Liana Eckert
Liana Eckert

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Bethel, Conn.

High School:
Bethel


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.

10/08/2011

Cross Country Closes Out Strong Michigan Intercollegiate Championships

Sydow paces women; Dukes leads the men.

2012:
Ran at the Jeff Drenth Memorial, placing 24th with a time of 19:40.84...Posted a time of 23:52 at the Spartan Invitaional for 133rd overall...Finished seventh with a personal-best 5k time of 18:25.10 at the Michigan Intercollegiates...Clocked a time of 18:44 to finish eighth overall at the Jawyhawk Invitational...Competed at the EMU Fall Classic with a time of 18:50.70, placing 16th overall...Academic All-Big Ten Selection.

2011:
Placed 13th at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 19:30.42 ... Ran the Spartan Invitational in a time of 22:47 ... Finished 19th at the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships, posting a time of 19:16.74 ... Placed 15th at the Eastern Michigan Fall Classic in a time of 18:48.70 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2010:
Academic All-Big Ten ... Finished in 19:16.6 at the EMU Fall Classic ... Turned in a time of 23:56 at the Spartan Invitational ... Opened the season with a 25th-place finish at the Jeff Drenth Memorial when she finished in 20:12.6.

2009:
Competed unattached ... Posted a time of 20:35 at the EMU Classic.

High School:
Four year letterwinner at Bethel High School under coach Chris Ciparelli ... Also letter four years in soccer at Bethel ... South-west Conference All-Conference Academic Team for both soccer and track all-four years of high school ... Ran a time of 65.3 her sophomore year in the 400m at the class M state championships ... Jumped a height of 4-8 at the class MM championships in the high jump.

Personal:
Born October 10, 1991 ... Daughter of Peter Eckert and Debbi Jacobs Eckert ... Majoring in advertising, with a design specialization.