Summer Smith Transfers to Florida From Tennessee

Summer Smith. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Summer Smith Transfers to Florida From Tennessee

The University of Florida Swim and Dive team added USA National Team Member Summer Smith, head coach Anthony Nesty announced Friday. Smith will have three years of eligibility remaining.

Smith comes to Gainesville from Tennessee, where she was a member of the 2022 SEC All-Freshman Team in the pool, and was a CSCAA Scholar All-American and named the SEC Academic Honor Roll during her freshman campaign.

During the summer of 2022, Smith was a member of the US National team for the 2022 World Aquatics Championships, qualifying for 5th in the 10km race at the US National Championships and 12th in the 5km at the Word Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

At the 2022 SEC Championships, Smith finished sixth in the 400 IM and 8th in the 200 fly. At the 2022 NCAA Championships, she qualified for the 400 IM, 500 free and 1650 free, finishing in the top-30 in her three events.

Highly touted out of high school, Smith was ranked the No. 6 overall recruit in the 2021 signing class by Swimcloud.

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Summer Smith

  • 2022 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • 2022 CSCAA Scholar All-American First Team
  • 2022 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2022 NCAA Qualifier
  • Ranked as the No. 6 overall recruit in the 2021 signing class by SwimCloud.
  • 2020 Olympic Trials qualifier and semifinalist in the 200 back.
  • U.S. National Junior Team Member.

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