Call Him Mayor Mack

By BASN Wire Services
Updated: June 18, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tony Mack, a former three-sport student athlete at Howard University, has been elected the mayor of Trenton, New Jersey.

Mack, who graduated from Howard in 1989, was a member of the football, wrestling and baseball teams here at the Hilltop from 1984-88. The HU Hall of Fame inductee played baseball under former head coach Chuck Hinton.

He also wrestled under former wrestling coach and current Howard alumni trustee, Dr. Paul Cotton. Mack played football under former head coach and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, Willie Jeffries.

Mack was also a teammate of current director of athletics, Charles Gibbs. He was a member of the 1987 football team that won the MEAC title and finished 9-1.

Mack resides in Trenton with his wife Kara, son Tony II, and daughters, Carrington, Madison and Kennedy. One of only two three sport athletes at Howard in the past 25 years, Mack will officially begin duties as mayor on July 1.