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Marcus Quere - Track & Field - Kansas Jayhawks

Marcus Quere

Position Distance
Class Senior
Hometown Loveland, Colo.
High School Loveland


Career Highlights
2017 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

2020 INDOOR (R-Jr.)
Ran a personal best 8:39.75 in the 3,000 meters at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6) to open his season … Ran a personal best in the 800 meters at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular at 1:57.29 to place third … Set a personal best in the mile at the Iowa State Classic (2/14-2/15) running a 4:12.96 … Placed seventh in the mile at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/28-2/29), running a 4:19.04 … Also placed third in the Distance Medley Relay at the Big 12 Championship, which finished in 10:02.87.

2019 OUTDOOR (Jr.)
Finished second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the ESU Spring Invitational (3/23), clocking in with a time of 9:56.24 … Ran a personal-best time in the 1,500-meter run at the Battle on the Bayou (4/6), clocking in at 4:02.97 … Recorded a new personal best in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20), finishing with a time of 9:39.62 … Finished with a new personal-best in the 1,500-meter run at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27), clocking in at 4:00.97 … Ran a personal best 3:58.67 in the 1,500 meters at the Ward Haylett Invitational (5/4), finishing fifth … Competed at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship (05/10-05/12), placed 15th overall in the 3,000 meter steeplechase in 10:02.03.

2019 INDOOR (R-So.)
Placed seventh in the one-mile run at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-26) with a time of 4:39.57.

Did not compete.

2018 OUTDOOR (R-So.)
Finished seventh in the 1,500-meter run at the Oral Roberts Invitational (3/31) with a time of 4:06.74.

2018 INDOOR (So.)
Utilized redshirt season.

Earned Academic All-Big 12 Honors … Started the season with a 6K time of 20:07.6 and 14th place finish at the Bob Timmons Dual Classic (9/2) … Placed 19th at the Rim Rock Farm Collegiate Classic (9/30) where he crossed the finish line in 26:37.0 … Posted an 8K time of 26:59.2 which landed him a 75th place finish at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship (10/28).

2017 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Claimed a fourth-place finish at the Rock Chalk Classic (4/28) in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, clocking in at 10:02.88 … Posted a fifth-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Emporia State Relays (4/1) with a time of 9:54.38 … Finished seventh in the steeplechase at the Kansas Relays (4/19-22) with a time of 9:59.69.

2017 INDOOR (Fr.)
Helped the distance medley relay team to a first-place victory at the Bill Easton Classic (1/6), clocking a time of 10:16.23 … Finished fourth in the 3,000-meter run at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/2/16) with a mark of 8:58.28 … Ran the mile at the Jayhawk Classic (1/26-27) and recorded a time of 4:21.57, good for second-place.

Utilized redshirt season.

Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track at Loveland High School … In 2016, took third place in the 800 meters at the 5A Colorado State Championships with a time of 1:56.78 … Won the 2015 Front Range League title in the 800 meters with a season-best time of 1:56.28 … Team’s top runner at the 2015 Front Range League Cross Country Championships with his ninth-place finish and 5K time of 16:35.80 … Claimed the 2,000-meter Steeplechase championship at the 2015 Great Southwest Classic in 6:23.87 … Broke his school’s 3,200-meter record with a personal-best time of 9:37 … Named Runner of the Year by the Reporter Herald in 2015 … Received all-conference honors three seasons (2014-16) … Named school’s most valuable runner three-straight seasons from 2014-16 … Team captain in 2015 and 2016 … Six-time honoree on academic all-state teams.

Son of Paul and Kristin Quere … Has two older siblings, Jacob and Jamie … Father, Paul, was his high school cross country and track coach … Majoring in business finance … Aspires to work with a major athletic shoe company.