Spartans land seven individuals on All-Academic Team
Ninety-five Spartan student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Spartan women cap off dream season with first-ever win at NCAA Championships.
MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Coming off back-to-back Big Ten Championships in 2010 and 2011, the Women's Cross Country team has secured several new additions to the program.
Saturday, November 22, 2014. Hosted by the Lavern Gibson Championship Course in Terre Haute, Indiana.
* First Team All-Big Ten
* First Team All-Regional
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.
*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
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.
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.
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.
Born June 30, 1994 ... Daughter of Greg and Shari Wiersma ...Undecided on a major.