The accolades continue to pile up for Middletown junior, Conant Smith. Smith is the latest recipient of MileSplit USA's 'Performer of the Week' (11-6/11-12) for his excellent showing at the Nike Cross Nationals Mid-West Regional in Terre Haute, Indiana on November 12th. Smith finished in 3rd place with his time of 15:05.50 and he earned one of the coveted automatic qualifying spots to next month's Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon.
Prior to his work in Terre Haute, Smith was the runner-up at the DI Ohio State Championship in Hebron on November 4th where he posted a 15:03.90 result despite wet conditions. Smith has recorded 7 race wins during the 2017 cross country season and he's currently ranked 6th in Ohio and 38th nationally from his 15:00.10 effort at the Greater Miami Conference Championships in October.
* Check out the final results from the 'National Performer of the Week' poll:
Conant Smith is ranked #1 in Ohio and #9 in the U.S. among junior athletes.