Quanesha Burks
Quanesha  Burks

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hartselle, Ala.

High School:
Hartselle

Event:
Sprints/Jumps



05/12/2016

2016 SEC Track & Field Outdoor Championships - EVENT UPDATES

04/09/2016

Track & Field Claims Three Event Titles at Battle on the Bayou

Crimson Tide takes two field events on the men’s side and the 4x100 relay on the women’s

04/08/2016

Battle on the Bayou Up Next for Track & Field Teams

Crimson Tide heads down to Baton Rouge for an action-packed Saturday

04/04/2016

Track & Field Teams Remain in Top 30 of Latest USTFCCCA Team Rankings

Crimson Tide men earn the No. 8 spot while the women come in at No. 27

04/02/2016

Numerous PRs and All-Time Top 10 Performances Highlight Alabama Track & Field's Friday

Crimson Tide athletes produce nine performances that rank on the school's all-time top 10 lists

05/13/2016

Alabama's Quanesha Burks Wins Second Consecutive SEC Outdoor Long Jump Title

Alabama's Quanesha Burks Wins Second Consecutive SEC Outdoor Long Jump Title

03/28/2015

Crimson Tide Invitational Interview: Quanesha Burks

Crimson Tide Invitational Interview: Quanesha Burks

Accolades

  • NCAA Champion, indoor long jump (2016)
  • SEC Champion, indoor long jump (2016)
  • 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 (2015-16)

Outdoor Season

Won her second outdoor SEC title in the long jump with a leap of 22-2 1/2 (6.77m) at the SEC Championships … claimed the long-jump title at the LSU Invitational with a leap of 22-2 1/4 (6.76m) … won the War Eagle Invitational long jump with a leap of 22-2 1/4 (6.76m) … posted a leap of 21-1 1/2 (6.44m) in the long jump to finish as the runner-up in the event at the Battle on the Bayou … clocked a time of 11.57 in the 100 meters at the Florida Relays.

Indoor Season

Won the SEC Championship in the long jump with a school record-breaking leap of 22-2 3/4 (6.75m) … registered a time of 7.41 in the preliminaries at the Tyson Invitational to qualify for the semifinals where she ran the same time … competed in the long jump at the Tyson Invitational, finishing fifth with a leap of 21-2 1/2 (6.46m) … 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.

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.

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 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 ½ 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.

     
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