Athletic Hall of Fame

Mike "Shaker" Calhoun

Mike Calhoun

Sport(s): Track and Field

Graduating Class: 1986

Induction Class: 2019

Won five Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships and five MAC Outdoor titles; Earned NCAA Division I All-American honors in the Indoor Distance Medley Relay in 1982; Led off the medley relay team in 1984 with a time of 47.7 seconds, en route to a time of 3:18.94 to break the world indoor record at the Western Michigan Relays; The time still is both an EMU program record as well as a world indoor collegiate standard; Holds the EMU outdoor record in the distance medley relay with a mark of 9:35.88 set in 1983; Took home the MAC’s 600-yard dash title in 1982 and 1983; Won the 400 meter dash in 1984, and part of the 1600 meter relay winning teams in 1983 and 1985 at the MAC Indoor Championships; Finished first in the 400 meter at the MAC Outdoor Championships in 1985 and helped EMU sweep the 1600 meter relay in 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985; His 400 meter indoor time of 46.87 in 1985 still ranks ninth in program history; The 1985 1600 meter relay time of 3:09.86 still ranks eighth in EMU program laurels, while the 1984 time of 3:10.08 is ninth; His 30.79 mark in 1984 in the 300-yard dash is 10th-best at EMU, while his time of 33.94 in 1985 is fifth; His 200 meter time of 21.34 is ranked 10th in EMU program laurels; In 1984, notched a 1:09.56 in the 600-yard for fourth, and followed it up with a 1:18.34 in the 600 meter; Posted the seventh-fastest time outdoors at EMU in the 400 meter with a 46.38 in 1982; Had four outdoor rankings in the EMU top-10 in the 1600 meter relay (3rd - 3:06.04 in 1983; 4th - 3:06.14 in 1985; 8th - 3:08.37 in 1985; 10th - 3:08.74 in 1985).

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