The Spartan Track & Field team hits the road this weekend with members of the squad traveling to the Polytan Invitational and the Al Owens Classic.
The Spartans earned ten event victories on the women's side and four on the men's side.
Long Jump - 7.26m (23-10)
Triple Jump - 13.42 (44-0 ½)
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR:: Placed sixth at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational in the long jump with a distance of 6.62m ... Recorded a distance of 6.72m in the long jump at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Placed ninth and seventh respectively in the triple jump and long jump at the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational with distances of 12.81m and 6.59 m ... Recorded a first-place finish in the long jump at the Lyle Bennett Open with a distance of 6.94m, a season best ... Was a member of the 4x100m relay team which ran a time of 42.75 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... also competed in the long jump with a distance of 6.38m.
INDOOR: At the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational long jumped a distance of 6.87m ... Placed first in the long jump at the Notre Dame Invitational with a jump of 6.88m ... Recorded a jump of 7.07m at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... At the GVSU Big Meet recorded a jump of 6.63m ... Jumped a distance of 6.86m at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.
Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Competed at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships and had a distance of 7.07m (23-2½) in the long jump for seventh place ... Jumped a distance of 6.96m (22-10) in the long jump at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... In the Long jump had a distance of 6.78m (22-3) at the Indiana State University Quad ... Jumped 13.23m (43-5) in the triple jump at the Indiana State Quad ... In the long jump at the Spartan Invitational jumped a distance of 6.95m (22-9 ¾) in the long jump ... In the triple jump at the Spartan Invitational had a distance of 13.42m (44-0 ½).
INDOOR: At the Big Ten Indoor Championships had a distance of 6.86m (22-6¼) in the long jump ... In the long jump had a distance of 6.91m (22-8) at the GVSU Big Meet ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational had a jump of 6.66m (21-10 ¼) in the long jump ... In the long jump at the Notre Dame Invitational had a distance of 6.74m (22-1 ½) ... Also in the Notre Dame Invitational had a distance of 12.71m (41-8 ½) in the triple jump ... in the long jump at the Kentucky Invitational had a distance of 6.99m (22-11 ¼).
OUTDOOR: Competed at five meets and set a personal-best in the long jump at the Gina Relays after clearing 7.26m (23-10), a mark that ranked him third in the Big Ten and was just shy of a regional qualifying mark ... That jump was the best long jump mark on the team ... Jumped 6.89m (22-7 ¼) at the Big Ten Championships, earning him 11th overall.
INDOOR: Competed unattached in the long jump three times in 2009, highlighted by a jump of 6.72m (22-0 ¾), an indoor season-best, at the Grand Valley Big Meet ... Leaped a distance of 6.56m (21-6 ¼) at the Chippewa Open ... Progressed by nearly 0.40m throughout the indoor season.
Son of Tim and Mary Marshall ... Finance major ... Born Dec. 8, 1989.