2014 : MSU Athlete Leah O’Connor Wins National Title in the Steeplechase

June 13, 2024 all-day

A national title in the steeplechase.

Michigan State’s first women’s track outdoor champion since 1997.

It’s all just starting to sink in for junior Leah O’Connor, who capped a strong season by becoming just the fifth national champion in the history of MSU’s outdoor track program when she won the 3,000-meter steeplechase Friday in Eugene, Ore.

For the full article, see Brian Callaway, “National title still sinking in for MSU track champion Leah O’Connor; Junior won steeplechase by over 7 seconds Friday”, Lansing State Journal, June 17, 2014.

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