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Cross Country Preview: New Year, New Look

DETROIT, Mich. — Third year head coach LaCema Womack will enter the 2013 season with a new look squad after longtime Mustangs Anthony Butler and Shana Devoe exited due to exhausted eligibility and graduation. Womack, head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field squads at Marygrove, will lean heavily on a young, talented cast of Mustangs to take the program to new heights. Leading the…

Top 10 of 2012-13: #9 Butler, Houston Battle for 8K Record

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — An improved men’s cross country team has led to a season-long story of success for head coach LaCema Womack and the program. Better team finishes, coupled with impressive individual performances, has elevated the team to many record-breaking performances this season. On Saturday (Oct. 20), senior Anthony Butler (Lincoln Park, Mich./Roosevelt) reclaimed the men’s 8K school record after dashing his way to a 27:44 finish at the…

Cross Country Lends Helping Hand

Near the race’s last leg, the student-athletes of the men’s and women’s cross country teams were  in awe of the determination and work ethic of the thousands of participants that put in the time to train for such a grueling event. “Our team was able to see a wide variety of participants participating in the marathon, half-marathon, and other events throughout the day,” said Womack. “Being able to have a…

Cross Country Prepares for National Championship

Leading the charge on the women’s side is former USCAA Women’s Soccer National Champion-turned runner, Shana DeVoe (Ortonville, Mich./Brandon). The multitalented DeVoe has one of the best times in the USCAA for the women’s 5k run and is poised to make a championship push in Friday’s season-ending event. DeVoe, who also holds the school record in the 5k, paces a Mustang squad that will run out Ashley Hart (Oak Park,…

Cross Country Volunteers at Free Press Marathon

While manning their station on beautiful Belle Isle, the teams were able to assist with an event that ushered in 20,940 participants from 49 states and 17 countries. The participants included Marathon runners, walkers, hand cyclers, marathon competitive walkers, and wheelchair participants – ranging from ages 16 – 71. These participants traveled the unique international course in Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, Canada by crossing the border at both the Ambassador…

On Your Mark, Get Set, Start the 2010 Season!

ROCHESTER, Mich.-The 2010 season is now underway after a successful Saturday showing by the second year Mustangs. For their opener, the Mustangs squared off against some of the Midwest’s finest competition at the 2010 Golden Grizzly Invite. The invite, hosted by Oakland University, is lining up to be one of the area’s first races each season. The Mustangs used a stellar to finish strong in race #1. Despite lacking enough…

Cross Country Ready for Michigan Intercollegiate Race

DETROIT, Mich.-In year two of their youthful program, the men’s and women’s cross country programs at Marygrove College are beginning to take off. After four successful races the teams have their sights set on hitting their stride tomorrow. Leading the men’s charge is lone returner, Anthony Butler. The energetic sophomore missed two races early in the season with an injury, but is back to regain his form from a year…

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