Marusa

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Jumps
Year: Senior
City/State: Celje, Slovenia
High School: I. gimnazija v Celju
Experience: High School

Bio

Personal Bests
Indoor
High Jump: 6-1 1/4 (1.86)
Triple Jump: 35-2 1/2 (10.73)
Outdoor
High Jump: 6-0 (1.83)

Big Ten Champion
2012 Outdoor High Jump

Big Ten Championships
2015 (I): High Jump, 6-1 1/4 (2nd)
2014 (I): High Jump, 5-8 1/2 (3rd)
2014 (O): High Jump, 5-7 1/4 (3rd)
2013 (I): High Jump, 5-8 1/2 (4th)
2013 (O): High Jump, 5-6 1/2 (9th)
2012 (I): High Jump, 5-9 1/4 (4th)
2012 (O): High Jump. 6-0 (1st)

NCAA Championships
2015 (I): High Jump, 5-8 (14th)
2012 (O): High Jump, 5-8 3/4 (17th)

Honors
All-America Second Team (2015 NCAA Indoors - High Jump)
All-America Honorable Mention (2012 NCAA Outdoors - High Jump)
Big Ten Champion (2012 Outdoors - High Jump)
All-Big Ten First Team (2012 Outdoors - High Jump)
All-Big Ten Second Team (2015 Indoors - High Jump)
Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week (Jan. 26, 2015)
Academic All-Big Ten (2013, 2014, 2015)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015: Spring 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)
USTFCCA All-Academic Team (2012, 2014)
Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (Indoor, 2015)

2015 (Senior)
Indoor: Had a breakout senior season, clearing a PR 6-1 1/4 twice to move into a tie for fourth in NU indoor history...qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships for the first time in her career...was an All-Big Ten Second-Team selection after earning a runner-up finish at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, falling in a jump-off after clearing 6-1 1/4...won four high jump events in seven meets during the season...captured titles at the Mark Colligan Memorial (6-1 1/4), adidas Classic (6-0 1/2), Frank Sevigne Husker Invite (6-0 1/2) and Nebraska Tune-Up (5-11 1/4)...named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 26 following her 6-1 1/4 jump at the Mark Colligan Memorial, which moved her into a tie for first in the nation at the time.

2014 (Junior)
Indoor: Finished runner-up on three different occasions at New Mexico, the Frank Sevigne and the Nebraska Tune-Up...cleared a season-best height of 5-9 3/4 (1.77) in the high jump at the Nebraska Tune-Up...also competed once in the triple jump where she jumped 35-2 1/2 (10.73) at the Mark Colligan Memorial...battled at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the high jump on her way to an eighth-place finish. Outdoor: Recorded the top high jump mark for the Huskers in the outdoor season with a leap of 5-8 (1.73) at the Nebraska Quad...cleared 5-7 1/4 (1.71) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships to tie for third...earned academic All-Big Ten, USTFCCA All-Academic Team and Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selections both semesters.

2013 (Sophomore)
Finished the indoor season with a fourth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships with a leap of 5-8 1/2 (1.74)...came in ninth in the high jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, clearing 5-6 1/2 (1.69)...posted a season-best jump of 5-9 3/4 (1.77) at the Nebraska Tune-Up...participated in eight meets during the 2013 outdoor season...earned a pair of victories in the high jump at the Pre-Drake meet on April 24 and the Nebraska Invite on May 5...battled at the NCAA West Prelims in Austin and finished 22nd with a mark of 5-7 (1.70)...claimed academic All-Big Ten honors and was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall semester.

2012 (Freshman)
Earned honorable-mention All-America accolades after competing in the high jump at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships...earned the 2012 Big Ten Outdoor high jump title, Husker campaign by competing in seven meets during the indoor season...recorded a season-best jump of 5-9 1/4 (1.76) in the high jump at the 2012 Big Ten Indoor Championships, finishing fourth...competed in 10 meets during the outdoor season...set a personal-best mark of 6-0 at the 2012 Big Ten Outdoor Championships...finished fifth in the high jump at the 2012 NCAA Preliminary Round with a mark of 5-10 3/4...posted a jump of 5-8 3/4 at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships...was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters.

Before Nebraska (I. gimnazija v Celju)
Joined the Huskers as one of the top young high jumpers in Europe...finished 10th and set her outdoor personal best of 5-10 3/4 at the 2009 European Team Championships in Bergen, Norway...placed 22nd at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy...matched her personal best and improved one spot at the 2010 European Team Championships in Budapest, Hungary with a ninth-place leap of 5-10 3/4.

Personal
Born June 30, 1992...mother is Helena...majoring in nutrition, exercise and health science.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2