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Student-Athlete of the Week: Maggie Smith

 

November 3, 2017

Jocelyn Rowley

Maggie Smith at the Class 4A State Cross Country Championships on Oct. 28.

In 2016, life handed Niwot distance runner Maggie Smith a big lemon in the form of an injury that kept her out of competitive racing for all but a few weeks of her sophomore year.

“It was a big emotional struggle for me because I love running,” said the junior, who took up the sport at Boulder Country Day in first grade. “I realized when it was taken away that it was my personality and my identity.”

Fast forward to 2017, and Smith has turned that lemon into lemonade. After several months of rest and rehab, Smith finally reclaimed her spot among the region’s fastest girls. On Oct...



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