Ball State track and field finished ninth in the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championship. It earned 37 points this year compared to its score of 11 points last year.
Sophomore Jazmin Smith earned the Cardinals 10 points with her first-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.43 seconds. She was Ball State's first individual indoor champion since the 2009 season. Freshman Jasmine Harris was close behind her and finished in third place with a time of 8.51 seconds.
"It was really good from momentum for Regan to place well in the high jump," head coach Brian Etelman said.
Regan Lewis scored second in the high jump with 1.81 meters high. She broke the Ball State record by .03 meters.
"She has been jumping at that bar for a while now and we are happy she got it this year, especially in the MAC," Etelman said.
Ball State results day 2
First: Jazmin Smith — 8.43
Third: Jasmine Harris — 8.51
Second: Regan Lewis — 1.81m
Fourth: Bryeana Byrdsong — 24.93
Seventh: Bryeana Byrdsong — 7.71
13th: Brooke Talhelm — 5:04.87
14th: Peyton Kneadler — 5:05.56
17th: Adrienne Mayfield — 15.87m
Eighth: Amber Jones, Olivia Ashba, Peyton Kneadler, Gabby Sims — 3:49.96
Freshman Bryeana Byrdsong finished fourth place in the 200-meter run with a time of 24.93 seconds. She also got seventh place in the 60 meter dash at 7.71 seconds.
Byrdsong was only one point away from being freshman of the year.
"Byrdsong did a really great job," Etelman said, "She was a little disappointed, but getting that close to the top was a great accomplishment."
Ball State was seven points away from getting fifth place.
Etelman said he and the team are looking forward to the outdoor season which begins
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