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2012 Men's Track & Field Roster

Marquis Dendy

CLASS
FR/FR
Hometown
Middletown, Del.
School
Middletown

 

·         2015 The Bowerman Award Finalist

·         Gold medalist at 2015 USATF Outdoor Championships (long jump)

·         2015 USTFCCCA Indoor and Outdoor National Field Athlete of the Year

·         Four-time NCAA Division I Outdoor National Champion (long jump–2; triple jump–2)

·         Three-time NCAA Division I Indoor National Champion (long jump–2; triple jump–1)

·         Seven-time USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American (long jump – 3; triple jump – 4)

·         Six-time USTFCCCA Indoor All-American (long jump–4; triple jump–2)

·         Four-time SEC Indoor Champion (long jump – 3; triple jump--1)

·         Three-time SEC Outdoor Champion (long jump–1; triple jump–2)

·         Broke the program’s indoor & outdoor triple jump records (i: 57-0/17.37m—third-longest in NCAA history; o: 57-5/17.50m—tied for sixth-longest in NCAA history)

·         Broke the school’s indoor long jump record (27-2/8.28m—12th-longest in NCAA history)

·         Owns second-best outdoor long jump (27-4.5/8.34m) on UF’s all-time top 10

 

Outdoor High School PR | LJ: 24-9.75 (7.56m); TJ: 52-7.25 (16.03m)

Outdoor Collegiate PR | LJ: 27-4.5 (8.34m); TJ: 57-5 (17.50m)

 

Indoor High School PR | LJ: 25-9.5 (7.86m); TJ: 52-1.5 (15.88m)

Indoor Collegiate PR | LJ: 27-2 (8.28m); TJ: 57-0 (17.37m)

 

Marquis Dendy’s TFRRS Profile (for top performances and meet results)

 

2015: Bronze medalist in the triple jump at USATF Outdoor Championships … Two-time NCAA Division I Outdoor National Champion (long jump; triple jump) … Two-time NCAA Division I Indoor National Champion (long jump; triple jump) … Two-time USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American (long jump; triple jump) … Two-time USTFCCCA Indoor All-American (long jump; triple jump) … USTFCCCA Indoor and Outdoor South Region Field Athlete of the Year … SEC Indoor and Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year … Two-time SEC Outdoor Champion (long jump; triple jump) … Two-time SEC Indoor Champion (long jump; triple jump) … Two-time All-SEC Outdoor First Team (long jump; triple jump) … Two-time All-SEC Indoor First Team (long jump; triple jump) … Undefeated in the triple jump for the entire indoor and outdoor seasons … Finished first in the long jump in all but one meet during the indoor and outdoor seasons.

 

2014: The Bowerman Award semifinalist … Two-time NCAA Division I Outdoor National Champion (long jump; triple jump), becoming the first athlete since 2002 to sweep both jump titles … Two-time USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American (long jump; triple jump) … USTFCCCA Indoor All-American (long jump) … SEC Outdoor Champion (triple jump) … All-SEC Outdoor First Team (triple jump) … Took 16th in the long jump at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships … Finished fourth in the long jump and 11th in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships … Placed 10th in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Won long jump titles at the Razorback Invitational, Texas A&M Invitational, Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and LSU Invitational.

 

2013: Fifth-place finisher in the long jump at the USATF Outdoor Championships … Competed in the long jump at IAAF World Championships … NCAA Division I Indoor National Champion (long jump) … Two-time USTFCCCA Indoor All-American (long jump; triple jump) … USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American (triple jump) … USTFCCCA Indoor South Region Field Athlete of the Year … SEC Indoor Field Athlete of the Year … SEC Indoor Champion (long jump) … All-SEC Indoor First Team (long jump) … Two-time All-SEC Outdoor Second Team (long jump; triple jump) … All-SEC Intdoor Second Team (triple jump) … Fourth-place finisher in the triple jump at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships … Finished 18th overall in the triple jump at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships … Runner-up finisher in the long jump and triple jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Finished third in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships … Won long jump titles at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener, Doc Hale – Virginia Tech Elite Meet, Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays and FSU Twilight … Claimed the triple jump title at the Florida Gator Invitational … SEC Academic Honor Roll member.

 

2012: Long jump finalist as the youngest competitor in the field at the U.S. Olympic Trials … Won the long jump at the NACAC U23 Championships … Two-time USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American (triple jump; long jump) … USTFCCCA Indoor All-American (long jump) … SEC Indoor Champion (long jump) … All-SEC Indoor First Team (long jump) … Three-time All-SEC Freshman Team … Placed eighth in the long jump at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships … Finished 10th in the long jump and 20th in the triple jump at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships … Took sixth in the triple jump and eighth in the long jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Seventh-place finisher in the triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships … Won long jump titles at the Florida Gator Invitational, Doc Hale – Virginia Tech Elite Meet, New Mexico Don Kirby Elite and Pepsi Florida Relays … Nabbed the triple jump title at the UF Tom Jones Memorial.

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