Miller finished as The American runner-up, while Murphy placed fifth as both Mustangs were named to the All-Conference team.
Miller and Murphy led the Mustangs to a fifth-place finish at the NCAA South Central Regional and both garnered All-Region honors after finishing fourth and 19th, respectively.
The weekend concludes with the final home meet of the season at Jenison Field House, as the Spartans host Bowling Green on Senior Day with the meet set to start at 2 p.m.
- Michigan State women’s gymnastics closes out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a pair of meets this weekend, beginning with a quad meet at Pittsburgh on Friday, March 3 at p.m., with the host Panthers along with West Virginia and Towson.Last year, senior claimed individual titles to lead the Mustangs to a third place finish at the J. The freshman entered the weekend with the American Athletic Conference fastest time at .47.Two Mustangs finished in the top five of the 800 meters with Archer claiming the victory in a season best time of .78, while Miller finished fourth in .74.Francis won the first heat with a time of 7.56 seconds in the preliminary round, which is tied with Center for the fourth-fastest time in program history. In the final, Francis and Center placed seventh and eighth, respectively. MUSTANG MARKS: The SMU women's track and field team has eight Mustangs that rank in the top 10 on the indoor American Athletic Conference performance list.60-meter dash: (3,019), 10th)^ (^ adjusted time/mark due to altitude) 2017 OUTLOOK: The 2017 SMU track & field team returns 18 letterwinners and will seek to claim its first conference indoor championships since the Mustangs won the inaugural American Athletic Conference title in 2014.
Nlemchi finished ninth in the shot put with a personal best throw of 16.77 meters (55-00.25) at the NCAA Championships to earn second-team All-American honors, while Johnson earned second-team All-American accolades after finishing ninth in the 200 meters.