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Marcus Brown
Position: Throws
Other Position: Throws
Height: 6'3"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
Major: Communication Studies
Career Highlights
• MEAC Champion, Outdoor Shot Put (2011)
• MEAC Champion, Indoor Shot Put (2011)
• All-ACC, Indoor Shot Put (2013)

Clemson Highlights
• Ranks fifth in Clemson history in the indoor shot put & seventh in the outdoor shot put.

2012-13 Highlights

• Red-shirted the outdoor season
• ACC runner-up at the indoor conference meet in the shot put, he put together a career-best mark of 57’6.25”
• His mark moved him to fifth in Clemson’s all-time record books for the indoor shot put

2011-12 Outdoor Highlights
• Fifth-place finisher at the ACC Championships in the shot put with season-best mark of 56’9.5”
• Qualified in the shot put for the NCAA East Preliminary Round
• Had team’s top mark in the discus, 156’10” at the Jim Click Shootout

2011-12 Indoor Highlights
• Fifth-place finisher at the ACC Championships in the shot put with season-best mark of 56’11.5”
• Also competed at ACCs in the weight throw, finishing ninth
• Best weight throw mark on the season was a personal best, 56’1” at the Tiger Paw Invitational

2009-11 Highlights (at Maryland-Eastern Shore)
• Won gold medal in the shot put at the 2011 MEAC Indoor and Outdoor Championships, with a top throw of 56'5.75" (17.21m) at the indoor meet in February
• Took home 2011 MEAC runner-up honors in the 35-pound weight throw indoors
• Performed well at the 2011 Florida Relays with a mark of 55'0.75"; he finished third in the university division at the prestigious meet
• Finished sixth at the IC4A Championships in the shot put in 2011
• MEAC Rookie-of-the-Year in 2010; won conference's discus crown as a freshman
• Two-time team MVP for the Hawks

Quince Orchard High School Highlights
• Earned all-state, all-country and Washington Post All-Metropolitan honors
• Two-time team MVP, he was also the Washington Post Athlete-of-the-Year as a high school senior
• Won three state championships, two in the shot put and one in the discus
• Earned three varsity letters in track & field and two in football
• Helped football team to 2007 state championship at the AAAA level and track team to 2008 crown

Personal
• Born 5/11/91
• Majoring in psychology
• Has four brothers and was born in Washington, D.C.
• Transferred to Clemson after two years at Maryland-Eastern Shore and enrolled mid-year in 2011-12

Best Collegiate Marks
• Shot Put - 57’6.25”/17.53m
• Discus - 162’4”/49.48m
• Weight Throw - 56’1”/17.11m
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