Jewelia Smith

Sabre

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Columbus, Ohio
  • Last School Westerville South High School

Ohio State Career

  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and USFCA All-Academic Team honoree in 2022

Junior Season (2021-22)

  • 6-3 in dual season
  • Finished 15th at OSU Open and 50th at Penn State Open
  • Buckeyes won CCFC women’s title and were sabre squad champs
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and USFCA All-Academic Team accolades

Prior to Ohio State

  • Trained with Fencing Alliance of Ohio from 2011-14

Personal

  • Daughter of Kirsten and Andrew and has a younger sibling, AJ
  • Materials science and engineering major and plans to work in sustainable textiles research, development and application
  • Morrill Excellence Scholar with Distinction
  • Enjoys creating, reading and kayaking and loves being outside
  • Attended a fencing camp at age 9 and fenced until she was 13; after a seven-year break, decided she wanted to get back into the sport in 2021