Marissa Romano
Marissa Romano
Year: So.
Hometown: Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.
High School: Hasbrouck Heights
Position: Jumps

2012: Competed in the long jump and triple jump…posted season-best marks in the long jump (5.20m) at the UMass Invitational (April 14) and triple jump (10.62m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (April 21)…recorded a second place finish at the Alden Invitational (Dec. 3) in the triple jump with a distance of 10.32 meters.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity track and field team at Hasbrouck Heights High School for coach Robert Brady … team captain senior year … named  first team All-League (NJIC) in the triple jump and long jump in 2011, second  team All-Bergen County in the triple jump in 2011 and third team All-Bergen County in the long jump in 2010 … earned Bergen County Athlete of the Week honors on April 4, 2011 … team won the Bergen County League Championship in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and relay championships in 2010 and 2011 … set school records in the long jump, triple jump and as part of the 4x400 relay team in 2011 … recorded first place finishes in the 2011 Bergen County Championship in the long jump and triple jump and the 2011 New Jersey Group 1 Sectional Championship in the long jump … also a three-year member of the varsity soccer team … team captain in 2009 and 2010 … named first team All-League in 2009 and 2010 … also played for the Wood-Ridge Strikers club soccer team and was team captain in 2006 and 2007 … held office as a student council representative and was Editor in Chief of the award winning school newspaper, The Spectator … won an award for Excellence in Yearbook Journalism and scholarships from the Bergen County Women’s Association, Hasbrouck Height’s Men’s Association and Hasbrouck Heights Soccer Association and also received the Mary E. Taminini (Mayor’s) Scholarship … member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Patrick and Lillian Romano … father played baseball at Fairleigh Dickinson University … has one sister (Juliana) … majoring in Political Science.


Romano's Top Performances

Event Distance Meet (Date)
Long Jump 5.20m UMass Invitational (4/14/2012)
Triple Jump 10.62m Holy Cross Invitational (4/21/2012)