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Cross Country Signs Local Talent Almutasm Nassr

DETROIT, Mich. — Third year head coach LaCema Womack boosted the talent level of Marygrove’s cross country and track & field programs with the signing of local talent Almutasm “Moe” Nassr. The signing, announced Wednesday (Dec. 11), kicked off the 2014-15 class of commitments for Womack’s programs. Nassr, a 5’5″ senior at Detroit’s Universal Academy, will make the short trip up the lodge freeway to attend the northwest Detroit campus…

Mustangs Complete Successful Day

LANSING, MI–The men’s cross country team traveled to state’s capitol to take part in the Lansing Invitational on Saturday. The meet, hosted by Lansing Community College, was held at Grand Park. Coach Shaw and the Mustangs were gearing up for a successful day after a great week of practice. The best part? They didn’t know how successful the end result would be. Both Mustangs who competed in the race set personal…

Crockett Paces Mustangs in Cross Country Opener

NORTHVILLE, Mich. — The men’s cross country team entered Saturday’s 27th Annual Running Fit/Detroit Titan Invitational in a very familiar location. Running in the event annually, the head coach LaCema Womack and the Mustangs were eager to start their season on the right foot against a talented field. Junior captain Robert Crockett (Detroit, Mich./King) had a good day, but did not quite meet his previous best at Northville’s Cass Benton…

Butler Caps Off XC Career At USCAA Nationals

Butler, a senior distance runner, says goodbye to cross country as he moves into indoor track & field season. The talented runner helped build the cross country program when he became the first student-athlete to sign in 2009. At nationals, Butler finished with an unofficial time of 30:36*. Butler’s time cut 22 seconds off of his 2011 pace of 30:58 that landed him in 29th place. Amidst cool conditions and…

Jackson Named USCAA Academic All-American

The sophomore was able to best the requirements set forth by the USCAA of a sophomore or above academic status while achieving a 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA. Participating year-round for the Mustangs, Jackson is a cross country and indoor/outdoor track & field student-athlete in all three programs coached by LaCema Womack. With the honor, Jackson becomes the first men’s cross country student-athlete to take home Academic All-American honors in the…

USCAA Preview: Butler Aiming For Top Spot

This season, Butler has shaved just over three minutes off of his time posted at the 2011 USCAA event. The senior’s 8K time of 27:44 earlier this season was a personal/school best. Equally as impressive, Butler’s record time places him sixth nationally headed into Friday’s (Nov. 9) national championship race in Lake Placid, New York. The senior has entered as a top-10 runner three-out-of-four seasons during his heralded career as…

XC Men Tackle Tough Course

DETROIT, MI–On Saturday, the Mustangs traveled to nearby Northville to take part in the 23rd Annual Running Fit/Detroit Titan Invitational. Anthony Butler and Franklin Murdock were the only two to run for Marygrove. Anthony Butler, freshman team captain, had his second strong outing in as many events on Saturday as he tackled the course for 75th place. Showing how competitive the race was, Butler’s time of (24:35) was a little…

Butler Named Champion of Character

Senior cross country and track & field student-athlete Anthony Butler (Lincoln Park, Mich./Roosevelt) was recognized for his service after being named to the WHAC’s Champions of Character Team. The honor was doled out to Butler after the senior was nominated for embodying the NAIA’s Five Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Servant Leadership, and Sportsmanship. Butler, like many of Marygrove’s student-athletes, has showcased willingness to participate in a variety of…

Mustangs Finish Eighth At WHAC Championship Meet

Senior Anthony Butler (Lincoln Park, Mich./Roosevelt) finished his final NAIA competition in 57th place with a  time of 28:33. The senior concludes his four-year NAIA cross country career as the 8K record holder for the Mustangs. Next week, Butler (along with women’s cross country senior Shana DeVoe) will head to historic Lake Placid, New York to take on the field at the 2012 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National…

Butler, Houston Lead Talented Cast Into WHAC Meet

Regardless of Saturday’s outcome, Butler will have at least one more race remaining as he and women’s runner, Shana DeVoe, head to Lake Placid, New York, for the 2012 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Championship. Butler and Houston have created competition within the team as both have held the program’s 8K record this season. Joining the pair will be sophomores Robert Crockett (Detroit, Mich./King), George Jackson (Detroit, Mich./Mumford),…

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