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Butler Reclaims 8K Record

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 2012 Great Lakes Challenge held in Grand Rapids, Mich.. The time eclipses the previous record held by teammate Marcell Houston (Detroit, Mich./Mumford) by 20 seconds. Houston was pulled from Saturday’s race due to illness. The senior’s record is a product of season-long improvement as…

Butler Leads Sixth Place Finish

The Mustangs were led by senior Anthony Butler (Lincoln Park, Mich./Roosevelt). Butler navigated the slick course with an impressive 8K time of 28:49. The time lifted Butler to 39th place in Saturday’s field and was only 41 seconds off the team’s record pace. Butler was followed by sophomore George Jackson (Detroit, Mich./Mumford) who came in 48th at 30:04. Fellow sophomore Robert Crockett (Detroit, Mich./King) was on Jackson’s heels with a…

Houston Breaks 8K School Record

Marcell Houston (Detroit, Mich./Mumford) managed to barely clip former record-holder Anthony Butler (Lincoln Park, Mich./Roosevelt) after he finished Friday’s 8K with a record time of 28:08. Butler’s previous mark, 28:15, came last season at the Lansing Invite (09/30/2011). In the end, it may be fitting that a mere seven seconds is all that stands between the Mustangs’ dynamic duo record pace as the pair are separated by less than two…

Team Readies For Michigan Intercollegiate Meet

Men’s 8K Course Map The Mustangs are projected to be led once again by sophomore upstart Marcell Houston (Detroit, Mich./Mumford) and senior record-holder Anthony Butler (Lincoln Park, Mich./Roosevelt). The pair have remained consistent through the early stages of the season. In fact, a mere 52 seconds separates Butler and Houston on the season over the course of nearly 10 miles logged to date. Sophomore’s Robert Crockett (Detroit, Mich./King) and Akil…

Men Hit Stride At Auto Owners Invite

In total, the Mustangs entered seven runners (five attached, two unattached) in the 8K event. Collegiate cross country newcomer Marcell Houston (Detroit, Mich./Mumford) set the tone for the Mustangs by once again edging out a teammate at the end. Houston led all Mustangs with an 8K time of 29:16 to barely clip senior Anthony Butler (Lincoln Park, Mich./Roosevelt) after he clocked in at 29:59. Last week, Houston and Butler had…

Mustangs Begin Campaign, Houston Excels

The Mustangs shot out quick to begin their season as many members of the team were out in front of the pack for a brief moment. The pace of NCAA Division I&II opponents eventually caught up with the Mustangs, but not before the team put on a great display to begin the season. Sophomore Marcell Houston (Detroit, Mich./Mumford) entered his first collegiate race and experienced great results. In an exciting…

Men’s XC: Tommy Titan Preview

Men’s 4-Mile Start Time: 11:45am Last season, the Mustangs put an exclamation point on the 2011 season with a 12th place finish at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Championship Meet. LaCema Womack, head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track programs, was at the helm for the first time in 2011 and looks to build off the aforementioned success in hopes of a strong…

Ells Signs Letter of Intent

Ells, a 5’6″ distance runner, will add depth to the growing cross country and track & field programs headed by LaCema Womack. During his time a Midland High School, Ells was a Saginaw Valley Conference (SVC) and MHSAA Regional qualifier after successful junior and senior campaigns. The former captain helped lead Midland High to a SVC Track & Field Championship in 2010. When listing his career highlights, Ells pointed to…

Roosevelt’s Butler Signs with Mustangs

DETROIT, MI–Hot on the recruiting trail for months, Cross Country Head Coach Lee Shaw signed his first recruit in program history as Roosevelt High School’s Anthony Butler was the first to commit to the Mustang Cross Country Program. Butler, a 5’11” distance runner from Wyandotte, makes for a compelling story as he has only run cross country for one season. Butler only competed in cross country his senior year at…

Butler Awarded USCAA Player of the Week

DETROIT, Mich.-The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) has recognized Mustang student-athlete Anthony Butler (Wyandotte, Mich./Roosevelt) for his record-breaking performance last weekend. Butler, a sophomore at Marygrove College, was awarded USCAA Player of the Week for the week ending 10/24/2010. Entering Marygrove with a Presidential Scholarship (awarded to students with a high school GPA of 3.7 or higher), Butler was set out to be the consummate student-athlete from the beginning….

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