Spencer Beatty
Spencer Beatty

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Harbor Springs, Mich.

High School:
Harbor Springs

Event:
Distance


Personal Bests
• One Mile Run - 4:06.01
• 3,000m Run - 8:06.85
• 3,000m Steeplechase - 8:46.81
• 5,000m Run - 14:18.93
• 8K - 24:53
• 10K - 32:23

2009-10:
OUTDOOR: Finished the 5000m with a time of 14:19.56 and was third in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 8:46.81 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Posted a time of 9:00.71 in the 3000m steeplechase at the NCAA East Region preliminaries ... Posted a season-best time of 14:18.93 in the 5000m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic.
INDOOR: Ran the mile in a season-best time of 4:06.01 at the GVSU Big Meet ... Finished the 3000m in a time of 8:06.85 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Ran the 3000m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a time of 8:15.32 for eighth place.

2008-09:
OUTDOOR: Ran in two events - the 3,000m steeplechase and the 5,000m run - at the Big Ten Championships, highlighted by his fifth-place finish in the steeplechase after clocking in at 9:10.59 ... Clocked in at 14:46.79 in the 5,000m at the Championships, earning 15th ... Turned in a season-best time of 8:58.78 in the steeplechase at the Jesse Owens Classic, the best by any Spartan in the event during the outdoor season ... Clocked in at 9:13.79 in the steeplechase at the Indiana Invitational and opened his season with a time of 9:24.22 at the USF Quad Meet ... Also set a personal-best time of 1:56.25 in the 800m run, an off event, at the Spartan Invitational.
INDOOR: Appeared in the mile, 3,000m and 5000m runs throughout the year ... Posted a season- and personal-best time of 4:07.19 in the mile at the Grand Valley Big Meet ... Turned in a personal-best in the 3,000m run as well, clocking in at 8:18.07 at the Meyo Invitational ... Competed in the 5,000m run at the Big Ten Championships, posting a time of 14:42.28.

2007-08:
OUTDOOR: Finished first in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Spartan Invite and second at the EMU Invite ... Best time in the steeplechase came at the Jesse Owens Classic, clocking in at 9:21.42 ... Ran in the 5,000m run at the Colonial Relays, finishing 11th overall ... Ran as a member of the 4x1,500m relay team that finished fourth at the Colonial Relays after clocking in at 15:55.74.
INDOOR: Competed at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the 3,000m run (8:23.70) and the 5,000m run (15:05.19) ... Finished first in the one-mile run at the Chippewa Open with a time of 4:20.44 ... Competed in the 3,000m run with a time of 8:18.24 at the ISU Classic ... Recorded a first-place finish at the Notre Dame Invite with a time of 8:22.89 in the 3,000m run ... Crossed the finish line in the 3,000m run at the Akron Quad with a time of 8:35.63 ... Finished the Meyo Invite with a time of 8:20.08 in the 3,000m run.
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in all six meets and recorded two top-20 finishes ... Placed 10th at the Jeff Drenth Memorial after finishing the 5K trek in 15:36 ... Took 16th at the Spartan Invitational after clocking in at 25:48 ... Best 8K time was 25:06, set at Pre-Nationals ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2006-07:
OUTDOOR: Redshirted.
INDOOR: Redshirted.
Cross Country: Finished 29th at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 15:58.00 ... Redshirted the rest of the season.

High School:
Four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track ... Team collected state championships on three occasions.

Personal:
Son of Dale and Barbra Beatty ... Engineering major ... Born Jan. 7, 1988.