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Fri, 28 Sep 2007 23:12:09 +0000Michigan State is competing in the 22nd annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Golf Course In St. Paul, Minn. This is one of the largest meets in the nation, and it is set to have a record number of teams (350) and more than 4,000 athletes in 10 races, breaking the previous records which were set last year at 349 teams and 3,312 runners. The men's gold race begins at 12:30 p.m, the women follow shortly after at 12:55 p.m.
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 16:23:49 +0000The 2006 Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams were named All-Academic and three athletes received All-Academic individual accolades - Matt Bartlebaugh, Alissa McKaig and Michelle Rafferty - as was announced on Feb. 22, by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Wed, 13 Dec 2006 16:40:49 +0000The Michigan State track and field and cross country programs recently joined forces with the American Red Cross to raise money by wrapping presents and accepting donations to benefit victims of tragic circumstances in an event held at the Meridian Mall in Okemos, Dec. 8-10. Spartan student-athletes spent over 25 hours wrapping presents, greeting customers and collecting donations.
Mon, 20 Nov 2006 16:37:46 +0000The Spartan men's and women's cross country teams participated in the Division I NCAA Championship Meet hosted by Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Ind., on Monday where the No. 4 Michigan State women captured a 12th-place finish on the 6,000-meter course, and the No. 27 men's squad finished 17th on the 10,000-meter course. Alissa McKaig was the top finisher on the women's side with a 10th-place time of 21:06.7, while Justin Zanotti paced the Spartan men, finishing in 97th place overall with a time of 32:35.7. McKaig and Michelle Rafferty, who finished in a time of 21:23.1, received All-American accolades for their performance at the championship meet.
Tue, 14 Nov 2006 13:09:08 +0000Eight Spartans were named to the Great Lakes All-Region Team by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Nov. 14. To be considered for the All-Region team, athletes must finish in the top 25 of their region and meet NCAA Division I Cross Country Coaches Association requirements.