Simpson in 8th place after day one of ESU Multis

Emporia, Kan. -- Missouri Southern women's track and field athlete Brandy Simpson is in eighth place after day one of the heptathlon at the 2011 Emporia State Multis in Emporia. 

Simpson has 2627 points after the first four events and placed 7th in the 100m hurdles, 6th in the high jump, 5th in the shot put and 7th in the 200m. 

Going into day two tomorrow with the long jump, the javelin and the 800m, she is just 1,770 points off of her school record she set last year at the MIAA Championships. 

Action tomorrow will wrap up the event.