At Missouri State: Junior Ashton Stubbs will look to return to form after suffering an injury that kept her competing during the 2010-11 outdoor track and field season.
2010 Cross Country: Competed in two regular season meets....Finished sixth at the SIUE Invitational, running 19:21.66.....Was the Bears' fourth finisher at the Richard Clark Invitational (19:09.75).
2010 Track: Stubbs competed in two events in the indoor season....She ran the 1,000m in 3:08.74 and the mile in 5:18.85, both at the Missouri Invitational....Stubbs sat out the outdoor season.
2009 Cross Country: Stubbs was a factor in every race she competed in....Finished the Missouri State Classic in 18:58.90, earning a 21st place finish....Had a season-best time of 18:43.00 in the 5K at the Sean Earl Invitational....In the Chile Pepper Festival, finished with a time of 22:54.10 in the 6K race....Was the second Bear across the finish line in the MVC Championship with a time 19:50.00.
Background: Stubbs finished as the 2009 Class 3A state runner-up as a senior in the 1,600m and placed fifth in the 800m....In cross country, finished sixth at the Missouri state 3A championship as a senior and finished 10th as a sophomore....As a junior at the state 3A track and field championship, she took sixth in the 1,600-meter and was 11th in the 800-meters....As a sophomore in 2007, she placed fourth in the 1,600-meters and sixth in the 800-meters at the state championship....Stubbs will compete in both track and field and cross country for Missouri State.
Personal: Ashton Elizabeth Stubbs was born on August 26, 1990 in Kansas City, Mo....Daughter of Will and Connie Stubbs....Has one sister, Whitney....Majoring in exercise and movement science. Missouri State Career Bests for Stubbs: