Dwayne Dash Jr.
Personal Bests (as of June 2016):
60: 7.23 seconds
Long Jump: 7.19 meters/23-7.25 (No. 4 all-time at MU)
Triple Jump: 13.89 meters/45-7 (No. 6 all-time at MU)
Long Jump: 7.47 meters/24-6.25 (No. 3 all-time at MU)
Triple Jump: 13.80 meters/45-3.5
All-BIG EAST, Long jump
Indoor (Jr.): Competed in the 60-meter dash, long jump and triple jump ... Won first place in the long jump athte John Tierney Quadrangular (January 23) with an indoor personal-best leap of 7.19 meters/23-7.25 ... Placed third in the both the long (7.16 meters/23-6) and triple jump at the BIG EAST Championships, and set a new personal-best for the triple jump with a leap of 13.89 meters/45-7 (February 26).
Outdoor (Jr.): Participated in the long jump and triple jump for the outdoor season ... Took first place in the long jump at the BIG EAST Championships, set a personal-best, and captured the No. 3 all-time record at Marquette with a leap of 7.47 meters/24-6.25 ... Won the long jump in two other meets (UW-Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet, Wisconsin Twilight) with marks of 7.15/23-5.5 and 7.10/23-3.5 ... Never placed beyond fifth place in his outdoor season in the long jump ... Notched fourth at the BIG EAST Championships in the triple jump (13.80/45-3.5).
Indoor (So.): 2015 BIG EAST Championship runner-up in the long jump with a distance of 7.12 meters (23-4.5) ... Also placed fifth in the triple jump at the BIG EAST Championships with a distance of 13.18 meters (43-3) ... Both marks at the conference meet were career bests with his long jump distance coming at at No. 4 on the all-time list at Marquette ... Had five top-two finishes in the long jump during indoor season, including back-to-back first-place finishes at the UW-Parkside Open (Feb. 7) and the Panther Tune-up (Feb. 20).
Outdoor (So.): Qualified in three events at the 2015 BIG EAST Championships ... Placed fourth in the long jump with a distance of 7.09 meters (23-3.25) and fifth in the triple jump with a career-best distance of 13.47 meters 944-2.50) ... Also ran the second leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished fourth overall with a time of 42.31 seconds ... Took first place in the long jump in a home duel against UW-Milwaukee (April 10) and again at the Benedictine Twilight (April 24).
Indoor (Fr.): Participated in both long jump and triple jump during the 2013-14 indoor season ... Recorded his personal best distance 6.46 meters (21 feet, 2.50 inches) in the long jump during the BIG EASTChampionships (Feb. 21) to place ninth ... In the triple jump, posted a personal-best distance of 12.68 meters (41 feet, 7.25 inches) during the BIG EASTChampionships (Feb. 22) to place eighth.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in both long jump and triple jump during his first campaign in the 2013-14 season and scored at the BIG EAST meet in both events... Finished third in the long jump with a personal best of 6.97 meters (22 feet, 10.50 inches) at the USF Invitational (March 14) ... With a distance of 13.44 meters (44 feet, 1.50 inches) in the triple jump, Dash finished fourth with his personal best during the BIG EAST Championships (May 11) to finish fourth ... Was also fourth in the long jump at the BIG EAST meet with a distance of 6.61 meters (21 feet, 8.50 inches).
High School: Dash earned three letters in track and field at Sol C. Johnson High School ... Named captain of the track team his junior and senior year ... Earned first team all-region three years straight ... Notched a fifth-place finish in the 5A state finals as a junior in 2012 in the boys long jump after finishing fourth at the sectional and third at the regional meet ... Holds the long jump high school record with 23 feet, 1 inch ... Won regional championships in the long jump as both a sophomore and senior... Ran for the Savannah Chatham Silver Cheetahs... Also earned three letters in basketball in high school and was a classmate and teammate of LSU-signee Tim Quarterman.
Personal: Born on January 19, 1995 to Betty and Dwayne Dash... Has one sister, Camille, who plays for the Francis Marion University women's basketball team... Majors in chemistry.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
Long Jump: 3rd (7.16 meters/23-6)
Triple Jump: 3rd (13.89 meters/45-7)
Long Jump: 2nd (7.12 meters/23-4.50)
Triple Jump: 5th (13.18 meters/43-3.00)
Long Jump: 9th (6.46 meters/21-2.50)
Triple Jump: 8th (12.68 meters/41-7.25)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
Long Jump: 1st (7.47 meters/24-6.25)
Triple Jump: 4th (13.80 meters/45-3.5)
Long Jump: 4th (7.09 meters/23-3.25)
Triple Jump: 5th (13.47 meters/44-2.50)
Long Jump: 4th (6.61 meters/21-8.50)
Triple Jump: 4th (13.44 meters/44-1.50)