Nicholas Colbert


Taylor Smith


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Nicholas Colbert is a red shirt sophomore on the UTEP Men’s Track and Field Team. Colbert is serving as the Community Service Chair for UTEP’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). This is Colbert’s second year on the UTEP SAAC. As the Community Service Chair, Colbert helped organize and plan SAAC Hunger; a Conference USA food drive where schools compete to raise non-perishable goods for local food banks. Colbert is also a participant in Advocacy for Athletes mentoring program. As a participant in Advocacy for Athletes, Colbert mentors a member of the El Paso, Texas community.

As a dedicated student, Colbert has been named to the UTEP Dean’s List for the college of Liberal Arts (2014-15) and a Commissioners Honor Roll recipient (2014-15). Colbert is currently carrying a 3.13 grade point average and majoring in Criminal Justice.

Taylor Smith is a junior on the UMass Boston Women’s Track and Field Team. At UMass Boston, Smith is a member of the Vice Chancellor’s Student Committee Board (2013-present), member of the Beacons Athletic Health Advisory Board (2013-present), Captain and representative of the track and field team (2014-present), and a member of UMass Boston SAAC (2014-present). Smith has volunteered for Toys-For-Tots event, supplied water during the Boston Marathon and Marine’s 5K, and volunteered in the Mitaction 5K; an event created to help raise awareness and funds for Mitochondrial Disease. Smith has been selected for the “We are One” campaign. This campaign helps bridge the gap between student-athletes and professors and faculty at UMass Boston. Smith also participates in R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) and domestic violence week on her campus.

Smith is carrying a 3.058 grade point average and majoring in Criminal Justice. She has aspirations to enter the Navy and become a Master of Arms officer.