Ebony McClendon, WFF Athlete of the Year

Mon, 05/18/2015

Ebony McClendon of Chicago’s Brooks College Prep Academy is the Winged Foot Foundation (WFF) 2014 Athlete of the Year for her performances all season and especially at the Sectional and State Meets.

At State, Ebony placed in 4 events, pacing her Brooks team to an overall 5th place finish. Ebony was All- State in all 4 events: 2nd in the 100 (11.80), 2nd in the 200 (24.39), 3rd in the 4x200 (1:42.23) and 5th in the 4x100 (48.76). Ebony also represented the University of Chicago Track Club in the off season. Her most notable club races being her Indoor 60 Meter dash in 7.45, ranked 6th nationally and her 11.73 & 24.26 double at the Outdoor AAU National Jr. Olympics.

Ebony is not only an excellent athlete she is also an exceptional student. As a result of all her hard work in the classroom and on the track, Ebony accepted a scholarship to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.