We’re highlighting all the New Jersey Olympians this summer because there are so many to watch for. Marielle Hall will compete for the United States in the 10,000 meters in Rio.
Marielle grew up in Haddonfield but was born in Philadelphia. Her parents are Clifton and Racquel Hall and she has a sister, Simone.
She is a Senior at the University of Texas and has been a three-time member of the USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic team for cross country (2010, 2012-13) and track & field (2011-13). She has also earned a place in the Academic All-Big 12 five times (2011-13 in cross country; 2012-13 in track and field). She received the 2013 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award during her junior season and was also the 2013 Big 12 Fall co-Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Track and Field runs from August 12th through August 21st.
We’ll keep you apprised of when each NJ athlete will compete so stay tuned to YDKJ for all the NJ Olympian news you can handle!
[photo and bio info via TexasSports.com]
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