Titania Markland  
Titania  Markland

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Annotto Bay, Jamaica

High School:
St. Mary HS

Position:
Sprints/Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
01/02/1994

Experience:
1 Letter


02/24/2015

Minnesota Heads to Big Ten Championships

The Gophers finished fourth at the indoor Big Ten meet a year ago

02/18/2015

Gophers to Honor Seniors at Parents Day Invite

Minnesota hosts its final home meet of the 2015 season this Saturday

02/14/2015

Gophers Earn 16 Career Bests at Iowa State

Eight Gophers recorded career-best times in the 800m and mile at the Iowa State Classic

02/12/2015

Iowa State Classic Up Next for Gophers

Minnesota will compete at the Iowa State Classic and the St. Thomas Showcase this week

02/07/2015

Sprinters Shine at Husker Invitational

The Gophers ran the second-fastest indoor 4x400-meter relay in program history

2014 Season - Indoor: Finished her debut indoor season as the sixth-ranked Gopher all-time in the 400m with a 55.03 in preliminaries at Big Tens • won the 600m in 1:33.18 at the Parents Day Open • took second in the 600m at the Northwest Open (1:35.59) • ran on school-record 4x400m relay team that took third at the Big Ten championship in 3:36.67 • ran on four fastest 4x400m relay teams of the indoor season.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Finished 19th in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA national championships in 3:37.08 • advanced to the NCAA national championships in the 4x400m relay after finishing 11th at the NCAA West Prelims in a Minnesota program record of 3:34.71 • placed third in the 4x400m relay (3:35.07) and 10th in the 400m (55.06) at Big Ten Championships • finished sixth in the 400m in a career-best 54.91 at Spec Towns to rank seventh among Gophers all-time • ran back-to-back program records in the 4x400m relay at Big Tens and NCAA West Prelims • finished third in the 400m at Musco Twilight (55.04) and UC San Diego (55.17) • placed 10th in lone 800m race of the season (2:24.87) at USF Collegiate • won the 4x400m relay at UC San Diego (3:39.43) and USF Collegiate (3:45.00) • ran on the 4x100m, 4x200m and sprint medley relay teams at TSU Relays.

High School: A 2011 graduate of St. Mary High School • high school coaches were Dwayne Williams and Erol Campbell • set 400m record (55.44) and 800m record (2:21.34) in Class 2 at 2011 Eastern Championship • set 800m record (2:16.59), 1,500m record (4:56.70) and 4x400m record (3:55.02) in Class 1 at 2013 Eastern Championship • also won 400m (55.21) in Class 1 at 2013 Eastern Championship • represented Jamaica at the 2012 Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC).

Personal: Born January 2, 1994 • plans to major in Meteorology • daughter of Staceyann Strachan • has one younger sister, Britania Forbes • enjoys netball and football.

Markland's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
400m 55.03 (AT-6th) Big Tens (2/28-3/1/14)
600m 1:33.18 Parents Day Open (2/22/14)
Markland's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
400m 54.91 (AT-7th) Spec Towns Invite (4/12/14)
800m 2:24.87 USF Collegiate (4/4/14)