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Marcus Robinson
Marcus  Robinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
J.R. Tucker

Event:
Jumps

07/19/2012

Fahringer, Robinson and Roller to Compete at U.S. Olympic Trials

Four former Cavaliers also look to qualify for London Olympics

07/19/2012

Former Cavaliers Continue Action at U.S. Olympic Trials

Robinson finishes 20th in triple jump; Andrews, Smith advance

07/19/2012

Garcia Qualifies for Final in Steeplechase at Olympic Trials

Former Cavalier will compete in final on Friday

07/19/2012

Nine Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Outdoor Track and Field Teams

Squads feature five outdoor All-Americans

PRs: LJ - 23' 9.25"; TJ - 54' 6.75"; 200m - 22.48
All-American: TJ (I: '11 - second team, '12)
ACC Champion: TJ (I: '11, '12)
All-ACC: TJ (I: '10, '11, '12; O: `09, '10)
NCAA Qualifier: TJ (I: '11, '12; O: '10)
Region Qualifier: TJ (`09, '10)

2011-12 INDOOR
• Earned All-America honors after finishing 5th in triple jump at NCAAs
• ACC Champion in triple jump with mark of 16.32m (53' 6.5")
• Broke school record in triple jump with a mark of 16.63m (54' 6.75") at Tyson Invite
• Also won triple jump at Tyson Invite and Penn State National Invite

2011 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2011 INDOOR
• Earned second-team All-American status with 11th place finish in triple jump at NCAAs
• ACC Champion in triple jump with season-best mark of 52' 8"
• Won triple jump at Saturday Night at the Armory

2010 OUTDOOR
• NCAA Qualifier in triple jump
• All-ACC in triple jump, finishing third
• Finished sixth at Penn Relays in triple jump
• PR of 51' 4.5" from Penn Relays ranks third all-time at UVa

2010 INDOOR
• Won triple jump at Armory on January 30
• Won triple jump at Armory on February 13
• Provisionally qualified for NCAAs in triple jump
• Earned All-ACC honors for finishing third in triple jump
• Tied for fourth-best mark on UVA records at UT Last Chance - 51'3.75"

2009 OUTDOOR
• Earned All-ACC honors in triple jump
• Finished third with program's fifth-best leap, 50' 9.25"
• Also competed in long jump at ACCs

2009 INDOOR
• Competed in the long jump and triple jump at ACCs

2008 OUTDOOR
• Scored in long jump and triple jump at ACCs
• Won Missouri Dual with PR 48'11" triple jump
• Won triple and long jumps at Hurricane Challenge

2008 INDOOR
• Placed third in triple jump at Maryland Invite

HIGH SCHOOL
• All-Metro in long jump and triple jump
• 2007 Virginia AAA Indoor state triple jump champion
• Coach Keith Witherspoon is UVa's former triple jump record holder

PERSONAL
• Son of Priscilla and Jerry Robinson
• Has two brothers, Miles and Malcolm and one sister, Nicole
• Coached by Keith Witherspoon at J.R. Tucker

More about Marcus:
• Favorite TV show: House
• Favorite ice cream flavor: cookie dough

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