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Luke Smith

Decathlon
Position
Senior
Class
Cranberry Township, Pa.
Hometown
Seneca Valley High School
High School
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Luke  Smith - Track & Field - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile(for PRs and full results)

2024 Indoor
• Opened the 2024 season placing fifth in the heptathlon at the Liberty Kickoff while accumulating 4387 points

2023 Outdoor
• Named to 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll
• Competed in the Decathlon at the Virginia Challenge, hitting personal bests in 6 events
• Set a new personal best in the 400m at the Virginia Grand Prix, 51.80

2022 Outdoor
• Competed in the long jump at the Virginia Open
• Set PB in the javelin at the Virginia Challenge
• Competed in the long jump, shot put, and javelin at the Virginia Grand Prix

2021 Outdoor
• PB (6.50m / 21′ 4″) in LJ at Virginia Invitational where he also competed in the shot put and javelin
• Competed in 100 meter dash, high jump, long jump and javelin throw at UVA Opener
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2021 Indoor
• Did not compete

Background

• Finished third at the 2019 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) District 7 (WPIAL) AAA Championships in 300-meter hurdles
• Placed seventh at 2019 PIAA District 7 (WPIAL) AAA Championships in 110-meter hurdles
• Competed at the 2019 PIAA State Championships.
• Qualified for both the regional and national meet in the 400-meter hurdles for the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

Personal
• Majoring in foreign affairs
• Son of Robert and Lora Smith
• Has three brothers, Matthew, Michael and Mark
• Matthew, brother, was a pitcher for Georgetown and currently plays for the Milwaukee Brewers
• Mark, brother, decathlete for Wake Forest
• Raised $13,000 for Autism Society of Pittsburgh by hosting a bowling fundraiser