Michelle Rafferty
Michelle Rafferty

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Birthdate:
10/01/1984


2005: Opened the season with a 10th-place finish at the Spartan Invitational (21:38) ... Was MSU's top-finisher at the Notre Dame Invite, finishing 18th (17:30) ... Placed 73rd at the Pre-NCAA meet (21:51) ... Finished 23rd at the Big Ten Championships (22:00) ... Led the Spartans with a 16th-place performance at the Great Lakes Regional (21:42) ... Was MSU's top-finisher at the NCAA Regional, placing 92nd (21:16).

2004: Was MSU's No. 3 or 4 runner at all five meets she ran ... Named to the All-Great Lakes Regional team after finishing 16th at the regional meet (20:48.2) ... Finished 11th at the Spartan Invitational (22:07) ... Placed 26th at the Pre-NCAA meet (21:13.2) ... Finished 28th at the Big Ten Championships (22:12) ... Placed 40th at the Notre Dame Invitational (17:41) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2003: Placed 32nd at the Spartan Invitational (23:02.2) ... Earned 15th place at the Notre Dame Invitational (18:44) ... Placed seventh at the Michigan Intercollegiate (22:27) ... Finished 26th at the Big Ten Championships (21:58.0) ... Placed 75th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (22:38) ... Placed 232nd at the NCAA Championships (22:33.9) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2002: Redshirted.

High School: Three-time all-state in cross country ... Finished third in the state meet (2001) ... Member of 2001 Indiana state championship team ... Two-time all-state in track in the 3200m ... Member of the 2001 state champion 4x800m relay team.

Personal: Daughter of Terry and Margaret Rafferty ... Majoring in education ... Born October 1, 1984.