York College women's track and field standout Jasmine Smith has officially qualified for the long jump at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Claremont, Calif.
Smith, a freshman, becomes the first Spartan women's track and field student-athlete to qualify for the NCAA Division III National Championships.
Smith qualified with a school-record leap of 18 feet, 8 inches, breaking her own previous program-best mark.
Named the Capital Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year, Smith picked up the league title in the long jump, finished second in the 100 meters and helped the Spartans to a runner-up finish in the CAC championships.
Smith is slated to compete on Thursday.
OTHER YORK COLLEGE NOTE
YORK MEN TIE FOR COMMISSIONERS AWARD: The York College men tied with Salisbury for the Men's Commissioners Award, given to best men's athletic program in the Capital Athletic Conference.
Both programs tallied 86 points in the season-long competition. It's the third-straight year York has earned at least a share of the Men's Commissioners title.
Salisbury also won the Women's Commissioners Award, given to the best CAC women's athletic program, with 119 points. York took third in that competition with 82.50 points, while Mary Washington was second at 103.
In Richard C. Cook All-Sports Award final standings, Salisbury came in first again at 205 points, followed by Mary Washington (117) and York (168.5). That award goes to the top overall sports program in the CAC. It was Salisbury's seventh-straight Cook Award.
York won CAC titles in men's cross country, men's soccer and men's basketball. The Spartans also posted second-place finishes in women's basketball, women's indoor track and field, women's lacrosse and men's outdoor track and field.