Marquette Field Athletes Debut at USF on Thursday
March 17, 2016
Among those competing will be 11 women and 13 men, including all six individuals responsible for capturing Marquette’s seven gold medals at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships last month.
Events are slated to begin at 11 a.m. Central time on Thursday and pick back up at 8 a.m. Central time on Friday.
Junior Joel Swanberg, who won titles in both the pole vault and heptathlon for the second year in a row, will take part in the pole vault and high jump events. Max Bullard will compete in the event he was crowned in, the shot put, as well as the discus at USF.
Omo Tseumah and Gemma Tedeschi are coming off BIG EAST titles in the high jump and pole vault, respectively, and both are scheduled to compete in their respective events this week as well. Maya Marion will compete in the discus and hammer throw, in additiona to the event she earned her BIG EAST championship, the shot put.
Freshman Monique Felix is coming off a very impressive debut at the BIG EAST Indoor championships, where she won the pentathlon and was named Field Performer of the Meet, will take part in the long jump and triple jump at USF.
Another notable competitor will be four-time All-American and two-time BIG EAST champion, senior high jumper Wally Ellenson, who will make his season debut after recently completing competition with the men’s basketball team. Additionally, two-time BIG EAST javelin champion John Krzyszkowski will also make his debut.
The Golden Eagles will debut as a full squad April 1-2 at the Joey Haines Invitational in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Bridget Bodee – high jump
Monique Felix – long jump, triple jump
Ashley Gaffey – shot, discus, hammer
Terica Harris – long jump, triple jump
Amanda Hodgson – hammer
Nicole Jaffke – pole vault
Keely Knobbe – shot, discus, hammer
Maya Marion – shot, discus, hammer
Gemma Tedeschi – pole vault
Omo Tseumah – high jump
Monica Voudrie – shot, hammer
Maxwell Bullard – shot, discus
Dwayne Dash Jr. – long jump
Wally Ellenson – high jump
Eric Fellin – javelin
William Ford – pole vault
Terrance Howard – shot, discus
John Krzyszkowski – javelin
Vinny Martello – pole vault
Joel McBride – hammer
Brendan McKinney – shot, discus, hammer
Austin Stellpflug – shot, discus, hammer
Joel Swanberg – high jump, pole vault
Will Wolf – high jump, triple jump
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