Gary Smith

Smith takes silver

Gary Smith earns the male athlete of the week honors after leading the men's outdoor track and field team at the 2013 Centennial Conference outdoor track and field championship over the weekend.

Gary Smith won two of the 10 events that comprise the decathlon en route to silver medal in the event. Smith finished the decathlon with a personal-best score of 5,403 to move into third place on the program's all-time list. He finished first in back-to-back events to finish day one, clearing 1.76 meters in the high jump and taking the 400 in a time of 52.14. The 400 time earned him 719 points. He was also second in the pole vault (3.44 meters, 467 points) and third in the 100 (11.80 seconds, 691 points).