The Michigan State track & field/cross country program honored student-athlete award winners from the 2012 season on Friday, April 5. At an annual banquet held the weekend of the Spartan Invitational, the program recognized seniors and outstanding team accomplishments.
The Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams were named All-Academic teams by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday, Feb. 25. It is the ninth-straight team recognition for the women and sixth overall for the men. In addition, redshirt freshman Lindsey Clark and junior Julia Otwell were recognized as individual All-Academic honorees.
Michigan State cross country freshman Garret Zuk has been selected to represent the United States at the North American Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championships as announced by USA Track & Field on Jan. 8. The competition will be held in Jamaica on Jan. 26.
The Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams raced in the last meet of season as they competed among the top-ranked teams in the nation at the 2012 NCAA Championships. The women ended their season with a 16th-place team finish with 422 points, while the men placed 31st with 755 points.
The Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams will conclude the 2012 season as they return to Louisville, Ky., for the NCAA Championships on Saturday, Nov. 17. The meet will be held at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park. The women's race is slated to begin at 12 p.m. ET, followed by the men's at 1:15 p.m. ET.
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