Official Site of Marygrove College Athletics

Category: Women’s Cross Country

Fournier Strong in XC Debut

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-Injuries remained the theme as the inaugural season of women’s cross country starts to wind down. Not to be overshadowed, Sarah Fournier would be the lone runner and bright spot for the Mustangs in her XC debut. The Mustangs traveled west to Calvin College to compete in the Michigan Intercollegiate Meet. The annual meet hosts all intercollegiate runners in the state of Michigan from NCAA Division I to…

Improved Outing for Jones-Bostic

DETROIT, MI–The Marygrove Women’s Cross Country program was down to one runner on Saturday after injuries held others out of the race. Krystal Jones-Bostic would once again be the lone Mustang to compete. Cass Benton Park, which holds the reputation of being one of the toughest courses in the area, was home to the 23rd Annual Running Fit/Detroit Titan Invitational on Saturday. A strong start would propel Jones-Bostic to the…

DeVoe Ends Career Strong At USCAA Nationals

DeVoe, a four-year student-athlete for the Mustangs, finished a run of three seasons of cross country in which she became the program’s record holder in virtually every category. Most recently, DeVoe shattered her own school record in the 5K after posting a time of 20:28 at the 2012 Michigan Intercollegiate Championships. At the 2012 national meet, DeVoe was able to finish strong after crossing her final finish line at Marygrove…

USCAA Tabs DeVoe Academic All-American

DeVoe was able to exceed the requirements set forth by the USCAA of a sophomore or above academic status while achieving a 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA. The Academic All-American honor is one of many for DeVoe since arriving at Marygrove in 2009 where she started as the goalie for the women’s soccer team. In total, DeVoe played two years of women’s soccer and ran three years of cross country during…

USCAA Preview: DeVoe Enters Final Race With Top-5 Time

Fast forward to 2012, DeVoe will enter one final race after a successful three year cross country career. The event, held in historic Lake Placid, New York, will feature a 6-kilometer race that will begin at 11 a.m. Friday (Nov. 9). DeVoe entered one 6K race this season and finished with a time of 26:36 at the Auto Owners/Spartan Invite (Sep. 14). The senior’s time places her in the top-five…

DeVoe, Womack Walk Away With Honors

DeVoe, a senior and former two-sport standout for the Mustangs, has been a tireless worker in the classroom over the course of her four year career. The criminal justice major was recognized for her efforts by being named to the WHAC’s All-Academic Team after her cumulative GPA was well-above the criteria set forth by the conference. DeVoe is also a two-time United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Academic All-American. Womack…

Ninth Place Finish Caps Off First WHAC Season

Once again, the Mustangs were led by Shana DeVoe (Ortonville, Mich./Brandon). The senior, running in the final NAIA race of her career, finished in 37th place after crossing the finish line at Riverside Park with a time of 20:38. The senior finished her NAIA career at the top of most-to-all women’s cross country records at Marygrove College. Next week, DeVoe will run in her final collegiate race as she is…

DeVoe Returns For WHAC Championship

DeVoe, facing the potential of her last NAIA race, will look to leave it all on the line as she sets her sights on a top finish in hopes for an invite to nationals. Despite Saturday’s (Nov. 3) outcome, DeVoe will race in next weekend’s United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Championship. A full team, headlined by the upstart Mercedesz Brown (Redford, Mich./Thurston), will flank DeVoe at the WHAC…

NAIA Great Lakes Challenge Recap

The senior standout went down last week with an injury and hopes to return soon as she aims for a finish near the top of the ultra-competitive Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. The women’s WHAC championship is Nov. 3 at Riverside Park – the same course as Saturday’s NAIA Great Lakes Challenge. The Mustangs were led by Mercedesz Brown (Redford, Mich./Thurston) with a time of 26:35. The freshman has hit her stride…

Brown, Willis Lead Mustangs at Hargett Harrier

The 5K even was hosted by Oakland Community College and was held at the Orchard Ridge Campus. Overshadowing a strong day on the course was an injury to the Mustangs’ most successful runner, Shana DeVoe (Ortonville, Mich./Brandon). The senior went down early in the race with an injury that was brought on by a tough, wet course that featured plenty of sharp hills. Despite the injury, strong finishes by freshmen…

Today - 19 December 2018