HOWELL – Morgan McFaul, of Hudson, Michigan, has signed a letter of intent to become the newest addition to the Cleary University women’s cross country team.
"I am excited that she is coming from a collegiate setting,” said Sarah Boyle, women’s cross country coach for Cleary University. “She brings college experience and a lot of potential to help our team. She also has great enthusiasm for the sport.”
"I really like the coach and university and I felt it was a great opportunity to continue my running career,” said McFaul, who was on the cross country team at Jackson Community College.
McFaul finished 69th at the junior college national championships in New Mexico last year, while helping her team to a 10th place finish at nationals.
A graduate of Pittsford High School, McFaul was a four-year varsity runner. She was all-conference and all region in cross country and all state in track (3,200 meter relay). She also was named to the academic all-state team her senior year.
“I am interested in the business programs at Cleary because I would like to own my own business some day,” McFaul said.
Cleary University reintroduced its collegiate athletic program in 2011 when it formed teams for men’s and women’s golf and cross country. Golf and cross country competed in 2012. Men’s and women’s soccer teams are scheduled to compete in 2013. Cleary is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
Cleary University (CLEARY.EDU) is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-campus, specialized business university, committed to the betterment of society through the success of its alumni and their employers; to operate as a role model of responsible business practice; to embrace quality management principles, innovation, and an attentive customer focus; and to aspire to a better future.
Cleary’s mission is to provide a practical, application-based education, which equips students to advance their careers.