Bears look to improve on last year's fourth-place finish in Tulsa
Awards/Honors 2012-13 Track & Field: MVC Honor Roll ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
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.
Background 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.
Personal 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.