Events: 60M (7.47), 60H (8.02), 100M (11.71), 100H (13.04)
SEC Women's Freshman of the Week (March 21)
One of the leading hurdlers in the Southeastern Conference in her debut season at LSU in 2017 ... An NCAA Championship qualifier in the 100-meter hurdles during the outdoor season ... Placed 19th in the semifinals of the event at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships after clocking 13.69 (+0.2) at Oregon's Hayward Field ... Advanced to the national semifinals after running a wind-legal seasonal best of 13.14 (+0.2) for fifth place overall in the quarterfinal round at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Clocked 13.22 (+0.2) in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA East Prelims ... Sixth-place finisher in the sprint hurdles in her debut appearance at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Followed a qualifying time of 13.20 (+0.3) in the preliminary round with a run of 13.30 (+1.0) in the final to score three points for the Lady Tigers at the conference meet ... Won the 100 hurdles in her outdoor debut at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette where she ran a season-opening 13.40 (+1.8) ... Honored as the SEC Women's Freshman of the Week following her victory at the Louisiana Classics ... Placed third at both the Beach Invitational (13.28w) and LSU Alumni Gold (13.38), fourth at the Battle on the Bayou (13.26) and fifth at the SEC Relays (13.42) ... Scored four points for LSU in her first SEC Indoor Championships with a fifth-place finish in the final of the 60-meter hurdles ... Followed a time of 8.23 in the qualifying round with a seasonal-best time of 8.21 for fifth place in the final at the SEC Indoor meet ... Won the 60 hurdles twice during her freshman season indoors at the Purple Tiger Invitational (8.29) and Auburn Invitational (8.29) ... Finished runner-up in the event at the LSU Twilight with another run of 8.29 ... Third-place finisher in the 60 hurdles at the Commodore Invitational (8.36) and Razorback Invitational (8.23) ... Also ran the sprint hurdles at the Tyson Invitational (8.43) during the indoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
The top sprint hurdle recruit in the United States in the Class of 2016 … Twice set the national high school record in the 60-meter hurdles in a gold-medal-winning performance at the 2016 New Balance Indoor Nationals in her senior season … Set three-straight personal bests in the event … Followed a PR of 8.16 in the first round of qualifying with back-to-back national records of 8.08 in the semifinals and 8.02 in the final to be crowned the New Balance Indoor Nationals Champion in the event … Broke the previous national record of 8.11 set by Dior Hall in 2014 … Also won the 60 hurdles at the Arkansas High School Invitational with a time of 8.28 before finishing the season as the No. 1-ranked prep performer nationally in the event … Followed during the 2016 outdoor season by smashing the Texas Relays high school record in the 100-meter hurdles with a winning wind-legal PR of 13.04 (+1.2) to rank No. 2 on the U.S. high school list in the event … Crowned the Texas Class 5A state champion in the 100-meter hurdles for the second-straight season with a run of 13.30 (+0.5) in the state final at the 2016 University Interscholastic League Outdoor State Track & Field Championships held at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas … Also won the Class 5A state silver medal in the 4x100-meter relay while running with her teammates at Arlington Seguin High School as a senior in 2016 … Placed fifth in the sprint hurdles at the 2016 New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a run of 13.30 (+0.7) in the final … Was the Texas Class 5A state champion and New Balance Outdoor Nationals Silver Medalist in the 100-meter hurdles during her junior season in 2015 … Scored the silver medal in the sprint hurdles at the 2015 New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 13.12 (+2.5) in the national final … Qualified for the final with a wind-legal run of 13.53 (-1.4) for the fastest time in the preliminary round at the New Balance meet … Captured her first career state title with a win in the 100 hurdles at the 2015 UIL Class 5A Outdoor State Championships … Hurdled to a winning time of 13.55 (+1.5) in the state final in 2015 … Scored the Texas Class 5A state silver medal in the long jump with a wind-legal jump of 18-10 (+1.1) for second place at the state meet … Captured the Texas Relays title in the sprint hurdles with a blistering wind-aided time of 13.27 (+4.0) in the event final … Raced to a wind-legal personal best of 13.44 (+1.3) in winning the Region 2-5A title in the 100 hurdles to rank No. 5 in the high school ranks nationally among all classifications and No. 3 among members of the Class of 2016 in the event … Also crowned the District 14-5A champion in the 100 hurdles in 2015 by running 13.70 at the district meet … Junior season outdoors was also highlighted by running a personal-best time of 11.71 in the 100-meter dash in a win at the Mansfield Summit Relays … Ranked among the nation’s top prep performers in both the 60-meter dash and 60-meter hurdles during the 2015 indoor season … Won the 60-meter hurdles at the Kentucky High School Invitational with times of 8.47 in the prelims and a seasonal best of 8.39 in the final to rank No. 4 nationally for all classes and No. 3 in the Class of 2016 for the 2015 indoor season … Added a runner-up finish in the 60-meter dash at the Kentucky High School Invitational with a personal-best time of 7.47 in the final to rank No. 11 nationally for the 2015 indoor season … Sophomore season was highlighted by a silver-medal-winning runner-up finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2014 UIL Class 4A Outdoor State Championships while running a seasonal-best wind-legal time of 14.07 (+0.5) in the final … Competed on a national level in the summer of 2014 while winning the bronze medal in her age group in the 100 hurdles at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships with a time of 14.19 (-1.8) … Also competed in the event at the 2014 New Balance Outdoor Nationals, finishing 13th in qualifying … Won her first career indoor title in the 60-meter hurdles at the Arkansas Invitational in 2014 with a seasonal-best time of 8.60 in the final … A three-year letterwinner on the volleyball team at Juan Seguin High School during her prep career.
Full name is Tonea Alexis Marshall … Born on Oct. 17, 1998 … Parents are Alex and Toni Marshall … Has two brothers, Arron and Marcus, and one sister, Damesha … Father played college football at East Los Angeles College … An outstanding student while at Juan Seguin High School in Arlington, Texas, while maintaining a 3.37 grade-point average … Active in community service project while in high school while serving with Mission of Arlington … Also a member of SOAR mentoring younger students to become successful students … Plans to major in criminal justice during her collegiate career at LSU.