Women look to win back title in West LaFayette, Ind. on Sunday, Nov. 3.
Spartans post six personal-best performances at in-state 5K race.
MSU will face off against 35 of the nation's top-ranked teams.
Men and women each earn runner-up team finishes on Friday.
The Michigan State Men's Cross Country team welcomes eight additions to the program for the 2012 season.
Finished 71st in the men's open race at the Wisconsin Invitational with a time of 26:39
Placed 12th at the Michigan Intercollegiates with an 8k time of 26:51.42... Ran a 5k time of 15:45.60 at the EMU Fall Classic and placed 23rd overall.
Competed unattached for the Spartans...Placed 28th at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 16:41.97...Ran at the Spartan Invitational, placing 207th with a time of 28:17...Finished ninth at the Jayhawk Invitational with a personal-best 8k time of 25:23.64...Ran a personal-best 5k time of 16:38 at the EMU Fall Classic to place 29th overall.
Four-year letter winner in both cross country and track and field at Reed City High School ... Three-time All-Conference and two-time All-State in cross country and track and field ... Placed third in the 800-meter his junior year and second his senior year at the state meet ... Placed first in the 1600-meter with a time of 4:19.1 at the state meet his senior year ... Placed second in the 4 x 400 relay his senior year at the state meet ... Named team captain of the track team one year and of the cross country team two years ... Placed sixth at the Midwest Meet of Champions in the 800-meter.
Born April 10, 1994 ... Son of Tim and Jennifer Oehrli ... Majoring in human biology.