MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Women place 16th, men finish 31st
Women finish second, men place seventh overall.
Part three of our four-part preview of the 2012 MSU Cross Country team.
Spartans finish with team score of 55 points.
Ran at the Louisville Classic, placing 156th with a time of 25:50.91...Finished 32nd at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a time of season-best 8k time of 25:04...Competed at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 25:05.80 to finish 58th...Recorded a time of 32:10.40 to finish 225th at the NCAA Championships.
Won the Jeff Drenth Memorial in a time of 15:39.73 ... Placed 10th at the Spartan Invitational in a time of 24:51 ... Ran the Roy Griak Invitational, placing 74th with a time of 25:22.50 ... Finished the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational in a time of 25:54.2 ... Placed 59th at the Big Ten Championships, posting a time of 25:16 ... Academic All-Big Ten.
Academic All-Big Ten ... Placed 10th at the Spartan Invitational with a time of 25:00 ... Recorded a time of 24:28.9 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational ... Turned in a time of 25:19.4 at the NCAA Pre-Nationals ... Placed 39th at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 24:41.5 ... Registered a time of 31:09.41 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, placing 29th.
Academic All-Big Ten ... Posted a time of 26:06 at the Spartan Invitational ... Clocked in at 25:31.2 at Pre-Nationals ... Ran to a time of 27:13.6 at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 32:07.43 ... Was the top individual performer for the Spartans at the NCAA Cross Country Championships when he turned in a time of 31:16.5 for 108th place.
Finished 15th at the Spartan Invitational with a time of 25:35.
Standout on the cross country circuit at Grant ... Was the state runner-up during his senior season ... Ran the 5K trek in 15:47 at the state meet ... Competed in the 800m run and the 3,200m run ... Holds a personal best of 26:21 in the 8K.