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Obeng Marfo
Obeng  Marfo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Father Henry Carr

Event:
Throws

Experience:
SR

Major:
Bio Behavioral Health


01/13/2017

BLOG: MacKay Finding a Home with Penn State Track

05/19/2016

Track & Field Qualifies 31 for NCAA East Preliminary Round

NCAA East Preliminary Round takes place May 26-28 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.

05/12/2016

Nittany Lions Gear Up for Big Ten Championships

The Penn State men and women's track & field teams are set to compete in the 2016 Big Ten Outdoor Championships slated to begin Friday, May 13 in Lincoln, NE

02/21/2016

BLOG: Kidder, Nittany Lion Wins Highlight Weekend

11/24/2015

BLOG: Track and Field Season Preview: Throws

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On the National Stage... || 2017 Outdoor ||
Competed in the shot put at the NCAA Championships finishing with a best of 53'-0.75" (16.17m)... Competed in the shot put and discus throw at the NCAA East Preliminary  finishing with a best of 53'-7.50" (16.34m) in the shot put and 164'-4" (50.09m) in the discus throw || 2016 Outdoor ||Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary in the discus and shot put... Finished 17th in the shot put with a mark of 15.65m (51'-4.25")... Finished 28th in the discus with a best throw of 48.88m (160'4") || 2015 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims in the discus throw and the shot put … Finished 20th in the shot put (50-1.75) and 42nd in the discus throw (149-1)

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2017 Outdoor || Competed in three events (SP, DT, HT)... Finished with a personal best of 53'-11" (16.43m)... Finished third in the shot put... Finished fifth in the discus throw || 2017 Indoor || Competed in the weight throw and shot put recording marks of 56'-6.50" (17.23m) and 51'-1.50" (15.58m), respectively || 2016 Outdoor || Recorded seventh-place finishes in both the discus (49.87m/163'7") and the shot put (15.61m/51'-2.75") || 2016 Indoor || Posted a third-place finish in shot put with a mark of 16.09m (52'-9.50") || 2015 Outdoor || Placed fourth in the shot put with her personal-best mark of 52-6 … Her mark of 52-6 is tied for fifth all-time at Penn State … Finished sixth in the discus with her personal-best toss of 170-1 … Her mark of 170-1 ranks third all-time at Penn State … Took 23rd in the hammer throw with a throw of 151-9 || 2015 Indoor || Finished ninth in the shot put (46-11.75) … Placed 18th in the weight throw (56-6.5)

In the Field... || 2017 Outdoor || Competed in eight meets... Posted 12 top-10 finishes... Recorded a personal best in the hammer throw with a mark of 183'-6" (55.94m) || 2017 Indoor || Competed in seven meets... Posted 12 top-10 finishes... Recorded a personal best in the weight throw of 61'-9" (18.82m) || 2016 Outdoor || Competed in eight meets... Set a personal best in the discus throw at the Bucknell Team Challenge... Collected three first-place finishes || 2016 Indoor || Competed in seven meets... Set personal best in the shot put and weight throw... Posted 11 top-10 finishes || 2015 Outdoor || Tallied a personal-best mark of 170-0 en route to a sixth-place finish in hammer throw at the Jim Thorpe Invite … Finished second in the shot put at the Jim Thorpe Invite with her toss of 51-0 … Placed second in the discus at the Jim Thorpe Invite with her toss of 155-1 || 2015 Indoor || Finished fourth in the shot put at the Penn State National Invitational with her toss of 47-7.75 … Tallied a season-best distance of 48-2 en route to a second-place finish in the shot put at the Penn State Tune-Up … Posted a personal-best mark of 58-3.25 in the weight throw at the Tyson Invitational

Before Penn State... || High School PRs ||
Discus: 135-3 ... Shot Put: 44-3 1/4 || National Level Competition || Five-time OFSAA gold medalist in the shot put ...Two-time national gold medalist ... A member of the 2013 Canadian team at the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships ... Legions Youth Nationals, 2012 (silver) & 2013 (gold) ... Junior Nationals gold medalist || Personal || Daughter of Janet Obeng and Oppong Checheku ... Born April 11, 1996 ... Kinesiology major

