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Barker Signs Letter of Intent

DETROIT, Mich. — Coach LaCema Womack added a second women’s track member on Tuesday (07/10) with the signing of A’Shantae Barker. The signing was the second of the day for Allen Academy as Barker joins former high school teammate Diamond Easton at Marygrove. Barker, a 5’6″ sprinter/mid-distance runner, is headed to Marygrove with three years of varsity experience at Allen Academy. While running at Allen Academy, Barker starred in the…

Easton Joins Women’s Track & Field

DETROIT, Mich. — Local standout Diamond Easton, a product of Detroit’s Allen Academy, signed a 2012-13 Letter of Intent to join the growing women’s track & field team at Marygrove College. Easton, a 5’2″ sprinter and mid-distance runner, also committed to participate in cross country for the Mustangs as part of a cross-season training effort. At running track at Allen Academy, Easton excelled in the 100m, 200m, 400m, and 4x100m…

Flint’s Willis Inks 2012-13 Letter of Intent

DETROIT, Mich. — Coach LaCema Womack continued Tuesday’s (06/26) signings with a commitment from former Flint area standout, Devin Willis. The former Carman Cavalier is set to join a stellar group of women’s track student-athletes heading into the 2012-13 season. Willis, a 5’3″ relay specialist and sprinter, is fresh off a great career at Flint Carman Ainsworth High School. The four-year varsity runner placed sixth at states as a sophomore,…

Track Adds Thurston’s Brown

DETROIT, Mich. — On Tuesday (06/26), Coach LaCema Womack signed the first of two 2012 women’s track & field commits when Mercedesz Brown inked a 2012-13 Letter of Intent. The former Redford Thurston student-athlete will participate in the Mustangs’ indoor and outdoor seasons. Brown comes to Marygrove after enjoying much of her success on the soccer field at Redford Thurston High School. On the pitch, Brown was named Thurston’s Most…

Indoor Track Competes In First Event

FINDLAY, Ohio-They’re off and running! The new men’s and women’s track & field teams at Marygrove College got a taste of their first intercollegiate competition with a trip to NCAA Division 2 University of Findlay for their annual Oiler Open. Women’s Recap Crystal Macon, a freshman from Clinton Twp., Michigan, showcased the best results for the women in the inaugural track & field event for the Mustangs this past Saturday…

Ex-Mumford Star Signs Letter of Intent

DETROIT, Mich.-Women’s track & field added another local star with the signing of a former MHSAA State Champion, Shanique Maddox. The talented distance runner joined a growing class of highly-respected Mustang student-athletes by signing a 2010-11 Letter of Intent. After a three year hiatus, the 2007 Mumford High School graduate is ready to get back into the world of competitive track & field. Despite the layoff, Maddox is no stranger…

Women’s Track & Field Adds Taylor

DETROIT, Mich.-They say you can’t build a program overnight. Well, women’s track & field at Marygrove is doing their best to rewrite the old adage as they enter the first season in program history. The Mustangs took another step forward by signing Lydia Taylor as their second commit in as many weeks.  Taylor is a 5’6″ multi-event runner out of Southfield High School. Her individual events were the 100, 200…

Johnson Joins Women’s Track & Field

DETROIT, Mich.-The momentum is beginning to build for women’s track & field at Detroit’s Marygrove College. The young program signed their third student-athlete in two weeks when Kylia Johnson inked a 2010-11 Letter of Intent. Johnson, a 5’2″ sprinter, commits to the Mustangs after a highly respected career at Southfield High School. The fierce competitor lined up against the opposition in the 100m, 200m, 4×100 meter relay and 4×200 meter…

Macon First To Sign With Women’s Track & Field

DETROIT, Mich.-Newly hired assistant coach Lacema Womack continued to make strides in recruiting for the first-year track & field programs at Marygrove College. Recently, Clintondale High School product Crystal Macon signed a letter of intent to run for the Mustangs next season. Macon heads to Marygrove after an extensive high school career in basketball, volleyball and track. The stellar student-athlete committed four years to all three of the sports for…

#MGTop10 – #8: Dray Records Three Top-10 Finishes

STAY CONNECTED: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTubeBE THE FIRST TO KNOW: Text & Email AlertsDOWNLOAD OUR APPS: iOS (iPhone/iPad) | Android Welcome back to another installment of the #MGTop10! Today’s moment highlights the number eight spot in our countdown, a trifecta of top-10 finishes for sophomore throws specialist Theresa Dray at Alma College’s Charlie Gray Invitational. On April 3, Dray dominated the competition en route to placing second in shot put, ninth in the hammer throw and 10th in the javelin….

Today - 21 August 2018