Betsy Borgsmiller
Betsy  Borgsmiller


Sikeston, Mo.

High School:
Sikeston High



Missouri Valley Recognizes 135 MSU Scholar-Athletes

Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award


Track & Field's Pattie-Belleli, Borgsmiller Finish Strong in Kansas Relays Heptathlon

Pair places fourth, sixth, respectively, overall for Missouri State


Track & Field's Pattie-Belleli Second in Kansas Relays Heptathlon After Four Events

Bears set four personal bests on first day of combined events


Bears Notch Personal Bests at Missouri Relays

Robiann Broomfield stars in jumps at Columbia


Team Effort Leads Track & Field Bears in Arkansas Spring Invitational

Missouri State receives six personal bests, five season bests against quality field


Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews Drake Relays

Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews Drake Relays

2015-16 Track & Field: Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2012-13 Track & Field:
MVC Honor Roll ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll

2016 Track & Field
Indoor: Competed in six meets… Started the season at the Bob Timmons Challenge (Dec. 4) finishing first for MSU and fourth overall in the high jump (1.55 meters)… Tied her leap at the Arkansas Invitational (Jan. 15) after clearing 1.55 meters… Cleared 1.60 meters for the first time during the season and finished with a mark of 1.62 meters at the Pittsburg State Invitational (Jan. 29)… Tallied a 12th-place finish at the prestigious Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational (Feb. 5-6) in the high jump (1.58 meters)… Followed that performance the following weekend at the Gorilla Classic (Feb. 12-13) and was able to clear 1.59 meters in the high jump… Finished her senior campaign tying her personal-best clearance of 1.70 meters, which was good for a fifth-place finish at the MVC championships (Feb. 27-28).

Outdoor: Competed in seven meets… Opened the season at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (March 26) where she finished fifth after clearing 1.65 meters in the high jump… Cleared a winning 1.63 meters in the high jump at the Margaret Simmons Invitational (April 1)… Traveled to the Gibson Invitational (April 9) and cleared 1.61 meters to take seventh in the high jump… Competed at the Tom Botts Invitational (April 16) and took sixth in the high jump after clearing 1.63 meters… Won the high jump at the Missouri State Invitational (April 22) after clearing a personal-best 1.66 meters… Recorded a mark of 1.55 meters in the high jump at the Jace LaCoste Invitational (April 30)… Finished senior season at the MVC Outdoor Championships (May 13-15) where she took seventh in the high jump after clearing 1.65 meters for the second time during the outdoor season.

2015 Track & Field
Competed in six meets ... Opened the season tying for third in the high jump with a height of 1.50m at the Arkansas Invitational (Jan. 9) ... Reached a height of 1.56m at the Missouri Invitational (Jan. 16) to finish second ... At the UAB Vulcan Invitational (Jan. 23), placed sixth in the high jump with a 1.59m ... Recorded a season high 1.63m to place 16th in the high jump at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational (Feb. 6-7) ... Jumped 1.59m at the Purdue Fred Wilt Invitational (Feb. 14) to finish fifth ... At the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships, jumped 1.56m in the high jump finals to finish 15th in conference.

Outdoor: Competed in four meets ... Opened the season at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (Mar. 27-28) with a 1.56m mark in the high jump to earn ninth ... Tied for seventh in the high jump at the John Jacobs Invitational (Apr. 17-18) with a height of 1.55m ... Jumped a career-best 1.63m in the high jump at the Arkansas Twilight (May 1) ... At the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships (May 15-17), jumped a career-best 1.65m to tie for sixth and score for the Bears.

2014 Track & Field

Indoor: Competed in six meets ... Tied for forth at the high jump at Iowa State's Holiday Preview (Dec. 6) with a height of 1.60m ... 10.08m in the triple jump at the Gladstein Invitational (Jan 24-25) in Bloomington, Ind. ... Tied for fifth in the high jump with 1.63m and 15th in the long jump at 4.67m at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) in Wichita, Kan. ... Followed that with another tie for fifth at the Missouri Invitational (Feb. 7) with 1.61 meters ... T-13th in final regular season meet with her high jump height of 1.60m at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 14-15) ... Finished tied for 10th at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships with 1.60m.

