Dana Roberson
Dana Roberson
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Plains, Mo.
High School: West Plains HS
Position: Distance
Previous School: Missouri State
2013 - Roberson ran in all six races for the Lions as a sophomore...Was the Lions fourth finisher at the Central Regional Championships in Sioux Falls, S.D., finishing 98th overall running the 6k course in a time 23:26.77...Finished 56th at the MIAA Championships in Pittsburg, Kan., where she ran the 6k course in a time of 23:59.89...Finished 19th at the Jackling Jocks Invite hosted by Missouri S&T where she ran the 5k course in a time of 19:26.45...Placed 157th at the Chile Pepper Festival hosted by the University of Arkansas running the 5k course in a time of 20:15.4...Finished 33rd at the Southern Stampede as she was the fifth Lion finisher....Finished 29th at the season-opening double-dual with Arkansas and Missouri running the 4k course in a time of 15:44.
 
Prior to Southern - Roberson lettered all four years in track & field and two seasons in cross country under West Plains High School head coach Joe Bill Dixon...On the cross country course, Roberson earned all-state, first team all-conference and first team all-district honors during her junior and senior seasons...She posted a personal best 19:18 in the 5K her senior year, placing 21st at state in the Class 4 competition and guiding her team to a second-place finish...In track, Roberson was crowned conference champion in the 800-meter run, while setting a West Plains High school record with a time of 2:17.01...Played volleyball her freshman and sophomore seasons before turning her attention to cross country.

Personal - Dana Elise Roberson was born January 18, 1993 in Springfield, Mo...Daughter of Dan and Rita Roberson...Has one sister, Jenna...Plans to major in Radiography.