Sunny Margerum
Sunny Margerum

Player Profile
RS Sophomore

Lafayette, Calif.

High School:
Gunn HS




Cal Men Clinch 119th Big Meet with 85-78 Win over Stanford

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Big Meet Pits Cal vs. Stanford on Saturday

119th Renewal of Rivalry to Be Contested at Stanford


Final Push Gives Cal Men Triangular Meet Victory

Bears Finish 1-2 in High Jump, Discus and Triple Jump to Win over Michigan, Virginia


18 Golden Bears on Indoor All-Academic Team

Cal List Includes Four-Time Honoree Amanda Hunter


Top 10 Performances Abound in Friday Meets

Several Bears Add Their Names to the Cal Record Book

  • Has a long Cal pedigree, with connections including both parents, her aunt, Grace (2-time Olympic long jump), and grandfather, Monte (Cal Hall of Fame)
  • Qualified for the state meet her sophomore and junior seasons of high school

On to the Next One - Daily Californian (March 3, 2011)

Redshirt-Freshman (2012): A season after a serious injury, returned to action and recorded a best of 16-7.00 in the long jump at the Big Meet ... earned honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic honors. Freshman (2011): Redshirted after tearing an Achilles tendon on her first attempt of the season. High School: A long jumper, sprinter and hurdler in high school ... slowed by an injury her senior season ... still posted bests of 15.19 in the 100m hurdles, 18-0.00 in the long jump and 45.82 in the 300 hurdles ... set a long jump PR of 18-10 as a sophomore ... a three-time team MVP and a three-time Gunn HS Athlete of the Year ... won the CCS title as a junior with a leap of 18-1.25 ... also covered the 100m hurdles in 15.03, the 100m in 12.62 and the 300m hurdles in 44.58. Personal: Born July 31, 1992 ... parents are Ken Margerum and Joy Upshaw ... father (football) and mother (track & field) previously served as assistant coaches at Cal ... grandfather Monte Upshaw was a track & field standout at Cal and is a member of the Cal Athletic Hall of Fame ... aunt Grace Upshaw is a former long jumper at Cal, a multi-time USA champion and a two-time Olympian in the event ... traveled to Beijing to watch Grace compete in the 2008 Olympics ... sociology major.