MSU had 112 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
2012: Did not compete for the Spartans.
2011: Did not compete ... Academic All-Big Ten Selection.
2010: Did not compete.
2009: Did not compete.
High School: Four-year letter winner in cross country and track and field ... four-time all-state selection ... four-year all-conference selection ... Three-year captain ... State champion in the 800m freshman, sophomore, and junior years ... 400m state champion sophomore and senior years ... State champion in the 100m junior and senior years.
Personal: Born March 4, 1991 ... Daughter of Dale Bannister and Christy Klein ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science.