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Jessica Goethals
Jessica  Goethals

RS Junior

Rochester, Mich.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 130



No. 25 Men’s Cross Country Finishes Second, No. 20 Women Take Fourth At Roy Griak Invitational

Spartans earn top finishes against top-ranked teams in the nation.


Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2017 Spring Season

In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.

* Academic All-Big Ten

Finished sixth at the Jeff Drenth Memorial (9/2 5K) with a season-best time of 18:10.1 ... Finished 29th at the MSU Spartan Invitational (9/16 6K) with a time of 22:36.7 ... Finished 14th at the EMU Fall Classic (10/21 5K) on a time of 18:17.7.

Took seventh at the Jeff Drenth Memorial (9/4, 5K)  with a time of 18:38.35 ... Finished 36th at the Spartan Invite (9/18, 6K) with a time of 23:09 ... Clocked a 22:10.4 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invite (10/16, 6K) ... Led MSU with an 18:03.5 at the EMU Fall Classic (10/23, 5K).

Competed unattached ... Finished 11th at the CMU Jeff Memorial with a time of 18:51.90 ... Turned in a 23:10 time at the Spartan Invitational, finishing 54th overall

High School: Four-year letterwinner and two-year captain in cross country and track at Rochester High School ... All-State cross country performer in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... Finished ninth at the 2012 cross country state championships with a personal-best time of 18:09 ... Ran a personal-best 3200 time of 10:54 as a junior

Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Diane Goethals ... Has two sisters, Megan and Jennifer; Megan ran cross country and track at Washington from 2010-2014 and now runs professionally for Hanson's; Jennifer plays soccer at Saginaw Valley State (2013-present)

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