Men's Track



    Marcus Thigpen  
    Marcus Thigpen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Detriot, Mich.

    High School:
    Mumford

    Event:
    Sprints


    JUNIOR YEAR
    Indoor: Did not compete during the indoor season.
    Outdoor: Topped the Hoosiers in the 100m with a season-best time of 10.67 ... was also on the IU 4x100m relay team that qualified for the Mideast Regional and finished the year with a season-best time of 40.13 at the regional meet.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2006)
    Indoor: Ran IU's fastest time in the 60m with a personal-best mark of 6.77 at the Hoosier Hill Invitational... turned in a personal best and the Hoosiers' second-fastest time in the 200m at 21.50 at the Tyson Invitational... placed seventh in the 60m at Big Tens with a time of 6.89 and sixth in the finals of the 200m crossing the line in 21.94.
    Outdoor: Ran the second-fastest time with a personal-best of 10.65 in the 100m at the Billy Hayes Invitational... posted the third-fastest and personal-best time in the 200m with a time of 21.91 at the Big Ten Championships.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2005)
    Indoor: Ran the Hoosiers' fastest time in the 60m dash (6.79) at the Big Ten Championships... also competed in the 200m, turning in a time of 22.02, also at the conference championships.
    Outdoor: Did not compete.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Won state 100m crown in Michigan... was a Fab-50 selection for football in the state by Mick McCabe after closing out his prep career by leading the Detroit Public School League in rushing (1,785 yds.) and touchdowns (20) his senior year... was a fifth-place finisher in the 2003 Junior Olympics... posted career-best in the 100m (10.37), 200m (21.6)... his time of 10.37 in the 100m set a Mumford record.

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