Before Yale: The 2008 Palm Beach County Player of the Year at Wellington High School... A two-time first team all-state selection... Three-time all-county and all-conference selection... Four-year varsity starter... Named team MVP as a senior... Two-time team Defensive MVP...Holds school record for most career games (110), starts (108) and wins (90)... Scored six goals and added 24 assists in his career... Named an NSCAA Adidas Scholar All-American as a senior... Wellington was a four-time district champion, reached the state final in 2007 and had two undefeated regular seasons during his career... Team captain for the Wellington Wave Soccer Club, which reached the Florida State Cup semifinals in 2008
Personal: Older brother Matt is a punter for the University of Colorado football team.
Coach Tompkins says: "Marcus is tall and athletic and could be an immediate impact defender this fall."