Ninty Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
2012-13: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Academic All-Big Ten OUTDOOR: Did not compete. INDOOR: Did not compete.
2011-12: OUTDOOR: Did not compete. INDOOR: Did not compete.
2010-11: OUTDOOR: Did not compete. INDOOR: Did not compete.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Williamston High School in both cross country and track & field for head coach Paula Maurer Westbrook... Named team captain in both sports her junior and senior years ... League champion all four years, as well as all-region and all-state in cross country ... Two-time LSJ Great Lansing Runner of the Year (2008 & 2009) ... Greater Lansing Cross Country Champion her junior year and runner-up her senior season ... Finished eighth in the state in the division 2 race during both her junior and senior seasons with times of 18:28 ... Finished fourth in the state in the division 3 race with a time of 18:48 her sophomore year ... Named all-state in the 4x800m her freshman through junior years, winning the state race her junior year and runner-up her sophomore season ... Competed in the 5k Foot Locker XC Midwest where she won the freshman/sophomore race her sophomore year and finished top-60 her junior and senior years ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Graduated from as her class valedictorian ... Named the Williamston High School Senior Athlete of the Year in 2010.
Personal: Born December 27, 1991 ... Daughter of Walt and Cara Drenth ... Father ran cross country and track & field at Central Michigan ... Enrolled in the Lyman Briggs College where she is expected to major in biomedical engineering.