Black Knights Prepare for Tough Road Test Saturday
2013-14: Led team with 31 wins ... went 31-12 overall and 6-1 in dual matches ... competed exclusively at the 165-pound weight class ... finished second on team with seven major decision victories ... recorded two pins in total ... notched a runner-up finish at the Lock Haven Mat Town Open ... took third place at both the Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational and All-Academy Championships ... collected a pair of wins at the Southern Scuffle ... won eight straight to take third at the Franklin and Marshall Open ... defeated both opponents at the Boston Duals ... placed sixth at the New York State Championships ... posted a 1-2 mark at the EIWA Championships ... beat 11-straight opponents (Jan. 4-18).
2012-13: Compiled a 5-5 record with a pair of major decision wins ... competed in four tournaments at 157 pounds ... earned an 11-3 major decision victory at the Buffalo Invitational ... victorious in four straight matches at the Shorty Hitchcock Invitational on Jan. 20 ... grabbed a 12-3 major decision win in the fourth of five bouts at the Shorty Hitchcock Invitational.
2011-12: Capped his freshman season with a strong showing at the New York State Championships ... placed runner-up at the tournament after posting a 3-1 mark ... finished his rookie campaign with a 4-4 overall record and one major decision ... also competed at the East Stroudsburg Open and Nittany Lion Open.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time state placewinner at Rockhurst High School ... finished runner-up at states as a senior ... placed sixth as a junior ... two-time district runner-up, taking second as both a junior and senior ... earned academic all-state accolades following his junior and senior campaigns ... picked up all-metro plaudits as a senior ... won the Missouri freestyle championship as a senior ... four-year member of the high school honor roll ... finished high school with a 3.70 grade point average.
PERSONAL: Chandler Daly Smith was born July 13, 1992 in Gainesville, Fla. ... son of Cedric and Nicole Smith ... has two siblings ... father, Cedric, was fullback in front of Emmitt Smith at the University of Florida and played six seasons in the NFL ... former coach, Nage Damas (USMA '73), was a three-year letterwinner on the Army wrestling team ... met United States President Barack Obama during a Boys Nation trip to The White House ... hobbies include reading and lifting weights ... enjoys spending time with family and friends ... majoring in American Politics.