Eight Demon Deacons look to qualify for the NCAA Championships
Two men and six women will represent Wake Forest at the NCAA East Preliminaries
Kern and Shalaway earned All-ACC honors on the final day of competition
Smith and Florent earned Second Team All-ACC honors on Thursday
Fourteen Demon Deacons will head to south for the conference championships
Outdoor Personal Bests
1,500m -- 4:39.05 -- 2016 NC State Wolfpack Last Chance Meet
3,000m -- 10:22.88 -- 2016 Wake Forest Open
5,000m -- 16:50.80 -- 2017 Virginia Challenge
Indoor Personal Best
Mile -- 4:54.66 -- 2018 Navy Invitational
3,000m -- 9:40.99 -- 2018 Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational
5,000m -- 16:48.09 -- 2018 ACC Championships
Had her best season to date, setting career bests in all three events…Finished 10th in the 5000m at the ACC Championships…Took third in the mile at the Navy Invitational and third in the 3000m at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational.
Saw action in four meets...Ran a career-best time of 16:50.80 in the 5000m at the Virginia Challenge...Also competed in the 5000m at the ACC Championships where she finished 26th and the Raleigh Relays where she took 22nd.
Did not compete.
Competed at five meets ... In the 5,000m, won at the Elon Invitational and placed 19th at the ACC Championships ... Came in 10th in the 1,500m at the NC State Wolfpack Last Chance Meet and in the 3,000m at the Wake Forest Open.
Ran two times on the season ... Finished the mile in 5:35.07 at the UCS Invitational and posted a 10:51.49 time in the 3,000m at the Camel City Invitational.
Competed for New Trier Township High School ... Collected eight varsity letters in track and field ... Was a J. Kyle Brain Leadership Participant and was named her team's most valuable runner ... Earned the NTTHS Rookie of the Year Award ... Had high school career-best times of 16:43 in the three-mile, 10:41 in the 3200m, 4:59 in the 1600m and 2:17 in the 2:17.
Full name is Meredith Foster Smith ... Born in Wilmette, Ill. and attended New Trier Township High School ... Was an honor roll student ... Mother, Clare, swam at Northern Illinois ... High school teammate of Jessica Ackerman of Princeton and Courtney Ackerman of Illinois, both track student-athletes ... Daughter of Clare and Charles Smith ... Born April 14, 1997.
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