Track and Field
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Marlena Wesh
Player Profile:
Marlena Wesh 824945
Position: Sprints
Other Position: Sprints
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
Major: Psychology
Career Honors
• Olympic Games Semifinalist, 400 (2012)
• USTFCCCA First-Team All-American, Indoor 400 (2011-12)
• USTFCCCA First-Team All-American, Outdoor 400 (2012)
• USTFCCCA First-Team All-American, 4x100 (2012)
• USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American, Indoor 400 (2013)
• NCAA Qualifier, Indoor 400 (2011-13)
• NCAA Qualifier, Outdoor 400 (2012)
• NCAA Qualifier, 4x100 & Outdoor 4x400 (2012)
• NCAA Provisional Qualifier, Indoor 400 (2010)
• ACC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year (2012)
• ACC Most Valuable Outdoor Track Performer (2012)
• ACC Champion, Indoor 400 (2011-13) & 4x400 (2011-13)
• ACC Champion, Outdoor 400 (2011-12) & 4x400 (2012)
• ACC Champion, 4x100 (2012)
• All-ACC, Indoor 200 (2011) & Outdoor 200 (2011-12)
• All-ACC Academic, Indoor Track & Field (2011)
• All-ACC Academic, Outdoor Track & Field (2012)
• All-Big XII, Indoor 400 (2010), Indoor & Outdoor 4x400 (2010)
• NACAC U23 Championships Silver Medalist, 400 (2012)

Clemson Highlights
• Ranks first in Clemson history in the indoor and outdoor 400, fifth in the indoor 200 and 400 hurdles, & sixth in the outdoor 200.

2012-13 Highlights
• Red-shirted the outdoor season
• NCAA qualifier in the 400 dash, she was a second-team All-American in the event
• ACC Champion for a third straight year in the 400, she posted an indoor best of 52.84 at the conference championship meet in Blacksburg, VA
• Helped Clemson’s 4x400 relay to an ACC Championship as well, the team posted a time of 3:36.12 as the second leg
• Competed at the ACC Championships in the 200 dash and took fourth place in the final after compiling a time of 23.74

2011-12 Outdoor Highlights
• Finished 19th at the Olympic Games in the 400 dash, advancing to the semifinal round as a collegian; ran 51.98 in the prelims representing Haiti
• USTFCCCA first-team All-American in the 400 dash and with the 4x100 relay
• Helped 4x1 to bronze medal finish and school-record time of 43.43 in the semifinals of the national meet in Des Moines
• Placed sixth in the 400-meter dash and clocked time of 52.13 in the final
• Top-seeded competitor among 24 entries in the 400 dash, she owns a personal best 51.43 from her meet record, winning time at the ACC Championships
• Earned first ACC Most Valuable Track Performer award after scoring 38 out of 40 potential points in four events; won the 400 and helped both relay teams to conference titles as well
• Victory in the 400 dash was her fourth straight ACC crown in the event in as many tries
• Ran 50.78 split on anchor leg at the NCAA East Preliminary Round to propel the 4x4 to a berth at outdoor nationals
• Clocked personal best 23.06 in runner-up finish to teammate Dezerea Bryant in the 200-meter dash at ACCs
• Did not compete in the 200 dash at the East Prelims in order to focus on the 400 and relays
• Posted top time in Jacksonville in the 400, she ran 51.59 in the quarterfinals
• Helped 4x100 team to school record time of 43.45 at the Florida Relays
• Won the silver medal at the NACAC U23 Championships in the 400 dash, running a time of 51.23 in the final

2011-12 Indoor Highlights
• USTFCCCA first-team All-American after a fifth-place finish in the 400 dash
• Posted time of 53.03 in the prelims at the NCAA meet and 53.17 in the final
• Best indoor time of 52.21 came in gold medal showing at the prestigious New Balance Invitational in New York City
• Anchored 4x400 relay to victory at the ACC Championships in Boston, MA
• Placed fourth in 200-meter dash at ACCs with a time of 23.78, but her best time in the event was 23.51 at the Auburn Invitational in January

2010-11 Outdoor Highlights
• Earned a sweep of the ACC crowns in the 400 meters; she posted a time of 52.28 in the league meet at Duke's Wallace Wade Stadium
• Scored runner-up finishes at the ACC Championships in the 200 dash (23.26) and with the 4x400 relay
• Qualified to compete at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in four different events, but did not make the trip to Bloomington, IN due to a suspension

2010-11 Indoor Highlights
• Notched first All-America accolade with eighth-place finish in the final at the NCAA Championships in the 400 dash, but a fall took her out of her bid to win the national title
• Posted a time of 52.88 in the 400 prelims at the national meet, which was one of the top times of the qualifying round
• Earned ACC championship in the 400 dash with a Clemson record time of 53.10; it was first 400 crown by a Tiger female indoors since Marcia Smith won it in 2001
• Ran anchor leg for the Tigers' ACC championship 4x400 relay as well; team clocked a season-best time of 3:37.26 in Blacksburg
• ACC third-place finisher in the 200 dash, she had a season-best time of 23.47 to earn the all-conference accolade

2009-10 Highlights (at Oklahoma)
• Earned Big XII honors during the 2010 indoor season after posting NCAA provisional qualifying time (54.24) at the conference meet
• Top 200m time of the season was 24.13 at the Arizona State Invitational outdoors
• Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the 400m dash, she finished 29th with a time of 54.59

Landstown High School Highlights
• 2008 Nike Indoor National Champion in the 200m, she was runner-up at the Nike Outdoor Nationals that same season
• Eight-time state champion in Virginia, collecting multiple titles in the 100m, 200m and 300m dash events
• Became first female in Virginia high school history to win the 100m, 200m and 400m at the same state championship meet (2009)
• Competed for the United States at the 2008 Caribbean Scholastic Championships in Puerto Rico
• Coached by Tom Anderson

• Born 2/16/91
• Daughter of Hernould and Margareth Wesh, both native Haitians
• Earned undergraduate degree in psychology from Clemson in August of 2013
• Owns dual citizenship between the U.S. and Haiti and has four siblings
• Younger brother, Darrell, is an All-American sprinter at Virginia Tech

Best Collegiate Times
• 100 - 11.70
• 200 - 23.06
• 300 - 38.09
• 400 - 51.43
• 500 - 1:11.82
• 400 Hurdles - 57.49
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