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    Marquis Thomas
    Marquis Thomas
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Boston, Mass.

    Event:
    High Jump

    As a Senior in 2008-09:

    INDOOR: Finished second at the BIG EAST Championship with a jump of 2.14 meters in the high jump ... Took ninth place in the high jump at the IC4A Championship clearing 2.09 meters ... Finished in a tie for ninth place in his first appearance at the NCAA Championship in the high jump with a height of 2.09 meters earning All-America honors for the first time in his career ... Started the year off with a second place performance at the Yale Invitational clearing 2.04 meters ... Won and recorded a career high in the high jump with an NCAA qualifying jump of 2.18 meters ... Won the high jump at the Harvard Quad with a jump of 2.10 meters ... Finished fourth at the elite New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a clearance of 2.09 meters ... Won his third competition of the year in the high jump with a 2.14 meter clearance at the Lafayette/Rider Invitational.

    OUTDOOR: Redshirted the 2009 Outdoor season.

    As a Junior in 2007-2008:

    INDOOR: Runner-up at the BIG EAST Championships in the high jump with a clearance of 2.12 meters...Led UConn to a 1-2-3 sweep in the high jump at the New England Championships clearing 2.07 meters...Won the high jump clearing 2.09 meters at the Sorlein Invitational...Placed second at the Harvard Select Meet jumping 2.09 meters in the high jump...First place at the Giegengack Invitational in the High Jump with a height of 2.09 meters...Was victorious at the Lafayette-Rider Invitational clearing 2.04 meters for the high jump win.

    OUTDOOR: Turned in a ninth place performance at the BIG EAST Championships in the high jump clearing 1.99 meters...Cleared 2.06 meters and earned a 10th place finish at the NCAA East Regional Championships in the high jump...Runner-up at the LSU Tiger Relays in the high jump clearing 2.10 meters.

    As a Sophomore in 2006-2007:

    INDOOR: Was eighth at the BIG EAST Championships in the high jump with a height of 1.97 meters...Won the New England Championships in the high jump with a height of 2.09 meters...Placed second in the high jump at the Yale Invitational with a height of 2.06 meters...Won the high jump at the Sorlein Invitational with a height of 2.01 meters...Finished in first place in the high jump at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games with a height of 1.99 meters...Won the high jump with a height of 2.06 meters at the Harvard Select Meet...Won the high jump, with a height of 2.09 meters at the St. Valentine Invitational.

    OUTDOOR: Finished fifth in the high jump at the BIG EAST Championships with a height of 1.99 meters...Tied for sixth place at the IC4A Championships with a height of 2.00 meters in the high jump...Took second in the high jump with a height of 1.94 meters at the Brown Invitational...Placed third in the high jump with a height of 2.01 meters at the Husky Spring Invitational...Took fourth place in the high jump at the Penn Relays with a height of 2.00 meters.

    As a Freshman in 2005-2006:

    INDOOR: Earned a sixth place showing at the BIG EAST Championships in the high jump with a height of 2.02 meters...Tied for second in the high jump with a height of 2.06 meters at the New England Championships...Finished second at the Sorlein Invitational with a height of 2.01 meters in the high jump...Tied for first in the high jump with a height of 2.09 meters at the BIG EAST-Ivy League Challenge...Finished third in the high jump at the Penn State Meet with a height of 2.06 meters...Finished in second place at the St. Valentine Invitational with a height of 2.08 meters in the high jump.

    OUTDOOR: Finished in seventh at the IC4A Championships in the high jump clearing 2.04 meters...Finished in a tie for sixth place at the NCAA East Regional Championships in the high jump going 2.11 meters...Finished second in the high jump at the South Florida Quad clearing 2.10 meters...Finished second at the Sea Ray Relays in the high jump with a height of 2.05 meters...Won the second UConn Invitational in the high jump with a height of 2.06 meters.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Snowden International High School where he holds the record for the high jump in both the indoor and outdoor event...Selected as the Cougars' indoor and outdoor team MVP as a senior...Was a Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Selection...Named team captain as a senior...Was a Division II Indoor High Jump Champion.

    Personal: A communications major...Born August 29, 1987.

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