Jumps and multi-events coach learned to love Notre Dame and use the motivation for success
Notre Dame Track Blue Gold Invitational
AS A JUNIOR: Notre Dame's main competitor in the long jump and triple jump ... started season strong at Blue and Gold Invitational, placing second in long jump (6.77m) and first in the triple jump (14.42m) ... placed second in the long jump at the Indiana Opener with a jump of 7.13m ... picked up his first long jump victory of the season at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a jump of 7.0m ... won both the long jump (7.08m) and triple jump (14.41m) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished fourth in long jump and triple jump, with distances of 7.27m and 15.08m, respectively, at the Meyo Invitational ... placed fifth in the triple jump (15.09m) and seventh in the long jump (7.40m) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... picked up two top-five finishes at the Alex Wilson Invitational, with a triple jump distance of 14.34m, good for fourth, and a long jump of 6.96m, good for fifth ... came in second in he triple jump at the first outdoor meet of the year, the Arizona State Invitational ... won the triple jump at the Hillsdale Relays with a distance of 14.84m ... placed sixth in the long jump at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a jump of 7.12m while just missing all-BIG EAST honors in the triple jump, posting a distance of 14.87m for fourth place ... finished seventh and fourteenth in the long and triple jumps at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... posted a 7.48m long jump and 15.42m triple jump at the NCAA Mideast Regionals to finish 13th in the long jump and 10th in the triple jump.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened the season with back-to-back first place finishes in the triple jump at the Blue and Gold Invitational and the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, recording jumps of 14.05m (46-1 1/4) and 14.19m (46-6 3/4), respectively ... also finished sixth with a long jump of 6.88m (22-7) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... won the triple jump and the long jump at the Notre Dame Invitational, registering a triple jump of 14.67m (44-10 1/4) and a long jump of 7.10m (23-3 1/2) ... finished sixth in the long jump at the Meyo Invitational with a distance of 7.21m (23-8) ... earned all-BIG EAST honors with third-place finishes in the long jump and triple jump ... registered a long jump of 7.3m (23-11 1/2) and a triple jump of 15.01m (49-3) ... finished seventh in the triple jump at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a jump of 14.56m (47-9 3/4) ... opened the outdoor season with two second-place finishes at the Arizona State Invitational, recording a triple jump of 14.76m (48-5 1/4) and a long jump of 7.26m (23-10) ... took the long jump title at the Mike Poehlein Invitational with a distance of 7.53m (24-8 1/2) ... also finished third in the triple jump with a distance of 14.37m (47-1 3/4) ... finished third with a triple jump of 14.58m (47-10) at the Ole Miss Invitational ... recorded a triple jump of 14.18m (46-6 1/4) to finish ninth at the Mt. SAC Relays ... finished sixth at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational with a long jump of 7.01m (23-0) ... finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championships with a triple jump of 15.02m (49-3 1/2) ... also finished sixth in the long jump with a distance of 7.14m (23-5 1/4)
AS A FRESHMAN: Wasted little time in earning his first all-BIG EAST conference honors ... top long jump of the indoor season was a 6.62m (21-8 3/4) effort at the Purdue Invitational ... surpassed 14m in the triple jump for the first time at the Meyo Invitational (14.17m, 46-6) ... exploded at the BIG EAST indoor meet, finishing second in the triple jump with a leap of 14.86 meters (48-9) ... earned all-conference honors and contributed to the Notre Dame men's team title ... jumped 14.41m (47-3 1/2) at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... top triple jump of the outdoor season was established early on at the Shamrock Invitational ... there he finished first with a 14.29m (46-10 3/4) effort ... jumped 6.97m (22-10 1/2) in a strong long jump showing at the Central Collegiate Champioinships ... took 13th in the outdoor BIG EAST Championship long jump competition with a distance of 6.94m (22-9 1/4).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year track & field letterwinner at Liberty High School (Calif.) ... three-time all-state honoree ... four-time first-team all-area selection ... competed in horizontal jumps, going undefeated in the area during all four years of his prep career ... four-time regional and conference champion in both the long jump and triple jump ... top high school triple jump mark was 48-10 (indoors) and best long jump distance was 23-4 (outdoors), both achieved during 2006 season ... triple jump distance also was No. 3 indoor mark in nation in 2006 ... final outdoor season cut short by heel injury ... competed at USATF Junior Olympics following freshman year (2003) and placed fourth in triple jump to garner All-America honors ... holds school records in both horizontal jumps ... member of Spanish honor society ... born Dec. 16, 1987 in Bakersfield, Calif. ... son of Pam and David Quick ... youngest of five children ... father, David, ran track at Cal State-Bakersfield ... majoring in IT Management.
QUICK'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|60 Meters (2009 Indiana Open)||7.20|
|Long Jump (2009 BIG EAST Championship)||7.40m|
|Triple Jump (2009 BIG EAST Championship)||15.09m|
QUICK'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|Long Jump (2009 Ole Miss Invitational)||7.45m|
|Triple Jump (2009 BIG EAST Championship)||14.87m|