Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith
Weight: 133
Year: R-Junior
Hometown: Mexico, NY
High School: Mexico
Position: 133

2009-10: Second on the team with 29 wins for the season... finished second at the UB Open, Body Bar Invitational and the “A” bracket of the New York State Championships... finished second at the MAC Championships to become a national qualifier... won his dual match to help the team to a 16-16 tie against nationally ranked Hofstra... member of the NWCA All-Academic Division I Team and All-MAC Academic team... sits at 58 career wins and hopes to become the program’s first junior to reach 100 career wins. 

2008-09: Compiled a 29-9 overall record at 133, rattling off a seven-bout win streak... finished sixth at the MAC Championships... captured a first-place title at the NYS Intercollegiate Championships... second-place finish at the UB Open... competed at the Body Bar Invitational and Reno Tournament of Champions... ranked fifth on the team in takedowns (20) and third on the team in overall wins (29) and dual wins (14)... also tied for first in reversals (5) and riding time points (7)... member of the NWCA All-Academic Division I Team and All-Mac Academic team

2007-08: Redshirted... posted a 5-4 record with appearances at the Oklahoma Gold and Body Bar tournaments. 

High School: Won six letters and captained four seasons for coach Bill Kays at Mexico High School... posted an overall record of 48-2 as a senior, winning the Section III championship and finishing third at the NYS Tournament... first five-time Section III champion... five-time NYS place finisher with three second-place finishes, a third-place finish and a fifth-place finish... tied for first for most career wins in NYS history (245)... second in most career pins in NYS history (168)... also played tennis and soccer in high school.

Personal: Born October 5, 1988...son of Thomas and Debra Smith...has two brothers, Dan and Derrick...also enjoys football, tennis, racquetball and basketball...favorite TV show isKing of Queens...favorite movie is 300...would like to break the UB record for most career wins...greatest athletic influences are his brothers...dream is to be a national champion...chose to attend UB due to its wrestling and physical therapy programs.