Ramona Burchell earned her way to next month's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., by winning her heat with a time of 11.03 and breaking Pauline Davis' 1986 Alabama record of 11.11
Accolades SEC All-Freshman Team, 2013 Outdoor (10,000 meters) All-NCAA South Region, 2013 Cross Country All-SEC Second Team, 2013 Cross Country All-NCAA South Region, 2012 Cross Country SEC All-Freshman Team, 2012 Cross Country
Junior 2014 Cross Country Finished the Paul Short Invitational 6k with a time of 21:05 ... won the Asheville Cross Country Carnival with a 5k time of 17:44.46.
Sophomore 2014 Outdoor Season Ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase in a time of 10:38.50 at the NCAA East Preliminary ... shattered her school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:22.02 to finish fifth at the SEC Championships ... also placed 14th in the 10,000 meters with a time of 35:59.37 at the SEC Championships ... clocked a time of 10:35.46 in her 3,000-meter steeplechase debut to win the event at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... clocked a personal-best time of 34:38.59 in the 10,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... placed fourth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:47.88 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... finished seventh in the 1,500 meters with a personal record 4:33.01 at the Alabama Relays ... also served on the winning distance medley relay team that clocked a time of 11:47.04 at the Alabama Relays.
2014 Indoor Season Ran a personal-best 17:09.02 in the 5,000 meters at the SEC Championships ... placed third in the mile with a personal best time of 4:53.86 at the Tyson Invitational ... also recorded a personal best in the 3,000-meter run at the Tyson Invitational, finishing fourth with a time of 9:43.26 ... clocked a 17:25.74 to finish fourth in the 5,000-meter run at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... ran the mile in 5:02.30 to place 16th at the Auburn Invitational.
2013 Cross Country UA's top finisher (13th) at the NCAA South Region with a top-15 finish, running the 6k at 20:38.44, her fastest time of the year, earning all-Region honors while helping lead the Tide to its highest team finish in 27 years (third place) ... became first UA women's athlete since 2008 to clinch All-SEC honors at the SEC Championships by finishing ninth and running a 6k at 20:44.23 ... was the top UA finisher at the Paul Short Invitational with a 6k time of 21:02 ... garnered a runner-up finish at the Iowa Invitational, running a 13:59.00 in the 4k ... finished second at the Samford Dual and ran a 2+ mile time of 11:22.88.
Freshman 2013 Outdoor Season Earned SEC All-Freshman honors as she was the first freshman to finish the 10,000 meters ultimately finishing in 14th at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... also competed in the 5,000-meter finals at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... made Crimson Tide outdoor track history placing eighth in the women's Olympic Development 10,000 meters with a PR of 34:52.13 at the Mt. SAC Relays (ranked seventh on the UA all-time list) ... collected a PR in the 1,500 meters with a mark of 4:38.52 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... marked a PR of 4:39.38 in the 1,500 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... collected a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the Alabama Relays with a mark of 17:16.74.
2013 Indoor Season Clocked a personal best in the 5,000 meters with a mark of 17:11.89 at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... placed second in the 1,600-meter run with a career-high time of 4:57.90 and second in the 3,000-meter run with a career high of 9:51.44 at the Mark Colligan Memorial meet ... competed in the 5,000 meters at the Indiana Relays and placed third with a 17:15.22 ... clocked at 5:00.79 while finishing 12th in the mile at the Auburn Invitational ... finished fifth in the 3,000 meters at her first collegiate meet in the Crimson Tide Indoor with a time of 9:54.91.
2012 Cross Country Had the team's top finishes in the NCAA South Regional (24th) and the SEC Championships (20th) ... placed fourth at the Crimson Tide Kick-Off with a 3k time of 11:01.71 ... finished fifth at the Crimson Classic with a 5k time of 17:48.08 ... was 20th at the SEC Championships with a 6k time of 21:19.31 ... was 31st at the Commodore Classic with a 6k time of 22:22.52 ... placed 24th at the NCAA South Regional with a 6k time of 20:44.2.
Prep and Personal Helped Northside Christian to district and regional track and field team titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011, as well as cross country titles in 2010 and 2011 ... was the MVP of the cross country team all four years from 2008-11 ... was the MVP of the track and field team from 2009-11 ... set school records in the 1,600 meters, 3,200 meters and 5,000 meters, in addition to running on a school-record 4x800-meter relay unit ... was second in the 1,600 meters at the Florida state championships with a personal best of 5:01.11 ... won a total of 18 state medals ... was sixth at state in the 800 meters ... was ninth in the 1,600 meters at the 2012 Florida Relays ... was named the St. Petersburg Times Runner of the Year four years in a row and the Tampa Times track and field Athlete of the Year twice ... placed third in the 2011 Florida Class A Cross Country Championships in 18:33.86 ... fourth at the 2010 Florida Class A State Championships in the 3,200 meters in 11:07.93 ... fourth in the 800 meters at the 2011 Florida Class A Outdoor State Championships in 2:19.51 ... coached at Northside Christian by Jeff Goodwin ... began competing in track at age 12 ... daughter of Barry and Katie Greenleaf ... born March 9, 1994, in St. Petersburg, Fla.