| Emerson Sanders
|Height / Weight:|
5-10 / 165
Two Time All-Big 12
Competed in two events at the Big 12 Championships ... placed ninth in the long jump at the league meet with a leap of 22-8.50 (6.92m) ... also finished 18th in the prelims (6.99) of the 60 meters ... long jumped 23-3.25 (7.09m) at the Armory Collegiate Invitational ... took 10th in the long jump at the Razorback Team Invitational with a season-best mark of 23-3.25 (7.09m) ... posted a personal-best time of 6.90 in the 60m (fourth place) at the Arkansas Dual Meet.
Became a member of the All-Big 12 team by running the third leg of the third-place 4x100m relay unit (39.43) at the league meet ... posted a fourth-place finish in the 100m with a time of 10.67 at the Longhorn Invitational ... finished fifth in the 100m at the Texas Invitational with a time of 10.46 ... long jumped 23-00.75 (7.03m) to place 12th at the Texas Relays ... also claimed second in the 100m in 10.64 and third in the long jump with a season-best mark of 23-03.25 (7.09m) at the UCLA Dual Meet.
Indoor (Redshirt Sophomore):
Leapt 22-10.75 (6.98m) in the long jump at the Big 12 Championships to finish 10th ... posted a long jump mark of 23-04 (7.11m) at the New Balance Invitational.
Finished 10th in the long jump at the Big 12 Championships with a wind-aided (3.5) mark of 24-2.50 (7.38m) ... leapt a wind-aided (2.9) 23-11.50 (7.30m) to place ninth and clocked a wind-aided 10.75 in the 100m at the Michael Johnson Classic ... long jumped a wind-aided (2.1) 23-2 (7.06m), placing seventh in section `B' at the Texas Relays ... placed sixth in the long jump at the UT/Arkansas/UCLA Tri meet with a wind-aided (3.7) leap of 23-5.50 (7.15m) and finished sixth in the 200 meters, clocking a wind-aided 22.05.
Posted a long jump of 22-9.75 (6.95m) and a triple jump of 46-7.50 (14.21m) at the Big 12 Championships to finish 14th in both events ... ran 10.75 in the 100 meters at the Texas Invite and long jumped a wind-aided (3.4) 23-4.50 (7.12m), finishing ninth ... placed 14th in the long jump at the Penn Relays with a leap of 22-9 (6.93m) ... won the triple jump (47-10/14.58m) and placed third in the long jump with a wind-aided (2.4) mark of 23-6.75 (7.18m) at the Arkansas Dual Meet ... finished 10th in the long jump at the Texas Relays, posting a 23-8.25 (7.22m) ... long jumped a personal-best 23-9.50 (7.25m) at the Hurricane Invitational, finishing second.
Finished eighth in the long jump (24-7/7.49m) at the Big 12 Championships ...earned all-league honors for that performance ... placed 13th in the triple jump at the league meet, posting a mark of 46-4.25 (14.13m) ... posted a triple jump of 47-1.75 (14.37m) to take 16th place at the New Balance Invitational ... also had a long jump of 23-8 (7.21m) at that meet ... clocked a season-best 7.02 in the 60 meters in the prelims of the Texas A&M Challenge ... also took sixth in the triple jump with a leap of 46-8.75 (14.24m) ... finished fourth in the long jump at the Texas A&M Dual Meet with a mark of 23-10.75 (7.28m) ... posted personal bests in the long jump (24-7.25/7.50m) and triple jump (49-3/15.01m) at the Arkansas Dual Meet, placing fourth and second, respectively.
Top-ranked triple jumper in Texas and third-ranked nationally as a senior ... helped his team to two district championships ... MVP of the track and field team his senior season ... placed second in both the long jump (24-3) and triple jump (49-11) at the 2009 Junior Olympic Nationals ... placed second in the triple jump (48-11.75) and fourth in the long jump (23-9.25) at the 2009 5A State Championships ... recorded a region-record 50-11 to win the triple jump and finished second in the long jump (23-4) at the region 3-5A meet ... won the long jump (22-5.50) and placed second in the triple jump (45-3.50) at the district 17-5A meet ... placed second in the "A" section of the long jump (23-7.75) at the Texas Relays ... placed third in the long jump (23-8.25) at the region 3-5A meet as a junior ... finished third in the long jump (23-0.50), sixth in the 100 meters (10.89) and led off the victorious 4x400m relay at the district 18-5A meet ... three-year letterwinner and two-time captain in track and field.
Born in Houston, Texas ... son of Dennis and Brenda Sanders ... has two siblings, Dennis and Bianca ... majoring in government ... member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in the fall of 2012.
60 Meters - 6.90, Arkansas Dual Meet (1/11/13)
Long Jump - 24-7.25 (7.50m), Arkansas Dual Meet (1/16/10)
Triple Jump - 49-3 (15.01m), Arkansas Dual (1/16/10)
100 Meters - 10.46, Texas State Elite Meet (3/23/13)
200 Meters - 22.05, UT/Arkansas/UCLA Tri Meet (3/25/11)
Long Jump - 23-9.50 (7.25m), Hurricane Invitational (3/20/10)
Triple Jump - 47-10 (14.58m), Arkansas Dual Meet (4/17/10)
BIG 12 SCORING
2010: Long Jump - 8th (24-7/7.49m)
2012:4x100-Meter Relay - 3rd (39.43)
2013: Long Jump - 8th (23-10.75/7.28m)
2013: 4x100-Meter Relay - 6th (40.62)
Note: Bios updated after the 2013 indoor season; career bests are current