Men's Track & Field

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

Collegiate Personal Bests:
High Jump: 2.04m
Long Jump: 7.14m 
Triple Jump: 14.24m

2018 Outdoor: Won the bronze in the high jump (1.97m) and finished fourth in triple jump (13.19m) at the Black & Gold Invitational...Gold medalist for high jump (1.99m) and long jump (6.90m) at the CCSU Track & Field Invitational...Won the silver and set a personal best for long jump (7.14m), won the bronze for high jump (1.91m), and finished fourth in triple jump (14.09m) at the Northeast Conference Championship...Competed in long jump at the IC4A/ECAS D1 Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

2018 Indoor: Won the gold medal in triple jump (13.84m) at the 2018 Yale Collegiate Invitational...Finished sixth in high jump (1.95m) at the Boston University John Thomas Terrier Classic...Competed in the triple jump and finished 20th (13.21m) at the NEICAAA Indoor Track & Field Championships...Won the gold for high jump (2.04m) and bronze in triple jump (14.24m) and set personal bests for both events at the 2018 NEC Indoor Track & Field Championships.

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.

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