Fomer Almont standout Rebecca Measel was named the MVP of the University of Detroit Mercy’s women’s cross country team recently.


ALMONT — Rebecca Measel, a former standout at Almont High School, was recognized as the Team MVP the University of Detroit women’s cross country team postseason awards recently.

The junior earned the Kevin Donner MVP, setting the pace for the Titan pack in three of the six races on the year. She posted career bests in the 5K and 6K along the way.

Measel proved the University of Detroit-Mercy’s swiftest competitor at the Horizon League Championshp, stopping the watch with a 6K time of 23:13. She also led the squad at the Greater Louisville Classic with a career-best 5K performance of 20:13.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.