Top Performances

YearSportShot PutDiscusHammerWeight Throw
2017 Outdoor 16.43m 51.87m 55.94m -- --
2017 Indoor 15.95m -- -- -- -- 18.82m
2016 Outdoor 15.72m 52.03m 49.06m -- --
2016 Indoor 16.09m -- -- -- -- 18.04m
2015 Outdoor 16.00m 51.86m 51.82m -- --
2015 Indoor 14.68m -- -- -- -- 17.76m

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Jun 7–10, 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships Shot Put 16.17m (53' 0.75") 19
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round Discus 50.09m (164' 4") 22
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round Shot Put 16.34m (53' 7.5") 12
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships Shot Put 16.43m (53' 11") 3
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships Discus 51.87m (170' 2") 5
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships Hammer NP (NP)  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays Hammer 50.73m (166' 5")  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays Discus 49.69m (163' 0")  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays Shot Put 15.95m (52' 4")  
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge Discus 48.31m (158' 6") 5
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge Shot Put 15.68m (51' 5.5") 4
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge Hammer 51.70m (169' 7") 7
Apr 14–15, 2017 Bison Outdoor Classic Discus 49.54m (162' 6") 2
Apr 8, 2017 LSU Battle on the Bayou Hammer 52.46m (172' 1") 6
Apr 8, 2017 LSU Battle on the Bayou Discus 46.65m (153' 1") 3
Apr 8, 2017 LSU Battle on the Bayou Shot Put 14.62m (47' 11.75") 5
Mar 24–25, 2017 Pac-12 vs Big-10 Invitational Hammer 55.94m (183' 6") 6
Mar 24–25, 2017 Pac-12 vs Big-10 Invitational Discus 48.95m (160' 7") 6
Mar 24–25, 2017 Pac-12 vs Big-10 Invitational Shot Put 15.53m (50' 11.5") 5
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships Shot Put 15.58m (51' 1.5") 8
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships WT 17.23m (56' 6.5") 17
Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up Shot Put 14.97m (49' 1.5") 3
Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up WT 15.86m (52' 0.5") 3
Feb 10–11, 2017 SPIRE NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Meet WT 18.82m (61' 9") 5
Feb 10–11, 2017 SPIRE NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Meet Shot Put 15.21m (49' 11") 4
Feb 3, 2017 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup WT 17.68m (58' 0.25") 1
Feb 3, 2017 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup Shot Put 15.50m (50' 10.25") 2
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National Shot Put 15.36m (50' 4.75") 2
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National WT 17.82m (58' 5.75") 5
Jan 20–21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet Shot Put 15.95m (52' 4") 5
Jan 20–21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet WT 16.04m (52' 7.5") 15
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge WT 18.09m (59' 4.25") 3
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge Shot Put 15.04m (49' 4.25") 2
May 26–28, 2016 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round Discus 48.88m (160' 4") 28
May 26–28, 2016 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round Shot Put 15.65m (51' 4.25") 17
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships Discus 49.87m (163' 7") 7
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships Shot Put 15.61m (51' 2.75") 7
May 6, 2016 Jim Thorpe Open Discus 50.20m (164' 8") 1
May 6, 2016 Jim Thorpe Open Shot Put 14.79m (48' 6.25") 2
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays Discus 49.12m (161' 2")  
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays Shot Put 14.80m (48' 6.75")  
Apr 23, 2016 Bucknell Team Challenge Discus 52.03m (170' 8") 1
Apr 23, 2016 Bucknell Team Challenge Shot Put 15.72m (51' 7") 1
Apr 16, 2016 Texas Invitational Discus 50.25m (164' 10") 4
