Position
Jumps
Height
5'7
Class
Senior
Hometown
Portmore, St. Catherine, Jamaica
Major
Communication Studies
High School
Wolmer's Trust HS

Event: High Jump (IN: 5-10; OUT: 6-0 ¾)

CAREER CAPSULE
A three-time NCAA Championship qualifier and four-time SEC Championship scorer in the high jump during her four seasons at LSU from 2013-16 … Earned a career-best finish as a senior in 2016 by tying for 19th place overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Finished a career-best fifth place in the women’s high jump at the SEC Championships during the outdoor season in 2015 and indoor season in 2016 … Also placed sixth indoors in 2015 and seventh outdoors in 2016 at the conference meet … A two-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll during her collegiate career in 2014 and 2015 … Graduated from LSU in August 2016 with a degree in communication studies.

2016
Competed in the high jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the third time … Tied for 19th place in the event in her final appearance for the Lady Tigers while clearing the bar at 5 feet, 9 1/4 inches at North Florida’s Hodges Stadium … Scored for LSU at the SEC Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … Matched her career-best SEC finish at the SEC Indoor Championships where she placed fifth in the conference while setting an indoor personal best of 5-10 … Won three high jump titles during the indoor season at the Bayou Bengal Invitational (5-8), LSU High Performance Meet (5-8 1/2) and LSU Twilight (5-8 3/4) … Placed third at the Razorback Invitational with a jump of 5-9 1/4 … Followed outdoors by scoring two points for the team at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a clearance of 5-8 3/4 for seventh place overall … Won the high jump at the LSU Invitational with a seasonal-best clearance of 5-10 … Tied for third at the Texas Relays with a jump of 5-8 1/2 … Earned three-straight fourth-place finishes at the Battle on the Bayou (5-8 3/4), Texas Invitational (5-8) and LSU Alumni Gold (5-9 1/4).

2015
An SEC Championship scorer for the first time in her collegiate career during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … Was the fifth-place finisher in the high jump at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Mississippi State’s Mike Sanders Track Complex … Cleared a seasonal-best height of 5 feet, 8 ¾ inches for fifth place at the SEC Outdoor Championships to score four points for the Lady Tigers … Also earned a spot in the field at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds with her performance at the conference meet … Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the second time in her collegiate career where she tied for 33rd place with a clearance of 5-7 in the meet held in Jacksonville, Florida … Finished runner-up in the high jump three times during the outdoor season at the Louisiana Classics (5-7 ¾), Jim Click Shootout (5-7) and LSU Invitational (5-7 ¼) … Tied for seventh in the B section at the Texas Relays with a clearance of 5-7 ¼ … Tied for eighth place at the LSU Alumni Gold (5-5 ¼) and 21st place in the college division at the 121st Penn Relays (5-4 ½) … Scored three points for the Lady Tigers with her career-best finish of sixth place in the high jump at the SEC Indoor Championships held at Kentucky’s Nutter Field House … Matched her indoor personal best with a clearance of 5-9 ¾ at the SEC Indoor meet … Also cleared the bar at 5-9 ¾ in a fourth-place finish at Kentucky’s Rod McCravy Memorial meet during the indoor season … Won the high jump competition in her season opener at the LSU Indoor Invitational with a mark of 5-8 … Finished runner-up in back-to-back meets at the LSU High Performance Meet and LSU Twilight with matching clearances of 5-6 ½ … Placed fourth at the Razorback Invitational with a mark of 5-7 … Also high jumped at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (5-5) and New Mexico Classic (5-4 ½) during the indoor season … Recognized for her academic performance with her second career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.

2014
Cleared an indoor personal best of 5-9 ¾ in winning the college high jump at the Tyson Invitational … Also won the high jump title at the LSU Twilight during the indoor season with a clearance of 5-8 ½ … Finished in 16th place overall in the high jump at the SEC Indoor Championships with her clearance of 5-6 … Earned back-to-back third-place finishes in the high jump at the Texas A&M Triangular (5-6) and New Mexico Team Invitational (5-8) … Also competed in the high jump indoors at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (5-7 ¾) and Aggie Invitational (5-5 ¼) … Ended her outdoor season by taking 12th place overall at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 5-5 ¾ … Cleared an outdoor seasonal best of 5-7 ¼ in three-straight meets while taking third place at Miami’s Hurricane Alumni Invitational and tying for fourth place at the Battle on the Bayou and LSU Alumni Gold … Also competed in the high jump outdoors at the Texas Relays (5-7), Penn Relays (5-6) and LSU Invitational (5-5 ¼) … Stepped onto the long jump runway in two meets outdoors, jumping a seasonal best of 17-9 (-0.2) for 11th place at the LSU Invitational and 17-5 ¼w (+2.8) for eighth place at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational … Honored for her academic performance as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her collegiate career.

2013
Lettered for the Lady Tigers during both the indoor and outdoor seasons as a leading high jumper on the squad … An NCAA Championship qualifier in the high jump while competing at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Greensboro, North Carolina … Tied for 37th place in her final high jump competition of the season at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds while clearing the bar at 5-5 ¾ inches … Placed 15th in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a clearance of 5-7 … Scored a runner-up finish in the event with a seasonal-best clearance of 5-8 ¾ at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational … Cleared 5-7 ¾ for fourth place in the college high jump at the 119th Penn Relays … Tied for third place at the LSU Alumni Gold and took fourth place at the Battle on the Bayou with heights of 5-7 ¼ … Placed seventh in the B section at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays with a mark of 5-7 … Tied for 16th place in the high jump in her SEC Championships debut during the indoor season … Cleared 5-7 at the SEC Indoor meet … Posted an indoor seasonal best of 5-8 for third place at the Texas A&M Triangular … Won her first collegiate high jump title at the LSU Twilight meet with a clearance of 5-7 … Finished in second place in the college division at the Tyson Invitational and eighth place at the Razorback Invitational with matching bars at 5-7 ¾ … Cleared 5-7 for ninth place at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of Jamaica’s bright young stars who signed with the Lady Tigers with a personal record of 6-0 ¾ … Cleared her personal-best height of 6-0 ¾ to win the girl’s high jump title at the 2012 Gibson Relays held at the National Stadium in Kingston … A product of Wolmer’s Girls School who cleared the bar at 5-10 ¾ a total of five times in her youth career … Crowned the 2010 Carifta Games Under-20 gold medalist with her first career clearance at 5-10 ¾ … Opened the 2012 season by clearing 5-10 ¾ to win the Under-20 high jump title at the Forrest Invitational in Kingston … Also went up and over the bar at 5-10 ¾ to finish in third place at the 2012 Carifta Games Trials held in Kingston … Wrapped up the 2012 season by clearing 5-10 ¾ to claim the U-20 bronze medal at the Jamaican Junior Championships … Won the silver medal in the girl’s high jump at the 2012 Penn Relays … Won the silver medal in her age group at the Jamaican Boys & Girls Championships as a sophomore at Wolmer’s Girls School with her clearance at 5-8 ¾.

PERSONAL
Full name is Shanice Merlene Hall … Born on July 21, 1993 … Father is Derrick Hall and mother is Eileen Millen … Has an older brother, Derrick, and an older sister, Latecha … Majoring in communication studies.

 

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