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Amani Nesmith
Amani  Nesmith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Swenson Arts & Technology

Event:
Jumps/Combined Events


05/19/2016

Texas Tech Qualifies 32 Entries For NCAA West Preliminaries

The Red Raiders will send 32 entries to represent Texas Tech in Lawrence on May 26-28

03/18/2016

Red Raiders Win Six Events On Friday At TCU Invite

Texas Tech closes out the TCU Invitational with six event wins on Friday afternoon.

02/01/2014

Pledger Breaks Women's Hurdle Records

Sophomore hurdler Le'Tristan Pledger breaks school and facility record in 55-meter hurdles

05/27/2016

2016 NCAA West Preliminaries

Photos from the 2016 NCAA Track & Field West Preliminaries in Lawrence, Kansas on May 26-28

Career Performance List

2016 OUTDOOR
Enters the NCAA West Preliminaries with a mark of 6.13m/20-1.5 in the women's long jump, which ranks 26th in the region ... the mark came at the Michael Johnson Invitational on April 23 en route to a third-place finish ... that was one of seven top five finishes she recorded in the long jump this outdoor season, including two first-place finishes ... her first event win came at the Texas Tech Open on March 24 with a then-PR performance of 6.05m/19-10.25 ... the following week, she notched a then-wind-aided personal-best in the event with a victory in the "B" section at Texas Relays at 6.08m/19-11.5 ... the mark was the seventh-best wind-aided mark in school history ... she added another event win in the 100-meter hurdles at the ACU Twilight on April 27 with a PR of 14.03 ... she improved that mark at the Big 12 Championships, just missing out on a finals qualifying spot in ninth at 13.81 ... has also been a staple on the 4x100-meter relay team as the anchor leg and helped qualify Tech for the West Preliminaries in the event with Viershanie Latham, Sara Limp & Tiffani Johnson with a time of 45.09 at the Michael Johnson Invitational ... also helped the quartet finish sixth for All-Big 12 honors at the conference meet at 45.92.

2016 INDOOR
Competed in two pentathlon events as well as individually in the 60H, long jump and high jump events during her junior indoor season ... racked up six PR's during the indoor slate ... put together a season-best 3339 points in the pentathlon at the Husker Invitational on Feb. 5 ... at that meet, she hit a personal-best in the high jump after a clearance of 1.54m/5-0.5 ... she would come just short of that point total at the Big 12 Championships after placing 12th at 3318 points ... she added three top eight finishes individually in the long jump ... opened the season at the Arkansas Invitational with a personal-best 5.63m/18-5.75 ... improved two weeks later at the New Mexico Team Invite at 5.88m/19-3.5 ... she also improved her 60-meter hurdles time at that meet to a mark of 8.65 seconds.

2015 OUTDOOR
Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team ... recorded a first-place finish in the long jump at the West Texas A&M Twilight with a mark of 5.76m/18-10.75 ... earned All-Big 12 performer honors in the heptathlon at the conference meet with 4,797 points.

2015 INDOOR
Suited up for six meets during the indoor slate ... recorded a fifth-place finish in the long jump at the Masked Rider Open at 5.46m/17-11.0 ... her top mark of the season came at the Tyson Invitational at 5.55m/18-2.50 ... posted a season-best 7.36 in the 55-meter dash at the Masked Rider Open.

2014 OUTDOOR
Competed in various sprinting and jumping events for the Red Raiders ... Placed 16th in the long jump at the Big 12 Championships, leaping 5.22m/17-1.50 ... Her top performance of the season came at the Wes Kittley Invite, where she recorded a jump of 5.91m/19-4.75, good enough for fourth place.

2014 INDOOR
Competed in the sprints and jumps for the Red Raiders ... Her best result of the season was a seventh-place finish in the long jump at the Masked Rider Open (5.39m/17-8.25) ... Placed 19th at the Big 12 Championships in the 60 meter dash, with a time of 7.74.

SWENSON ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY
Lettered three years in track and field...earned indoor and outdoor All-State honors...Public League and District Champion in the long jump and the triple jump...ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania in both indoor and outdoor seasons...helped 4x100 relay to a state championship...member of the school record holding 4x200 relay team...member of the Track and Field News U.S. No. 5 indoor 4x200 relay team...honor roll student.

PERSONAL
Born Amani Saeeda Nesmith to Harun and Traci Nesmith in Temple...has one sibling - Amirah - pursuing a degree in exercise sports sciences at Texas Tech.

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