Apr 16, 2016 Texas Invitational Shot Put 14.79m (48' 6.25") 8
Apr 9, 2016 Pepsi Invitational Discus 45.47m (149' 2") 6
Apr 9, 2016 Pepsi Invitational Hammer 49.06m (160' 11") 9
Apr 9, 2016 Pepsi Invitational Shot Put 14.94m (49' 0.25") 7
Mar 25–26, 2016 Pac-12 vs Big 10 Invitational Hammer 49.05m (160' 11") 12
Mar 25–26, 2016 Pac-12 vs Big 10 Invitational Discus 49.19m (161' 5") 5
Mar 25–26, 2016 Pac-12 vs Big 10 Invitational Shot Put 15.63m (51' 3.5") 4
Feb 26–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships Shot Put 16.09m (52' 9.5") 3
Feb 26–27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships WT 17.42m (57' 2") 20
Feb 20, 2016 Penn State Tune-Up Shot Put 15.89m (52' 1.75") 1
Feb 20, 2016 Penn State Tune-Up WT 17.77m (58' 3.75") 3
Feb 12, 2016 Fastrack National Invite Shot Put 15.60m (51' 2.25") 4
Feb 12, 2016 Fastrack National Invite WT 17.67m (57' 11.75") 4
Feb 5–6, 2016 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup WT 18.04m (59' 2.25") 3
Feb 5–6, 2016 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup Shot Put 15.47m (50' 9.25") 4
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National Shot Put 15.81m (51' 10.5") 4
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National WT 16.31m (53' 6.25") 14
Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge WT NP (NP)  
Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge Shot Put 15.22m (49' 11.25") 3
Jan 9, 2016 Penn State Relays Shot Put 15.06m (49' 5") 3
Jan 9, 2016 Penn State Relays WT 17.40m (57' 1") 6
May 28–30, 2015 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round Discus 45.44m (149' 1") 42
May 28–30, 2015 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round Shot Put 15.28m (50' 1.75") 20
May 15–17, 2015 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships Discus 51.86m (170' 2") 6
May 15–17, 2015 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships Shot Put 16.00m (52' 6") 4
May 15–17, 2015 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships Hammer 46.26m (151' 9") 23
May 8, 2015 Jim Thorpe Open Hammer 51.82m (170' 0") 6
May 8, 2015 Jim Thorpe Open Discus 47.26m (155' 1") 2
May 8, 2015 Jim Thorpe Open Shot Put 15.54m (51' 0") 2
May 1, 2015 Kehoe Twilight Meet Discus 44.25m (145' 2") 2
May 1, 2015 Kehoe Twilight Meet Hammer 48.96m (160' 7") 5
May 1, 2015 Kehoe Twilight Meet Shot Put 14.46m (47' 5.25") 3
Apr 23–25, 2015 2015 Penn Relays Shot Put 15.22m (49' 11.25")  
Apr 23–25, 2015 2015 Penn Relays Discus 46.42m (152' 3")  
Apr 18, 2015 LSU Alumni Gold Discus 44.72m (146' 9") 9
Apr 18, 2015 LSU Alumni Gold Shot Put 14.08m (46' 2.5") 13
Apr 11, 2015 Bison Outdoor Classic Hammer NP (NP)  
Apr 11, 2015 Bison Outdoor Classic Shot Put 14.92m (48' 11.5") 2
Apr 11, 2015 Bison Outdoor Classic Discus 44.26m (145' 2") 4
Apr 2–4, 2015 Florida Relays Discus 41.42m (135' 11") 13
Apr 2–4, 2015 Florida Relays Shot Put 13.94m (45' 9") 9
Feb 27–28, 2015 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships Shot Put 14.32m (46' 11.75") 9
Feb 27–28, 2015 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships WT 17.23m (56' 6.5") 18
Feb 21, 2015 Penn State Tune-Up Shot Put 14.68m (48' 2") 2
Feb 21, 2015 Penn State Tune-Up WT 16.81m (55' 2") 3
Feb 13–14, 2015 Tyson Invitational WT 17.76m (58' 3.25") 21
Feb 13–14, 2015 Tyson Invitational Shot Put 14.04m (46' 0.75") 20
Feb 6–7, 2015 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup WT 17.34m (56' 10.75") 6
Feb 6–7, 2015 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup Shot Put 14.13m (46' 4.25") 5
Jan 30–31, 2015 Penn State National Invitational Shot Put 14.52m (47' 7.75") 4
Jan 30–31, 2015 Penn State National Invitational WT 17.08m (56' 0.5") 9
Jan 17, 2015 Nittany Lion Challenge WT 16.02m (52' 6.75") 11
Jan 17, 2015 Nittany Lion Challenge Shot Put 14.20m (46' 7.25") 3
Jan 10, 2015 Penn State Relays Shot Put 13.59m (44' 7") 3
Jan 10, 2015 Penn State Relays WT 15.86m (52' 0.5") 7

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