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Nivea Smith
Nivea Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grand Bahama, Bahamas

High School:
G.B. Catholic

Event:
Sprints

2012 NCAA Indoor All-American (200m)
2011 NCAA Outdoor All-American (200m)
2010 NCAA Outdoor All-American (200m/4x100m Relay)
2010 SEC Outdoor Champion (4x100m Relay)
2010 NCAA Indoor All-American (200m)
2009 NCAA Indoor Qualifier (200m)

2012 Indoors: First Team All-American ... Finished eight in the 200 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Has run in six meets this season ... Posted her top 2012 time in the finals of the 200 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Finished third behind teammate Kai Selvon in 23.52 seconds ... Making her fourth consecutive trip to indoor nationals.

2011 Outdoor: Placed first in the 200 meters at the War Eagle Invitational with a personal-best time of 22.97 seconds ... Ran on the 4x100 meter relay teams that placed first at the SEC-Big Ten Invitational (44.39 seconds), the Tiger Track Classic (43.80 seconds, personal best), the Seminole Invitational (43.84 seconds), the War Eagle Invitational (43.91 seconds) and the Mississippi Open (43.95 seconds) ... Finished third in the event at the SEC Championships with a time of 44.34 seconds ... Ran on the 4x400 meter relay teams that finished first at the Tiger Track Classic (3:38.82) and the War Eagle Invitational (3:36.02) ...Placed second in her heat in the 200m to qualify for the NCAA Championships with a time of 23.25 ... Finished in 22.80 in the preliminary race at the NCAA Championships to qualify for the finals ... Finished seventh in the 200m finals with a time of 22.94.

2011 Indoor: Won two titles in the 200 meters at the GaREAT Collegiate Invitational and the Alex Wilson Invitation with times of 23.30 seconds and 23.36 seconds, respectively ... Was a part of the 4x400m Relay that placed first at the JRF Combined Events Invitational with a time of 3:46.30.

2010 Outdoor: Earned two All-American honors at the NCAA Championships ... Finished third in the 200 meters with a time of 23.25 seconds, and anchored Auburn's 4x100-meter relay team that took seventh place ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 200 meters by finishing seventh in the NCAA East Preliminary Round with a time of 23.15 ... Also ran the anchor leg on Auburn's 4x100m relay team that had the fastest time in the NCAA East prelims of 43.48 seconds ... Also nearly made the field in the 100 meters, posting a time of 11.52 in the quarterfinals at the East prelims which tied for 12th by time ... Was third in the 200m at the SEC Championships in 23.41 and fifth in the 100m in 11.57 seconds ... Was second in the 200 meters in 23.08 seconds and third in the 100m (11.56) at the War Eagle Invitational ... Her time of 23.08 ranks sixth in Auburn history ... Helped the 4x100m relay team twice post times of 43.38 (Tiger Track Classic and SECs) that rank third in school history ... Helped Auburn finish second in the 4x200m relay at the Penn Relays with a time of 1:31.59 that is second in school history.

2010 Indoor: Finished second to teammate Sheniqua Ferguson in the 200 meters at the NCAA Championships to earn her first All-American honor, clocking a time of 23.12 in the final which ranks fifth in school indoor history ... Was also runner-up to Ferguson in the 200m at the SEC Championships, posting a time of 23.32 in the finals after clocking a 23.43 in the prelims ... Provisionally qualified in the 200m while winning the event at the season-opening Kentucky Invitational with a time of 23.79 ... Improved to a time of 23.76 while finishing second at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup ... Improved again to 23.44 while placing sixth (second among collegians) at the Tyson Invitational ... Had a season-best time in the 60 meters of 7.50 while finishing fourth at the Clemson Games.

2009 Outdoor: Competed in just three meets during the outdoor season ... Had a regional qualifying time of 23.68 seconds in her only 200-meter race, placing second at the War Eagle Invitational ... Helped Auburn finish second at the Penn Relays in both the 4x100m and 4x200m relays, setting a school record in the 4x200 relay with a time of 1:31.19 ... Also helped the 4x100m relay team finish first at the War Eagle meet in 43.74 and finish second at the Tiger Track Classic in 44.10.

2009 Indoor: Competed at the NCAA Championships in the 200 meters, finishing 13th with a time of 23.90 in the prelims ... Earned her first provisional qualifying mark at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, winning the 200m with a time of 23.73, which ranks sixth in Auburn indoor history ... Placed fifth at the SEC Indoor Championships in the 200m in 23.92 seconds ... Won the 200m in 23.83 seconds in a Last Chance qualifier at Arkansas ... Finished fourth in her first 200m race at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic in 24.55 seconds ... Tied for sixth in the 60m at the Sykes-Sabock meet with a time of 7.61 seconds.

High School: Became the first Bahamian to ever medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships when she earned a bronze in the 200m in 2007 with a time of 23.69 ... A three-time CARIFTA champion in the 200m ... Had a personal-best 200m time of 23.01 while winning the 2008 CARIFTA title ... Also teamed with Auburn teammate Cache Armbrister and two others to set a meet record in the 4x100m relay of 44.36 ... In 2007, won the CARIFTA 200m title and helped 4x100m relay team set a new junior national record ... Was first in the 200m and third in the 100m at the 2006 CARIFTA meet.

Personal: Born Feb. 18, 1990 ... Daughter of Lionel and Clarice Smith ... Majoring in architecture.