Alexis Wiersma
Alexis  Wiersma

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Allendale, Mich.

High School:
Allendale


07/06/2016

Seventy-Eight Spartans Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Letterwinners earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2016 Spring Season

In all, 96 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.

02/11/2015

MSU Women's Cross Country Named 2014 Scholar Team of the Year

Spartans land seven individuals on All-Academic Team

12/10/2014

Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2014 Fall Season

Ninety-five Spartan student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

11/22/2014

Michigan State Women's Cross Country: 2014 NCAA Champions

Spartan women cap off dream season with first-ever win at NCAA Championships.

12/15/2014

2014 NCAA Cross Country Championships

Saturday, November 22, 2014. Hosted by the Lavern Gibson Championship Course in Terre Haute, Indiana.

2015:
* First Team All-Big Ten
* First Team All-Regional
* All-American

In the first race of her season, took second at the Spartan Invite (9/18, 6K) with a time of 21:07... Claimed eighth overall at the Griak Invite (9/26, 6K), coming in at 21:36 ... Paced MSU at the Wisconsin Adidas Invite (10/16, 6K) with a 25th-place finish in 20:13.2 ... Was First Team All-Big Ten with a second-place effort at the Big Ten Championships (11/1, 6K) with a personal-best 19:49.9 ... First Team All-Regional with a 20:33.9 to take third at the Great Lakes Regional (11/13, 6K) ... Earned All-American honors with a 20:12.1 at the NCAA Championships (11/21, 6K), taking 21st. 

2014:

*Second Team All-Big Ten
*First Team All-Region

Finished 69th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:01.00 ... Clocked in with a time of 20:23 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships, good for 14th place ... Finished 13th with a personal-best time of 20:24.60 at the Big Ten Championships ... Turned in a time of 20:29 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, finishing eighth overall ... Placed seventh at the Spartan Invitational on Sept. 12 with a time of 21:40 ... Finished 22nd at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minnesota, clocking in at 21:51 ... Ran a time of 21:09 at the Wisconsin Invitational, finishing 97th

2013:
Finished 25th overall with a time of 22:00 in the 6k at the Spartan Invitational... Ran a time of 22:00 in the 5k to place 44th at the Roy Griak Invitational... Academic All-Big Ten.

2012:
Competed unattached ... Won the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 18:04.20 ... Ran at the Spartan Invitational, placing 21st with a time of 21:54.

High School:
Four-year letter winner in cross country and track and field at Allendale High School ... All-Conference and All-State all four years in cross country ... State Champion in 2010 in cross country ... All-Conference and All-State all four years in track and field ... State Champion in the 3200-meter all four years with personal records each year and a time of 10:23 her senior year ... State Champion in the 1600-meter in 2010 ... Allendale High School Athlete of the Year for the Class of 2012 ... Placed first in the 3200-meter at the M.I.T.S Indoor State Meet at Eastern Michigan University in 2011 and 2012 ... Placed first in the 3200-meter at the Midwest Meet of Champions at Northrop High School with a time of 10:36 ... Named team captain in cross country and track and field her junior and senior year ... Part of the student government and leadership team ... Top-10 in her class ... Was the class representative her sophomore and junior year for the student government.

Personal:
Born June 30, 1994 ... Daughter of Greg and Shari Wiersma ...Undecided on a major.