Men's Track & Field

Akiel Smith
Akiel Smith
Year: Sr.
Hometown: New Haven, CT
High School: James Hillhouse
Position: Sprints

Collegiate Personal Bests:
60 Meter Dash: 6.88
100 Meter Dash: 10.58
200 Meter Dash: 21.77

2018 Outdoor: Finished 10th in the Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational for the 100 meter dash (10.58).

2018 Indoor: Took home the bronze medal for the 60 meter dash (6.96) at the Wagner Invite...Gold medalist for the 60 meter (6.89) and 200 meter (22.16) at the 2018 Yale Collegiate Invitational...Won the gold for the 60 meter dash (6.99) at the Joe Donahue Games...Finished third in the 200 meter dash (21.80) at the NEICAA Indoor Track & Field Championships...At the 2018 NEC Indoor Track & Field Championships won the bronze medal for the 200 meter (21.90) and silver as well as a personal best time for the 60 meter (6.88)...Placed 11th at the 2018 ECAC-IC4A Indoor Championships for the 60 meter dash (6.90).

Before Central: Was a four-time All-State Team selection...Was a two-time All-New England Team pick...Recognized by the New Haven Register as the 2015 Indoor Track MVP...Chosen as a two-time All-Area Team member...Named to the All-SCC Team all four years at James Hillhouse...Won the 2015 Class M Indoor Championship in the 55m and 300m events...Earned a gold medal in the 100m and 200m dash at the 2015 Class MM Championship...Was a 2014 SEC champion on the 4x100m relay team...Was a 2015 SEC Champion in the 55m, 300m for indoor and 100m, 200m for outdoor...Also won the 2012 football state championship.