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Liana Eckert
Liana Eckert

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Bethel, Conn.

High School:
Bethel

Event:
Distance


05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/08/2013

MSU Track & Field Head To Big Ten Championships

Spartans leading the conference look to earn wins in individual events.

04/27/2013

Spartans Open Weekend Track & Field Competition With Four Wins

MSU posts 14 personal-best performances to kickoff at Gina Relays and Triton Invite.

04/20/2013

MSU Track & Field Post Five Wins And A New School Record

Spartans have successful first day of split competition around the region.

04/09/2013

Track & Field/Cross Country Announces 2012 Award Winners

Annual banquet held to recognize award recipients and seniors.

Collegiate Bests
• 800m - 2:33.31
• Mile - 5:11.16
• 3,000m - 10:22.81
• 3,000m Steeple Chase - 10:59.84

2012-13:
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Placed third in the 3,000m steeple chase at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 11:04.40 ... Ran an 11:33.25 in the 3,000m steeple chase at the Spartan Invitational ... Placed first in the 3,000m steeple chase at the EMU Twilight Invitational, posting a time of 11:08.11 ... Ran a season-best 10:59.84 in the 3,000m steeple chase at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays.
INDOOR: Posted a time of 10:22.81 in the 3,000m run at the Meyo Invitational.

2011-2012:
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:
Posted season-best time of 11:02.71 in the 3000m steeple chase at the Hillsdale GINA Relays...Placed second in the 3,000 steeple chase at the Don Kleinow Memorial Invitational with a time of 11:16.40...Finished third overall with a time of 11:25.18 in the 3,000m steeple chase at the Spartan Invite.
INDOOR: Ran a season-best time of 5:11.16 in the mile at the GVSU Big Meet.

2010-11:
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:
Ran the 3000m in 11:51.10 for a tenth-place finish at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational ... Placed sixth in the 3000m with a time of 11:38.22 at the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational ... Finished fourth with a time of 11:39.44 in the 3000m at the Lyle Bennett Open.
INDOOR: Ran the mile in 5:23.30 at the GVSU Big Meet.

2009-10:
OUTDOOR: Posted time of 2:41.30 and 2:33.31 at the Spartan Invitational and Ferris State Open, respectively, in the 800m.

High School:
Four year letterwinner at Bethel High School under coach Chris Ciparelli ... Also letter four years in soccer at Bethel ... South-west Conference All-Conference Academic Team for both soccer and track all-four years of high school ... Ran a time of 65.3 her sophomore year in the 400m at the class M state championships ... Jumped a height of 4-8 at the class MM championships in the high jump.

Personal:
Born October 10, 1991 ... Daughter of Peter Eckert and Debbi Jacobs Eckert ... Plans to major in advertising, with a design specialization.

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