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.
Michigan State cross country will send younger runners from both sides to the EMU Classic at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter, Mich., Friday afternoon for the final regular-season race of the year.
The Michigan State cross country team turned in strong performances at the Penn State National Open Friday on the PSU Blue/White Golf Courses.
Michigan State cross country returns to the course Friday in Pennsylvania for the Penn State National Open at the Blue/White Golf Courses in University Park. The women’s 6,000-meter race will begin at 10:45 a.m., followed by the men’s 5.2 mile (8.36 km) race at 11:30 a.m. on the course designed by legend of the sport, Harry Groves, a bit farther than the normal 8,000 meters ran by the men.
Annie Fuller won multiple state titles on Manistee High School’s track and field team in both the 800-meter run and 1,600, while also leading the girls’ cross-country team to a regional championship. The next step in her running career would be Michigan State, but the redshirt junior has yet been able to consistently showcase that same dominance due to injuries.
The Michigan State cross country team ran against top competition from across the country Friday at the 10th-annual Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational presented by Under Armour at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course.
The Michigan State cross country team will gather with several of the top teams in the country Friday at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course in Madison, Wisconsin, for the 10th-annual Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational.
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Redshirt-senior Erin McDonald took first place on the women’s side, while Matthew Thomas turned in a fifth place finish for the men, leading Michigan State’s cross country team to a first place sweep at the Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational Friday on Forest Akers East Golf Course.
Michigan State cross country hosts the 38th annual Auto Owners Spartan Invitational sponsored by Playmakers Friday, Sept. 14 at Forest Akers East Golf Course. The meet begins with the men’s 8,000 meter race at 11:40 a.m., followed by the women’s 6,000 meter race at 12:15 p.m.
With a chance to highlight young runners on both sides, the Spartan women took first place with 29 points, while the men finished second (35) in the 5k race on Pleasant Hills Golf Course.
Michigan State track and field earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors, including the team honor for the women’s squad.
Based on the jump in his numbers alone from one year to the next, Alex Inosencio came out of nowhere as a senior. However, based on his work ethic and training regiments, Inosencio’s ascent to becoming one of the best pole vaulters in the state isn’t all that surprising.
Four athletes with Michigan State connections will compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships from June 21-14 in Des Moines, Iowa. Current Spartan Jerimiah Evans, recent graduates Katelyn Daniels and Tim Ehrhardt and former All-American Tori Franklin will all be competing.
In the final NCAA Track & Field Championships at Historic Hayward Field, Michigan State women concluded action with two more All-American honors Saturday in Eugene, Oregon. Senior Katelyn Daniels finished eighth in the discus, while sophomore Dillon McClintock was 10th in the 1,500m.
Michigan State’s men concluded action at the NCAA Track & Field Championships with two more All-Americans on Friday at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Junior Justine Kiprotich finished seventh in the 1,500m, while senior Max Benoit was 11th in the 3,000m steeplechase.