An important member of the Aggies men’s track and field team because he can score points in the jump pit and on the track surface…Will be expected to be one of the top 60 meter and 100 meter runners during the indoor and outdoor seasons…Won the 2013 long jump MEAC outdoor championship as a sophomore in 2013…He was also a third-team All-MEAC member during the 2013 MEAC indoor championships in the long jump and earned a third-team honor after he and his 400 meter relay teammates finished third at the 2013 MEAC outdoor championships…Earned first-team honors at the 2014 MEAC outdoor championships after he helped his 400 meter team finish first…Noble’s 400 team also qualified for the 2014 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round…His personal-best include: 10.59 in the 100, 21.59 in the 200, 6.90 in the 60, 36.54 in the 300 and 24 feet, 4 ¼ inches in the long jump…Made the Dean’s List during the 2013 spring semester.
2013-14 Indoor Season: Competed in seven indoor meets… Placed second in the 60 in 6.91 and third in the long jump at 22-feet, 11 ¾ inches at the JDL College Kick-off Classic on Dec. 7… Placed first in the long jump (23-feet, 9 ½ inches) and the 200 (22.18) and second in the 60 (6.92) at the Gene Anderson Invitational on Jan. 17… Placed second in the long jump with a personal best jump of 24-feet, 4 ¼ inches at the 2014 Armory Collegiate Invitational on Feb. 8.
2014 Outdoor Season: Competed in eight outdoor meets…Was a part of the 400 meter team that qualified for the 2014 NCAA East region in Jacksonville, Fla…The team ran a team-best 39.78, but just missed making the NCAA nationals by one spot … Ran a personal best of 10.59 in the 100 at the Florida Relays… Ran a personal-best in the 200 at 21.59 at the 2014 Aggie Invitational… Helped the 400 meter team place first in 40.21 at the Georgia Tech Invitational…Placed first in the long jump at 24-feet, 1 ¾ inches at the Charlotte 49er Classic… Helped the 400 meter relay team finish first at the 2014 Aggie Invitational at 39.86 and they ran a 40.35 at Penn Relays… All four members of his 400 meter relay team earned first-team all-conference honors at the 2014 MEAC championships after they won their race in 40.27…Placed third in the long jump in 23-feet, 8 ¼ inches at the Aggie Last Chance meet.
2012-2013: Competed in five indoor meets as a sophomore…Placed third in the long jump at the 2013 Hilton Garden Inn Invitational with a jump of 23-feet, ¾ inches…Earned third-team All-MEAC honors at the 2013 MEAC indoor championships when he jumped 22-feet, 9 ¼ inches in the long jump…Participated in nine meets during the outdoor season…Jumped 23-feet, 8-inches at the 2013 Shamrock Invitational XVII in the long to finish second…Was one-fourth of the Aggies 4x200 meter relay team that finished second at the 41stRobert “Jet” Johnson Bulldog Relays as they ran a 1:23.41…At the same meet, finished fourth in the long jump with a leap of 21-feet, 2 ¾ inches…Placed fourth at the Raleigh Relays held at N.C. State with a jump of 23-feet, 11 ½ inches in the long jump…Finished third at the Florida Relays in the long jump as his best jump went 23-feet, 6-inches…Had a second-place finish at the N.C. A&T Aggie Invitational with a long jump of 23-feet, 6 ¼ inches…Was one-fourth of the Aggies 4x100 meter relay team that advanced to the Championship of Americas final at the historic Penn Relays as the team ran a 40.74 to qualify…Won the 2013 MEAC long jump championship at Irwin Belk Track as he jumped 23-feet, 6 ¾ inches…Also earned third-team All-MEAC honors at the same meet as a part of the Aggies 4x100 meter relay team.
2011-12: Participated in five indoor meets as a freshman…Finished seventh at the 2012 MEAC indoor championships in the long jump with a mark of 21-feet, 11 ½ inches…Competed in five outdoor meets…Finished sixth at the 2012 MEAC outdoor championships in the long jump with a leap of 22-feet, 5-inches.
High School: Attended Buchholz High School and competed on the varsity level for four years under coaches Gary Evans, Matt Gorman and Austin Hawthorne…Named the 2010 Class 4A Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) long jump champion…Received All-State, All- Region and All-County recognition in 2010…Was a four-time Alachua County long jump champion…Noble was ranked seventh in the nation in the long jump according to Dye Stat…Personal records in the 100 meters is 10.78, 21.80 in the 200 meters, 24-feet, 6 ½ inches in the long jump, 45-feet, 3-inches in the triple jump and 6.57 in the 55 meters.
Personal: Full name is Marquis Darian Noble…He is the son of Darian R. Noble and Tiffany M. Davis-Noble…He was born on November 7, 1992…Has one sibling Brijar D. Noble…His major is sports science and fitness management with a concentration in physical therapy…Plans to own a gym, which will include a rehab center, massage therapy and chiropractic center after graduation….Enjoys spending time with family…As a pre-competition ritual he listens to reggae.