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Q & A: Carly Smith

Junior Carly Smith has competed in all 10 meets for the Cougars on the season. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Carly Smith

Fr. 5-7

American Fork, UT

Toughest class you've taken at BYU?

Statistics 221

If you could play any other sport at BYU, what and why?

Volleyball- because you don't have to get wet, and I love the sport!

Favorite place to go on the road?


Favorite Restaurant in Provo:

Macaroni Grill

What's your most extreme dream/goal?

Eventually getting a master's degree.

What is your biggest accomplishment in life so far?

Going to Russia to compete in swimming.

Where do you see yourself in five years?

Teaching elementary school, married, maybe some kids.

How'd you get started in swimming?

My older sister swam, and I loved to do everything she did. So, I joined the swim team when I was 11.

What do you do in your free time?

Sleep, hang out with friends and family.

Favorite Restaurant:


If you could live some one else's life who would it be?

I wouldn't. I like my life!


Car, Carl, Chuck, Charles, Car Joe, Truckly.

One place you'd like to visit:


Who has had the greatest influence on your swimming career?

My siblings-who are also swimmers.

Favorite movie:

Count of Monte Cristo

Toughest part of swimming:

Waking up in the morning, and always being wet.

Favorite Coach's Quote:

"First we will be the best, and then we will be first!" --Stan Crump

Jack Bauer or Cosmo?

Hmm... well, I'd have to say Jack Bauer right now because 24 is pretty dang good!

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