MSU had 112 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
2012: Ran unattached at the Jeff Drenth Memorial, placing 25th with a time of 19:41.19 ... Posted a time of 23:23 to finish 107th at the Spartan Invitational ... Finished 14th at the Michigan Intercollegiates with a time of 18:45.90 ... Recorded a personal-best time of 18:15.94 to place fourth at the JayHawk Invitational ... Competed at the EMU Fall Classic, finishing 15th with a time of 18:49.10 ... Academic All-Big Ten Selection.
Did not compete.
High School: Attended Dearborn High School ... Four-year letter winner and captain in both track & field and cross country ... Set Dearborn High School records in both the 4 X 800m relay and 800m run ... Voted women's top athlete at Dearborn her senior year while earning all-league honors in the 800m and the league championship in the 1600m ... Two-time state qualifier in both cross country and track & field (800m and 4 x 800m relay) her sophomore and junior seasons ... Placed first in regionals in the 800m run her senior season and placed fifth in the state tournament with a time of 2:14.33 ... State indoor champion her junior season in the 4 x 800m relay and finalist her senior season in the 800m run.
Personal: Born on January 17, 1993 ... Daughter of Jeff and Tamara Stassen ... Majoring in hospitality business.