Conant Smith Is MileSplit USA's 'National Performer Of The Week' (11-6/11-12)

           Conant Smith made himself eligible for the Nike Cross Nationals on December 2nd.

The accolades continue to pile up for Middletown junior, Conant SmithSmith 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: 

National Boys Cross Country Performer of the Week 

           Conant Smith is ranked #1 in Ohio and #9 in the U.S. among junior athletes.  

Congratulations to Conant on this latest honor and good luck at the upcoming Nike Cross Nationals!