Marie Veale
Marie Veale
Height: 5-10
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Richmond, CA
High School: Hercules HS
Position: Sprints
EXP: 1V

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE - 2013
Marie Veale advanced to her first NCAA West Preliminary Round (May 23-25) as a member of the CSUN 4x100 relay team ... ran the anchor leg for the Matadors who finished 17th in a time of 45.39 ... qualified for both the 100 and 200 meters at the Big West Championships (May 11) as well as running in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays ... reached the 200 meter final where he finished ninth in a time of 12.05 ... clocked a season-best 11.88 in the prelims which ties for ninth on the all-time CSUN Freshman list ... ran a season-best 24.27, which ranks eighth on the Freshman list, in the 200 prelims which was one spot away from advancing to the final ... anchored the Big West champion 4x100 relay which ran a season-best 44.43, the second-fastest time in Matador history ... ran the third leg on the 4x400 team that placed fifth in 3:43.26. INDOOR SEASON: qualified for both the 60 and 200 meters at the MPSF Championships (Feb. 23) ... ran a season-best 7.70 in the 60 meter prelims which was good for 20th ... was 28th in 200 meter qualifying in 25.40 ... ran a season-best 25.02 at the Texas A&M Invitational.


HERCULES HIGH SCHOOL
Marie Veale competed in track & field at Hercules High School in Hercules, Calif. ... ran the 100, 200 and 400 meters for the Titans and coach Kyle Whitmore ... was named Most Valuable Player for the track team as a senior in 2012 ... top 100 meter time was 12.1 and top 200 time was 24.6 ... also ran for the Flying Jaguars Track Club ... graduated in 2012.


PERSONAL
Born November 17, 1994 in San Pablo, Calif. ... mother is Delphine Smith and stepfather is Sylvester Wiggins Jr. ... has one younger brother, Sylvester III ... favorites include the Oklahoma City Thunder and US Olympic sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "the track meets" and the toughest is "practice and having a good mindset" ... couldn't imagine going a week without her phone ... major is Biology.


OUTDOOR CAREER BESTS 

100 Meters: 11.88 - Big West Championships (5/11/13)

200 Meters: 24.27 - Big West Championships (5/11/13)

INDOOR CAREER BESTS 

60 Meters: 7.70 - MPSF Indoor Championships (2/23/13)

200 Meters: 25.02 - Texas A&M Invitational (2/9/13)