Upper Arlington, Ohio/ Upper Arlington HS
At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad as a junior • member of the Varsity Eights crew in the fall • has competed in 13 career events.
2011 Season: Competed in all seven events as a member of the Second Varsity Eights • placed third at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships with the Second Varsity Eights • placed third at the ECAC Championships • finished fourth at Dad Vail • finished third at the Murphy Cup, second at Knecht Cup and second at St. Joseph’s dual.
2010 Season: Competed in all six events, five with the Novice Eights and once with the Varsity Four • registered top five finishes in all six competitions • helped the Varsity Fours to a second place finish at the Colonial Athletic Association and ECAC Championships • led the Novice Eights crew to a first place finish at Saint Joseph's/Drexel tri-meet • finished third at the Murphy Cup • took fourth at the Knecht Cup • registered fifth at the Dad Vail Regatta • Army ROTC Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week for the week of April 26.
High School/Club: Three-year varsity standout in rowing at Upper Arlington High School • served as team captain as a senior in 2008-09 • honor roll student • was the 2008 Scholastic Midwest champion in the Junior Eights • competed in the Varsity Fours SRAA Nationals in both 2008 and 2009 and placed fifth at the Head of the Charles in the Youth Fours and placed 11th in the Youth Fours at the 2009 USRowing Youth Nationals.
Personal: Alexandra Ray "Alex" Smart • born May 1, 1991 • daughter of Steven and Roberta Smart • second of four daughters • psychology major at Delaware • has worked as a nanny during the summer • volunteered at a local hospital during her four years of high school • father is Vice President at Big Lots, Inc.