JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Desmund Horne and Marcus Walker have announced their intention to continue their track and field career at Carson Newman College.
Coach David Needs: "We have added two athletes who come from excellent programs. They are an excellent fit for us because of their character and commitment to winning. We are blessed to add two quality young men".
Desmund Horne – Sprinter and Relay Runner – Maryville HS . State Finalist in the 400M and 800M Relay. Was also a member of the State Champion Football Team as a Wide Receiver where he was All-State and a participant in the Toyota East-West All-Star Game.
Marcus Walker – Jumper and Sprinter – Christian Academy of Knoxville. TSAA State Champion in High Jump, 3rd place in the 400M and 5th in the Long Jump. All KIL and All Prep xtra Track Athlete, All-State Track. Also plays football where he was an All KIL and All Region defensive player. Fall of 2009 was Shoney's Athlete of the Month.