Daijah Joe-Smith
Daijah Joe-Smith
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
High School: Florin HS
Events: Sprints
Experience: 2V

2015 -- Ran the fourth-fastest 100-meter dash in school history, 11.72 seconds, for first place at the 33rd annual Cal Poly ShareSLO Invitational on March 28 (helping the Mustangs defeat both Pepperdine and CSU Bakersfield) ... also posted 100 wins at the Big West Double Dual meet held at UC Riverside on March 14 (in 11.81 seconds) and Fresno State Twilight competition in Clovis on March 24 (11.99) ... her season-best 200 performance, 24.68, came April 25 at the Bulldog Invite ... helped lead the 400 relay squad to a victorious time of 45.92 (2.1 seconds ahead of the Gauchos) during the Blue-Green Rivalry dual vs. UC Santa Barbara (a 108.5-89.5 team win for the Mustangs) hosted by Westmont College 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 in the 100, 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 400 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 200 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 200 at 25.22 ... her PRs were 12.21 and 24.95 ... 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.