Personal Best (as of June 2017)
Long Jump: 5.45 meters
Long Jump: 5.65 meters (No.9 all-time at MU)
Indoor (So.): Placed second in the 4x400 at the John Tierney Classic with a 3:58.35 time ... Placed first in the 55 with a 7.51 time at the UW Parkside Classic ... Reached the podium with a third-place finish in the 60 (7.98 seconds) at the Shell Shocker Meet.
All-BIG EAST (Outdoor- 400-meter relay)
Indoor (Fr.):Competed in the 55, 60, 200, 400 and long jump ...Placed her highest in long jump for the season at the UW Shell Shocker when she placed third for a distance of 5.33 meters (17.5-75 feet) ... Placed fifth at the BIG EAST Championships in the long jump after jumping 5.43 meters (17-9.75 feet) ... For her efforts in the 300-meter dash, Marko placed third at the UW-Parkside Fall Finale.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in teh 100, 200 and long jump in her rookie outdoor season ... Came in second place at Marquette's home meet, Marquette Duals, in the long jump (5.65 meters/18-6.5 feet) ... Wrote herself in Marquette's history books at ninth longest jump when she reached a distanace of 5.65 meters (18-6.5 feet) in the long jump at the SEMO Joey Haines Invitational.
Prior to Marquette: Lettered in track, cross country and gymnastics at Bradford High School … Served as track team captain sophomore-senior seasons … Earned Holy Rosary Female Athlete of the Year … WIAA Scholar-Athlete … Named track team MVP or Co-MVP all four years … Featured as the anchor leg for the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relay teams all four years … Qualified for the state meet in the the 4x100-, 4x200-meter relays as well as the 200-meter dash all four years … 4x200-meter relay team won the state title with school-record breaking mark of 1:39.40, while 4x100-meter relay team took second with school-record breaking mark of 48.42 seconds … Also holds school record in the long jump with mark of 18 feet, 1 inch … In gymnastics, earned All-Conference and All-State honors three times … As a junior, qualified for state in the vault (8th), floor exercise (4th), balance beam (6th) and all-around (6th) … Earned team MVP each of her final three years and led team to a runner-up state finish as a senior.
Personal: Marko was born in Kenosha, Wis. and is the daughter of Bob and Heather Marko … Has one sibling, Alex … Plans to study nursing.