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Marcus Brown
Marcus Brown

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gaithersburg, Md.

High School:
Quince Orchard H.S.

Height:
6-4

Position:
Throws

2011 Indoor Season: Took home four gold, four silver and four bronze medals throughout the season ... Threw season-bests of 17.21m (56' 5.75") in the shot put at the MEAC Championship and 16.28m (53' 5") in the weight throw at the NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational ... Also competed at the IC4A Championship, Penn State Nationals, Navy Invitational, Giegengack Invitational, UMES Coach O Invitational, Albany Great Dane Classic and UMES Collegiate Invitational.

2010 Outdoor Season: Season-bests: Shot Put (16.29m 53-5.50 - Penn Invite); Discus Throw (48.27m 158-4.00 - Mason Spring Invite) ... Also competed at the Maryland Invitational, Wake Forest Open, MEAC Championships, Delaware State Invitational and Penn Relays.

2010 Indoor Season: Named team Rookie of the Year ... Season-bests: Shot Put (16.52m 54-02.50 - Penn State Nationals); Weight Throw (15.72m 51-07.00 - NYC Gotham Cup) ... Broke school record in the Weight Throw ... Also competed at the UMES Coach O Invitational, Albany Great Dane Classic, Metropolitan Coaches Invitational and IC4A Championships.

Personal: Born May 11, 1991 in Washington, D.C. ... Son of Michael and Janice Brown ... Has four brothers, Michael, Lynwood, Manuel and Malcolm ... Major is English Education (Teaching) ... Plans to become a high school coach and teach when he graduate ... Was a member of high school's honor roll during junior and senior years ... Received Minds in Motion award for having a 3.0 GPA during track season.