Athlete of the Week – Tyler Smith

In his second year with the track club, Tyler Smith has come on as one of the bright stars for the 2018 indoor season.  A sprinter and middle distance runner, he has set the tone for his team mates as a hard working student athlete with a strong work ethic.  Leading by example has been one of his strongest traits.

A senior at Manhattan Christian, Tyler enjoys farming, weight lifting and playing football.  His favorite meal is steak and eggs and his favorite past time includes fishing in the dark.  He also finds time to entertain his families pet alpaca, Casper.  His favorite athlete is Arizona Cardinals wide receiver, Larry Fitzgerald and his favorite part of the indoor season is meeting new people in a fun, competitive atmosphere.

Tyler’s goal for the indoor season is to qualify for the finals in the Simplot Games in Pocatello, ID.  He is also a six-time academic All-State honor roll student at his high school.  Nice job Ty —