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Josh McAlary
Josh McAlary

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Mich.

High School:
Lumen Christian HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150

Event:
Distance


08/06/2013

10 Spartans Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Seven men and three women named to All-Academic Track and Field Team.

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.

05/21/2013

MSU Track & Field Send 26 To NCAA Regionals

Spartans will look to earn a top-12 spot to the NCAA Championships.

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.

Collegiate Bests
• 800m - 1:52.70
• 1,000m - 2:24.34
• 1,500m - 3:42.25
• Mile - 4:04.46
• 3,000m - 8:15.48
• 5,000m - 14:30.13
• 3,000m Steeple - 8:58.68

2012-13:
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Placed second in the 1,500m at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 3:45.04 ... Placed second in the 800m at the Spartan Invitational with a time of 1:55.13 ... Posted a first-place time of 3:47.49 in the 1,500m at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Ran a 3:42.25 in the 1,500m at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... Competed in the 1,500m and 5,000m at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships, posting times of 3:50.60 and 14:33.59 respectively ... Posted a time of 3:49.83 in the 1,500m preliminary at the NCAA East Preliminary Round.
INDOOR: Clocked a personal best time in the mile of 4:00.46 and finished sixth overall at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... Posted a time of 4:06.58 in the mile at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... Broke the previous meet record at the SPIRE Invitational for the mile in a race in which he finished third in a time of 4:00.52.

2011-12:
• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:

At the Penn Relays, ran the 3,000m steeplechase in 8:58.68 ... At the Jesse Owens Track Classic competed in the 1,500m with a time of 3:45.55 for second place and the 800m in 1:54.43 ... Finished first at the Spartan Invitational, running the 3,000m steeple in 9:02.03 ... At the Raleigh Relays, was a member of the 4x1, 500m relay for third place with a time of 14:46.64.
INDOOR:

At the Big Ten Indoor Championships, he ran the 5,000m in 16:57.78 and the mile in 4:07.99 for sixth place... Ran the mile in 4:04.50 for seventh place at the Spire Invitational ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational, ran the 800m in 1:53.15 and the 1,000m in 2:24.34 for fifth place ... Ran the 1,000m in 2:25.4 at the Notre Dame Invitational.

2010-11:
• U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Honoree
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR:: Finished second and first in the 800m and 1500m respectively at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational with times of 1:54.03 and 3:51.30 ... At the Sun Angel Track Classic recorded a time of 3:46.65 in the 1500m ... Recorded a time of 3:55.35 to finish fourth in the 1500m and 9:13.58 to finish sixth in the 3000m at the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational ... Ran the 5000m in 14:37.20 at the Penn Relays ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships he ran the 1500m in 3:58.61.
INDOOR: Finished sixth at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational in the 3000m with a time of 8:18.91 ... Placed second with a time of 4:09.38 in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Ran the 3000m in 8:15.53 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Finished fourth at the GVSU Big Meet with a time of 4:06.55 in the mile ... Recorded a time of 4:07.88 in the mile at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.

2009-10:
OUTDOOR: At the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships ran in the 1500m run with a time of 3:44.96 ... In the 1500m run had a preliminary time of 3:43.87 at the NCAA East Region preliminaries ... At the NCAA East Region preliminaries ran another preliminary time of 3:47.39 in the 1500m run ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ran a seventh-place time of 3:46.68 in the 1500m run as a final time ... At the Jesse Owens Track Classic in the 1500m run had a time of 3:47.33 ... In the 800m run also at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ran a time of 1:52.35 ... Ran 3:49.98 in the 1500m run at the Indiana State University Quad ... At the Sun Angel Track Classic ran a time of 3:47.11 in the 1500m run ... Had a time of 1:52.70 in the 800m run at the Spartan Invitational.
INDOOR: At the Big Ten Indoor Championships ran in the 5000m with a time of 14:58.13 ... Contributed to the 4000m distance medley relay time of 9:54.53 at the Big Ten Indoor Championships to place seventh ... In the mile run had a time of 4:08.68 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Had a time of 8:15.48 at the Kentucky Invitational in the 3000m run.

2008-09:
OUTDOOR: Did not compete.
INDOOR: Competed unattached in both the mile and 1,000m runs ... His time of 2:32.56 in the 1,000m run at the MSU Open was a personal-best mark ... Ran the mile in 4:06.70 at the Grand Valley Big Meet while competing unattached, also a personal-record.

High School:
Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field ... All-region, all-county and all-conference in 2004-07 in cross country ... All-state cross country from 2005-07 ... Runner of the Year for Jackson Area 2006 and 2007 ... Member of the Michigan High School All-Star Cross Country Team ... Indoor all-state in the 1,600m in 2006 ... All-conference and all-region in 2004-06 ... 2005 all-state in 3,200m.

Personal:
Born on May 30, 1990 ... Son of James and Amy McAlary ... Majoring in elementary education.

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