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Michigan State Track & Field Wins 10 Medals at the Big Ten Championships

Michigan State Track & Field Wins 10 Medals at the Big Ten Championships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana – The Michigan State track & field team added six medal-winning performances on the final day of competition for a grand total of 10 medals at the 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Championships. At the conclusion of the meet held at Rankin Track & Field on the campus of Purdue University, the Spartan [...]

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Michigan State Spartan Leah O’Connor Wins Third-Straight Steeple at Big Ten Championships

Michigan State Spartan Leah O’Connor Wins Third-Straight Steeple at Big Ten Championships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana – Four Spartans won Big Ten medals on the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championships on Saturday at Purdue University. Leah O’Connor (3,000m steeplechase), Kurt Schneider (decathlon), Antonio James (discus) and Tim Canfield (pole vault) each earned a spot on the podium to boost Michigan State into fifth place [...]

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MSU Gymnastics Tops Southeast Missouri 194.900-193.625

MSU Gymnastics Tops Southeast Missouri 194.900-193.625

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The Spartans used their highest balance beam and floor exercise scores of the season to help lead the Michigan State gymnastics team to its first road win of 2014 on Friday as MSU outscored Southeast Missouri 194.900-193.625 at Houck House Field. It marks the second-highest score for Michigan State this season. [...]

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MSU Wins Nine Medals at Big Ten Track & Field Championships

MSU Wins Nine Medals at Big Ten Track & Field Championships

GENEVA, Ohio – Setting two new conference records, four MSU records and adding three medals, the Michigan State track & field team concluded competition at the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Championships on Saturday. Tori Franklin (triple jump) and Leah O’Connor (mile) each won Big Ten titles en route to earning a spot in the conference [...]

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Spartans Win Five Medals On Day One at B1G Track & Field Champs

Spartans Win Five Medals On Day One at B1G Track & Field Champs

GENEVA, Ohio – Winning five medals, including one gold, two silver and three bronze, Michigan State kicked off competition at the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday at the SPIRE Institute. Antonio James won the gold medal in the shot put, the women’s distance medley relay and pole vaulter Tim Ehrhardt [...]

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Spartan Nation’s Own Kevin Cope Selected 25th to Philadelphia Union in 2014 MLS SuperDraft

Spartan Nation’s Own Kevin Cope Selected 25th to Philadelphia Union in 2014 MLS SuperDraft

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Former Michigan State men’s soccer defender Kevin Cope was selected 25th in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft to the Philadelphia Union on Thursday. He is the eighth player in MSU history to be drafted into the MLS and the second-highest overall pick.   “When my name was called I was very excited,” [...]

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Michigan State Athletics Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class

Michigan State Athletics Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class

Michigan State Athletics Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class The class will be formally inducted in a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 12.   EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University will induct five members into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday, Sept. 12, as part of the “Celebrate 2013” weekend. The Class of 2013 [...]

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Michigan State Announces Changes in Sports Medicine and Performance Department

Michigan State Announces Changes in Sports Medicine and Performance Department

Michigan State Announces Changes in Sports Medicine and Performance Department Monroe retires; Kovan appointed; Nogle, Carrier and Halliday promoted; Jager hired.   EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis announced changes on Friday, July 26 to the newly renamed Sports Medicine and Performance department. The division will now include athletic training and [...]

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Michigan State’s James and O’Connor Earn Gold On Day Two at Big Ten Champs

Michigan State’s James and O’Connor Earn Gold On Day Two at Big Ten Champs

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Led by two gold-medal performances from Antonio James in the discus and Leah O’Connor in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, Michigan State continued to pick up speed on the second day of competition at the Big Ten Championships. Held at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, the Spartans advanced eight athletes to Sunday’s finals. The [...]

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MSU drops game on the road to Purdue, 7-2

MSU drops game on the road to Purdue, 7-2

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Michigan State softball fell for the first time in conference play this season to Purdue on Saturday afternoon at the Boilermaker Softball Complex. The Spartans (20-14, 6-1) were outlasted as the Boilermakers won, 7-2. Freshman Dani Goranson spent 3 1/3 innings in the circle and tallied four strikeouts. Sophomore McKinzie Freimuth [...]

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