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Player Bio: Marie Muai :: Track  

  Marie Muai
Marie Muai

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tacoma, Washington

High School:
Franklin Pierce High

Height:
5-7

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
01/28/1983

WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2002-03): Indoor - Threw the school record of 18.83m/61-9 1/2i in the 20-pound weight at the adidas Classic (2/8/03, Lincoln)...mark was 31st nationally...at the MPSF Championships finished 10th in the 20# weight at 15.67m/51-5i, and 17th in the shot put with a toss of 12.97m/42-6 3/4i (2/22/03, Nampa)...Outdoor - PR hammer throw of 53.46m/175-5 was 10th place at Pac-10 Championships (5/18/03, Los Angeles)...mark is third-best in school history...at conference meet also finished 14th in discus (43.47m/142-7)...set PR in discus of 51.17m/167-10 at UW dual (5/3/03, Seattle)...mark is fifth-best in school history...at the NCAA West Regionals, finished 10th in the discus at 49.63m/162-10 and 18th in the hammer at 50.91m/167-0.

FRESHMAN (2001-02): Indoor - Set freshman school discus record of 50.90m/167-0 at the McDonald's I (2/2/02, Moscow)...at MPSF Championships finished ninth in 20# weight throw at 16.11m/52-10 1/2i and 19th in the shot put at 11.38m/37-4i (2/23/02, Flagstaff)...Outdoor - Led Cougar women in discus with top toss of 48.60m/159-5 at Mt. SAC Relays (4/21/02, Walnut)...struggled at Pac-10 Championships with 18th places in both shot put and discus.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned three letters in volleyball for coach Shelly Cane and four in track with Howard Lutton at Franklin Pierce High...state champion in the shot put as a senior and sophomore...had second place finish as junior and 10th place as freshman...top shot put mark is 45-7...state discus finishes include second as junior, 14th as freshman...holds school discus record of 153-11...as a senior had first place finish in shot put and second in discus at Eason Invite and named Female Field Athlete of the Meet...previous year won shot and second in discus at same meet...won shot and discus at Federal Way Invite with shot record of 44-11...won both events at Lake Washington Invite after second place finishes as a junior...won league and district shot and discus titles as junior, had second place finishes as sophomore and freshman...team captain, most inspirational, coaches award...named Tacoma News Tribune Athlete of the Week and Tacoma Athlete Commission Athlete of the Month...honors include Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award, Navy Distinguished Athlete Award, Citizenship Award, Franklin Pierce Scholarship Program Award.

PERSONAL. Marie Olevia Muai was born 1/28/83, at Tacoma...father Jacob is a drive instructor...mother Peggy is a registered nurse...brothers Anthony (10/19/80), twins Mike and Jeff (10/8/81), Jared (11/10/84), and Jacob (10/13/85)...on Honor Roll 1999-2001...ASB Secretary as senior...Rotary Club Student of the Month...majoring in history at WSU.

MUAI'S WSU BESTS:
20# Weight Throw - 18.83m / 61-9 1/2i SR (2003)
Shot Put - 13.79m / 45-3 (2002)
Discus - 51.17m / 167-10 (2003)
Hammer - 53.46m / 175-5 (2003)

PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2003 Discus 14th 43.47m / 142-7 Hammer 10th 53.46m / 175-5 2002 Shot Put 18th 11.79m / 38-8 1/4 Discus 18th 37.08m / 121-8

NCAA WEST REGIONAL PERFORMANCES 2003 Discus 10th 49.63m / 162-10 Hammer 18th 50.91m / 167-0

Washington State Cougars Track & Field