Michigan State Earns Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week Honor

Sept. 17, 2013

Athlete of the Week
Leah O'Connor, Michigan State
Jr. - Croswell, Mich. - Croswell-Lexington

• Finished first in the 6,000-meter race at the Spartan Invitational on Sept. 13, with a time of 20:54 (one-mile pace of 5:37)
• Finished 11 seconds ahead of the next fastest runner
• Earned her first career weekly honor
• Last Michigan State Athlete of the Week: Katie Haines (Oct. 9, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Women's Cross Country Athletes of the Week
Sept. 3: Shannon Osika, So., MICH
Sept. 10: Michelle Moriset, Sr., NU
Sept. 17: Leah O'Connor, Jr., MSU