Quanesha Burks
Quanesha  Burks

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hartselle, Ala.

High School:
Hartselle

Event:
Sprints/Jumps



02/03/2016

Quanesha Burks Among 10 Watch List Candidates for 2016 Bowerman Trophy

The junior long jumper appears on the February Watch List for collegiate track’s highest honor

02/01/2016

Track & Field Teams Remain in Top 20 of USTFCCCA Team Rankings

Crimson Tide women stay No. 15 while the men move up one spot to No. 16

01/30/2016

Track & Field Wins Three Events on Day Two of Indiana Relays

Justin Fondren, Daniel Haugh and Quanesha Burks earn victories on Saturday

01/29/2016

Track & Field Closes Out Day One of Indiana Relays

Numerous Crimson Tide freshmen shine on Friday in Bloomington

01/25/2016

Track & Field Teams Ranked Inside Top 20 in Latest USTFCCCA Team Rankings

Crimson Tide men check in at No. 17 while the women move up to No. 15

03/28/2015

Crimson Tide Invitational Interview: Quanesha Burks

Crimson Tide Invitational Interview: Quanesha Burks

Accolades

  • NCAA Champion, outdoor long jump (2015)
  • First Team All-America, outdoor long jump (2015)
  • Second Team All-America, outdoor 4x100 relay (2015)
  • SEC Champion, outdoor long jump (2015)
  • First Team All-SEC, outdoor long jump (2015)
  • First Team All-America, outdoor 4x100 relay (2014)
  • Honorable Mention All-America, outdoor long jump (2014)


Junior
2016 Indoor Season
Won the 60-meter finals in a time of 7.45 after qualifying with a preliminary time of 7.49 at the Indiana Relays … smashed the school record in the long jump with a winning leap of 22-0 1/4 (6.71m) at the Conference Clash … won the 60-meter finals with a time of 7.325 after qualifying with a time of 7.33 in the preliminaries of the event at the Commodore Indoor Invitational.

Sophomore
2015 Outdoor Season
Earned a spot on the Bowerman Trophy semifinalist list…went undefeated in long jump finals on the season…recorded a leap of 22-8 (6.91m) for the NCAA long jump title…jumped 21-8 3/4 (6.62m) for the top mark in the long jump at the NCAA East Prelims…claimed the SEC title in the long jump with a best mark of 22-5 1/4 (6.84m)…also ran the second leg of the 4x100 relay at the SEC Championships, assisting in a fifth place finish…won the LSU Invitational long jump competition with a best mark of 21-2 3/4 (6.47m) … claimed the Alabama school record in the long jump with a leap of 21-9 (6.63m) to win the John Jacobs Invitational … won the women’s long jump at the Border Clash with a winning leap of 20-5 3/4 (6.24) … ran 11.69 in the 100 meters at the Florida Relays … won the long jump with a personal-record leap of 21-4 (6.50m) at the Crimson Tide Invitational.

2015 Indoor Season
Jumped to a sixth-place finish in the SEC Championship long with a mark of 20-5 (6.22m) ... also took sixth (7.53) in her 60-meter dash semi-final heat at the SEC Championships ... jumped 19-3 1/2 (5.88m) to finish 14th in the long jump at the Tyson Invitational ... Finished third with a mark of 19-10 3/4 (6.06m) in long jump at the Husker Indoor ... jumped 20-1 3/4 (6.14m) in long jump to win the event and took fourth in the 60-meter dash final at the New Mexico Team Invitational with a time of 7.47 ... finished fourth in the 60-meter final with a time of 7.48 after advancing from the preliminary round in a time of 7.45 at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... ran a 7.51 in the preliminary 60-meter race where she advanced to the final, running a time of 7.51 to place fifth at the Auburn Invitational.

Freshman
2014 Outdoor Season
Earned First Team All-America honors after serving as the first leg on the 4x100-meter relay team that finished sixth with a time of 44.19 at the NCAA Championships, following a season-best time of 43.76 in the semifinals ... jumped 20-1 to finish 18th in the long jump at the NCAA Championships ... placed fourth in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary with a personal-best mark of 20-8 to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... finished 10th in the long jump (19-6 3/4) at the SEC Championships ... also at the SEC Championships, ran a wind-aided 11.79 in the 100 meters and served as the opening leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished fourth with a time of 44.20 ... won the 100 meters with a time of 11.59 at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... also ran on the winning 4x100-meter relay team that clocked a 44.18 at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... was the top collegiate finishers in the long jump with a mark of 20-4 1/4 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... also finished sixth in the 100 after clocking an 11.55 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... placed second in the long jump with a mark of 20-3 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... also served on the winning 4x100-meter relay team that clocked a season-best 44.15 at the Border Clash ... jumped 19-11 to win the long jump at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... also ran on the 4x100-meter relay team that won the event with a time of 44.32 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... won the long jump at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a mark of 20-3 3/4 ... served as the first leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that clocked a 44.60 to finished second in the event at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... finished runner-up with a personal-best time of 11.52 in the invitational 100 meters at the Alabama Relay ... also ran the first leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that clocked a 45.02 win the event at the Alabama Relays.


2014 Indoor Season
Jumped 19-0 1/2 to finish 16th in the long jump and clocked a season-best 7.53 in the 60-meter dash at the SEC Championships ... won the long jump at the Tyson Invitational with a personal best mark of 20-6 1/4 ... also ran a 7.63 in the 60-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational ... placed sixth in the long jump with a mark of 18-11 1/2 at the Indiana Relays ... clocked a 7.62 qualifying time and a 7.66 finals time to place fifth at the Indiana Relays ... finished fifth in the 60-meter dash with a season best time of 7.58 at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... also competed in long jump at the Rod McCravy Memorial, placing 13th with a mark of 17-11 1/2 ... placed sixth in her section in the 60-meter dash at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 7.58.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Kenny Lopez at Hartselle High School ... an 11-time AHSAA state champion that set seven school records ... the 2013 AHSAA Class 5A state champion in the 100 meters (12.74), long jump (19-2) and triple jump (39-10) ... placed third in the 200 at the 2013 state meet (25.69) ... was third in the triple jump at the 2012 USATF National Junior Olympics ... set personal bests of 20-0 f in the long jump, 39-8 in the triple jump, 11.98 in the 100 meters, 24.88 in the 200 and 7.71 in the indoor 60-meter dash ... also an all-Area selection in basketball ... daughter of Lesha Dobbins ... born March 15, 1995, in Ozark, Ala.