Shanel Burr

  • Shanel
  • Burr

  • Event
    Sprints/Hurdles
  • Class
    Senior
  • High School/Other
    North Cobb
  • Hometown
    Kennesaw, Ga.

Updated: May 30, 2017

2017 outdoor: Participated in the 100-meter hurdles at the ACC Championships ... Also competed in the 100 hurdles at three different meets during the regular season ... Earned a third-place finish in the event at Liberty's Twilight Qualifer, recording a season-best time of 13.78 seconds in the preliminary round ... Participated in the 200 at a pair of meets, marking a career-best time of 24.78 seconds at the Virginia Grand Prix for fifth place.

2017 indoor: Competed in the 60-meter hurdles at six meets, setting a personal record of 8.36 seconds at the Virginia Tech Challenge – the sixth-fastest time in the event in school history … Had a season-best time in the 200-meter dash (25.10) at the Music City Challenge ... Was third in the 60m hurdle finals with a time of 8:47 seconds at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet ... Also ran the 200 and placed fifth with a time of 25.11 ... Raced in the 200 at both the Bob Pollock Invitational and the Hokie Invitational … Completed the 300 at the Virginia Tech Invitational in a time of 40.94 seconds.

2016 outdoor: Recorded a personal best in the 400-meter hurdles at the Miami Hurricane Invitational, finishing with a time of 1:05.05 to place fifth … Was a member of the winning 4x100-meter relay team at the Charlotte Invitational … Set a personal record in the 200 at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier with a time of 24.90 seconds … Competed at the ACC Championships in the 100-meter hurdles and recorded a season-best time of 13.81.

2016 indoor: Began the season with a third-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the Virginia Tech Invitational … Added another top-five finish at the Bob Pollock Invitational … Set a personal record at the Virginia Tech Challenge in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.46 … Competed in the 60-meter hurdles at the ACC Championships.

2015 outdoor: Competed in the 100-meter hurdles at six meets, setting a personal record of 13.61 at the Florida Relays ... Ran the 400-meter hurdles in 1:07.40 at the Florida Relays ... Participated in the ACC Championships in both the 100-meter hurdles and 4x100-meter relay.

2015 indoor: Ran the 200-meter dash at the Marshall Invitational, setting a personal-best time of 25.76 ... Raced the 300-meter dash in 40.85 at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Competed in the 60-meter hurdles at the ACC Championships with a PR of 8.62 ... Participated in the 4x400-meter relay twice, including the ACC Championships.

High school: Lettered all four years in track and field at North Cobb … Named to the Atlanta All-Metro Team as a senior … A three-time all-county selection (2012-14) … Was the 2012 state runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles … Was crowned the state champion in the 100-meter hurdles twice (2013-14) … Named the Track Woman of the Year in hurdles following her junior season.

Personal: Born Aug. 4, 1996 … Daughter of Phenizie Burr Jr. and Sharolyn Donaldson-Burr … Has one brother, Phenizie Burr III … Majoring in sociology.

Burr's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

60m - 7.88, VT Invitational (2016)

60m hurdles - 8.36, VT Challenge (prelim, 2017)

200m - 25.09, Doc Hale VT Elite (2016)

300m - 40.85, VT Invitational (2015)

200m - 24.78, Virginia Grand Prix (2017)

100m hurdles - 13.61, Florida Relays (2015)

400m hurdles - 1:05.05, Miami Hurricane Invitational (2016)