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Craig Macdonald earned eight varsity letters at BGSU (four each in cross country and track). He earned All-American honors in cross country with a 12th-place finish in the NCAA meet as a junior and helped BG to a sixth-place NCAA finish at the 1972 national cross country championships, BG's highest team finish ever. He finished 32nd in the NCAA meet his senior season, but was among the top 25 Americans, thus earning All-America honors. Macdonald was the MAC runner-up his junior and senior seasons while claiming first place at the All-Ohio championship his final two seasons.

He helped the Falcons to no worse than an eighth-place national finish in his first three years. In track, he was the MAC mile champion as a senior and as a junior was a member of the four-mile relay team which set an American record. The native of Setauket, New York (Ward Melville High School) was also a member of the 1972 distance medley relay team which captured the NCAA indoor title. Macdonald qualified and ran in the mile at the NCAA outdoor meet in both 1973 and 1974.

He was inducted in the BG Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000.

(Information on this page was compiled from a bgsufalcons.com press release, July 12, 2000.)

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