The nationally ranked men’s and women’s track and field teams qualified 21 student athletes for the 2020 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

The No. 3-ranked women qualified 12 students in seven events, while the No. 8 men’s team qualified nine in six events. It was the largest group of qualifiers ever for the Missouri Southern program.

The event, which had been set for March 13-14 in Birmingham, Ala., was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Jasmine Deckard: 60-meter dash, 200-meter dash and 4×400-relay

Elizabeth Adeoye, Chardae Overstreet and LaNea Wallace: 4×400 relay

Cornesia Calhoun-White and Kiara Smith: 60-meter hurdles

Emily Presley, Elena Bisotto, Samantha Petry and Lauren Sutherland: Pole vault

Payton Roberts: Shot put

Kirsten Leisinger: Weight throw


Rajindra Campbell: Shot put

Josh Fulmer and Travis Petersen: Weight throw

Josh Norvile and Brendan Watkins: Long jump

Adrain Broadus and Brendan Watkins: Triple jump

Dean Howard: Pole vault Gidieon Kimutai: 5,000-meter run Ryan Riddle: 1-mile