100y Back 56.52 (1998 Florida H.S. State meet)
200y Back 202 (1999 Junior Championships)
National/International Competition: Placed fourth at the 1996 Junior Nationals in the 100 backstroke...finished 32nd in the 100 backstroke at the 1999 Senior Nationals...
1999-2000: Redshirted and did not compete due to a back injury...High School: A 1999 graduate of Palm Harbor University HS...a two-time All-American...holds nine out of 12 school records...two-time Pinellas County Conference Athlete of the Year...named St. Petersburg Times Athlete of the Year...three-time conference champion in two events...three-time district champion in two events...named to the GTE Academic All-American Hall of Fame...
Club: Member of West Florida Lightning Aquatics and coached by Cashel Mack...
Personal: Born Michelle Cassidy Smith on April 16, 1981 in Phillippi, W.Va....daughter of Paul of Donna Smith...is majoring in exercise sport science-fitness and wellness.