In all, 96 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.
One-hundred and eight Spartans recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
James improves MSU discus record and several Spartans break personal records in Saturday's competition.
Spartans turn in several strong performances at Tennessee Relays and Don Klienow Invite.
INDOOR: Placed 18th in the 3000-meters at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 8:54.60.
OUTDOOR: Placed 12th adn set a eprsonal recordin the 1500-meter at the Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic with a time of 3:56.61 ... Finished ninth and beat a personal record at the 5000-meter at the 50th Annual Hillsdale College "GINA" Relays with a time of 15:08.26.
INDOOR: Took 49th place with a time of 8:32.73 in the 3000-meter at the 2016 Meyo Invitational.
2013-14: Academic All-Big Ten and Big Ten Distinguised Scholar
OUTDOOR: Threw a season-best mark 16.03m (52-7.25) in the shot put and finished sixth at the Dave Rankin Invite ... Finished 21st in the discus with a 36.71m (120-5) mark at the Don Klienow Invite ... His 15.70m (51-6.25) mark was good for fifth place at the Spartan Invitational... Fifth place finish in the shot put at the Don Klienow Invite with a mark of 15.88m (52-1.25)
INDOOR: Finished the 3000 meter run in a time of 8:43.42 to finish 17th at the GVSU Big Meet Invite.
OUTDOOR: Competed unattached at the EMU Twilight meet, running a 9:00.10 in the 3,000m ... Competed unattached in the 5k at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays, posting a time of 15:19.19.
INDOOR: Did not compete.
Four-year letter winner in cross country and track and field at Haslett High School ... Two-time all-state in cross country ... all-state in track ... Three-time regional champion in track ... cross country regional champion ... Six-time track and field and cross country league champion ... Placed fourth at the state championship in the 3200-meter ... Placed 17th at the cross country state meet his senior year ... Elected team captain in cross country and track and field ... Was a Mideast Meet of Champions qualifier ... Member of the National Honor Society and 4-H club.
Born January 13, 1994 ... Son of Wayne and Claudia Beyea ... Majoring in neuroscience.