Sophomore Caleb Rhynard was named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Men's Track & Field/Cross Country Third Team on Thursday. Rhynard becomes the 11th Spartan track & field/cross country student-athlete to earn the honor and the first men's recipient since Nathan Egger in 2006.
The Michigan State women's cross country and track & field programs finished the 2013-14 academic year ranked No. 8 in the USTFCCCA/Terry Crawford Women's Division I Program of the Year standings. It was the highest standing for the program since the awards' inaugural year in 2009.
The Michigan State women's cross country team were honored as an All-Academic team by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association on Friday, Feb. 14. It is the 10th-straight team recognition for the women. In addition, redshirt freshman Rachele Schulist and redshirt sophomore Caleb Rhynard were recognized as individual All-Academic honorees.
Under adverse conditions, the Michigan State women's cross country team surged to a sixth-place finish and sophomore Caleb Rhynard earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships on Saturday afternoon in Terre Haute, Ind. The women totaled 236 points to record the highest finish since 2007, third-best in program history, and Rhynard is the first MSU men's All-American since 1997.
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