UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Quentin McWhorter

CCAA All-Academic.

CCAA All-Academic ... Contended in the triple jump at the CCAA Championships, finishing fourth overall with a leap of 47'5.25" ... Leaped 45'6.25" in his 12th-place showing in the triple jump at the Cal State L.A. Last Chance Qualifier to end his season ... Landed a personal-best distance of 48'6.75" in the triple jump at the 33rd Sun Angel Classic, where he tied for 11th place overall while claiming the third-longest mark in UCSD history for that event ... Won the triple jump at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge upon leaping a distance of 46'9" ... Set a personal record of 22'7" in the long jump at the 16th Annual Rossi Relays, where he finished ninth overall and entered the UCSD top-10 list with the 10th-longest measure in school history for that event ... Finished in second place in the long jump at the Point Loma Collegiate Open, where he leaped 22'0.75" ... Was the first-place finisher in the 110-meter hurdles at the meet against Cal Poly Pomona and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, crossing the finish line in 15.96 seconds ... Had season-best performance in the 110 hurdles at the 16th Annual Rossi Relays, a fifth-place finish with a time of 15.46 ... Ran opening leg in both of his 4x100 relay races, helping the Tritons to a third-place showing at the All-Cal Challenge (43.15) and a fifth-place finish at the 26th Annual Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (42.70).

Competed for two seasons on the CCSF track and field team (2010-11) ... Recorded a collegiate best with a time of 15.32 in the 110 hurdles during his fourth-place finish at the Coast Conference Championships as a sophomore with the Rams (2011) ... Clocked in at 15.62 the following week in the 110 hurdles during the NorCal Championship Trials, where he finished in fourth ... Hit a leap of 43'5.25" in the triple jump at the Coast Conference Preview, where he took third place as a freshman (2010) ... Has CCSF record in triple jump with a top leap of 44'0" ... Leaped a personal-record distance of 19'7" to earn 11th place in the long jump at the Chabot Invitational during his freshman year (2010).

A 2009 graduate of Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland ... "CIF Athletic Scholars" Award recipient for both football and track and field during all four years (2005-09) ... Team was Hayward Area Athletic League (HAAL) champion in the 300 hurdles during his senior year (2009) ... Had statistical bests of 15.01 in the 110 hurdles, 40.10 in the 300 hurdles, 21'2" in the long jump, and 44'4" in the triple jump ... All-League Honorable Mention for football during his final school year (2008-09) ... Was named HAAL's "Most Improved Player" during his last varsity football season (2008) ... Averaged five tackles, 0.7 points and 0.4 interceptions per game during his senior year (2008) ... During his final season, was also credited with averaging one forced fumble and one fumble recovery per game.

Born May 13, 1991 in Berkeley ... Parents are Irene and Woodrow McWhorter ... Has two older brothers named Morgan and Donovan ... A sociology major at Marshall College ... Reaching a personal best of 48'6.75" in the triple jump at the ASU Sun Angel Meet in 2012 is his most memorable track and field moment ... Regards watching former teammate and favorite athlete, Ka Wai Ng, hit a personal-best distance of 50'5" on his inspiring last attempt in the triple jump at the CCAA Championships as his favorite UCSD moment ... Playing video games, playing sports such as football and basketball, eating, and listening to music are among his hobbies ... Fan of the Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's, San Francisco Giants, Golden State Warriors and USA Track & Field team ... Names Hot Rod as his favorite flick ... Loves eating potatoes in any form ... Considers his brother, Donovan, as his greatest influence in life ... His career goal is to become a firefighter paramedic.

Position: Jumps/Hurdles
Year: Senior
City/State: Oakland, CA
High School: Bishop O'Dowd HS
Other College: City College of San Francisco
College: Marshall
Major: Sociology
Experience: 1 Letter
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