Michigan State track and field had a strong performance at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational on Saturday afternoon, competing against Big Ten opponents Michigan and Ohio State at the U-M Indoor Track Facility.
Michigan State track and field opened the indoor season on Friday evening at the GVSU Holiday Open at the Kelly Family Sports Center, with five Spartans posting first-place finishes and many recorded personal bests.
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Michigan State women’s cross country raced to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course on Saturday afternoon. No. 5 Michigan State tallied 209 points for the sixth-place finish. No. 1 Arkansas (96 points), No. 3 BYU (102 points), No. 2 Stanford (123 points), No. 7 New Mexico (168 points) and No. 6 NC State (190 points) rounded out the top five teams.
Michigan State women’s cross country and junior Morgan Beadlescomb close out the season Saturday, Nov. 23, at the NCAA Championships on the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana. Beadlescomb will compete as an individual on the men’s side after earning an individual bid to the NCAA Championships.
Michigan State women’s cross country earned an automatic bid to the 2019 NCAA Championships next weekend after racing to a first-place finish with 49 points at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional on the Zimmer Championship Course Friday afternoon.
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Director of Cross Country and Track and Field Walt Drenth has been unanimously named Big Ten Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year by the Big Ten Conference, as voted on by the league’s coaches.
Michigan State women’s cross country raced to a Big Ten Championship title on Sunday morning at the Ohio State University Golf Club, with five runners placing in the top-16.
Michigan State cross country begins championship season on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships. Both teams will traverse the Ohio State University Golf Course in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday morning.
Michigan State cross country closed out the regular season on Friday evening at the EMU Fall Classic, with many runners turning in personal bests. The last regular-season meet gave younger runners the opportunity to compete one last time this season.
Michigan State cross country will send younger runners from both sides to the EMU Fall Classic at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter, Michigan, on Friday afternoon for the final regular-season race of the year.
Michigan State women’s cross country raced to a fifth-place finish at the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational on Friday afternoon on the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course. The Spartan men were led by a career-best performance from junior Morgan Beadlescomb in the 8k race.
Michigan State cross country junior Morgan Beadlescomb has been named Big Ten Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference on Tuesday.
The Michigan State cross country team raced to a first-place finish on the women’s side and a second-place finish on the men’s side at the Panorama Farms Invitational, hosted by the University of Virginia. Morgan Beadlescomb won the men’s 8k race, with Annie Fuller finishing in second in the women’s 6k.
Jeralyn Poe, India Johnson and India Fuller crossed the finish line together on the women’s side, while Morgan Beadlescomb broke the tape on the men’s side, leading Michigan State men’s and women’s cross country to a first-place sweep at the 39th annual Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational on Friday morning.
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Michigan State men’s and women’s cross country begins the 2019 season Friday morning at the 34th annual Jeff Drenth Memorial race in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The women’s open 5k begins at 10 a.m., with the men’s open 5k to follow at 10:35 a.m. The races will take place at the Pleasant Hills Golf Course.
Michigan State will induct five Spartans into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday, Oct. 24 as part of its annual “Celebrate” weekend. The 2019 Hall of Fame Class includes: Dan Bass (football), Karen Dennis (track & field), Mike Donnelly (hockey), Tom Milkovich (wrestling) and Mike Robinson (basketball).
One current Michigan State student-athlete and two former All-Americans have qualified for the 2019 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships that will be held July 25-28 in Des Moines, Iowa. Former Michigan State All-American Justine Kiprotich will run in the first round of the 1,500m on Friday, July 26 at 5:30 p.m. ET. Jerimiah Evans who will be a junior next season will compete in the discus, while former All-American and Big Ten Champion Tori Franklin will compete in the triple jump.