Joe Banyai
Joe Banyai

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Royal Oak, Mich.

High School:
Royal Oak


05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

2012:
Competed at the Jeff Drenth Memorial in a time of 16:18.25 for 19th overall...Academic All-Big Ten.

2011:
Ran the Spartan Invitational in a time of 26:11 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2010:
Academic All-Big Ten ... Ran to a time of 16:13.4 at the EMU Fall Classic in his lone race of the season.

2009:
Academic All-Big Ten ... Did not compete.

High School:
Four-time All-State selection ... Ran personal-best times in the 400m, 800m and 3,200m during his senior season ... Ran as a member of the 4x400m relay team and the 4x800m relay team ... Ran his personal bests in the 400m (50.03) and the 800m (1:54) at the OAA Division IV Finals.

Personal:
Born on December 26, 1989 ... Son of Duane and Mary Jo Banyai ... Majoring in human biology.