Burks places fifth in IAAF long jumpPublished 3:29pm Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Quanesha Burks of Hartselle, a sophomore track and field athlete at The University of Alabama, placed fifth in long jump competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. on July 26. Her jump measured. 19-9.75.
She qualified for the event by placing second at the U.S. Junior National Championship in Oregon on July 6. Her jump in that event was 20-11.25.