Pittsburg, Kan. -- Missouri Southern's Brandy Simpson is in 7th place overall after day one of the 2011 MIAA Heptathlon held at Pittsburg State University.
Simpson has 2722 points after four events on day one. She finished fifth in both the 100m and 200m in times of 14.90 and 26.01. She was seventh in the shot with a heave of 30-5.75, while placing ninth in the high jump with a height of 4-9.75.
Simpson will finish with the long jump, javelin and 800m tomorrow and will hope to give the Lions an early start to points at the 2011 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held next weekend at Emporia State.