Athletics News

Metria Bell-Nesbitt
Metria Bell-Nesbitt


Track & Field

A five-time individual Missouri Valley Conference (Gateway) champion ... three-time outdoor 800-meter MVC champion (1990-92) ... still owns the school record for the outdoor 800-meter run with a time of 2:06.87 ... the 1993 600-meter indoor MVC champion ... the 1992 indoor 800-meter Valley champion ... a member of four conference championship track and field teams ... two-time NCAA national qualifier in the 800-meter run (1992 and 1993) ... named to the Valley All-Centennial Track and Field Team ... a member of the 4x800-meter relay team which finished ninth at the 1993 NCAA Championships with a school-record time of 8:46.30 ... ranks third all-time in ISU history in the indoor 800-meter run with a time of 2:09.68 ... named the 1993 Illinois State Athletics Linda Herman Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... member of the AFNI Athletics Honor Roll eight times.