Bulldogs Ranked No. 12 Nationally In Indoor Track And Field

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Brandon McBride posted the No. 2 time in the nation in the 800-meter run last weekend at the Meyo Invite in South Bend, Ind.
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STARKVILLE, Miss. - According to the latest Division I National Team Computer Rankings, Mississippi State men's indoor track and field team is ranked 12th in the country, as announced yesterday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association.

The Bulldogs' success this season can be seen by an extraordinary 28 Top 10 finishes through just five meets, 16 of which are Top 3 performances. At the Auburn Indoor Invitational on Jan. 19, Andrew and Patrick Monaghan, Tavaris Tate and Brandon McBride broke the meet record in the 4000-meter distance medley, capturing a first-place finish with a time of 9:57.68 seconds.

Most recently, freshman McBride displayed an unrivaled performance in the 800-meter run at the Meyo Invite in South Bend, Ind. His time of 1:47.74 seconds is the Canadian Junior National Record, as well as the No. 2 time in the country.

MSU hits the road again this weekend, splitting meets at the Samford Multi and Invitational in Birmingham and the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville.

USTFCCCA Men's Indoor Track and Field Rankings (Feb. 5, 2013)
1. Arkansas
2. Florida
3. Texas A&M
4. Oregon
5. Arizona State
6. LSU
7. Indiana
8. Minnesota
9. Auburn
10. Arizona
11. Texas
12. Mississippi State
13. Penn State
14. Nebraska
15. Wisconsin
16. Florida State
17. Ole Miss
18. Stanford
19. Virginia Tech
20. BYU
21. Kansas State
22. Oklahoma
23. Oklahoma State
24. Northern Arizona
25. UT Arlington

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