Malika Smoot
Malika Smoot


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Clark Montessori



Ohio State Celebrates 2013 Season

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


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

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


Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

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


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.


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

• 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.