Marquette Puts 28 on All-BIG EAST Indoor Squad

Marcell KirkmanBey took home the title in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.47 seconds.
March 6, 2015

Complete BIG EAST Release

NEW YORK - The Marquette University men's and women's track & field teams enjoyed their highest finishes at the BIG EAST Conference indoor championships last weekend and, today, were honored with 29 student-athletes earning All-BIG EAST recognition, the league announced.

Junior Wally Ellenson, redshirt-senior Marcell KirkmanBey and sophomore Joel Swanberg were crowned as BIG EAST champions as they highlighted 15male individuals to make the cut. Ellenson broke the BIG EAST standard and earned the top honor for a field athlete at the meet with a high jump mark of 7 feet, 3.25 inches (2.22 meters). He will compete at the NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas March 13-14. KirkmanBey won the 60-meter hurdles, while Swanberg collected hardware in the pole vault and heptathlon.

On the women's side, a slew of second and third-place finishes highlighted 13female individuals to be recognized as All-Conference performers. Cassy Goodrich was honored in three events, including the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes, as well as the 1,600-meter relay. Tatyana Pashibin was also honored in multiple events, finishing in the top-three in the high jump and long jump.

All-BIG EAST was awarded to student-athletes that finished in the top-three of either an individual event or a relay at the indoor track & field championships.

Dwayne Dash Jr., Marquette (Long Jump)
Djdade Denson, Marquette (Long Jump, Triple Jump)
Wally Ellenson, Marquette (High Jump)
Cody Haberkorn, Marquette (DMR)
Alex Halloway, Marquette (DMR)
Max Kilpin, Marquette (High Jump)
William Koeck, Marquette (Weight Throw)
Vinny Martello, Marquette (Pole Vault)
Alec Miller, Marquette (3,200-meter relay)
Aric Miller, Marquette (3,200-meter relay)
Marcell KirkmanBey, Marquette (60-meter hurdles)
David Sajdak, Marquette (3,200-meter relay, DMR)
Ryan Shields, Marquette (3,200-meter relay, DMR)
Joel Swanberg, Marquette (Heptathlon, 60-meter hurdles, Pole Vault)
Brett Tobin, Marquette (Triple Jump)

Nicole Ethier, Marquette (3,200-meter relay)
Kellie Greenwood, Marquette (Mile)
Cassy Goodrich, Marquette (200 meters, 400 meters, 1,600-meter relay)
Kathryn Koeck, Marquette (Weight Throw)
Maya Marion, Marquette (Shot Put)
Krista McClure, Marquette (3,200-meter relay)
Jennifer Parker, Marquette (3,200-meter relay)
Jessica Parker, Marquette (3,200-meter relay)
Tatyana Pashibin, Marquette (High Jump, Long Jump)
Anna Strong, Marquette (1,600-meter relay)
Arra Strong, Marquette (1,600-meter relay)
Omo Tseumah, Marquette (High Jump)
Katie Tolan, Marquette (1,600-meter relay)




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