The 2014 Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational was held on Friday afternoon as the Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams returned to action in their third competition of the 2014 season. The 29th annual event took place at Forest Akers East Golf Course as a total of 30 college programs competed in the men's and women's races
The Michigan State men's and women's cross country programs will host the 25th annual Auto-Owners Spartan Invitational Friday, Sept. 12. The event will take place at MSU's Forest Akers East Golf Course, beginning with the women's collegiate 6K race at 12 p.m., followed the men's collegiate 8K race at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Rachele Schulist of the Michigan State women's cross country team has been named the USTFCCCA Women's NCAA Division I National Athlete of the Week, while also claiming Big Ten Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week honors.
The Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams returned to action on Friday evening at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, which was hosted by the University of Oregon. The Spartan women's squad took home first place in the five-team portion of the 6K event with the top three individual finishers, while the MSU men placed second behind 2nd-ranked Oregon in the 8K race.
After a successful start to the 2014 season at last week's Central Michigan Jeff Drenth Memorial, the Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams will return to action tomorrow night at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. The event will be hosted by the University of Oregon and will get underway with the women's 6K race at 8:45 p.m. ET.
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