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Michigan State cross country dominated at the EMU Fall Classic on Friday afternoon at the Hudson Mills Metropark. Nine Spartans took top-10 finishes in the men’s and women’s 5,000 meter races.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

2 days ago

Michigan State cross country will run at the annual EMU Fall Classic on Friday, Oct. 20 in Dexter, Michigan. The women’s 5,000 meter race will begin at 4:30 p.m., and the men’s 5,000 meter race follows at 5 p.m, held at the Hudson Mills Metropark.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

1 week ago

Michigan State cross country finished with top performances at the Wisconsin Nuttycombe Invitational hosted by Wisconsin on Friday afternoon at the Thomas Zimmerman Championship Course. The No. 17 men’s team finished in 10th place with 271 points, which is their highest finish at the event since 2010. The women’s team came in 11th place with 331 points, their highest finish since 2014.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

1 week ago

Michigan State cross country travels to Madison, Wisconsin, for the ninth annual Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational on Friday, Oct. 13. The No. 17 men’s team will participate in an 8K race that will kick off at 1:20 p.m. (ET), followed by the women’s 6K at 2:00 p.m. (ET). The meet will be streamed live on FloTrack.

Source: Michigan State University Official Athletic Site

3 weeks ago

Michigan State Athletics is sad to announce that cross country and track and field great Warren Druetzler passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the age of 88.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 weeks ago

On an unseasonably hot Saturday in late September, Michigan State cross country ran in the 32nd annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. The Spartans pushed through, claiming top spots in both men’s and women’s competition.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 weeks ago

Michigan State cross country continues its season with the 32nd annual Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minnesota at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

1 month ago

Maggie Farrell was anything but a pack runner as a senior at Lakeview High School. The 2015 Division 1 cross country and 2016 3,200-meter state champion often left the competition in her dust in a year that saw her named Miss Cross Country for the state of Michigan as well as an All-American in the two-mile. Yet in her first collegiate cross country race for 17th-ranked Michigan State, Farrell was more than happy to have some company as she helped the Spartans run away with the Division I title at the MSU Spartan Invitational on Friday.

Source: Battle Creek Enquirer

1 month ago

Michigan State cross country finished the 37th annual Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational at with eight individuals placing in the top 10 on Friday afternoon at Forest Akers East Golf Course.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

1 month ago

Michigan State cross country hosts the annual Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational on Friday, Sept. 15 at Forest Akers East Golf Course.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

2 months ago

Michigan State cross country began the 2017 season at the 32nd annual Jeff Drenth Memorial Race hosted by Central Michigan on Friday, Sept. 1. The women’s team placed first with a total time of 1:28:56, while the men’s team ended the race in second place with a time of 1:18:17, behind Central Michigan.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

2 months ago

Michigan State men’s and women’s cross country open the 2017 season at the 32nd annual Jeff Drenth Memorial race on Friday, Sept. 1 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The women’s race begins at 10 a.m. at the Pleasant Hills Golf Course.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

2 months ago

After an eighth-place team finish last fall, the Spartans will look for their young talent to step up in 2017. The loss of All-Americans Rachelle Schulist and Alexis Wiersma will leave a big void to be filled this year. Luckily, the Spartans have nine potential athletes to battle for varsity spots.

Source: FloTrack

2 months ago

Michigan State men’s cross country team earned NCAA Public Recognition Award.
This honor is bestowed on teams with an NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports in the 2015-16 academic year.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

3 months ago

Michigan State track and field earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, honoring both the men and women’s squads.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Despite scorching heat, junior Katelyn Daniels finished eighth in the discus at the U.S. Track & Field Championships at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California. The event was delayed several hours due to the high temperatures.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Michigan State junior Katelyn Daniels will be competing in the USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacramento, California.The All-American will begin action on Thursday, June 22nd at 8:50 p.m. ET, as the championship runs June 22-25.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Michigan State track & field junior Katelyn Daniels used a season-best throw to finish sixth in the discus at the NCAA Track & Field Championships at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on the final day of competition. Daniels was competing in the NCAA Championships for the third-straight season.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Michigan State track & field sophomore Justine Kiprotich earned All-American accolades by finishing second in the 1,500m Friday at the NCAA Track & Field Championships at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Kiprotich moved from third to second in the closing seconds of the race, clocking in at 3:43.50.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

4 months ago

Michigan State track & field had three athletes in action and all three garnered All-American accolades to highlight Thursday’s second day of action at the NCAA Track & Field Championships at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Junior Tim Ehrhardt earned the second decathlon All-American accolade of his career with second-team honors, while Jade Madison and Hannah Sailar made smashing NCAA Championships debuts with third-team All-American plaudits.

Source: Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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