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.
Julia Otwell races to a bronze-medal win in the 10,000-meter on Friday night at Purdue.
Spartans head to Purdue University to compete against conference foes on May 16-18.
Five Spartans competed at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon (Photos by Phil Johnson)
2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Purdue University (May 16-18)
MSU won nine medals, broke seven MSU records & two meet records at the 2014 B1G Indoor Track & Field Championships.
Michigan State - 2014 Notre Dame Track & Field Invitational (Jan 25, 2014, South Bend, Ind.)
High Jump - 2.15m (7-0 1/2)
Long Jump - 7.34m (24-1)
Pole Vault - 4.20m (13' 9¼)
Javelin - 46.80m (153-6)
Shot Put - 12.58m (41-3)
Discus - 45.35m (148-9)
60m Dash - 7.11
60m Hurdles - 8.12
100m Dash - 11.05
110m Hurdles - 14.74
400m Run - 50.63
1,000m Run - 2:42.27
1,500m Run - 4:46.32
Decathlon - 7,269
Heptathlon - 5,648
Academic All-Big Ten
Second Team All-Big Ten
NCAA Championship Qualifier
OUTDOOR: Academic All-Big Ten... Named Second Team All-Big Ten following his silver-medal winning performance in the decathlon at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships... Made his first appearance at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, and was the first Spartan to compete in the decathlon at the national meet since Paul Terek in 2002... Totaled 7,429 points to place 15th in the decathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to also garner Second-Team All America recognition... Won the high jump at the Dave Rankin Invite with a season-best mark of 2.10m (6-10.75)... Won the high jump at the Spartan Invitational... Ran a personal best time (14.74) in the 110 Hurdles at the GVSU Second To Last Chance Meet... Won the discus portion of the decathlon at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with career-best mark of 45.35m (148-9).
INDOOR: Broke school record and won the bronze medal in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Indoor Championships... Finished 10th in the heptathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships, including jumping a career-best 2.15m (7-0.5) in the high jump... Second-place finish in the heptathlon at the Akron Invite... Won the long jump at the Notre Dame Invite with a mark of 7.22m (23-8.25)... Won the high jump at the Bob Eubanks Open, clearing 2.08m (6-9.75)
OUTDOOR: Did not compete.
INDOOR: Competed unattached in the pole vault at the Bob Eubanks Open, posting a mark of 4.02m/13-2¼ ... Competed unattached in the long jump at the Bob Eubanks Open, posting a mark of 6.90m/22-7½.
NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR: Recorded a height of 2.12m in the high jump in the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round... In the Big Ten Outdoor Championship 2012, he jumped for a height of 2.11m in the high jump to finish sixth and a length of 7.18m to place 12th in the long jump... At the 2012 Drake Relays, he ran for times of 4:53.46 in the 1500m dash, 51.17 in the 400m dash, 11.05 in the 100m dash, and 14.87 in the 110m hurdles; recorded marks of 2.14m to win the high jump, 4.00m in the pole vault, 7.22m to win the long jump; threw for 11.64m in the shot put, 39.38m in the discus and 46.8m0 in the javelin throw and scored a total of 7,269 points in the decathlon... At the Jesse Owens Track classic, he ran for a time of 15.28 in the 110m hurdles, jumped for a height of 2.00m in the high jump and hit a mark of 6.99m in the long jump... At the MSU Spartan Invitational he ran for a time of 15.12 in the 110m hurdles, jumped for a height of 2.06m in the high jump, a mark of 6.82m in the long jump and threw for a distance of 36.72m in the discus... In the Raleigh Relays he jumped for a height of 2.10m in the high jump, 7.09m to win the long jump, and threw for 43.81m in the javelin throw.
INDOOR: In the 2012 Big 10 Indoor Championships, he scored 5,648 points in the heptathlon as he jumped for a height of 4.20m in the pole vault, 2.09m in the high jump; ran for a time of 7.11 in the 60m dash, 2:42.27 in the 1,000-meter and 8.32m in the 60m hurdles; threw for 12.48m in the shot put and jumped for a length of 7.18 in the long jump... At the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Invitational, he jumped for a length of 6.97m and a height of 2.03m in the high jump... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational, he jumped for a mark of 7.23m in the long jump and ran for a time of 8.12 in the 60m hurdles... At the Notre Dame Invitational, he jumped for a length of 7.34m in the long jump, a height of 2.06m in the high jump and ran for a time of 8.23 in the 60m hurdles... In the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open, he ran for a time of 8.46 in the 60m hurdles and jumped for a height of 2.14m in the high jump.
NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR:: Placed first in both the high jump and long jump at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational with jumps of 2.10m and 7.12m ... Ran the 110H in 15.59, and long jumped a distance of 6.92m at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Finished second in the 110H with a time of 14.82, fourth in the high jump with a jump of 2.05m, fourth in the long jump with a distance of 6.85m, and fifth in the javelin throw with a throw of 45.64m at the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational ... Participated in the decathlon at the Drake Relays finishing in ninth place while running the 400m in 50.63, the 1500m in 4:46.32, high jumped 2.04m, ran the 100m in 11.33, vaulted 3.55m, long jumped 6.61m, javelin threw a distance of 42.94m, discus threw 31.80m, shot put 11.23m, and ran the 110H in 15.24 ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships he ran the 4x4 in 3:18.98 and high jumped a mark of 1.98m ... Recorded a high jump of 2.11m at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round.
INDOOR: Jumped a distance of 6.94m in the long jump and 2.09m in the high jump at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational ... In the heptathlon at the Bill Bergan Multi-Event Invitational he finished fourth overall after running the 60H in 8.54, long jumping 7.15m, running the 1000m in 2:44.57, shot put for a distance of 11.84m, ran the 60m in 7.23, high jumped a height of 2.08, and vaulted a distance of 3.86m, while also shot putting for a distance of 11.84m ... Placed sixth in the long jump with a jump of 6.93m and fifth in the high jump with a distance of 2.09m, and ran the 60H in 8.34 at the GVSU Big Meet ... Finished fifth in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Indoor Championships after running the 60H in 8.57, long jumping a distance of 7.09m, running the 1000m in 2:51.31, shot putting a distance of 12.58m, running the 60m in 7.21, high jumping 2.11m, and vaulting a distance of 3.80m, he also high jumped a height of 2.04m and shot putted for a distance of 12.58m.
OUTDOOR: Jumped 2.15m (7-0 ½) in the high jump at the Indiana State Quad ... Long jumped 7.04m (23-1 ¼) at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... High jumped 2.02m (6-7 ½) and long jumped 7.02m (23-0 ½) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Set mark of 2.11m (6-11) in the high jump at the NCAA East Region preliminaries.
INDOOR: High jumped 2.09m (6-10 ¼) at the Kentucky Invitational ... Set mark of 2.11m (6-11) in the high jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships for eighth place.
Four year letterwinner in both track and basketball at Oakland Christian School ... All-state in track for three years, first-team all conference for four years and conference MVP ... Placed fourth in high hurdles sophomore year, fifth place in high jump and high hurdles his Junior year ... Placed third in high hurdles, fourth in low hurdles and was the state champion and current state record holder in high jump.
Born August 28, 1990 ... Son of Rick and Kathy Schneider ... Double majoring in marketing and media arts.