Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews 2013-14 Indoor Season
2014 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in seven meets ... Opened the season with a fifth place finish in the 400-meter dash (58.10) and a seventh place finish in the 4x400-meter relay (3:54.38) at the Arkansas Invitational (Jan. 9) ... At the Missouri Invitational (Jan. 16), placed fifth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.09 and second in the 4x400-meter relay in 2:59.02 ... Finished 12th in the 200m dash (25.65) and second in the 4x400m relay (4:59.02) at the UAB Vulcan Invitational (Jan. 23) ... Placed fourth in the 400m dash at the UAB Green & Gold Invitational (Jan. 24) with a time of 48.31 ... Competed in three events at the Tiger Invitational (Feb. 6): Sixth in the 200-meter dash (26.20), second in the 400-meter dash (58.89), and second in the 4x400m relay (4:03.50) ... Placed 16th at the Purdue Fred Wilt Invitational (Feb. 14) in the 200m dash prelims with a time of 25.81 ... At the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-Mar. 1), finished 20th in the 200-meter dash prelims (25.97) and 12th in the 400-meter prelims (58.24).
Outdoor: Competed in four meets ... Opened the season at the John McDonnell Invitational (Apr. 10-11), finishing 23rd in the 400-meter dash with a 1:01.60 … Earned 20th in the 200m dash at the John Jacobs Invitational (Apr. 17-18), finishing in 25.55 … Competed in two events at the Arkansas Twilight (May 1), earning 15th in the 200m dash (26.05) and eighth in the 400m dahs (57.90) … At the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships (May 15-17), placed 20th in the 400m run prelims with a 59.66.
2014 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in seven meets ... Set a career-best and placed seventh in the 300-meter dash in 41.75 and second in the 4x400-meter relay at the Holiday Preview (Dec. 6) in Ames, Iowa ... Placed seventh in the 400 meters at the Arkansas Preview (Jan. 10) with a time of 1:00.67 ... Set career mark in the 400-meters with her 58.43 at the Holiday Inn Invitational (Jan. 17-18) ... Forth in the 4x400 relay at the Gladstein Invitational (Jan. 24-25) with a time of 3:47.93 ... Competed in three events in the Varsity Apartments Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 1): 22nd in the 200-meter dash (26.49), 14th in the 400-meter dash (1:00.54), and eighth in the 4x400m relay (4:04.09) ... Earned 12th in the 400-meter dash in 59.86 and fifth in the 4x400 relay in 4:02.2 at the Missouri Invitational (Feb. 7) ... At the Missouri Valley Conference Championships (Mar. 1-2): 22nd in the 200m dash prelims (Career-best 26.41), and 18th in the 400m dash prelims.
Outdoor: Competed in seven meets ... Opened the outdoor season with a 58.82 in the 400-meter to finish 10th at the Tulsa Duels (Mar. 21-22) ... Ran a career-best 57.79 to place sixth in the 400-meter dash at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold (Mar. 28-29) ... In three events at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (Apr. 5), ran the 200-meter dash in 26.25, the 400-meter dash in 59.22, and the 4x400 relay in 3:54.28 ... At the Missouri Relays (Apr. 12), finished 17th in the 200-meter with a PR time of 25.57 ... Competed in the 400-meter at the Kansas Relays (Apr. 16-19) with a time of 1:00.48 ... Earned 10th in the 400-meter dash at the Jace LaCoste Invitational (May 3) after finishing in 1:00.16 ... In the Missouri Valley Conference Championships (May 16-18) placed 23rd in the 200m dash prelims (25.71) and 15th in the 400m dash prelims (58.79). Background Racked up a trio of school records during her prep career, including Springfield Catholic's top marks in the 100 meters (12.61), 200 meters (25.69) and 400 meters (58.16) ... As a senior, earned conference championships in three sprint events ... Also notched top-five finishes in the 200 and 400 meters at the state championship meet, and placed 12th in the 100 ... Claimed a sectional championship in the 400 with a time of 59.17 seconds ... Was a 2013 Academic All-State pick ... Also competed in volleyball in high school.
Personal Erin Elizabeth Roebuck was born Nov. 28, 1994 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Daughter of Jim and Jaynne Roebuck ... Relative Jim Roebuck attended Missouri State from 1980-1985 ... Has one brother, Calvin, who plays baseball at Drury University in Springfield ... Lists her biggest sports thrill as putting everything she has left into the last curve in the 400 meters ... Plans to major in exercise science at Missouri State ... Plans to attend graduate school.