Daughter of Galina Smirnova. Member of the Ukrainian National Swim Team for six years.
Had first, second and third place finishes at the National Championships from 2005-2009. Competed in the European Youth Summer Olympic Festival.
2011-2012: Swam for St. Bonaventure University her freshman campaign…Finished 15th in the 100-yard butterfly, with a time of 57.15, at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships…Also finished 20th overall in the 100-yard freestyle, posting a time of 52.83.
2012-2013: Finished second in the 200-yard freestyle at the NSIC Championships, as well as third in the 100-yard butterfly and freestyle…Set school records in the 200-yard freestyle and the 400-yard freestyle relay…Named NSIC Swimmer of the Week (October 24, 2012). Earned NSIC Swimming and Diving All-Conference Honors.
2013-2014: Was a strong contributor on relays for the mavericks. Was part of 4 relays to finish in the top 3 at NSIC championship. Finished in the top 8 in her 100 yard butterfly and 100 yard freestyle events.
2014-2015: Did not compete due to a shoulder injury.