Men's Track & Field

Marquis Ward
Marquis Ward
Year: So.
Hometown: Norwich, CT
High School: Norwich Free Academy
Position: Jumps

Collegiate Personal Bests:
High Jump: 1.92m
Long Jump: 6.67m 
Triple Jump: 13.90m

2017 Outdoor: Was an All-Rookie Team selection after setting a new personal record triple jump of 13.86 meters to come in fourth place at the 2017 Northeast Conference Championships...Also finished 11th and 13th in the long jump with a collegiate record and the high jump, respectively...Opened his outdoor season debut meet at the Black & Gold Invitational by winning the high jump with a personal best jump of 1.92 meters...Tabbed three third place finishes at the: Black & Gold Invitational (triple jump), UConn Northeast Challenge (high jump), UMass Pre-Conference Meet (triple jump).

2017 Indoor: Placed fifth in the high jump (1.92m) and triple jump (13.56m) at the Northeast Conference Championships, and seventh in the high jump...Was the triple jump runner up at the 35th Yale Collegiate Invitational with a season best leap of 13.58m.

Before Central: Named to the Connecticut All-State team...Was a two-time All-Conference selection.