Women finish second, men place seventh overall.
Women finish ninth at Wisconsin, first at Jayhawk Invite
Part three of our four-part preview of the 2012 MSU Cross Country team.
The Michigan State Men's Cross Country team welcomes eight additions to the program for the 2012 season.
Spartans earn 13th-straight bid to NCAA Championships.
Competed at the Jeff Drenth Memorial, placing 16th with a career-best 5k time of 16:10.12...Finished 33rd with a time of 25:38 at the Spartan Invitational...Ran a career-best 8k time of 25:31.35 to place 128th at the Louisville Classic...Posted a time of 25:52 for 285th place at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational...Placed 85th at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 25:49.30.
Ran the Spartan Invitational, placing 89th in the time of 26:22 ... Placed 15th at the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships in a time of 26:51.95 ... Finished 89th at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 26:26 ... Ran the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in a time of 33:24.00 for 147th place.
Placed sixth at the Jeff Drenth Memorial and was the third-fastest Spartan, turning in a time of 15:35.9 ... Registered a time of 25:38 in the Spartan Invitational ... Competed in the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and finished with a time of 25:44.2.
Clocked in at 16:44.2 at the Jeff Drenth Memorial ... Posted a time of 26:06 at the Spartan Invitational ... Finished the Michigan Intercollegiate Cross Country Championships with a time of 26:59.0 ... Turned in a time of 16:33 at the EMU Classic.
Four-year letterwinner in track and three-year winner in cross country ... All-county selection in 2005-07 in cross country... 2007 All-County Athlete of the Year in cross country and All-state in 2005-07 ... 2005-07 cross country team State Champions ... 2007 Individual State Cross Country Champion ... 2006-07 All-county selection ... All-regional in the 1600m and 3200m in 2007 ... All-state in the 4x800m in 2007 ... 2007 Indoor and Outdoor All-America selection in the 4xMile ... Cross country team holds the state recrod for lowest point total at 27 ... Ran with current Spartan freshman Mike Katseferas on three state championship teams.
Born Jan. 18, 1990 ... Son of Phil and Paula Hankins ... Majoring in kinesiology.