Coaches association recognizes 13 track & field athletes.
MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Four Spartans make it on the podium on day two of competition.
Spartans add six medals to close out the final day of competition at the conference meet.
O'Connor breaks 1,500-meter, Chorny sets pole vault record at Purdue University.
800m - 2:12.96
1,000m - 2:51.99
1,500m - 4:31.54
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Runner-up in the 800 meter (2:15.83) at the Don Klienow Invitational ... Turned in a career-best 1500 meter time of 4:31.54 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships.
INDOOR: Posted a career-best mark of 2:12.96 in the 800 meter at the SPIRE NCAA Indoor Invitational ... Recorded three top-10 finishes in the 1000 meter run, with her best time coming at the Meyo Invitational (2:51.99) ... Broke the five-minute mark for the first time in the Mile run at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (4:59.14).
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Ran a 4:40.52 in the 1,500m at the Raleigh Relays ... Posted a 4:49.06 in the 1,500m and a 2:19.02 in the 800m at the Spartan Invitational ... Ran a time of 4:39.51 in the 1,500m at the EMU Twilight Invitational ... Ran a 4:35.96 in the 1,500m at the GINA Relays ... Competed in the 1,500m preliminaries at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, posting a season-best time of 4:35.07.
INDOOR: Ran a time of 2:16.14 in the 800m run at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... Placed tenth in the 1,000m run in a time of 2:58.94 at the SPIRE Invitational ... Posted a time of 2:15.51 in the 800m run at the Spire Invitational.
OUTDOOR: Did not compete.
INDOOR: Did not compete.
Attended Dearborn High School ... Four-year letter winner and captain in both track & field and cross country ... Set Dearborn High School records in both the 4 X 800m relay and 800m run ... Voted women's top athlete at Dearborn her senior year while earning all-league honors in the 800m and the league championship in the 1600m ... Two-time state qualifier in both cross country and track & field (800m and 4 x 800m relay) her sophomore and junior seasons ... Placed first in regional in the 800m run her senior season and placed fifth in the state tournament with a time of 2:14.33 ... State indoor champion her junior season in the 4 x 800m relay and finalist her senior season in the 800m run.
Born on January 17, 1993 ... Daughter of Jeff and Tamara Stassen ... Majoring in hospitality business.