Track & Field Hosts Spartan Invite, Honors Seniors Friday

Track & Field Hosts Spartan Invite, Honors Seniors Friday

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State Track & Field hosts its lone home meet of the season Friday, the Spartan Invite presented by Auto-Owners Insurance, at which it will also honor 21 graduating senior student-athletes.
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Competition begins with three field events at 10 a.m. and will continue with several simultaneous events throughout the day, expected to conclude around 5:30 p.m.. Michigan State will honor 21 graduating student-athletes at 12:40 p.m..
Distance, sprints and short throws events will take place at the track at Ralph Young Field. Meanwhile long throws will be held on the adjacent Munn Field and jumps will be indoors at Jenison Fieldhouse.

The 21 senior student-athletes being recognized are: Abbey Lee, Julia Bajt, Grace Molloy, Kaia Scheffler, Josh Smith, Aden Smith, Antonio Postell II, Scout Regular, Jeremy Kloss, Amani Nuels, Avery Budz, Kendel Hammock, Taryn Hankins, Alison Ziehl, Lauren Freeland, Katie Osika, Ryan Talbot, Heath Baldwin, Lexy Alston, Trey Searles and Owen Huard.


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Running unattached and coming off the back of a Big Ten steeplechase title last outdoor season, junior Kate Stewart-Barnett won the 3000m steeplechase at 10:01.08 Friday. National runner-up in the heptathlon during the Indoor season and fellow Olympic hopeful graduate student Heath Baldwin showed his consistent progress with two PRs and third place finishes in the long jump (7.35m) and 110m hurdles (13.81s), also claiming fourth in the pole vault.


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