In Rhode Island's team win at Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational on Saturday, Botts won the hammer throw with a mark of 53.18 meters. The throw was a personal best for the sophomore, and the eighth best mark all-time.
Smith placed second in the 100 meter hurdles (14.69s) and fifth in the 400 meter hurdles (1:05.75). The honor is the first of Smith's career.
The Rams return to competition this weekend as they travel to Massachusetts for the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship. Events are scheduled to begin on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.