Teri Lynn Smith
Teri Lynn Smith
Hometown: Bel Air, MD
Team: Track & Field

Teri Lynn Smith '91
Hometown:
Bel Air, MD
Sport:
Track & Field
Year Inducted:
1996

Teri Smith arrived on College Hill from Bel Air, Maryland, and during her four years at Brown, became a leading star on the Brown track team.

As a freshman at the Outdoor Heps, she was first in the 100 meters and the 200 meters, and third in the 4x100 and the 4x400 relays. She also qualified for the NCAA’s 400, as well as the Olympic Trials 400. As a freshman, Teri also took second at the Indoor Heps in the 200 meters and the 4x400 relay.

In her sophomore year at the Indoor Heps, she placed first in the 55 meters and the 200 meters (setting a meet record) and second in the 4x400 relay. In the spring at the Outdoor Heps, she was first in the 100 meters, second in the 400 meters, and first in the 4x400 relay. Again she qualified for the NCAA 400.

The following winter at the Indoor Heps, Teri was second in the 55 meters and the 400 meters, and first in the 4x400 relay. Running the 400 meters, she finished first and set an ECAC field house record. At the Outdoor Heps her junior year, she finished first in the 100 and 200 meters, second in the 400 meters, first in the 4x400 relay, and second in the ECAC 400 meters. She also qualified for the NCAA’s 400.

Her senior year, Teri was named the Heptagonals Outstanding Athlete, Indoors she was second in the 55 meters and first in the 200 meters, 400 meters and the 4x400 relay. At the Outdoor Heps, it was nothing but first place finishes for Teri – 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 4x100 and 4x400 relays – a fitting climax for one of Brown’s most outstanding athletes.

Teri holds nine Brown University track and field records:

Indoors – 55 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 4x400 relay (Kimani Paul-Emile, Susan Smith, Kathy Sullivan).

Outdoors – 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 4x100 relay (Kimani Paul-Emile, Susan Smith, Kathy Sullivan), 4x400 relay (Kimani Paul-Emile, Leslie Singer, Phillipa Ashby).

After brown, Teri was employed in securities in Arizona, but she is now a student at the University of Indiana Business School.