Track & Field

 
Jerica Banks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baker, La.

High School:
Baton Rouge Magnet

Height:
5-1

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/13/1991

Jerica Banks

04/19/2013

Frano, White, Williams Shine for T&F at Southeastern Louisiana Lion Invitational

All notch new personal bests, with Frano and White nearly winning their respective events

04/18/2013

T&F Look to Build Off Last Week's Dominating Performances at Southeastern Lion Invitational, LSU Alumni Gold

Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational

04/13/2013

Breaux, Lapucha, Frano, Quincy, McMillan All Win Respective Event Titles at South Alabama Invitational

All set personal bests during their performances

04/12/2013

New Events in Store for Some T&F Athletes at the South Alabama Invitational

Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships

04/11/2013

158 Tulane Student-Athletes Recognized by Conference USA for Their Work in the Classroom

Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better

Banks' Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
Indoor
60 Meter 7.90 (2/15/13)
200 Meter 25.77 (2/12/11)
400 Meter 58.24 (2/11/11)
Outdoor
100 Meter 12.34 (3/9/13)
200 Meter 25.16 (4/20/12)
400 Meter 57.31 (5/15/10)


2012-13 (Senior)

Indoor Track and Field:Competed in three of the team's ten regular season meets and the Conference USA Championships...took part in three events...posted a career best in the 60 meter dash at the LSU Twilight (2/15/13) by running 7.90...ran in the 200 meter dash at the Panther Ice Breaker (12/1/12), notching a time of 26.29...ran a 1:00.17 in the 400 meter dash at the UAB Blazer Indoor (1/11/13)...was a member of the distance medley squad that posted a 12:40.58 time at the Conference USA Championships.


Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results in nine of the team's regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...competed in the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, the 400 meter dash and the 4 x 100 meter relay...notched a career-best 12.34 in the 100 meter dash at the Bob Hayes Cowboy Relays (3/9)...also ran a 13.23 in the 100 meter dash at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/2)...ran a season-best 25.39 in the 200 meter dash at the South Alabama Invitational (4/13)...also posted a 25.93 finish in the 200 meter dash at the Mesa Classic (4/5)...narrowly missed a new career-best in the 400 meter dash when she ran a season-high 57.58 at the South Alabama Invitational (4/13)...also posted results in the 400 meter dash at the Sun Angel Classic (58.47, 4/6), Samford Invitational (58.53, 4/27), LSU Relays (58.58, 3/23) and the SLU Lion Invitational (58.98, 4/19)...led the 4 x 100 meter relay to an eighth place finish at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/13) with a time of 45.94, the best mark on the season for the Greenies...also competed in the 4 x 100 meter relay at the Samford Invitational (4/27), anchoring a team that finished in 46.26.

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.

2011-12 (Junior)
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in all seven of the team's meets...ran the 60, 200 and 400 meter events...ranked third on the team in the 60 meter and fifth on the team in the 400 meter...ran the ninth fastest 60 meter time on the team...ran a season-best time of 7.95 over 60 meters at the LSU Twilight (2/17)...covered 200 meters in a season-best time of 25.90 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational (1/20)...also ran the 200 meter in 26.18 at the Tyson Invitational (2/11), 26.24 at the Crimson Tide Opener (1/14) and 26.64 at the Birmingham Ice Breaker (12/8)...ran a season-best time of 58.35 in the 400 meter at the Husker Invitational (2/3)...ran 58.54 in the prelims of the 400 meter at the Conference USA Championships (2/25)...also ran the 400 meter in 59.20 at the Tyson Invitational (2/10) and 59.38 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational (1/21).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in five of the team's nine meets...ran the 200 and 400 meter events...ranked third on the team in the 400 meter and fourth in the 200 meter...ran the eighth, ninth and tenth fastest times on the team in the 400 meter...posted the ninth and tenth fastest 200 meter times on the team...ran 25.16 for 200 meters for a season-best time at the Lion Invitational...covered the 200-meter race in 25.19 at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31) and 25.53 at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28)...ran a wind-aided time of 25.56 in the 200 meter at the South Alabama Invitational (4/14)...covered 400 meters in a season-best 57.94 at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28)...ran 58.33 over 400 meters at the Lion Invitational (4/28) and 58.44 at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31)...also ran the 400 meter event in the prelims at the Conference USA Championships (5/12) in 59.18) and in 61.45 at the South Alabama Invitational (4/14). Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2010-11 (Sophomore)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in three of the team's six meets...ranked third on the team in the 400-meter dash and fifth in the 200-meter dash...posted the seventh and tenth fastest 400-meter dash times on the squad...was a member of the four fastest 4x400-meter relay squads during the indoor season...ran a season-best 25.77 in the 200-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational (2/11)...posted her fastest time in the 400-meter dash at the Tyson Invitational (2/11) with a 58.24 showing...competed at the Conference USA Championships (2/25) in the 400-meter dash and broke the tape in 58.38...also ran 59.20 in the 400-meter dash at the Husker Invitational (2/4).

