Senior thrower Marie Lumpkin started her season with a record-breaking 18.55m weight throw. She broke broke the record by .07m. PHOTO PROVIDED BY BRAD CAUDILL
Ball State track & field puts 10 on indoor academic All-MAC squad
The Ball State women's track and field team had 10 players named to the Women's Indoor Track & Field Academic All-Mid-American Conference team.
A cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.20 and participation in at least half of the contests are the minimum requirements for student-athletes to qualify.
Sophomores Jessica Bryzek and Ericka Rinehart won their second academic awards this season, as they were both named 2015 Academic All-MAC Cross Country as well. Juniors Olivia Ashba and Gabrielle Perryman, along with seniors Michaela Hull and Marie Lumpking, return Academic All-MAC honors for the third time in their careers.
Ball State’s 2015-16 Indoor Track & Field Academic All-MAC Selections:
Olivia Ashba - junior, psychological science (3.57)
Jessica Bryzek - sophomore, biology (3.66)
Danielle Dahl - senior, exercise science (3.21)
Michaela Hull - senior, exercise science (3.84)
Becca Kropf - senior, Dietetics (3.38)
Marie Lumpkin - senior, elementary education (3.69)
Gabrielle Perryman - junior, athletic training (3.55)
Ericka Rinehart - junior, nursing (3.69)
Gabby Sims - sophomore, elementary education (3.80)
Anna-Kay West - sophomore, chemistry (3.46)
The list of first-timers includes: seniors Danielle Dahl and Becca Kropf, along with sophomores Gabby Sims and Anna-Kay West.
Ball State will travel on April 2 to Oxford, Ohio, for the Miami Invitational.