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Lumpkin Leads T&F At Opening Day Of Indiana Relays

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: January 31, 2014
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   BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - - Redshirt sophomore thrower Marie Lumpkin (Losantville, Ind./Union) posted a Mid-American Conference Indoor Championship automatic qualifying mark in the weight throw to lead the Ball State track & field team Friday on the first day of the Indiana Relays.

   Lumpkin would place fifth in the weight throw with a career-best toss of 18.09m, which is also the third-best individual mark in program history. Overall, Ball State’s student-athletes posted three top 10 efforts and five career-best marks on the opening day of the Indiana Relays.

   Redshirt sophomore Christina Crawford (Belleville, Mich./Romulus) posted BSU’s best individual finish on the day, winning the long jump with a career-best distance of 5.84m. Redshirt junior Rebecca Lomax (Indianapolis, Ind./Southport) was a close second, with a leap of 5.66m.

   Action in the meet continues Saturday, with morning section of the 400m run scheduled for 9:35 a.m.

Ball State Individual Results On Day 1 Of Indiana Relays

Long Jump - (MAC Indoor Championship Qualifying Standard: 18'-10.25"/5.75m)
1st - Christina Crawford - 5.84m (CB)

2nd - Rebecca Lomax - 5.66m
20th - Makelle Skelton - 5.18m

60m Hurdles - (MAC Indoor Championship Qualifying Standard: 8.72)
21st - Olivia Ashba - 9.28

25th - Kassidy Swenson - 9.49
28th - Rebecca Lomax - 9.83

60m Dash - (MAC Indoor Championship Qualifying Standard: 7.66)
24th - Christina Crawford - 7.88

Weight Throw - (MAC Indoor Championship Qualifying Standard: 56'-8"/17.72m)
5th - Marie Lumpkin - 18.09m (CB) & MAC Qualifying Mark

26th - Erin Walker - 15.43m

200m Dash - (MAC Indoor Championship Qualifying Standard: 24.78)
15th - Hannah Lange - 26.18 (CB)

21st - Ariel Hune - 27.35

600m Run
30th - Becca Kropf - 1:42.09 (CB)

33rd - Kassidy Swenson - 1:43.73 (CB)

Pole Vault - (MAC Indoor Championship Qualifying Standard: 12'-2"/3.71m)
12th - Hannah Ciasto-Poor - 3.45m
NH - Elizabeth Eversole

Shot Put - (MAC Indoor Championship Qualifying Standard: 47'-3.75"/14.42m)
T21st - Michaela Hull - 13.28m

Distance Medley
10th - Danielle Dahl, Makelle Skelton, Madelyn Webster, Courtney Edon - 12:23.78

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