Kierra Smith

Kierra Smith to swim 200 breast, not 100, at Pan Am Games for Team Canada

After a tumultuous Canadian National meet, Kierra Smith will get to contest her signature event in front of the home crowd at this summer’s Pan American Games.


Kierra Smith, Matt Barnard Named University of Minnesota MVP’s

After being named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year, Minnesota’s Kierra Smith has added her team’s MVP honor to a national title winning season.


SwimSwam’s Way-too-early preview of the 2016 Women’s NCAA Championships

Rachel Bootsma had a resurgent 2015 season, and that momentum joined by a devastating recruiting class make Cal the early favorite picks for the 2016 NCAA title, pending one major enrollment decision elsewhere in the Pac-12.


2015 Canadian Trials: Day Two Finals Recap

Michelle Williams, Chantal VanLandeghem and Sandrine Mainville all finished under the top 16 standard in the women’s 100 freestyle…


Ups And Downs: The Kierra Smith Disqualification Story Revealed

Smith has another chance to make the team tonight in the 100m breaststroke where she’s the top Canadian seed, and second only to Breeja Larson. Smith was a 1:09.02 this morning with Rachel Nicol the second fastest Canadian with a 1:09.04.


2015 Canadian Trials: Day Two Finals Preview – Kierra Smith Eyeing Breaststroke Redemption

Kierra Smith will have a chance at redemption in the 100m breaststroke after her disqualification in the 200 last night despite touching the wall first. She was a 1:09.02 in prelims. If Smith wants to make the team, she’ll need to go a 1:07.97 tonight.

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2015 Canadian Trials – Day 2 Prelims Recap

Michelle Williams of NYAC started off the morning as the top qualifier in the women’s 100 freestyle…


2015 Canadian Trials: Women’s 200 Breaststroke Results Are Official, Kierra Smith DQ Stands

It was announced that the disqualification would stand, making McCabe the national champion


2015 Canadian Trials: Women’s 200m Breaststroke Results Remain Unofficial

It’s been a heartbreaking day for Minnesota Golden Gopher Kierra Smith who’s now been disqualified twice in the 200 breaststroke, the latest being in finals, where she’s appealing the decision in hopes of being named the national champion.


Kierra Smith’s Prelims DQ Overturned at 2015 Canadian World Championship Trials

Canadian breaststroker Kierra Smith’s DQ in the preliminary rounds of the women’s 200 meter breaststroke on the first day of the…


Swimming Canada Releases Psych Sheets For Trials; Almost 200 Foreign Entries Made Of Mostly American College Swimmers

Swimming Canada released the psych sheet for the 2015 Canadian Swimming Trials which will be the selection meet for the Canadian World Championship team, Pan Am team, and World University Games team.


Kierra Smith Named Big Ten Women’s Swimmer of the Year

2015 NCAA 200 breaststroke champion Kierra Smith has been named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year.


PHOTO VAULT: Night 3 of the 2015 Women’s NCAA Championships

Saturday night’s action included Simone Manuel’s American record in the 100 free, plus repeat wins from Virginia’s Leah Smith, Cal’s Missy Franklin and Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell as well as a 200 breast that saw Minnesota’s Kierra Smith upset reigning American record-holder Emma Reaney for the title.

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Kierra Smith Video Interview: You’re supposed to forget your mom’s name the last 50

Video produced by Coleman Hodges. Reported by Tony Carroll.  200 BREASTSTROKE – FINALS NCAA – 2:04.06 – Emma Reaney, Notre Dame…

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2015 NCAA B1G Roundup: Kierra Smith’s 200 Breast Victory With a Two-Footed Start (in an Era of Wedges)

2015 NCAA B1G Roundup: Kierra Smith’s 200 Breast Victory With a Two-Footed Start (in an Era of Wedges)  WHAT YOU…