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Marcus Wright
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
City/State: Cheshire, Conn.
High School: Chesire
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Marcus Wright Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 08/18/2014

Honors: Outdoor School Record Holder (4x400- 2013)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2013, 2014)

2013-14: Sprint specialist throughout the 2014 season…Indoors, saw a season-best time of 7.00 for 60m en route to a fourth-place finish at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/21)…qualified for the ACC Indoor Championships (2/28), placing 15th in the 60…also served as the 400m leg of the seventh-place finishing distance medley relay at the conference championship and the second leg of the fifth-place finishing 4x400…posted the fastest 400 of the season for a Blue Devil, clocking a time of 49.54 at the Virginia Tech Challenge (2/22)…Outdoors, opened the season with a second-place finish for 100m at the Carolina Relays (3/22)…earned a second-place finish at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12), finishing in a time of 21.80…anchored the sixth-place finishing 4x100 relay that clocked a time of 41.15, the second-fastest time in Duke history…acted as leadoff for the school record setting 4x200 that ran a time of 1:25.07 at the Penn Relays (4/25). 

2012-13: Indoors, matched his personal record in the 60 meter for the third time, running a 7.06 at the Virginia Tech Invitational…ran a personal best 36.95 in the 300 to finish 24th at the JDL Fast Track Kickoff…Outdoors, finished 10th in the 100 at the HPU Vertklasse Meeting with a personal record time of 11.06…earned a season-best time of 22.02 in the 200 to finish seventh at the Joe Hilton Invite…leadoff runner on the men’s 4x400 relay that combined for a time of 3:12.78 to finish third at the ACC Outdoor Championships and set a new school record…served as leadoff leg of the sprint medley relay team that finished fourth at the Raleigh Relays with a time of 3:24.41 to rank fourth all time. 

Indoors, competed in the 60m, 200m and 400m events ... posted a time of 7.06 over 60m twice during the winter season ... best showing in the 200m was a 22.74 clocking at the Virginia Tech Challenge ... ran the 100m on two occasions during the outdoor season ... season-best was a mark of 11.24 at the Tiger Track Classic ... also a member of Duke's 4x400m and sprint medley relay squads ... helped the Blue Devils take 14th in the 4x400m relay at the IC4A Championships with a season-best 3:15.88 ... led off the fifth-place sprint medley relay at the Penn Relays (3:24.06).

2009-10: Ran once during the winter, clocking 37.36 for 300m at the Hokie Invite ... outdoors, a member of the Duke 4x100m relay that posted a time of 43.05 at the Wake Forest Open.

Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner at Cheshire ... two-time all-state honoree in the 55m dash ... four-time Southern Connecticut All-Star Team selection ... indoor all-conference pick as a junior and senior ... New Haven Register All-Area Team ... placed fifth in the state in the 55m in 2009 ... went on to finish eighth in New England at the same distance.

Personal: Son of Balvin and Maureen Wright ... born March 4, 1991 ... has one sister, Ashia ... majoring in cultural anthropology with a minor in chemistry.

Indoor PRs
60m- 7.06 (2/19/2011 & 1/21/2011 & 1/18.2013)
200m- 22.74 (2/19/2011)
300m- 36.95 (12/2/2013)
400m- 51.63 (2/26/2011) 

Outdoor PRs
100m- 11.06 (3/23/2013)

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