Daijah Joe-Smith
Daijah Joe-Smith
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
High School: Florin HS
Events: Sprints / Relays / LJ
Experience: 3Y

2017 -- Won the 100-meter dash at the Blue-Green Rivalry Meet vs. UC Santa Barbara on April 29 with a time of 11.89 seconds ... also at the dual against the Gauchos, posted a career-best long jump mark of 19 feet, 4.25 inches, earning second place ... was just one spot back of advancing to her third consecutive Big West Conference Championship final for the 100, clocking a prelims 11.93 on May 12 at Cal State Fullerton ... represented the Mustangs in four 4x100m relay squads, including a win vs. UCSB in a season-best 47.04 seconds.

2016 -- Redshirted ... during the indoor season, ran the 60-meter dash three times between the UW Invitational and Husky Classic in Seattle, with a fastest performance of 7.70 on Feb. 13.

2015 -- Ran the fourth-fastest 100-meter dash in school history, 11.72 seconds, for first place at the 33rd annual Cal Poly Invitational on March 28 (helping the Mustangs defeat both Pepperdine and CSU Bakersfield) ... also posted wins at the Big West Double Dual held at UC Riverside on March 14 (in 11.81 seconds) and Fresno State Twilight in Clovis on March 24 (11.99) ... her season-best 200m performance, 24.68, came April 25 at the Bulldog Invite ... helped lead the 4x100m relay squad to a victorious time of 45.92 (2.1 seconds ahead of the Gauchos) vs. UCSB (a 108.5-89.5 team win for the Mustangs) hosted by Westmont on May 2 (when she also claimed the 100 title at 11.93) ... at the Big West Championships on May 16, was just one spot back of an all-conference spot, finishing fourth with a time of 11.98 ... during the indoor season, had a career-best 60-meter time of 7.68 at the Husky Classic in Seattle on Feb. 14.

2014 -- Won the 100-meter dash in 11.78 seconds, then the fifth-fastest time in program history, on March 29 at the Cal Poly Invitational while helping the Mustangs sweep three visitors ... clocked a second-place time of 11.82 against UCSB on May 3, a performance she lowered to 11.81 (good for sixth place overall; No. 1 among freshmen) at the Big West Conference Championships in Davis two weeks later ... also belonged to the 4x100m relay squad which picked up a win at the UC Irvine-hosted Spring Break Invitational on March 22 (at 46.91, edging Cal State Fullerton by three-hundredths of a second) ... added a runner-up 200m time of 24.45 at the season-opening dual meet at Fresno State on March 15.

Prep -- As a senior at Florin High School in Sacramento, won the 100-meter dash at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet in 12.27 seconds and was second in the 200m at 25.22 ... her PRs were 12.21 and 24.95 ... finished seventh in the 100 prelims at the CIF State Championships in 2013, at 12.26 ... was also a Sacramento Bee All-Metro First Team selection in basketball for the Panthers ... was an honor roll student.

Personal -- Born on Dec. 2, 1995 in Anchorage, Alaska ... daughter of Anthony Smith and Alycia Joe; has three brothers: Jamon, Javon and Jamel ... majors in Kinesiology.