Mile News Tagged Michigan State

Leah O’Connor has banner year

December 29, 2015

The NCAA Indoor Mile record holder and champion finished her time at Michigan State with 10 career conference championships, the most in school history.

Joseph Hayes, Times Herald

There were many challenges and obstacles, but Leah O'Connor overcame them all.

And when she looks back at the...

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NCAA Champ Leah O’Connor: ‘I’m Just Now Falling in Love with Running’

April 28, 2015

The Michigan State University senior talks about goals, training, and racing in her final season as a Spartan.

By John A. Kissane, Running Times

As she laughs at memories of her childhood running experiences on the family farm near Croswell, Michigan, it’s clear Leah O’Connor’s strengths as...

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