Synchronized Swimming

Malika Smoot

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Clark Montessori

Major:
Spanish/Pre-Med

Malika Smoot

04/22/2013

Ohio State Celebrates 2013 Season

First-year head coach Holly Vargo-Brown, Buckeyes Conclude Year with Annual Team Banquet

04/08/2013

Buckeyes Prep for Season Finale at U.S. National Championships

Competition will run April 9-14 in Greensboro, N.C.

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

12/05/2012

Scarlet and Gray Pledge to 'Give Back a Day'

The Ohio State synchronized swimming team has renewed its pledge to "Give Back a Day" this season. With this initiative, each student-athlete has challenged themselves to participate in at least 24 hours of community service individually or 600 hours for the team during the school year.

11/16/2012

2013 Ohio State Synchronized Swimming Outlook

Holly Vargo-Brown has begun her first season as head coach of the Buckeyes

2013 Freshman Season Highlights
• Named 2013 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
• Did not compete for the Buckeyes


Prior to Ohio State
• Competed for Cincinnati Synchrogators Club from 2003-12
• 2012 Age Group National Champion
• 2004-12 State and Regional Champion in Synchronized Swimming
• Silver medalist at 2012 North Zone
• 2011 North Zone Championship
• 2011 Age Group National Bronze Medalist
• 2009-10 First Team All-League in Swimming
• 2009-12 District Qualifier in Swimming
• 2009-10 MVC League Champions
• 2011-12 MVC and SOPL Silver Medalist

Personal
• Daughter of Sheila and Robert; has three siblings, Patrice, Robert, Maurice
• Hopes to attend medical school with a focus in primary pediatric care and participate in Doctors Without Borders
• Enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee and driving a manual shift car around town
• Greatest sports thrill was swimming at 2012 Nationals in Miami Ohio, where the team swam their best and final swim of the year.

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