The enjoyment of the holiday season lies in both the giving and receiving of gifts. Marquette's student-athletes put giving at the forefront, as their efforts brought Christmas cheer to those less fortunate.
At the Badger Track Classic, Tate Pashibin took the high jump title while Brett Hardin added a BIG EAST qualifying mark in the weight throw.
Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2014)
Indoor- 800: 2:39.40 60 hurdles: 9.74 High Jump: 5-8.75/1.75 meters (No. 3 all-time at MU/Freshman Record) Long Jump: 17-4/5.28 meters Triple Jump: 36-6.75/11.13 meters Shot Put: 32-5/9.88 meters Pentathlon: 3,181 (No. 3 all-time at MU)
Outdoor- 200: 27.74 800: 2:49.12 100 hurdles: 15.82 High Jump: 5-7/1.70 meters (No. 6 all-time at MU) Long Jump: 17-4/5.28 meters Shot Put: 29-11.25/9.12 meters Javelin: 97-7/29.74 meters Heptathlon: 4,134
2013-14: BIG EAST Indoor Champion (pentathlon) BIG EAST Outdoor Champion (heptathlon) All-BIG EAST (pentathlon, heptathlon, outdoor high jump) BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor (So.): Was a multi-event athlete for the first time as a sophomore... Recorded a personal record and became No. 3 on the program all-time list in the pentathlon with a score of 3181 at the UNI Jennett Invitational (Jan. 31) which also earned her an eighth-place finish... Recorded a season-best high jump height of 1.65 meters (5-5) at the GVSU Big Meet (Feb. 14) and placed fourth in the event at the BIG EAST meet at a height of 1.60 meters (5-3)... Won the pentathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a score of 3,143. Outdoor (So.):Was an all-around athlete for Marquette, competing in the heptathlon, while also high jumping for the Golden Eagles ... Won the BIG EAST Conference (May 10-11) heptathlon with a score of 4,083 ... Set her PR in the heptathlon of 4,134 at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (Apr. 10-11) ... Pashibin also claimed a first-place finish in the high jump at the Dave Rankin Invitational (May 3) with a height of 1.65 meters (5-5) ... At the BIG EAST Conference meet (May 10), she set her PR in the high jump of 1.70 meters (5-7), which is good for sixth all-time in MU history to place third and earn All-BIG EAST honors.
2012-13: Marquette Women's Track & Field Outstanding Freshman BIG EAST All-Academic USTFCCCA All-Academic Indoor (Fr.): Posted the No. 3 mark on Marquette's all-time list in the high jump and a new freshmen record, with a fifth-place finish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (Feb. 17) at a height of 1.75 meters (5 feet, 8 3/4 inches)... Finished in the top-five at every event in the high jump over the course of the indoor campaign... Notched four top-three finishes in the high jump and a first-place finish at the Badger Classic (Jan. 12) with a mark of 1.68 meters (5 feet, 6 inches)... Recorded a new personal-best in the triple jump at the Illini Classic (Jan. 19) with a distance of 11.13 meters (36 feet, 6 1/2 inches) ...2013 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor (Fr.):Posted a new personal-best, a BIG EAST qualifying mark, and the No. 6 mark on MU's all-time list with a height of 1.68 meters (5 feet, 6 inches) in the high jump at the Bryan Clay Invitational (April 19) ... Finished first in both the MU vs. UW-Milwaukee Dual (April 5) and the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 13) with a mark of 1.60 meters (5 feet, 3 inches)... Failed to record a height at the BIG EAST outdoor meet ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.
High School: Pashibin earned three letters in track and field at Southwest High School in Minneapolis, Minn. ... Served as team captain during her sophomore and senior seasons ... Won state title in the high jump as both a junior and senior, while also earning runner-up honors in the triple jump both seasons and in the long jump as a senior ... Four-time all-city performer ... Notched personal bests at Southwest of 5 feet, 8 inches in the high jump, 37 feet, 9 1/2 inches in the triple jump and 17 feet 8 3/4 inches in the long jump ... Height of 5-8, recorded at the state meet as a junior, was a top-40 mark in the United States in 2011 ... Also earned a pair of letters in gymnastics as a sophomore and junior, while earning All-America honors.
Personal: Pashibin was born in Minneapolis, Minn., and is the daughter of Gary and Janet Pashibin ... Has two older brothers, Erik and Aaron, and one younger sister, Madelyn ... Majors in exercise physiology.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships 2014- Pentathlon: 1st (3,143) High Jump: 4th (5-3/1.60 meters) 2013- High Jump: 5th (5-8.75/1.75 meters)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships 2014- Heptathlon: 1st (4,083) High Jump: 3rd (5-7/1.70 meters) 2013- High Jump: - (NH)