Kansas Jayhawks

Marleena Eubanks

Position Middle Distance
Height 5'7''
Class Senior
Hometown Kingston, Jamaica
High School Edwin Allen HS
Position Middle Distance

CAREER RESULTS

Career Highlights
2019 Indoor Second Team All-America (800 Meters)
2019 USTFCCCA Midwest Region Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Year
2019 Indoor Big 12 Champion (800 Meters)
Indoor School Record (800 Meters) – 2:03.99
Big 12 Indoor Championship Meet Record (800 Meters) – 2:03.99
Indoor School Record (Distance Medley Relay) – 10:58.31
Texas Tech Open Meet Record (4×400 Relay) – 3:38.31
Texas Tech Open Meet Record (800 Meters) – 2:07.94
Outdoor School Record (Sprint Medley Relay) – 3:51.17
2018 Indoor Second Team All-America (DMR)

 

2019 OUTDOOR (Sr.)
Won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:09.15 and was a member of the second place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 3:35.79 at the Battle on the Bayou (4/6) … Posted a third-place finish in the 400-meter dash with a personal-best time of 54.64 seconds and anchored the second place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 3:39.59 at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20) … Recorded the No. 3 800-meter run performance in KU history at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27), clocking in at 2:05.12 for second place.

2019 INDOOR (Sr.)
Helped the 4×400-meter relay team to a victory at the Bob Timmons Challenge (11/30) with a combined time of 3:42.68 … Finished first at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18) in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:11.71 … A member of the second place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 3:46.42 at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-1/26) … Won the 800-meter run, setting a meet record with a personal-best time of 2:07.94, becoming the No. 3 performer and posting the No. 8 performance in KU history and was a member of the first-place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 3:38.31 to set a meet record at the Texas Tech Open (2/1-2/2) … Finished third in the 800-meter run with a personal-best time of 2:06.01 at the ISU Classic (2/8-2/9), posting the No. 3 performance and becoming the No. 2 performer in KU history … A member of the first place 4×400-meter relay team that finished with a combined time of 3:37.51 and a member of the distance medley relay team that finished third with a combined time of 10:58.31, posting the school record and the No. 7 time in the NCAA this season at the Alex Wilson Invitational (2/16) … Won the 800-meter run with a personal-best time of 2:03.99, setting a new school record and a new meet record at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/22-2/23) and was a member of the 4×400-meter relay team that finished second with a combined time of 3:34.49 for the No. 7 performance in KU history … Finished 16th in the preliminary round of the 800-meter run at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/8-9) to earn Second Team All-America honors.

2018 OUTDOOR (Jr.)
Finished eighth in the women’s 800-meter run invitational section at the Texas Relays (3/28-31) with a time of 2:08.45 to become the No. 6 performer in KU history and was a member of the sprint medley relay team that set the school record with a time of 3:51.17 … Placed ninth in the open 400-meter dash at the Sun Angel Classic (4/6-7) with a time of 54.67 seconds … Finished second in the quadrangular section of the 800-meter run at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) with a time of 2:13.56 and helped the 4×400 relay team to a first-place finish with a combined time of 3:38.56 … Moved up to No. 3 on the KU all-time performers list in the 800 meters with the sixth-fastest time in school history of 2:06.05 to place third at the National Relay Championships (4/27-28) and was a member of the 4×400-meter relay team that placed seventh with a time of 3:35.46 … Placed second in the 800-meter run at the Big 12 Championship (5/11-13) and became the No. 2 performer in KU history in the event with a time of 2:04.44 … Finished 44th in the first round of the 800-meter run at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/24-26) with a time of 2:15.47.

2018 INDOOR (Jr.)
Opened her Jayhawk career with a victory in the 600-yard run at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-26) with a time of 1:24.23, and was a member of the 4×400-meter relay team that took second with a time of 3:50.93 … Finished fourth in the 800 meters at the Rod McCravy Memorial (2/3) with a time of 2:13.25 … Became the No. 5 performer in KU women’s indoor history in the 800 meters at the Alex Wilson Invitational (2/17), finishing third with a time of 2:09.13 … Finished fifth in the 800 meters at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/23-24) with the No. 8 time in KU women’s indoor history of 2:08.23 to make her the No. 3 performer in program history … Earned Second Team All-America honors as a member of the distance medley relay team that finished ninth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/9-10) with a time of 11:12.91.

2016 OUTDOOR (At Central Arizona College)
Finished first at the NJCAA Region I Track & Field Championships in the 800-meter run and the 1,500-meter run, and was a member of the first place 4×400-meter relay team and the second place 4×800-meter relay team to qualify for the national championship meet in all four events … Won the 800 meters at the 2016 NJCAA Outdoor National Championships (5/17-19) with a time of 2:05.34 … Finished second at the national championship meet in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:35.81.

2016 INDOOR (At Central Arizona College)
Won the 800-meter run at the NJCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (3/4-5) with a time of 2:08.74 … Finished second in the 1,000-meter run at the national championship meet with a time of 2:57.75 … Member of the distance medley relay team at thenational championships that finished fourth with a time of 12:28.79.

2015 OUTDOOR (At Central Arizona College)
Finished first in the 400-meter dash at the NJCAA Region I Track & Field Championships with a time of 54.80 seconds … Also qualified for the national meet by winning the 800 meters at the regional meet with a time of 2:13.18 … Won the 800 meters at the NJCAA Championships (5/14-16) with a time of 2:08.74 … Finished second in the 1,500 meters at the national championships with a time of 4:40.86.

2015 INDOOR (At Central Arizona College)
Finished third in the 800 meters a the 2015 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships (3/6-7) with a time of 2:18.05 … Also finished third in the 1,000 meters at the NJCAA Championships with a time of 3:01.65.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Edwin Allen High School in Kingston, Jamaica.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Deleta and the late James Eubanks … Undecided on a major.