Lindsey Smits
Lindsey  Smits

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville North HS

Event:
Hurdles

Birthdate:
07/07/1996


01/14/2017

Host Gophers Win 10 Titles

The Gophers opened the season by hosting the Minnesota Open on Saturday

01/10/2017

Roster Breakdown: Gophers Events Preview

Learn about the women's track & field event groups and what to watch for in the upcoming season

12/02/2016

Gophers Win Seven Titles at SDSU

Members of the Minnesota women's track & field team got an early start to the season at the SDSU Holiday Open

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

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)

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Dominate at St. Thomas Invite

1/20/2017

Minnesota won all 12 events in which the team competed at the local meet Friday evening.

USATF Minnesota Honors Three Gophers

1/18/2017

Three individuals with Gopher ties are among USATF Minnesota's 2016 award recipients.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kat Keller

1/18/2017

Catch up with Gophers sprinter Kat Keller as the Gophers prepare for the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual.

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