Quanesha Burks
Quanesha  Burks

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hartselle, Ala.

High School:
Hartselle

Event:
Sprints/Jumps



04/09/2015

Previewing Track and Field at The Border Clash

The two-state competition was held for the first time last year at the University of Alabama when Alabama, Samford and Auburn went head-to-head with Ole Miss, Southern Miss and Mississippi State

04/04/2015

Distance Medley Relay Win Highlights Alabama on Saturday at Florida Relays

A win in the women's distance medley relay four performances that rank among the all-time best in school history

03/21/2015

Reed Leads Alabama on Final Day of John Mitchell Alabama Relays

Alabama athletes won four events on Saturday to wrap up the meet

03/19/2015

Previewing the 2015 John Mitchell Alabama Relays

The University of Alabama track & field team kicks off the 2015 outdoor season by hosting the John Mitchell Alabama Relays, Thursday, March 19, through Saturday, March 21

02/06/2015

Taylor Leads Tide at Husker Indoor

Lakan Taylor's Win in Women's Pole Vault Highlights Strong Alabama Showing at Nebraska Indoor

03/28/2015

Crimson Tide Invitational Interview: Quanesha Burks

Crimson Tide Invitational Interview: Quanesha Burks

  • First team All-America outdoor 4x100 relay (2014)
  • Honorable Mention All-America, outdoor long jump (2014

Sophomore (2015)
2015 Outdoor Season
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.

     
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