Julia Smit Featured In <i>Sports Illustrated</i> Faces In The Crowd
Jan. 17, 2006
New York, N.Y. - Incoming 2006-07 freshman Julie Smit was featured in the Faces in the Crowd section of Sports Illustrated for the 2005 Year In Sports on the newstands from December 26 - January 2. Smit, a senior at Mount Sinai High School (Mount Sinai, NY) set a national high school record in the prelims of the 200 yard IM at the state high school swimming championships held November 18-19, 2005, at Erie Community College in Buffalo, N.Y., with a time of 1:58.29. She was voted the meet's Most Outstanding Swimmer for the third straight year.
'We could not be more pleased with Julia's performance at the State meet this year, said Stanford head coach Lea Maurer. We are pleased to have Julia join the team next year, and we believe that she will continue to try to write her name among the list of great performances at the NCAA and international meets while here on The Farm.'