The Illinois State track and field team looks to have a historic performance at Drake.
The Redbirds look to improve on last week's success.
Morgan Keller wins her first collegiate event as a Redbird.
The Redbirds look to compete against top competitors this weekend.
Multiple athletes notch personal-best marks at Big Blue.
2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2
2012 State Farm MVC Indoor Track & Field Championships Day One
Indoor: Finished third at the Early Bird Invitational (Dec. 3) in the weight throw with a toss of 57-03.75 ... threw a personal-best of 40-10.25 in the shot put at the Indiana State Dual (Jan. 14), finishing sixth ... took third in the weight throw at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 3) with a mark of 60-01.25 ... finished eighth at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25) in the weight throw with a personal-best throw of 60-06.00.
Outdoor: Finished fourth in the hammer at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29) with a mark of 165-05 ... threw a personal-best in the discus and the hammer at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20), finishing eighth and third with marks of 142-11 and 179-06, respectively ... matched that hammer mark at the Billy Hayes Invitational (May 4), finishing third ... launched a personal-best toss of 45-04.25 in the shot put at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11), taking 13th.
PRIOR TO ISU
At South Paulding High School: Four-year letterwinner on the track ... named athlete of the year her senior season after winning the state tournament in the shot put and discus with marks of 44-0 and 137-0, respectively ... finished third at the state meet in the discus her junior year with a mark of 131-0 ... finished first in the Milrose Games in the weight toss ... threw a distance of 61-1.25 in the weight throw at the Georgia Open, which was the third best throw in USA high school history ... All-American in the weight and hammer.
Personal: Born 8/20/1993 ... daughter of Brandon and Charna Williams ... sibling is Marquis Ervin ... plans to major in early childhood education.