Korey Smith Athlete Profile

Korey Smith

Positions: Sprints, Hurdles Height: 6-2 Weight: 180 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013-2016 Hometown: Roseburg, OR Last School: Roseburg High School

Personal

  • Wife is Natalie Nicole Smith
  • Parents are Linda and Steve
  • Has three siblings
  • Major is urban planning
  • Enjoys football, camping, fishing, bowling, videography and DJ-ing
  • Talents include event planning and cooking
  • Sports hero is Ashton Eaton
  • Also recruited by Oregon, Air Force, Portland State and Weber State

Before BYU

  • 4x400 meter relay school record holder
  • 400-meter hurdle school record holder
  • Oregon 6A state champion in 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles
  • State runner-up in 4x400 meter relay
  • Four-time most outstanding track athlete
  • Three-time most valuable athlete
  • USAF JO Region 13 Champion in 110-meter hurdle and 400-meter hurdle
  • USATF All-American in 400-meter hurdles
  • Conference champion in 110- and 300-meter hurdles
  • Three-time letter winner in football
  • Coach was Brian Groshong

Stats

Personal Bests
Time Event Meet
22.27 200 meters 2015 Ed Jacoby Invite
48.16 400 meters 2015 MPSF Indoor Championships
1:51.64 800 meters 2014 UW Husky Classic
8.09 60-meter hurdles 2015 MPSF Indoor Championships
50.85 400-meter hurdles 2014 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career Stats



2013 | Freshman Year

Indoor

  • Took second in the 400m hurdles at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational in 52.67
  • Took first in the 400m (49.57) at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Part of 4x400m relay team that took ninth at the MPSF Indoor Championships in 3:16.92

Outdoor

  • Part of the 4x400m relay team that took sixth at the Trojan Invitational in 3:24.74
  • Took fourth in the 400m hurdles at the Trojan Invitational with a time of 52.64
  • Relay team took second in the 4x400m at the Sacramento State Mondo Mid-Major Challenge
  • Took first in the 400m hurdles at the 2013 BYU Robison Invitational in 52.52
  • Took seventh in the 400m hurdles (52.88) and relay team took fourth in the 4x400m (3:11.13) at the IC4A/ECAC DI Outdoor Track & Field Championships

2014 | Sophomore Year

Indoor

  • Took first in the 500m (1:05.04) and relay team took first in the 4x400m (3:22.13) at the BYU Indoor Invitational
  • Took second in the 600m (1:20.51) and fifth in the 400m (49.19m) at the Lobo Invitational
  • Placed third in the 400m at the Air Force Invitational in 48.98
  • Finished third in the 500m (1:04.07) at the Armory Invitational

Outdoor

  • Took second in the 400m hurdles at the Trojan Invitational in 52.20
  • Placed fifth in the 400m hurdles at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 52.46
  • Finished second in the 400m hurdles at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Kersee Invitational in 52.83
  • Took 17th in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA West Prelims with a time of 51.46

2015 | Junior Year

Indoor

  • Fourth place in the 200 meters at the Ed Jacoby Invite with a time of 22.27
  • Third place in the 400 meters at the Air Force Invitational with a time of 48.68
  • Fifth place in the 60-meter hurldes at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a time of 8.09
  • Member of MPSF champion 4x400-meter relay team that broke the school record with a time of 3:07.66 

Outdoor

  • Won the 400 meter hurdles at the Robison Invitational with a time of 51.33
  • Second place in the 400 meter hurdles at the Oxy Invite with a time of 51.47
  • Won the 400 meter hurdles at the BYU Cougar Invitational with a time of 51.26
  • Second place in the 110 meter hurdles at the BYU Cougar Invitational with a time of 14.65
  • Took 14th in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA West Prelims with a time of 51.24