Cortni Ervin places in women's hammer throw at SEC Championships

Friday, May 10, 2013 | 9:18 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA -- Just before her first attempt in the women’s hammer throw at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Missouri senior Cortni Ervin walked over to the small crowd gathered by the chain link fence. Ervin's sisters, fiancé and teammates waited there to cheer her on.