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Carmichael Signs to the SMWC Women's T&F Program

Carmichael Signs to the SMWC Women's T&F Program

SAINT MARY OF THE WOODS, Ind. - Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College women's track & field head coach Zach Whitkanack announced the addition of Naiya Carmichael to the 2019-20 incoming recruiting class. Carmichael signed her National Letter-of-Intent to run track & field. She will make an immediate impact as a freshman sprinter.

Bio | Naiya Carmichael

Hometown | Terre Haute, Indiana

Prep | Terre Haute South High School

Height | 5-foot-4

Sport | Women's Track & Field

Birthdate | October 11th, 2000

Quote | Naiya Carmichael

On committing to be a sprinter at The Woods...

"I am so excited to be attending Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. I feel extremely honored to be a part of this new program. I believe that SMWC will strengthen me academically and athletically. This is the right college in my mind to prepare me for my profession. I'm passionate about my academics and my athletic abilities, and I feel that the Professors and coaches at The Woods will enhance my abilities. Go Pomeroys!"

Quote | Zach Whitkanack

On the Carmichael commitment...

""I am thrilled to add Naiya Carmichael to the inaugural Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Women's Track & Field team. She has had a great career at Terre Haute South and I look forward to watching her continued success at SMWC! Naiya is a hard worker and team-oriented. I look for her to make an immediate impact next year."


Will graduate with from Terre Haute South in June

3x Lettered in Academics 

President of the African American Club

Plans to become a Pre-Professional major and Psychology minor


4x Varsity Letter Winner | Track & Field

Fastest 100M | 12.6

Fastest 200M | 26.5

Named Most Valuable Player on her Track & Field team

Scored the most points for THSHS


Daughter of Nicole Cheeks

One sibling, Christian Smith

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