Michigan State track & field continues postseason action at the NCAA East Preliminary Round at the Hodges Stadium on the campus of the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida Thursday-Saturday, May 23-25. The Spartans have a total of 25 entries in the East Preliminaries.
Michigan State men and women’s track & field programs will head to Jacksonville, Florida for the 2019 NCAA East Preliminary Round May 23-25 at Hodges Stadium, hosted by the University of North Florida. The Spartans have a total of 25 entries in the East Preliminaries.
An unusually large crowd surrounded the long jump pit, hoping to see history made at last week’s Davison Twilight Invitational. They were there to catch a glimpse of Saginaw senior Tony Martin Jr., who had gone from relative obscurity to an attraction in a short period of time.
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Michigan State placed 13 more Spartans on the podium on Sunday, May 12, en route to a seventh place (53 points) finish for the men and an eighth place (49 points) finish for the women. Seniors Will Agodu and Justine Kiprotich each stood atop the podium on Sunday as MSU’s two first-place finishers of the day, joining juniors Nick Guerrant and Asya Reynolds as 2019 Big Ten Track & Field Outdoor champions.
Juniors Nick Guerrant and Asya Reynolds each earned championships for Michigan State on Saturday, May 11, at the 2019 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Guerrant posted a personal-best 7,717 points in the decathlon while Reynolds posted a career-best 5,520 points in the heptathlon.
Michigan State women’s cross country was named an All-Academic Team for the 2018 season as announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Thursday. To receive that status, each cross country program had to maintain a combined minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average among all of its students.
Sophomore Sophia Franklin set the new women’s indoor pole vault school record as Michigan State track & field turned in strong performances at the Simmons-Harvey Big Ten Invitational Saturday at the U-M Indoor Track Building.
Michigan State Track & Field opened the 2019 season with several strong performances at the Wolverine Invitational inside the U-M Indoor Track Building Saturday afternoon.
Michigan State Track & Field returns from the holiday break for the Wolverine Invitational Saturday, Jan. 12 at the U-M Indoor Track Building in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Field and running events both get underway at 11 a.m. and continue through the afternoon.
Michigan State track & field opened the indoor season Friday at the Grand Valley State Holiday Open held at the Kelly Family Turf Building in Allendale, Michigan.
Michigan State Track & Field opens the 2018-19 indoor season Friday, Dec. 7 at the Grand Valley State Holiday Open at the Kelly Family Turf Building in Allendale, Michigan. The meet features sprinters, jumpers and throwers.
Michigan State women’s cross country ran to an 11th-place finish Saturday at the NCAA Championships on the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course, led by 21st-place finish from redshirt-junior Annie Fuller.
No. 12 Michigan State women’s cross country closes the season Saturday at the NCAA Championships on the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course in Madison, Wisconsin.
No. 10 Michigan State women’s cross country has been selected for an at-large berth to the NCAA Championships Nov. 17 at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course in Madison, Wisconsin as announced by the NCAA Saturday.
No. 10 Michigan State women’s cross country ran to a third-place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, while the men came in sixth place at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course Friday.
Michigan State cross country continues the championship season Friday with the NCAA Great Lakes Regional at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Before Justine and Faith Kiprotich ever set foot on Michigan State’s campus, before they racked up thousands of miles as distance runners, they had to get to the United States. The siblings, born in Kenya, lived there for roughly the first decade of their lives. They immigrated to the U.S. as preteens, alongside their mother, Grace Cherono. They were able to make the move after repeated attempts at applying for a green card.
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Michigan State cross country begins the championship season Sunday, Oct. 28 with the Big Ten Championships at Mahoney Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska.
O’Connor met Dathan Ritzenhein in April as she watched her boyfriend compete at a run. She was battling all kind of problems and Ritzenhein, a three-time Olympian has endured nearly every one of them. The partnership has led O’Connor back to competition as the 26-year-old is entered in the USATF 5K Championships on November 3 in New York.
Michigan State cross country raced to top times Friday in the EMU Classic at Hudson Mills Metropark, wrapping up the regular season before the Big Ten Championships Sunday, Oct. 28 in Lincoln, Neb.