In all, 96 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.
Spartans set to compete at 2014 Tennessee Relays and Don Kleinow Invite at Siena Heights.
11 individual wins highlight Michigan State's track & field showcase.
Rhynard breaks MSU record, James and Landwehr turn in individual wins to represent the Spartans.
Antonio James wins 2014 shot put title, Spartans set three new school records.
OUTDOOR: Placed 11th in the 5000-meter at the Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 14:27.90 … Finished seventh at the Louisville Invitational in the 1500-meter with a time of 3:46.90
INDOOR: Took third place in the mile with a time of 4:06.98 at the SPIRE NCAA D-1 Indoor T&F Invitational … Finished seventh and set a personal record in the Meyo Invitational with a time of 8:04.57 in the 3000-meter.
OUTDOOR: Placed fourth in the 1,500m with a personal best time of 3:46.86 at the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on Apr. 11 ... Sixth-place in the 5,000m run at the Jesse Owens Classic, clocking in at 14:36.75
INDOOR: Finished third in the 3,000m run with a time of 8:23.46 at the Notre Dame Invitational on Jan. 24
OUTDOOR: Ran a time of 14:59.36 in the 5k at the Big Ten Outdoor Championship... Finished third in the 800m-run at the Spartan Invitational... Season-best time of 14:25.24 in the 5k came at the Raleigh Relays... Took eighth place in the 1500m-run at the Dave Rankin in a time of 3:55.92.
INDOOR: Season-best time of 4:06.64 in the mile came at the Big Ten Indoor Championship where he finished 10th... Third place finisher in the mile at the Notre Dame Invite in a time of 4:08.76... Finished fifth in the 1000m-run in a time of 2:24.64 at the SPIRE Invitational... Ran a time of 1:52.81 in the 800m-run at the SPIRE Invitational.
OUTDOOR:: Did not compete.
INDOOR: Did not compete.
Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track, and two-year letterwinner in wrestling at Queen Creek High School ... Captain of his cross country team 2008-2010 and of his track and field team in 2010 ... Cross country team was First Team All-Region and State in 2007, 2008, and 2009 ... Cross Country All-American in 2009 ... Arizona Dairy Association All-American ... Awarded Arizona Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2009 ... Was Cross country East Region Runner of the year as a freshman and a sophomore ... As a senior, was cross country Individual State Champion ... Came in sixth at Nike Nationals with a time of 15:16 ... Individual State Champion in the 3,200m, 1,600m, and 800m ... In track and field, was First Team All-Region and State in 2008, 2009, and 2010 ... Awarded Arizona Track Runner of the Year in 2010 ... In wrestling, was First Team All-Region, Region Champion, and Second Team All-State in 2008.
Born May 5, 1991 ... Son of Shaun and Ellie Hardt ... Sisters Whitney and Kari ran cross country/track at Arizona State University ... Plans to major in Kinesiology.