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James McGown '98 (Athlete):  James McGown was Wayne State’s first NCAA All-American in cross country and second in track and field during a stellar running career from 1994 to 1998. He was a two-time NCAA national qualifier in cross country (1995 and 1997) and finished third at the 1995 NCAA Regional meet with a new school record time of 31:41 on the 10,000 meter course. In 1997, McGown placed 28th at NCAA National Meet to become Wayne State’s first All-American in cross country since AD Benson was NAIA All-American in 1966. In track and field, McGown was an NCAA All-American in the 1998 indoor season with a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 meter run (14:34.19). Since graduating from WSC, McGown has competed in marathons at the Olympic Trials in 2004 and 2008. He recently won the USATF Marathon Trails Championships in Deadwood, S.D. McGown currently serves as head cross country coach and assistant track and field coach at Sidney High School in Sidney, Neb.

 

 

 

 

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