Marcellus Embry
Marcellus Embry
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
High School: Villa Angela-St. Joesph
Major: Criminal Justice
Events: Sprints

2016 Outdoor (Junior): Finished eighth in the 200m dash at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 22.32 seconds...ran the third leg of YSU's 4x100m relay team that finished second.

2016 Indoor (Junior): Ran a time of 7.06 seconds in the 60-meter dash at the Horizon League Championships to help the Penguins win the HL Championships...had a season-best time of 7.05 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles at the Zips Invitational...ran a season-best time of 22.84 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the YSU College Invitational.

2015 Outdoor (Sophomore): Placed fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.21 seconds...placed fourth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.18 seconds at the Horizon League Championships...ran a personal-best of 10.64 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the Tennessee Relays powered by Sea Ray...had a season best time of 21.64 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the Slippery Rock Dave Labor Invitational.

2015 Indoor (Sophomore): Finished second in the 60-meter dash at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 6.97 seconds behind teammate Carl Zallow...ran a strong race after having the fifth-fastest qualifying time in the prelims...placed seconds at the HL Championships in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.84 seconds also behind Zallow...had a great final 50 meters in the race to surge into second place.

2014 Outdoor (Freshman): Ran the second leg of the 4x100-meter relay finishing third at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 41.96 seconds…finished sixth in the 100-meter dash at the HL Championships with a time of 11.02 seconds…ran a season-best time of 10.99 seconds in the 100m dash at the Tennessee Relays presented by Sea Ray…finished eighth in the 200m dash at the league meet with a time of 22.62 seconds…set his season-best 200m dash time in the prelims of the HL Championships with a mark of 22.11 seconds.

2013-14 Indoor (Freshman): Finished third in the 60-meter dash at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 6.96 seconds…top finisher in the 200m dash preliminaries at the HL meet with a season-best time of 21.64 seconds...suffered an injury and was not able to compete in the final 200m dash.

High School: Three-time letterman and captain for two years...helped guide VASJ to a Division III state runner-up finish in 2012...set the Division III District record in the 200 meter dash (22.03 seconds)...was named the News Herald Athlete of the Year...was part the News Herald All-Star first team...first-team All-NLL in the 200m, and 4x200m and earned Honorable Mention in the 100m...was All-Ohio in the 200m...also played basketball for four years and football for two years earning letters in both sports.

Personal: Son of Marcellus and Iyecha...has three sisters Marketa, Mariah, and Madisyn...major is Criminal Justice...hopes to be a detective, or part of the FBI...hobbies consist of running, listening to music, and hanging out with family and friends.