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2007-2008 Women's Track Roster

Marla Bailey

Class: FR
Position: Distance
Height: 5-9
Previous School: Barrie Central HS
Hometown: Barrie, Ontario

Earned SBC Freshman of the Year honors after placing 13th at Sun Belt Championships ... Finished in Top 40 in four of five events ... Placed 25th at UTC Powerade Invitational in 12:26 (2 miles) and 36th at Old Timers Classic in 19:43.27 (5K) ... Finished 72nd at Louisville Classic in 19:08.80 (5K) and eighth at FrontRunner Invitational in 11:47 (2 miles) ... Posted 13th-place showing at Sun Belt Championships in 18:50.22 (5K).
Indoor: Placed seventh in 3000-meters in 10:44.66 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Posted times of 5:26.64 in mile run and 2:40.01 in 800-meters at Kentucky Invitational ... Won 3000 in 10:35.22 at Blue Raider Invitational and placed 30th in 10:35.66 at Rod McCravy Memorial ... Posted personal-best 5:21.27 in mile run at MT Valentine Invitational ... Finished 10th in 3000 in 10:39.42 and posted personal-best 18:55.16 in 5000-meters at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Member of school-record 4x1500-meter relay (19:45.74) at Clemson Relays ... Placed third in 3000-meter steeplechase in 11:47.50 at Tiger Track Classic ... Member of fifth-place 4x1500 relay (20:16.78) and eighth-place DMR (12:44.24) at Sea Ray Relays ... Finished third in 3000-meters at Coach O Invitational ... Placed sixth in 5000-meters in personal-best 18:26.78 at SBC Championships.

High School: Ran track and cross country for coach Dave Small at Barrie Central Collegiate ... Placed first in the GBSSA as freshman and sophomore and 10th at Canadian XC meet in 2004 ... Finished first in 1500 and 3000-meters at GBSSA and 5th at OFSSA as freshman ... Came in 21st at OFSSA as junior and 9th at OFSSA in 3000 as senior ... Best times include 4:52 for 1500, 10:27 for 3000 and 18:57 for 5000-meters ... Student Council President and member of the Honor Roll.

Personal: Marla Blair Bailey ... Daughter of Joe and Lori Bailey ... Born May 22, 1989 ... Mother went to the world championships in mountain biking, finishing seventh, and father is ranked in the Top 3 in Canada in mountain biking ... Also brother, Mitchell, is Canadian mountain biking champion for under 16.