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.
MSU looks to add more to the NCAA Regional qualifying list in preparation for Big Tens.
O'Connor breaks 1,500-meter, Chorny sets pole vault record at Purdue University.
James improves MSU discus record and several Spartans break personal records in Saturday's competition.
2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Purdue University (May 16-18)
60m - 7.65
100m - 11.75
200m - 23.98
400m - 57.83
OUTDOOR: Recorded a runner-up finish with a personal-best time of 11.75 seconds in the 100 meter at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... Came in ninth in the 200 meter with a 24.23 time at the Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Competed on the MSU 4x4, 4x2 and 4x1 teams, helping the 4x1 squad finish third at the Big Ten Championships and qualify for the NCAA East Preliminary Round.
INDOOR: Finished second in the 60 meter (7.67 sec.) at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open and third (7.69 sec.) at the Notre Dame Invitational; Personal-best time of 7.65 seconds in the 60 meter at the Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships ... Won the 200 meter at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 24.65.
OUTDOOR: Competed in the 4x100m, 4x400m and 1,600 sprint medley relays at the Raleigh Relays, posting times of 45.96, 3:49.15 and 4:06.86 respectively ... Posted a second-place 46.41 in the 4x100m relay and a fifth-place 11.95 in the 100m at the Spartan Invitational ... Competed in the 100m and 200m preliminaries at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships, posting times of 12.02 and 24.01 respectively.
INDOOR: Posted a time of 7.69 in the 60m dash and 24.70 in the 200m dash at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... Placed third in the 60m dash in a time of 7.75 and finished fifth in the 200m dash in a time of 25.19 at the Notre Dame Invite.
NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR: Part of the 4x400-meter relay that finished 17th at the NCAA East Preliminary Round with a time of 3:37.97...Competed at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, finishing 16th in the 100-meter with a time of 12.07 and 21st with a time of 24.49 in the 200-meter ...Placed third in the 200-meter dash (24.56), 10th in the 100-meter (12.07) and was a member of the 4x100-meter relay that finished third with a time of 46.23 at the Jesse Owens Classic in a time of 24.56... Took second place in both the 100-meter (12.14) and 200-meter dash (24.24) at the Spartan Invitational...Part of the 4x400-meter relay that placed third at the Polytan Invitational in a time of 3:40.79... Part of the 4x100-meter relay that finished first with a time of 46.24 and posted a time of 24.89 to finish fourth in the 200-meter at the Len Paddock Invitational...Competed at the Raleigh Relays, posting a time of 12.21 to finish 22nd in the 100-meter and was a member of the 4x100-meter relay that finished sixth in 46.66. ..Placed second in the 200-meter with a career-best time of 24.88 and finished fourth in the 100-meter with a time of 12.31 at the Lyle Bennett Open.
INDOOR: Part of the 4x400-meter relay that took first at the Bob Eubanks Open in a time of 3:47.35...Also placed second in the 200-meter (22.88) and fourth in the 60-meter dash (7.75)...Competed at the Notre Dame Invite, finishing fifth in the 4x400-meter relay (3:51.21), fifth in the 200-meter (25.28) and ninth in the 60-meter dash (7.91)... Ran a season-best time of 7.74 in the 60-meter dash to place fifth and finished third in the 200-meter with a time of 24.90 at the SPIRE Invitational... Placed third at the Indiana Invitational in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.89... and 10th in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.75...Posted a time of 7.74 to place fifth in the 60-meter dash and finished third with a time of 25.04 in the 200-meter at the Silverston Invite...Clocked a career-best time of 7.67 in the 60-meter dash to place 16th and finished 20th with a time of 24.92 in the 200-meter dash at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.