James earns second straight win in the weight throw with season-best mark of 21.97m.
MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Four Spartans make it on the podium on day two of competition.
Spartans add six medals to close out the final day of competition at the conference meet.
Spartans head to Purdue University to compete against conference foes on May 16-18.
2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Purdue University (May 16-18)
· 60m - 7.50
· 100m - 11.67
· 200m - 23.64
· 300m - 39.38
· 400m - 55.24
INDOOR: Finished first in the 60 meter dash with a time of 7.57 at the GVSU Mike Lints Open on Jan. 16 ... Ran in the 4x400 relay at the Big Ten Championships, helping the Spartans score two points with a seventh-place time of 3:38.46
OUTDOOR: Won the 100m (11.80) and 200m (24.77) races at the Raleigh Relays on Mar. 28 ... Third place in the 100m with a PR of 11.67 at the Virginia Challenge on Apr. 17
· Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
· Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Member of the Spartan's 4x1 relay team that won the Hillsdale College GINA Relays and finished third at Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships; also competed on the 4x4 relay squad ... Clocked in at 11.76 to win the 100 meter at the Dave Rankin; turned in a season-best 100 time of 11.75 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic, finishing third ... Runner-up in the 200 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (23.69) and finished sixth at the Big Ten Championships to qualify for the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... Took third in the 400 meter (55.81) at the GINA Relays.
INDOOR: Finished fourth in the 60 meter with a career-best time of 7.55 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... Won the 200 meter at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a season-best 24.24 time; Also won the 200 at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open ... Recorded a runner-up finish in the 300 meter with personal-best time of 39.38 at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open ... Finished fourth in the 400 meter at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 56.62 ... Competed on MSU's 4x4 relay team that finished second at the Notre Dame Invitational (3:43.60).
· Second-team USTF CCCA All-American
· NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
· Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Competed in the 100m preliminary and the 200m at the Raleigh Relays, posting times of 11.97 and 25.08 respectively ... Posted a 12.03 in the 100m and 56.59 in the 400m at the Spartan Invitational ... Helped place third in the 4x100m and 4x400m relays at the Georgia Spec Towns National Team Invitational ... Ran a 56.41 in the 400m at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Placed first in the 4x400m relay, 100m, and 200m at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... Posted a 3:41.47 in the 4x400m relay, 46.04 in the 4x100m relay, 11.62 in the 100m and 24.46 In the 200m at the Big Ten Outdoor conference Championships ... Ran in the preliminaries of the 100m, 200m and 4x400m relay at the NCAA East Preliminary Round, posting times of 11.75, 24.30m and 3:36.39 respectively ... Competed in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, posting a time of 3:37.82.
INDOOR: Earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors ... Took second place at the Big Ten Indoor Championships as part of the 4x400m relay team that broke the school record with a time of 3:36.35 ... Also competed in the 200 and 400-meter dash at Big Tens ... Part of the 4x400m relay that finished seventh at the Alex Wilson Invitational in a time of 3:39.04 ... Tied a career-best time of 7.71 in the 60m dash at the SPIRE Invitational ... Placed 13th in the 400m dash at the SPIRE Invitational and ran a career-best time of 55.24 ... Member of the 4x400m relay team that finished third at SPIRE with a time of 3:39.39 ... Placed eighth in the 400m with a time of 55.70 and ninth in the 200m dash with a time of 24.80 at the Meyo Invite ... Won the 4x400m relay at the Meyo Invitational in a time of 3:38.47 ... Set a career-best time of 7.71 to finish third in the finals of the 60m dash and also placed third in the 200m dash with a time of 24.71 at the Michigan dual meet ... Finished sixth in the 200m dash at the Notre Dame Invite in a time of 25.20 ... Placed fourth in the 400m dash in a time of 56.48 at the Notre Dame Invite ... Ran a time of 39.73 and finished second in the 300m dash at the GVSU Open ... Part of the 4x400m relay team that took first place at the GVSU Open with a time of 3:44.36.
OUTDOOR: At the Polytan Invitational, she ran a 12.02 in the 100m placing third, and a 24.52 in the 200m placing fifth ... Part of the 4x100 relay team that placed sixth in the Raleigh Relays with a time of 46.84 ... Part of the 4x400 relay team that placed second in the MSU Spartan Invitational with a time of 3:48.20 ... Member of the 4x400 relay team that placed seventeenth in the NCAA Championships East-Preliminary Round with a time of 3:37.97.
INDOOR: Did not compete.
High School: Attended St. Benedict C.S.S ... Senior Female Athlete of the Year ... Bruce Rodrigues Award... Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame Award ... All-district champion 2009 and 2011 ... 2009 O.F.S.A.A. Championship- bronze 100m ... 2011 O.F.S.A.A. Championship- silver 100m, silver 200m, bronze 400m ... Canadian Junior Nationals Championships - gold 100m and gold 200m ... Pan-American Junior Championships- bronze 4x100m relay... 1st at Canadian Jr. Nationals in 100m and 200m ... 6th at Pan-American Junior Championships in 200m.
Personal: Born on October 6, 1993 ... Daughter of Anthony and Jacqueline Westney ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science.