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Top-ranked Michigan State won its first NCAA Women’s Cross Country Championship on Saturday, as four Spartans recorded top-25 finishes en route to the national title.
Michigan State won its sixth Big Ten Women’s Cross Country Championship on Sunday, placing three runners in the top five at the Ashton Cross Country Course.
Indiana had four runners place in the top 10 en route to a first place finish at the Big Ten Men’s Cross Country Championships. It is the school’s first men’s cross country title since 1980.
The Michigan State women’s cross country team claimed its third Big Ten Championship title in four years on Sunday at the Boilermaker Cross Country Course in West LaFayette, Ind. Led by Leah O’Connor’s runner-up finish, the Spartans picked up 43 points to beat out defending champion Michigan.
For the first time, BTN will provide full coverage of the Big Ten fall championships and tournaments, including live broadcasts during the 2012 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament, Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Soccer Tournaments and delayed coverage of the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships.
(BigTen.org) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Michigan State won its second straight Big Ten Women’s Cross Country Championship, placing three runners in the top 10 to earn its fourth conference title all-time. Penn State’s Caitlin Lane finished first individually, finishing the 6,000-meter course in 19:58 to mark the third individual title in Nittany Lion history.