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.
1,500m - 4:10.30
3,000m - 8:43.42
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.