Alumni inducted into The Citadel Hall of Fame
Another one of Mauldin's finest! Mauldin High Alumni Mike Cason to be inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame! Mike is the MHS school record and state champion in the 800 at 1:55.2. He was on our 1983, 1984 "All American", and 1985 state championship teams. His 800 record still stands today! Coach Howell was in attendance at the induction as Mike's guest.
Mike's College success - Mike Cason '90 (Track and Field)
A seven-time All-Southern Conference selection who earned eight letters, Mike Cason garnered The Brigadier Foundation President's Award for the 1989-90 school year, the first track and field/cross country athlete to achieve the honor in modern times. Holding the rank of Cadet Regimental Public Relations Officer and team captain in 1990, Cason was the 1989 and 1990 SoCon indoor 800m champion and the 1989 and 1990 SoCon outdoor 800m champion. He was a member of the squad that held the school mark in the outdoor distance medley relay, indoor 4x800m relay and outdoor 4x1500m relay. Cason continues to hold the second-fastest indoor 800m time in school history and the third-fastest outdoor 800m time and remains a member of one of the three fastest indoor 4x800m relay teams in school history. Cason was a member of the second-fastest outdoor 4x800m relay team and third-best indoor 4x800m relay teams in school history.