Outdoor: Competed in five meets ... Opened the outdoor season at the Tulsa Duels (Feb. 21-22) with a career-best 27.26 in the 200-meter dash, a sixth place finish in the high jump (1.55m), and a 20th place finish in the javelin (20.78m) ... Threw 22.84m for a career-best in the javelin, along with a 27.40 in the 200-meter dash and a 1.56m high jump at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (Apr. 5) ... In the Missouri Relays (Apr. 12), placed 22nd in the 100-meter hurdles (18.22), sixth in the high jump (1.59m), and 18th in the javelin (22.01m) ... Earned four personal-bests in the heptathlon at the Kansas Relays (Apr. 16-19): 100-meters hurdles (17.34), long jump (4.46), shot put (7.93), and finished sixth in the heptathlon with a PR 3,452 points ... Jumped 1.55m and finished 10th in the high jump at the Jace LaCoste Invitational (5/3).

2013 Track & Field
Indoor: Competed in eight meets ... Opened season finishing 52nd in 200 meters in 28.56 at ASU Kickoff Klassic (Dec. 2) ... Seventh in high jump at ASU, leaping 1.62 meters ... Followed that up with 1.58-meter effort for fifth place at Saluki Open (Jan. 11) ... Ran 2000 meters in 29.19 (24th overall) at Missouri Invitational and high jumped 1.56 meter for sixth place (Jan. 18) ... Placed 13th, jumping 1.60 meters at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet on Jan. 25 ... Jumped 1.58 meters at Wichita State's Varsity Apartments Invitational to finish 11th (Feb. 1) ... High jumped 1.62 meters at Tyson Invitational to finish eighth (Feb. 8) ... Jumped season-best 1.70 meters in MVC Championships to place fifth.

Outdoor:Finished third in high jump at season opening Tulsa Duals, high jumping 1.60 meters on March 15 ... Also ran 200 meters in 27.97 to place 40th ... Equaled high jump performance from Tulsa at Mississippi State on March 23, finishing fourth ... Jumped 1.60 meters at Ole Miss on April 20, placing fourth ... Was 13th in high jump at MVC championships on May 10 with a leap of 1.55 meters.

Lettered all four years in track & field at Sikeston High ... Tied the school's high jump record as a freshman and sophomore, only to break the record as a junior ... Was a three-time all-conference, all-district, and all-sectional high jumper ... Competed in the state meet the previous three seasons ... As a junior, became the 2011 MSHSAA Track Class 4 high jump champion ... Was an honors student at Sikeston High and competed in cheerleading all four years for the Bulldogs.

Elizabeth Anne Borgsmiller was born Aug. 27, 1993 in Sikeston, Mo. ... Daughter of Stephen and Mary Borgsmiller ... Has two sisters, Emily Moxey and Alison Borgsmiller.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
200-meter dash (indoor) 28.56 ASU Kickoff Klassic 12/2/12
High jump (indoor) 1.70 meters 2016 Missouri Valley Conference Championships 2/28/16
Long jump (indoor) 4.69 meters Varsity Apartments Invitational 1/31/14
Triple Jump (indoor) 10.08 meters Gladstein Invitational 1/24/14
200-meter dash (outdoor) 27.26 Tulsa Duels 3/22/14
100-meter hurdles (outdoor) 17.34 Kansas Relays 4/16/14
High jump (outdoor) 1.65 meters Missouri State Invitational 4/22/16
Javelin (outdoor) 22.84 meters Arkansas Spring Invitational 4/5/14
Long jump (outdoor) 4.46 meters Kansas Relays 4/17/14
Shot put (outdoor) 7.93 meters Kansas Relays 4/16/14
Heptathlon (outdoor) 3,452 points Kansas Relays 4/17/14

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