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Emma Drenth
Emma Drenth

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Williamston, Mich.

High School:
Williamston


05/28/2014

2014 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

04/15/2014

SASS Academic Excellence Gala Celebrates MSU Student-Athletes

17th annual gala honored student-athletes success in the classroom and community.

11/21/2013

MSU Cross Country Travels To 2013 NCAA Championships

Caleb Rhynard and the Spartan women look to represent MSU on national stage.

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.

11/17/2012

Cross Country Concludes Season at NCAA Championships

Women place 16th, men finish 31st

2013:
Did not compete ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2012:
Finished fourth overall at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 18:24.21 ... Ran at the Louisville Classic, posting a personal best 5k time of 17:59.95 for 95th place ... Clocked in a time of 21:14 for fourth place overall at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational ... Competed at the Big Ten Championship, finishing 39th with a time of 21:15.70 ... Recorded a time of 21:03.60 at the NCAA Championships for 184th overall ... Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

2011:
Did not compete ... Academic All-Big Ten.

2010:
Red-shirt season ... Competed unattached at the EMU Fall Classic, finishing with a time of 19:20.4.

High School:
Four-year letterwinner at Williamston High School in both cross country and track & field for head coach Paula Maurer Westbrook... Named team captain in both sports her junior and senior years ... League champion all four years, as well as all-region and all-state in cross country ... Two-time LSJ Great Lansing Runner of the Year (2008 & 2009) ... Greater Lansing Cross Country Champion her junior year and runner-up her senior season ... Finished eighth in the state in the division 2 race during both her junior and senior seasons with times of 18:28 ... Finished fourth in the state in the division 3 race with a time of 18:48 her sophomore year ... Named all-state in the 4x800m her freshman through junior years, winning the state race her junior year and runner-up her sophomore season ... Competed in the 5k Foot Locker XC Midwest where she won the freshman/sophomore race her sophomore year and finished top-60 her junior and senior years ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Graduated from as her class valedictorian ... Named the Williamston High School Senior Athlete of the Year in 2010.

Personal:
Born December 27, 1991 ... Daughter of Walt and Cara Drenth ... Father ran cross country and track & field at Central Michigan ... Enrolled in the Lyman Briggs College, majoring in mechanical engineering.

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