MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Spartans leading the conference look to earn wins in individual events.
MSU posts 14 personal-best performances to kickoff at Gina Relays and Triton Invite.
Annual banquet held to recognize award recipients and seniors.
James wins weight throw, Pugh earns career-best in shot put at GVSU.
60m - 7.93
100m - 13.19
200m - 24.72
300m - 40.71
400m - 57.06
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Posted a 4:06.86 in the 1,600m sprint medley relay and 57.51 in the 400m at the Raleigh Relays ... Competed in the 200m and 400m at the Spartan Invitational, posting times of 25.20 and 58.36 respectively ... Ran a ninth-place 25.58 in the 200m and fourth-place 57.68 in the 400m at the EMU Twilight Invitational ... Posted times of 24.92 and 1:01.14 in the 200m and 400m respectively at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... Competed in the preliminaries of the 200m and 400m at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships, posting times of 24.72 and 57.06 respectively.
INDOOR: Ran a time of 25.74 in the 200m dash and a season best time of57.59 in the 400m dash at the GVSU Big Meet ... Ran a season-best time of 25.69 in the 200m dash at the Meyo Invite ... Part of the 4x400m relay that took first in a time of 3:44.36 at the GVSU Open ... Ran a time of 25.98 in the 200m dash and 1:04.79 in the 400m dash at the Notre Dame Invite.
OUTDOOR: Recorded a personal-best with a time 12.95 in the 100m, placing second at the Don Kleinow Invite ... Also placed first in the 200m with a time of 26.17 at the Don Kleinow Invite ... Posted a time of 58.44 in the 400m at the Raleigh Relays.
INDOOR: Recorded a season-best in the 200m with a time of 25. 58 at the Meyo Invitational ... Posted her personal-best at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open in the 300m with a time of 40.71, placing second ... Also placed third in the 4x4 with a time of 3:53.18 at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open ... Placed sixth at the Norte Dame Invitational in the 400m with a time of 57. 81... Also placed fifth in the 4x4 with a time of 3:51.21 at the Norte Dame Invitational ...Recorded her personal best in the 400m, with a time of 57.17 at the Division I Team Challenge finishing in fourth-place.
OUTDOOR: Placed second in the 400m with a time of 58.49 at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational ... Finished seventh in the 400m with a time of 58.76 while also running the 200m in 25.49 at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... At the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational she finished sixth in the 400m with a time 57.39 and eighth in the 200m with a time of 26.02 ... Ran the 200m in 25.46 and the 400m in 57.60 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... Posted a first-place finish with a time of 3:48.94 in the 4x4 and a fourth-place finish with a time of 26.08 in the 200m at the Lyle Bennett Open ... Finished the season at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships running the 4x4 in 3:46.01, the 400m in 58.43, and the 200m in 25.90.
INDOOR: Began the season with a tenth-place finish in the 4x4 with a time of 3:53.17 at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational while also running the 400 in 59.11 ... At the Notre Dame Invitational she ran the 200m in 26.15 for a seventh-place finish while also finishing the 400m in 1:01.81 ... Recorded a time of 25.66 in the 200m, 7.93 in the 60m, and 58.30 in the 400m at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Recorded a time of 25.68 in the 200m, 58.62 in the 400m, and 3:45.82 for a third-place finish at the GVSU Big Meet ... Ran the 200m in 25.60, the 400m in 58.29, and the 4x4 in 3:44.46 for a fifth-place finish at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.
Earned four varsity track & field letters at Lincoln High School ... Two time regional champion in the 200m (2008,2009) ... Four time all-state member ... Finished third at state meet in 4x100 in 2006 and sixth in 2007 ... Finished second in the state meet in the 4x100 and sixth in the 4x200 in 2008 ... Finished second in both the 4x100 and 4x200 in the state tournament in 2009 ... Elected captain in 2008 and 2009 ... Competed in the Junior Olympic Championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009 through the Maximum Output Track Club.
Born April 23, 1991 ... Daughter of John Williams and Sheryl Hearns ... Majoring in Journalism.