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in seven of the team's 11 meets during the outdoor season...ran the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes during the outdoor season...ranked third on the team in the 400-meter dash...owned five of the team's top ten times in the 400-meter dash ...participated on the top two 4x400-meter relay was also a member of the third fastest 4x100-meter relay squad ...posted her season-best 400-meter dash time of 58.66 at the Louisiana Classics (3/19)...went 58.84 in the 400-meter dash at the South Alabama Invitational (58.84)...also covered the 400-meter distance in 59.11 at the Sea Ray Relays (4/15), 59.41 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23) and 59.58 the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9)...ran a season-best time of 25.21 in the 200-meter dash at the Steve Scott Invitational (5/1)...also ran 25.53 for the 200-meter dash at the Conference USA Championships (5/14).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2009-10 (Freshman)

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in four of the team's six meets during the indoor season...ran the 60-meter and the 400-meter dashes during the indoor campaign...was among the teams top five performers in both events...held the teams eighth and ninth fastest times in the 400-meter dash...was a member of the squad's top Distance Medley relay team...also helped the 4x400-meter relay team to the second fastest time of the season...ran the 60-meter dash at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1/22) - her only 60-meter of the season - and posted a time of 8.08...competed at three meets in the 400-meter dash...posted a season-best time at the Conference USA Indoor Championships (2/26) with a 59.84 showing in the prelims...ran 59.95 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge (2/6) and went 60.90 at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15) to open the season.

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in seven of the team's eight meets during the outdoor season...ran the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes during the outdoor season...ranked third on the team in the 400-meter dash...owned the seventh and ninth fastest times in the 400-meter dash for the Green Wave...was also a member of the third fastest 4x400-meter relay squad during the season...owned a time of 25.60 in her only 200-meter competition of the season in the prelims at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/15)...ran the 400-meter dash in all seven competitions...owned a season-best time of 57.31 in the 400-meters, coming in the prelims at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/15)...went sub-60 seconds in six of her seven 400-meter races...crossed the finish line in 57.57-seconds at the FSU Twilight (5/8) and 58.43-seconds at the LSU Gold Invitational (4/17).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

About Jerica Banks

Prep: Lettered all four seasons at Baton Rouge Magnet High School for head coach Zachary Winfield...was named the team captain during her senior season...earned the team's Rookie of the Year award as a freshman and was named the Most Valuable Track Athlete as a sophomore...helped the Bulldogs to the 2009 LHSAA Outdoor 5A State Championship...was a part of the 2006 Louisiana Indoor state Championship squad...earned All-State honors during each of her seasons at BRMHS...was an All-East Baton Rouge Parrish selection four times...won the District 5-5A 100 meter championship as a senior...took the district title in the 200-meter dash as a sophomore...also lettered in cross country one season for head coach Clarence Antoine...in the classroom, was a member of the National Honor Society...graduated Cum Laude.

Personal: Born Jerica Danielle Banks on May 13, 19991...the daughter of Anthony and Valarie Banks....has two brothers, Aaron and Brandon.

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