Jayhawks field 12 first-team members, three second-team selections
Competed in five meets during her sophomore campaign... Was the Jayhawks' top finisher at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge (Sept. 11), earning a runner-up finish with a 5K time of 18:01.90, a personal best... Season-best 6K time was 21:27.88, coming at the Midwest Regional Championships (Nov. 13) in a 52nd-place finish... Took 51st at the Big 12 Championships (Oct. 30), crossing the finish line in a 6K time of 21:57.39.
Saw action in the Bob Timmons Classic (Sept. 5), completing the 5K course in 19:42.12 to finish fifth for the Jayhawks and seventh overall.
HIGH SCHOOL 2009 graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School... Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track... Named to the Greater Kansas City All-Metro First Team as a senior, honorable mention selection as a freshman... Qualified for the 2007 6A cross country state championships, finished 18th... First Team All-Sun Girls selection in 2007... All-Star Johnson County Second Team as a junior, honorable mention as a senior... Named to the 2007 Kansas City Star All-Metro Honorable Mention cross country team... Four-time 6A state qualifier in the 1,600 meters, 3,200 meters and 4x800 meter relay... Member of the 2008 and 2009 state champion 4x800-meter relay teams... Received the Most Outstanding High School Girls Relay Team Award at the 2009 Kansas Relays... Finished third at the 2009 track and field state championships in the 3,200 meters... Two-time All-Star Johnson County First Team for the 4x800 meter relay... Named to the 2008 All-Star Johnson County Girls Second Team and 2009 Honorable Mention Team in the 3,200 meters... Received the Dick Gilbert Leadership Award for Track and Field as a senior... Member of the National Honor Society as a junior and senior... Named 610 Sports Radio Scholar Athlete... 2009 Paige Winters' Inspirational Award and Scholarship Winner.
PERSONAL Daughter of John and Lisa Marquis... Third-generation Jayhawk... Plans to major in pre-sports science.