December 30, 2015
Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
To say the least, it was...
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...
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...
April 09, 2015
"My goal is the same as always: healthy, happy, fast. Except it’s my last go around in a Michigan State uniform, so I am going to soak it all up more than ever."
By Giovanni Reyes, FloTrack
After a few Championship wins over the past 3 seasons - including a title and meet record at the 2015...
March 27, 2015
Senior Leah O'Connor has become one of the most decorated athletes in MSU history. But the runner, who most recently snagged the national NCAA indoor Mile title, has come a long way in the last five years.
By Ryan Squanda, The State News
There are a lot of “lasts” coming for MSU senior track...
March 16, 2015
"Not only has she been an exceptional leader, but she's been an equally great person for our team and that's just a testament to her and her family."
By The Times Herald
Leah O'Connor's sensational Michigan State University running career keeps getting better.
The 2010 Croswell-Lexington...