Spartans travel to Central Michigan on Friday for first meet of the 2013 season.
Director of cross country/track & field Walt Drenth discusses what he expects out of the returning Spartans.
Women place 16th, men finish 31st
Spartans earn 14th-straight bid to NCAA Championships.
Women finish second, men place seventh overall.
*First Team All-Region
Finished 11th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships with a 10K time of 30:31 ... Established a new personal-best time of 24:20.90 at the Big Ten Championships, placing 31st overall ... Finished 14th with a 25:17.20 time at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in Oregon ... Recorded an 11th-place finish at the Spartan Invitational, clocking in at 24:54.00 ... Ran a time of 25:55.80 at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minnesota, finishing 51st overall ... Posted a time of 24:41 at the Wisconsin Invitational
Did not compete during the 2013 season.
Finished 61st at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 25:12.60...Competed at the Great Lakes Regional, placing 27th with a time of 31:42...Ran at the NCAA Championships with a time of 32:10.40 to place 226th.
Ran unattached ... Won the EMU Fall Classic in a time of 15:16.83.
Took home a third place finish in the Spartan Invitational with a time of 24:43 ... Ran in the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and placed 35th with a time of 24:16.8 ... Recorded a time of 24:43.8 at NCAA Pre-Nationals ... Placed 16 at the Big Ten Championships, recording a time of 24:08.4 ... Competed in the Great Lakes Regional and placed 30th with a time of 31:10.70.
Placed second at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with an unattached time of 15:40.8 ... Clocked in at 25:40 at the Spartan Invitational unattached ... Turned in a time of 25:56.1 at the Roy Griak Invitational .... Finished Pre-Nationals with a time of 25:19.7 ... Ran a time of 26:09.7 at the Big Ten Championships ... Posted a 32:23.74 mark at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional ... Finished the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a time of 31:48.3.