Smith came to Nebraska after placing in the high jump all four years at the Class A State Championships and winning the All-Class Gold in the high jump her senior year…set the high jump record at Kearney High School with a mark of 5-8.
College – UNL (High Jump)
Katie Smith competed in three high jump competitions throughout the 2014 indoor season… posted a personal-best clearance of 5-5 (1.65) in a fourth-place high jump showing at the Mark Colligan Memorial.
Smith competed in five meets during the 2013 indoor season… posted a personal-best leap of 5-5 (1.65) in the high jump at the adidas Classic on Jan. 19…participated in seven meets during the 2013 outdoor season…set a season-best in the high jump with a height of 5-6 (1.68) at the Pre-Drake meet…finished 18th in the high jump at the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a mark of 5-4 1/2 (1.64) on May 12…earned academic All-Big Ten honors… claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2012-13
Smith redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons in 2012… competed unattached in three indoor meets… set an indoor season-best of 5-3 (1.60) in the high jump three times… posted a season-best mark of 5-7 (1.70) in the high jump at the Nebraska Mini Meet… was named to the spring 2012 Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.