Barbara Lee Ball
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Nashville, Tenn. (Lipscomb Academy)|
2015 Track and Field: Earned Third Team All-Conference in the 10,000m at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a time of 35:28.60...Earned an A-Sun Indoor Runner of the Week honor...Named a NCAA Division I CoSIDA Academic honoree...Placed on the A-Sun Academic All-Conference team for Indoor and Outdoor...Placed sixth in the 5000m at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a time of 17:32.42...Finished fourth at the A-Sun Indoor Championships for both the 5000m and the 3000m with marks of 17:03.69 and 10:01.07...Finished second at the Bog Blue Classic with a mark of 35:21.30...Won the 5000m at the Emory Crossplex Invite with a time of 17:04.00...
2014 Cross Country: Earned Second Team All-Conference...Named to the NCAA CoSIDA District IV All-Academic Team...Named to Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference Team...Nabbed one A-Sun Runner of the Week award...Finished 8th in the 5K at the A-Sun Championships with a time of 17:54.2...Placed 47th in the 6K at the NCAA Division I South Regionals with a time of 20:52.5...Finished 20th at the Commodore Classic with a time of 17:43.5...Placed 11th at the Belmont Opener with a time of 18:04.4...Ran a 18:10.0 time at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown...
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.