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Giles Smith
Position: Fly / Free
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: McDonogh HS
Experience: Transfer

- 13-time All-American in two seasons at Arizona

- Won the NCAA title in the 400 medley relay (2013)

- Represented Team USA at the World University Games in Russia

- Pac-12 First-Team All-Acadamic (2013)

- CSCAA Scholar All-America honoree

- Won a national title and broke an American record on the 200 medley relay team at the NCAA Championships (2012)

- Finished eighth in the 100m Fly finals at the 2012 Olympic Trials

2013-14: Was named Pac-12 Men’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year…Earned All-America honors in the 100 fly, 200 free relay and 200 medley relay…Also earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 800 free relay and 400 free relay…Won Pac-12 titles in the 100 fly, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay…In the regular season, Smith earned six individual first-place finishes and four first-place relay finishes, recording the fasted time in the country in the 100 fly at 44.73.

2012-13: Won 50 Free (20.28), and first in 400 free relay versus Cal…Won 200 medley relay against ASU…Three first-place finishes as he won the 100 butterfly, the 400 free and 200 medley versus UNLV and Denver…Won gold medal in 200 medley race at AT&T Winter National Championships, while setting a meet record...Also took gold in the 400 medley relay in setting the meet record...Took gold in the 200 and 400 free relay events...Third place in 200 medley relay (20.24), third place finish in 100 fly, eighth place in 100 free, and fourth place in 200 free relay (19.48) at Pac-12 Championships…Won Arizona 400 medley, sixth place in 100 fly at the NCAA’s…Earned first-team honors on Pac-12 All-Academic Team.

2011-12: Posted a runner-up finish in the 100 Fly and 400 medley relay, a sixth-place finish in the 400 free relay and a 14th-place finish in the 100 free at the NCAA Championships...Named Counsilman Hunsaker Swimmer of the Week on Feb. 15...Posted three NCAA "B" cuts in the 50 free, the 100 free and the 100 fly at the Texas Invite.

2010-11 (Tennessee): Transfer from the University of Tennessee, was an NCAA Qualifier All-American in the 200 and 800 freestyle relays...was named to the All-SEC Freshmen first team.

High School: Five-time All-America ... Four-time McDonogh School record holder ... 14-time Maryland state record holder ... First Baltimore high school swimmer to swim 50 freestyle in less than 21 seconds ... National high school record holder in the 50 freestyle.

Personal: Son of Harold and Marcia Smith...majoring in journalism.

Personal Bests

50 Free - 19.53

100 Free - 42.63

100 Fly - 44.73

200 Fly - 1:47.64

2012 Olympic Trials

100m Free Preliminaries: 50th - 50.75

100m Fly Finals: 8th - 52.67