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Barbara Lee Ball
2014-15 Women's Cross Country
YEAR
So.
HT.
5-2
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Nashville, Tenn. (Lipscomb Academy)
MAJOR
Nursing
Barbara Lee Ball

2014 Track and Field: In her first meet of the indoor season at the Emory Crossplex Invitational, Ball competed in the distance medley relay, which placed first with a time of 12:16.58… Also at the Emory Crossplex Invitational, she finished third in the 800m crossing the line in 2:22.60… Competed in the 4x4 at Hoosier Hills finishing third in 4:07.85… Placed fifth at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships in the mile run with a finishing time of 5:05.25... Placed third at the Rhodes Open in the 4x800m relay with a time of 9:55.08… Ran a personal best in the 800 meters at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold finishing in 2:20.86… Also bested her time in the 3000 meters at the Shamrock Invite with 10:05.81… Placed fourth at the Georgia Invitational in the 1500 meters logging a time of 4:44.81, a personal best in the event.

2013 Cross Country: Finished second at the Belmont Opener in the 5K finishing in 17:51.1s… Finished fourth in the 5000K at the Commondor Classic with a time of 17:22.5s… Crossed the line of the 6K at the Erik Anderson/Runners Soul XC Invitational in 21:42.8s placing second… Finished fourth at the Atlantic Sun Championships with a time of 17:53.3.

High School: Ran for Albert Thweatt, and Todd Cunningham at Lipscomb Academy… Three-time Tennessee State Cross Country Champion… Two-time Tennessee State Champion in 800m, 1600m and 3200m… Named All-Midstate Runner of the Year in 2009 and 2012… Tennessee Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2012… Named Salutatorian of graduating class… PR’s 2:16 800m, 5:00 full mile…4:58 1600m equiv., 11:00 3200m, 18:04 5000m

Personal: Daughter of Cindy and Mason Ball… Brother Robert… Plans to major in nursing.