- Marquis Dendy
- Middleton, Del.
- 0 lbs.
2012: Southeastern Conference Indoor Champion in the men’s long jump … Tallied eight victories in 2012, including the NACAC U-23 Championships, the Pepsi Florida Relays, the Virginia Tech Elite Meet and the SEC Indoor Championships … Youngest competitor in the men’s long jump at the U.S. Olympic Trials, advancing to the finals of the event … The only competitor in the nation to participate in both the men’s long jump and triple jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Indoor personal best of 8.06m/26-5.50 (SEC Indoors) and outdoor personal best of 7.81m/25-7.50 (NCAA East Preliminary Round) … All-American indoors in the men’s long jump … Three-time All-Freshman SEC
No. 1 ranked long jumper and triple jumper according to DyeStat and holds the all-time Delaware state record in both of those events both indoors and outdoors … Holds a personal-best triple jump mark of 52-7.50 and a personal-best long jump mark of 25-9.50 … 2010 New Balance Outdoor Triple Jump Champion, breaking the meet record in the event … Competed at the 2010 World Junior Championships, placing eighth … 2011 Delaware State Champion in the triple jump both indoors and outdoors and the long jump champion outdoors … Won his state outdoor title in the triple jump in three consecutive seasons … Personal-best indoor long jump mark of 25-9.50 currently ranks third-best all-time in the nation in high school history … Delaware’s outstanding male indoor field athlete in 2011, by a vote of the state’s coaches … Two-time triple jump champion at the Penn Relays Carnival, becoming the state of Delaware’s first-ever back-to-back champion at Penn Relays.