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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

Indoor Track & Field Personal Best Marks

EventMeetMark
SP Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 16.09m 52' 9.25"
WT SPIRE NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Meet 18.82m 61' 8.75"

Complete Indoor Track & Field Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
   Jan 13, 2018 Nittany Lion Challenge WT 17.19m   56' 4.75" 6th (F)
   Feb 24-25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships SP 15.58m   51' 1.5" 8th (F)
   Feb 24-25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships WT 17.23m   56' 6.5" 17th (F)
   Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up SP 14.97m   49' 1.5" 3rd (F)
   Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up WT 15.86m   52' 0.5" 3rd (F)
   Feb 10-11, 2017 SPIRE NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Meet SP 15.21m   49' 11" 4th (F)
   Feb 10-11, 2017 SPIRE NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Meet WT 18.82m   61' 9" 5th (F)
   Feb 3, 2017 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup SP 15.50m   50' 10.25" 2nd (F)
   Feb 3, 2017 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup WT 17.68m   58' 0.25" 1st (F)
   Jan 27-28, 2017 Penn State National SP 15.36m   50' 4.75" 2nd (F)
   Jan 27-28, 2017 Penn State National WT 17.82m   58' 5.75" 5th (F)
   Jan 20-21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet SP 15.95m   52' 4" 5th (F)
   Jan 20-21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet WT 16.04m   52' 7.5" 15th (F)
   Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge SP 15.04m   49' 4.25" 2nd (F)
   Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge WT 18.09m   59' 4.25" 3rd (F)
   Feb 26-27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships SP 16.09m   52' 9.5" 3rd (F)
   Feb 26-27, 2016 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships WT 17.42m   57' 2" 20th (F)
   Feb 20, 2016 Penn State Tune-Up SP 15.89m   52' 1.75" 1st (F)
   Feb 20, 2016 Penn State Tune-Up WT 17.77m   58' 3.75" 3rd (F)
   Feb 12, 2016 Fastrack National Invite SP 15.60m   51' 2.25" 4th (F)
   Feb 12, 2016 Fastrack National Invite WT 17.67m   57' 11.75" 4th (F)
   Feb 5-6, 2016 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup SP 15.47m   50' 9.25" 4th (F)
   Feb 5-6, 2016 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup WT 18.04m   59' 2.25" 3rd (F)
   Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National SP 15.81m   51' 10.5" 4th (F)
   Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National WT 16.31m   53' 6.25" 14th (F)
   Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge SP 15.22m   49' 11.25" 3rd (F)
   Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge WT FOUL  
   Jan 9, 2016 Penn State Relays SP 15.06m   49' 5" 3rd (F)
   Jan 9, 2016 Penn State Relays WT 17.40m   57' 1" 6th (F)
   Feb 27-28, 2015 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships SP 14.32m   46' 11.75" 9th (F)
   Feb 27-28, 2015 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships WT 17.23m   56' 6.5" 18th (F)
   Feb 21, 2015 Penn State Tune-Up SP 14.68m   48' 2" 2nd (F)
   Feb 21, 2015 Penn State Tune-Up WT 16.81m   55' 2" 3rd (F)
   Feb 13-14, 2015 Tyson Invitational SP 14.04m   46' 0.75" 20th (F)
   Feb 13-14, 2015 Tyson Invitational WT 17.76m   58' 3.25" 21st (F)
   Feb 6-7, 2015 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup SP 14.13m   46' 4.25" 5th (F)
   Feb 6-7, 2015 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup WT 17.34m   56' 10.75" 6th (F)
   Jan 30-31, 2015 Penn State National Invitational SP 14.52m   47' 7.75" 4th (F)
   Jan 30-31, 2015 Penn State National Invitational WT 17.08m   56' 0.5" 9th (F)
   Jan 17, 2015 Nittany Lion Challenge SP 14.20m   46' 7.25" 3rd (F)
   Jan 17, 2015 Nittany Lion Challenge WT 16.02m   52' 6.75" 11th (F)
   Jan 10, 2015 Penn State Relays SP 13.59m   44' 7" 3rd (F)
   Jan 10, 2015 Penn State Relays WT 15.86m   52' 0.5" 7th (F)

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