Athlete to Watch: Waseca's Marcus Hansen


In preparation for the upcoming outdoor track and field season, MileSplit Minnesota will highlight some athletes from all track and field disciplines to watch out for this upcoming season. Athletes were chosen because of their previous accomplishments and potential. 

Name: Marcus Hansen

School: Waseca High School

Year: 2021

College Commitment: Bemidji State University (Football)


Shot Put53-7.5
100 Meter Dash11.99
Shot Put54-10.5
55 Meter Dash6.94
60 Meter Dash7.44

Marcus Hansen is the top-ranked returning discus and shot put thrower in the state for this upcoming season, although collegiately he has opted to play football. At the last state meet, Hansen finished third in the discus and fifth in the shot put, he also won both section titles that year. 

Go onto the next page to view a Q&A with Marcus Hansen about this upcoming season!