At Missouri State:
At Missouri State:Michelle Simpson will look to complete her senior season for the Bears in the hurdles.
2006: At the MVC Outdoor Championships, she took fifth place in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:03.98.
2005: Simpson ran a personal-best time of 58.88 at the MVC Indoor Championships in the 400m to finish 12th, and was a member of the sixth-place distance-medley relay team....She finished second in the 400m at the Tulsa Duels (3/26) and ran a personal-best time of 57.17 to finish sixth at the Tom Botts Invitational (4/16) during the outdoor season....At the MVC Outdoor Championships, she ran the final leg of the fourth-place 1,600-meter relay team and finished seventh in the 400m hurdles.
Background: Simpson was a two-time state qualifier, finishing second as a senior and third as a junior for Lincoln Park (Ill.) High....She was a state qualifier for the 800 sprint-medley relay....She was the team captain her senior season.
Personal: Born October 3, 1985, in Chicago, Ill....Daughter of Duane and Deborah Simpson.
Missouri State Career Bests for Simpson
200m dash (indoor) 27.35
200m dash (outdoor) 25.82
400m dash (indoor) 58.88
400m dash (outdoor) 57.17
400m hurdles (outdoor) 1:03.15