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Marniqua Thompson
Marniqua Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita Falls, Texas

High School:
Wichita Falls

Height:
5-10

Position:
Jumps

Birthdate:
12/18/1991


02/20/2013

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01/19/2013

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AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Competed in the pentathlon and the high jump at the WAC Indoor Championships.
• Had a season-best 2,745 points in the pentathlon at the Varsity Apartments Invitational.
• Cleared 5-04.25 in the high jump, the second-best UTA mark on the year, at the Varsity Apartments Invitational.

2012
• Competed in just one event during the indoor season, the 60m hurdles at the Texas 10-Team Invitational (9.15).

2011
• Came in third in the high jump at the Varsity Apartments Shocker Quad with a height of 1.58 meters.
• Finished second in the high jump with a height of 1.70 meters at the SLC Indoor Championships.

Outdoor Highlights:
2012
• Did not compete during the outdoor season.

2011
• Qualified for the high jump at the NCAA West Prelims and cleared a height of 1.65 meters.
• Competed in the 100m hurdles, high jump and triple jump at the SLC Outdoor Championships.
• Came in second in the triple jump (11.33m) and in the javelin (34.27) at the Horned Frog Invitational.
• Placed first in the high jump at the North Texas Spring Classic with a height of 1.55 meters.
• Took first in the high jump with a height of 1.65 meters at the Northwestern State Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Named Outstanding Athlete at her high school from 2007-10.
• Earned second-team all-district honors in volleyball as a senior.
• Won the high jump at the UIL State Track Championship with a personal-best jump of 5-6 after missing part of the season with a quad injury.
• Also won a state title in the high jump as a junior in 2009.
• Won the District 5-4A Meet in the long jump.
• Finished second in the District 5-4A Meet in long jump and triple jump, setting person records in both with jumps of 17-06 and 37-09, respectively.
• In addition to four letters in track, earned two in volleyball and one in basketball.

PERSONAL
• Born Dec. 18, 1991, in Wichita Falls, Texas.
• Is the daughter of Marvin Thompson and Rita White.
• Majoring in business.

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