Leah O'Connor becomes first MSU women's athlete to win Big Ten outdoor track awards.
Leah O'Connor wins her fourth-straight Big Ten 3,000-meter steeplechase championship.
No. 23 MSU women edge No. 15 Michigan, 81-80. No. 25 Spartan men fall 85-76. Franklin, James and O'Connor win two events each.
MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
MSU makes first of three trips to South Bend for scored invitational.
Shot Put - 15.42m
Discus - 59.06m
Hammer Throw - 44.62m
Weight Throw - 17.67m
• Big Ten Women's Discus Champion
INDOOR: Scored two points with a seventh-place mark of 14.63m in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the shot put at the GVSU Mike Lints Open (Jan. 16) with a throw of 14.53m; Also took third in the weight throw (17.26m) ... Took first in the shot put (14.72m) in MSU's dual meet victory over Michigan on Jan. 31 ... Recorded a personal-best of 14.85m in the shot put at the GVSU Big Meet on Feb. 13
OUTDOOR: Big Ten Champion in the discus, setting an MSU & Big Ten meet record with a mark of 59.06 meters ... Won the discus throw (56.08 meters) and took second in the shot put (15.17m) at the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on April 11 ... First place in the discus with a throw of 56.04m at the Virginia Challenge on Apr. 17 ... Recorded her third win of the year in the discus with a mark of 55.12m at the Jesse Owens Classic on May 1 ... Runner-up in the discus throw with a mark of 53.35m at the Raleigh Relays (Mar. 27-28), surpassing the previous meet record
- Academic All-Big Ten
INDOOR: Competed unattached during the season ... Placed second in the discus throw and third in the shot put at the USATF Junior Championships in her first competition in a Spartan uniform.