Sara Stassen
Sara Stassen

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Dearborn, Mich.

High School:
Dearborn

Position:
Mid-Distance


07/23/2014

USTFCCCA Announces Division I All-Academic Student-Athletes

Coaches association recognizes 13 track & field athletes.

05/28/2014

2014 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/18/2014

Leah O'Connor Wins Third-Straight Steeple at Big Ten Championships

Four Spartans make it on the podium on day two of competition.

05/18/2014

MSU Track & Field Wins 10 Medals at the Big Ten Championships

Spartans add six medals to close out the final day of competition at the conference meet.

05/04/2014

O'Connor & Chorny Rewrite the Record Books at Dave Rankin Invite

O'Connor breaks 1,500-meter, Chorny sets pole vault record at Purdue University.

05/19/2014

2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships

2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Purdue University (May 16-18)

04/05/2014

2014 Spartan Track & Field Invitational

2014 Spartan Track & Field Invitational

Collegiate Bests
• 800m - 2:11.01
• 1,000m - 2:58.00
• 1,500m - 4:22.45

2013-14:
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).

2012-13:
• 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.

2011-12:
OUTDOOR:
Did not compete.
INDOOR:
Did not compete.

High School: 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.

Personal: Born on January 17, 1993 ... Daughter of Jeff and Tamara Stassen ... Majoring in hospitality business.