Michigan State men's cross country runner Nick Moon was recognized as the Big Ten Conference Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Tuesday afternoon. He is receiving the award for the first time as a member of the Spartans and is the first MSU men's runner to receive the honor since Andrew Cusmano in 2013.
The Michigan State men's and women's cross country squads got their 2014 season started at the 29th Annual Jeff Drenth Memorial on Friday morning. The race was held at Pleasant Hills Golf Course just off the campus of Central Michigan University. A total of three women and five men placed in the top-10 for the Spartans in the team's first race of the year.
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams will get their 2014 season underway on Friday morning at the 29th Annual Jeff Drenth Memorial. The event will take place just off the campus of Central Michigan University at Pleasant Hills Golf Course.
The Michigan State women's cross country team is ranked No. 6 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I National Cross Country Coaches' Preseason Poll, which was released on Tuesday. The Spartans also finished sixth overall with 236 points at the 2013 NCAA Cross Country Championships, the third-best finish in program history and their highest since the 2007 season.
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