MSU women set to defend Big Ten title
Rhynard earns automatic individual bid to Nationals with fourth-place overall finish.
Leah O'Connor's runner-up finish leads the Spartans to their third title in four years.
Spartans will travel in-state to the last meet of the regular-season.
Women place fourth, men finish 26th among 35 top-ranked teams.
Ran unattached at the CMU Jeff Drenth Memorial, finishing 12th overall with a time of 15:42.90 ... Placed 44th at the Spartan Invitational, running a time of 25:37.00... Posted a 25:24.0 time in the men's open race at the Wisconsin Invitational, finishing 27th overall
Ran a season-best 8k at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational, finishing 122nd overall with a time of 24:29... Finished 44th overall with an 8k time of 25:12 at the Roy Griak Invitational... Competed at the Spartan Invitational and finished with a time of 25:15, good for 23rd overall... Ran a season-best 10k at the Big Ten Championships, placing 38th overall with a time of 25:18.60... Placed 40th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with an 8k time of 31:30.
Finished 31st at the Spartan Invitational with a time of 25:35...Ran at the Louisville Classic, placing 87th with a time of 25:08.68...Tied a personal-best time in the 8k of 24:27 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational to place 137th overall...Competed at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 45th with a time of 24:50.50...Placed 26th at the Great Lakes Regional with a time of 31:50...Ran at the NCAA Championships with a time of 31:26.40 to finish 180th.
All-Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... Placed 20th at the Spartan Invitational, posting a time of 25:06 ... Ran the Roy Griak Invitational in a time of 25:23.0 ... Finished the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational in a time of 25:15.5 ... Placed 24th at the Big Ten Championships in a time of 24:27 ... Placed 55th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in a time of 31:38.50.
Ran unattached ... turned in a time of 15:44.8 at the Jeff Drenth Memorial for eighth place ... finished the Spartan Invitational with a time of 25:31 ... placed second at the EMU Fall Classic with a time of 15:31.7.
Four-year letterwinner at Durand High School in both track & field and cross country for his father, David Madrigal II ... Won the 2010 MHSAA cross country championship ... Received all-conference honors in cross country all four seasons ... Was the regional cross country champion in 2009 and 2010 ... Honored as a four-time all-conference recipient in track & field ... Was the regional champion in the two mile run in 2009 and 2010 ... Won the two mile state championship in 2010, finishing runner-up in the mile run ... Posted his best time in both the one and two mile runs his senior year with times of 4:17 and 9:20, respectively ... Turned in a personal-best time of 15:22 in cross country his seaon season.
Born April 25, 1992 ... Son of David II and Laura Madrigal ... Majoring in fisheries and wildlife.