Spartans leading the conference look to earn wins in individual events.
MSU posts 14 personal-best performances to kickoff at Gina Relays and Triton Invite.
Spartans have successful first day of split competition around the region.
James wins weight throw, Pugh earns career-best in shot put at GVSU.
Women break school record to win 4x400m relay.
Mile - 5:13.40
3,000m - 10:05.32
3,000m Steeple - 10:54.42
OUTDOOR: Ran an 11:21.07 in the 3,000m steeple chase at the Raleigh Relays ... Ran an 11:25.10 in the 3,000m steeple chase at the Spartan Invitational ... Placed second in the 3,000m steeple chase at the EMU Twilight Invitational with a time of 11:13.35 ... Posted a sixth-place, season-best mark of 10:54.42 in the 3,000m steeple chase at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays.
INDOOR: Posted a time of 10:12.70 in the 3,000m at the GVSU Big Meet ... Ran a time of 10:15.04 in the 3,000m at the Notre Dame Meyo Invite.
OUTDOOR: Won the 3,000m steeplechase at the Don Kleinow Memorial Invitational in a time of 11:13.19... Ran her collegiate-best time in the 3000m steeplechase at the Hillsdale GINA relays with a time of 11:05.43.
INDOOR: Ran her collegiate-best time in the 3,000m (10:05.32) at the GVSU Big Meet.
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: At the Michigan State Spartan Invitational she finished seventh in the 3000m with a time of 11:30.12 ... Finished third in the 3000m with a time of 11:30.60 at the Lyle Bennett Open.
INDOOR: Ran the mile in 5:13.40 at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational ... Finished the 3000m in 10:31.68 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Had a season best in the 3000m at the GVSU Big Meet with a time of 10:18.17.
Four year letterwinner in both cross country and track at Western High School, where she graduated with highest honors ... Named 2009 Athlete of the Year at Western ... Team captain her junior and senior years in both cross country and track ... 2006-08 conference and regional champion in cross country, while also adding a regional championship in 2005 ... Four-time all-state, all-region and all-conference honoree in cross country ... Named to the track all-state team her sophomore, junior and senior years ... A four-time all-conference and all-region honoree ... Named Jackson County Runner of the Year in cross country in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... Academic all-state in both cross country and track.
Born April 1, 1991 to Ron and Cindy Freeland ... An animal science major, with an emphasis on pre-veterinary.