MSU completes action at GVSU Big Meet
 
 
 
Allie Fox placed third in the women's 60 meters (7.82).
 
Allie Fox placed third in the women's 60 meters (7.82).
 
 

Feb. 11, 2012

Complete Results

Results - Day One | Day Two

ALLENDALE, MICH.
- On the campus of Grand Valley State University, the Michigan State track & field team had several athletes compete unattached in one of the final meets before the Big Ten Indoor Championship.

Day 1

The women's mile had three runners break the 5-minute barrier - with Lindsay Clark placing second (4:49:07), Liz Watson in sixth-place (4:52.18), and Kathleen Landwehr in ninth (4:55.22). The women's 3000 meter run saw sophomores Megan Rodgers and Olivia Sydow take sixth and seventh with times of 9:56.02 and 9:56.61.

In sprints, Junior Chelsea Ross was an eighth-place finisher in the women's 60 meter hurdles (8.77) while freshman Tony Rasch placed fourth with 1:21:71 in the men's 600 meter dash.

Men's distance was led by freshman Caleb Rhynard, who earned fourth-place in the 3000 meter run (8:15.46).

Day 2

Freshman Allie Fox turned in the best performance of the day for Michigan State, placing third in the women's 60 meters (7.82).

Jasmine Branch was a sixth-place finisher in the women's triple jump with an effort of 10.89m (35-08 ¾).

In the women's 3000 meters, Melinda Palinkas earned fifth with a time of 10:31.20.  In the men's 3000, Chris Platt placed eighth in a time of 8:46.90 while teammate Andrew Cusmano placed ninth (8:48.69).

Chris Collier was the top Spartan runner in the men's mile, running 4:19.38 which was good for seventh-place.

Michigan State will be back in action next week at the Silverston Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich., on February 18.