The Michigan State men's and women's cross country teams raced in the last meet of season as they competed among the top-ranked teams in the nation at the 2012 NCAA Championships. The women ended their season with a 16th-place team finish with 422 points, while the men placed 31st with 755 points. #spartans www.msuspartans.com
Under adverse conditions, the Michigan State women's cross country team surged to a sixth-place finish and sophomore Caleb Rhynard earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships on Saturday afternoon in Terre Haute, Ind. The women totaled 236 points to record the highest finish since 2007, third-best in program history, and Rhynard is the first MSU men's All-American since 1997.
Among 35 of the nation's top-ranked programs, the Michigan State cross country team competed at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Held at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course, the ninth-ranked women raced to a fourth-place team finish with 200 points, while the men finished 26th with 583 points.