Cathedral Prep grad Kimani Smith scores first college TD

By | November 14, 2013 4:09 pm | 0 Comments

 

Kimani Smith

Kimani Smith

Kimani Smith caught his fair share of touchdown passes as a wide receiver at Cathedral Prep several years ago.

On Saturday, he scored the first touchdown of his college career on a pass. However, the pass came from the opposing quarterback.

Smith, a now 6-foot 3-inch, 220-pound sophomore linebacker at Robert Morris,¬† returned an interception 31 yards for a touchdown — his first college score –¬†Saturday while helping the Colonials to a 54-21 victory over Central Connecticut State.

Smith’s touchdown extended his team’s lead to 26-7 midway through the second quarter. It was his first career interception.

He also had five tackles in the game, giving him 34 for the season in his first season as a starter.

As a result of his performance Saturday, Smith was named the Northeast Conference Player of the Week. He also claimed the Robert Morris Athlete of the Week award.

– Jeff Kirik, sports editor

 

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