Michigan State junior track & field athlete Rebecca Mammel was named Co-Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week. Mammel, a native of Tecumesh, Michigan, earned her first-ever Big Ten honor after her strong performance at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Jan. 16. In the first meet of the season, she threw a personal best with a heave of 22.19m with the weight throw.
Michigan State track & field opened the 2021 indoor season with a solid performance at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday. Due to COVID-19 protocol, the meet was split into men and women’s sessions.
Michigan State’s Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Walt Drenth announced his retirement on November 30. With more than 30 years of collegiate coaching experience, Drenth arrived at Michigan State in 2004 as the head men’s cross country coach, and in 2006 he was appointed as the director of the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field programs.
Coming off a banner 2019 season, the Michigan State women’s cross country was voted ninth in the first U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) poll of the 2020 season. In August, the Big Ten Conference announced the postponement of fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NCAA Division I National Championships have been rescheduled to be held on March 15, 2021.
Hear from a group of student-athletes as they Vlog their experiences during quarantine, watch MSU Football’s 1999 win over Oregon, hear about some Football history, and learn more about Track and Field runner, Morgan Beadlescomb.
Michigan State track athlete Tony Martin, who in a decorated career at Saginaw High School shattered the state’s outdoor long-jump record, died in a gas station shooting around 2 a.m. Sunday, his high school coach, DeEddie Sanders, told the Free Press. He was 19 years old.
Source: Detroit Free Press
Hear from Asya Reynolds about her life and time at Michigan State, Anthony Pero from Men’s Tennis about life abroad, and Senior MSU Men’s Basketball players saying thank you to MSU.
Hear from Senior athletes about their reactions to their seasons being cut short, and travel to New York City for Fashion Week with Cross Country runner, India Johnson.
Michigan State senior Asya Reynolds knows her reputation proceeds her. She is the reigning Big Ten heptathlon champion, first-team Outdoor All-Big Ten and MSU’s George Alderton female co-athlete of the year. She is one of the top track and field stars in the Big Ten, and she is looking to score even higher in the pentathlon and heptathlon. She has broken the MSU’s scoring record for the heptathlon five times and the pentathlon three times.
Michigan State track and field concluded the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a strong fight to the finish, backed by junior Morgan Beadlescomb’s Big Ten title in the men’s 5,000m, at the SPIRE Indoor Track Facility in Geneva, Ohio on Saturday.
Michigan State track and field began the 2020 Big Ten Indoor Championships with a strong first day of competition at the SPIRE Indoor Track Facility on Friday.
Michigan State track and field begins the postseason this weekend, competing at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, Feb. 29. The Championships will be held at the SPIRE Indoor Track Facility in Geneva, Ohio.
Michigan State track and field concluded the Music City Challenge on Saturday with plenty of personal bests around the track and two event titles on the second day of competition.
Competing at the Iowa State Classic, junior Morgan Beadlescomb set a new school record in the 5,000m. Beadlescomb’s personal best of 13:31.50 also set a facility and meet record. His performance crushed his previous time of 13:47.44 that was set last season at the Raleigh Relays.
Michigan State track and field concluded the Meyo Invitational with strong performances on both the track and in the field events, led by six athletes setting new personal bests in their respective events at the Loftus Sports Center in South Bend, Indiana on Saturday.
Michigan State track and field opened the Meyo Invitational with strong performances on both the track and field events on Friday at the Loftus Sports Center in South Bend, Indiana.
In a meet that featured a mix of collegiate and professional athletes, Michigan State track and field held their own and remained competitive to close out the Power Five Invitational from the U-M Indoor Track Building, collecting three total event titles and setting multiple personal-bests.
Senior Asya Reynolds won the women’s indoor pentathlon, with a school-record 4,079 points, on Friday afternoon at the Power Five Invitational in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Reynolds placed first in three of the five pentathlon events – shot put (13.61m), long jump (5.84m) and clocking in at 2:26.78 in the 800m run.
Michigan State track senior Jeralyn Poe has been named the Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor, Michigan, as announced by the conference Wednesday.
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.