Kara Smith
Kara Smith
Height: 5-4
Year: First Year
Hometown: Eastham, Mass.
High School: Nauset Regional
Major: Physical Therapy

2015-16 Season: Made her collegiate debut on October 24 vs. Westfield State University in the 200-yard medley relay ... Ranked ninth on the team and fourth among rookies with 143 points scored ... Recorded 19 top-five finishes during the season ... Posted second-place finishes in the 100 and 200-yard butterfly events at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship on December 5-6 and added a third-place showing in the 50-yard butterfly with a personal-record time of 30.00 and finished fifth with a personal-best time of 1:12.29 in the 100-yard individual medley as part of a 64-point effort at the GNAC Championship ... Placed 10th in the 200-yard butterfly with a personal-best mark of 2:22.57 at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship in addition to placing 13th in the 100-yard butterfly and 12th in the 200-yard freestyle with a personal-record time of 2:06.00 ... Placed second in the 50-yard butterfly and third in the 100-yard freestyle with a personal-best mark of 1:02.26 at Saint Joseph's College (Maine) on January 10.

High School/Personal: Lettered in swimming, field hockey and lacrosse for Nauset Regional High School ... Named to the 2014-15 Capecod.com All-Cape & Islands Girls’ Swim Team for the Warriors ... Tabbed to the Bay Colony Conference All-Star squad as a junior and senior for NRHS swimming and diving ... Chosen a Captain for the Warriors' swimming and diving squad in her final year ... Earned the Nauset Regional swimming and diving team's Best Workout Swimmer award in each of her final three seasons ... Recognized for Perfect Attendance in each of her four years at NRHS ... Recipient of the Presidential Academic Achievement Award at Nauset Regional ... Member of National Honor Society, Student Government, Interact Club and played recreational field hockey at Nauset Regional High School ... Born April 20, 1997 ... Majoring in Physical Therapy at Simmons and would like to pursue a career in Physical Therapy ... Daughter of Lorraine and Stephen Smith ... Enjoys reading, working out and spending time with friends.