Spartans line up with competitive field to begin season
MSU had 104 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Spartans line up with Gophers, Badgers
MSU races BU, Rutgers Friday; Takes on Ivy Foes Saturday morning
Spartans Face Earliest Start Since 2009
2013: Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Raced in the two seat of the second varsity in the season opener (March 30) against Michigan and Notre Dame at home, and fell by two lengths to the Wolverines and a length and a half to the Irish ... Rowed in the two seat of the second varsity eight in a four-boat race with Big Ten foes Michigan, Ohio State, and Indiana (April 13) when conditions forced a change from a double-dual format. Finished third in a time of 6:56.63, just three-tenths of a second behind second-place Michigan and open water ahead of the Hoosiers ... Lined up with some of the best crews in the country at the Clemson Invitational (April 20-21). In the two seat of the second varsity eight, finished fourth in its morning heat, (6:50.2), as Cornell posted the second-best time of the morning session and won MSUs heat in a time of 6:40.8. The second varsity eight which finished its Saturday heat in fifth, just five-tenths of a second behind Indiana in a time of 6:41.7. In Sunday's finale, finished behind Cornell (7:09.7), Oklahoma, Clemson, and Louisville, clocked in a time of 7:19.3 ... In the two seat in the second varsity eight, posted a five-second win over Duke (7:05.04) after falling to No. 4 Virginia by open water when the team traveled to take on the host Cavaliers and the Blue Devils (April 27) ... Raced Big Ten foes Minnesota and Wisconsin in the final week of the regular season (May 5), and rowed to a third-place finish (6:56.4) as the two seat in the second varsity eight ... In the two seat, helped MSU to a fifth-place finish in the second varsity four at the Big Ten Championships (May 19) in Indianapolis. Finished the race in a time of 8:03.126, and helped MSU to a fourth-place team finish in the Championships.
2012: Took a sixth place finish at the Big Ten Championships in a time of 7:06.852 as part of the novice eight... Defeated Louisville by 33.1 seconds and Iowa by four seconds on April 7 in Iowa City... Notched victories over Northeastern and Penn at the UVA Invitational (April 14-15) as part of the novice eight.