GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Guilford College athletics department announced the hiring of Marketta Bennett as the Assistant Director of Athletics Communications. Bennett started her journey as a Quaker on September 1st, 2021.
In the fall she will be in charge of covering all women's soccer, volleyball, cross country and women's triathlon needs, while assisting Director Jade Osterhout in the office.
The Greensboro, N.C. native was a four-year member of the William Peace University track & field team and a captain. In her final season as a Pacer Bennett topped her competition in the 400 meter race at the USA South Conference Championships.
During her time as a student-athlete, she also assisted in the Athletics Communications department and interned for several sports teams.
A 2021 graduate of WPU, she earned a bachelor's degree in communication with a concentration in graphic design.
Marketta plans to continue her athletic career by competing and training unattached.