, Kari, competed in cross country and track & field at UW-Eau Claire • majoring in neuroscience.

Smits's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
200m 27.19 Minnesota Open (1/16/16)
400m 1:00.88 St. Thomas Invite (1/22/16)
600m 1:38.99 St. Thomas Showcase (2/12/16)
Smits's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
400m Hurdles 1:03.35 Rock Chalk Classic (4/30/16)

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Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.

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8/18/2016

Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.

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8/17/2016

Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.

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