USC also has five athletes move on to tomorrow's quarterfinals
Eight other Trojans advance to NCAA quarterfinals
Nellum and Brown claim titles on the final day
Trojans travel across town to face rival in annual battle
Trojans at Stanford, BYU and CSULA
THIS YEAR: Senior Tony Burnett is coming off a strong sophomore season for USC in the long jump and triple jump. He played significant minutes for the USC football team last fall playing cornerback and on special teams.
2011: Had a season best of 22-7.25 (6.89m) in the long jump and set a PR with a triple jump of 49-9.00 (15.16m) to win the Trojan Tri-Meet on April 2 after a full practice with the football team. He also won the triple jump at the Trojan Invitational on March 19 with a jump of 49-0.75 (14.95m). Placed 12th at the Pac-10 Championships in the TJ with a leap of 47-10 and 23rd in the long jump at 16-8 as his ankle was hurting. Placed 40th at the NCAA Preliminary Rounds with a TJ of 47-6.25.
2010: Just missed out on scoring at the Pac-10 Championships, placing ninth in both the long jump (22-9.25) and triple jump (47-7.75). Also ran in the 100m dash and placed 27th with a time of 11.14. Set personal bests during the season of 23-3.25 (7.09m) in the long jump on March 6 and 49-0.25 (14.94m) in the triple jump on March 20. Placed fifth in both the long jump (22-6.50) and the triple jump (47-1.75) at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on May 1.
BEFORE USC: Attended L.A. Southwest College for the 2009 season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Burnett attended Mayfair HS in Bellflower, Calif...Was All-CIF, All-State, All-Conference and selected to the Dream Team first team.
PERSONAL: Burnett was born on June 29, 1990 in Watts. Calif...Loves to eat...His favorite actor is Denzel Washington, favorite musician is Lil Wayne and favorite movie is Man on Fire...Is a Human Performance major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: LJ -- 23-3.25 (7.09m) TJ -- 49-9.00 (15.16m)