Track & Field

Sarah MacCourtney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester Hills, Mich.

High School:
Lutheran Northwest

Position:
High Jump

Sarah MacCourtney

07/24/2013

High Jumpers and Women's Team Honored by USTFCCCA

MacCourtney and Pashibin honored for athletics and academics

05/28/2013

Sarah MacCourtney Named Student-Athlete of the Week

MacCourtney topped seed by 22 spots

05/25/2013

Sarah MacCourtney Ties For 15th at NCAA First Round

Koeck and Hackett to compete Saturday

05/22/2013

NCAA West Preliminaries Begin Thursday for Marquette Track & Field

Six will represent Marquette in Austin

05/16/2013

Six Qualify for NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

MU to send six to Austin, Texas

05/21/2013

MU performers set for West Regional

Among Marquette's six athletes headed to the NCAA West Regional, Kyle Winter, Sarah MacCourtney and Jack Hackett are nearing the end of their collegiate careers - they look to save their best performances for last in Austin, Texas May 23-25.

04/23/2013

Hackett and MacCourtney perform out west

This week's Marquette Track and Field Performances of the Week feature seniors Jack Hackett and Sarah MacCourtney, who turned in career-best performances while in California.

Personal Bests (marks as of MU graduation):

Indoor-
High Jump:
5-8/1.73 meters (T-No. 4 all-time at MU)

Outdoor-
High Jump:
5-8.75/1.75 meters (No. 4)


2012-13:
BIG EAST All-Academic
USTFCCCA All-Academic
Track & Field team captain

Indoor (Jr.): Participated in the high jump during the 2012-13 indoor campaign... Recorded a new personal-best, a first-place finish, a BIG EAST qualifying mark, and the No. 4 mark on Marquette's all-time list in the high jump with a height of 1.73 meters, (5 feet, 8 inches) at the Bill Bergan Invite (Jan. 26) ... Finished ninth at the BIG EAST indoor meet with a height of 1.65 meters (5 feet, 5 inches)... Placed first and qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invite with a height of 1.69 meters (5 feet, 6 1/2 inches)... Scored two more BIG EAST qualifying marks with a height of 1.68 meters (5 feet, 5 inches) at both the Badger Classic (Jan. 12) and the GVSU Big Meet (Feb. 8)...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Sr.): Tied for 15th at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in Austin, Texas with a high jump of 5 feet, 7 inches (1.70 meters) after entering the meet seeded 37th ... Posted the No. 3 mark on MU's all-time list at the Benedictine Twilight (April 26) with a height of 1.75 meters (5 feet, 8 3/4 inches)... Finished second and scored a BIG EAST qualifying mark at the Bryan Clay Invitational (April 19) with a height of 1.73 meters (five feet, 8 inches)... Registered a third-place finish at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite with a height of 1.68 meters (five feet, 6 inches)...Finished ninth at the BIG EAST outdoor meet with a height of 1.65 meters (5 feet, 5 inches) ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.

2011-12:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (So.):
MacCourtney focused in on the high jump during the indoor season, competing in the event seven times ... Set a personal-best jump of 5-05.25 (1.66 meters) at the Hoosier Hills Invitational, (Feb. 10) which is the sixth-best in program history ... Won both the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet and the Panther Tune-up (Feb. 17) ... Posted a second-place finish at the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 14) with a mark of 5-05.00 (1.65 meters)...2012 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Jr.): MacCourtney focused on the high jump again in the outdoor season, participating in the event nine times ... Set a personal-best mark of 5-07.00 (1.70 meters) when she won the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 14), which is the fourth best in program history ... Finished sixth at the Bulls Invitational (March 16) notching a mark of 5-06.00 (1.68 meters) and finished seventh at the Bryan Clay Invitational (April 20) with a mark of 5-05.00 (1.65 meters) ... Finished second at the Milwaukee Dual (Apr. 5) meet ... Also competed at the BIG East Conference Outdoor Championships (May 5) but did not register a height...2012 Outdoor Performance List.

2010-11:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.): High jumped 5-0.25 (1.63 meters) at the Meyo Invitational, the 10th-best indoor height at MU.
Outdoor (So.):Placed second in the high jump and notched the No. 5 outdoor mark with a height of 5 feet, 4 1/4 inches at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (April 2) ... Also recorded top-three outdoor finishes at the DePaul Invitational (April 16/second) and Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 8/third).

2009-10:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor: Did not compete during the indoor season after joining the team into the fall semester.
Outdoor (Fr.): Established herself by the end of the outdoor campaign as the second-best option in the high jump following senior school-record holder Erynn James...Reached a BIG EAST outdoor-qualifying height of 5 feet, 6 inches (1.68 meters) at the SIU Spring Classic to finish third.

High School: MacCourtney was a four-time letter winner in track and field at Lutheran High School Northwest ... Held a personal-best jump of 5 feet, 6 inches ... Captured the Michigan Division 4 State Championship in the high jump in 2008 and 2009 ... Was the state runner-up as a sophomore in 2007 ... National Honor Society member...Named track team captain as a junior ... Given the senior athlete of the year award and the underclass athlete of the year award as a junior ... Earned three letters in basketball and garnered all-state recognition as a senior.

Personal: Daughter of Chris and Linda MacCourtney ... Is the middle of three children ... Was second in her high school graduating class with a 4.67 grade point average ... Coached by mother in grade school and high school ... Mother iss a former high jumper at Marquette ... Graduated on May 19, 2013 with a bachelor's degree in biomechanical engineering in the top 10 percent of her graduating class ... A member of the Alpha Eta Mu Beta and Chi Alpha Sigma honor societies.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2013-
High Jump: 9th (5-5/1.65 meters)
2012-
High Jump:- (NH)

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2013-
High Jump: 9th (5-5/1.65 meters)

NCAA West Preliminary Rounds
2013 (Austin, Texas)-
High Jump:15th (5-7/1.70 meters)

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