Events: 60M (7.48), 100M (11.50), 200M (IN: 24.62; OUT: 24.17), Long Jump (IN: 18-11 ¾; OUT: 19-6 ¼)
Lined up in both the 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships held in Nashville, Tennessee ... Placed 22nd in the preliminary round of the 60 meters while matching her personal-best time of 7.48 ... Added a 33rd-place finish in 200-meter qualifying with a run of 24.95 in the preliminary round at the conference meet ... First equaled her 60-meter PR of 7.48 in the final round at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic where she finished in seventh place ... Also sprinted to an indoor personal best of 24.62 for 15th place in the 200 meters at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic ... Added a seventh-place finish in the 60 meters at the LSU Twilight with times of 7.50 in qualifying and 7.49 in the final ... Also lined up in the 60 meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (7.76), Commodore Invitational (7.77), Auburn Invitational (7.66), Razorback Invitational (7.66), Bayou Bengal Invitational (7.49) and Tyson Invitational (7.54) during the indoor season ... Broke 25 seconds in the 200 meters indoors for the first time at the Razorback Invitational where she crossed the finish line in 24.74 for 30th place ... Missed the remainder of the outdoor season through injury after opening with a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette.
An NCAA qualifier in the 100-meter dash in her debut season with the Lady Tigers ... Placed 38th in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Jacksonville, Florida, where she ran 11.82 (+0.5) ... Competed in both the 100 meters and long jump in her debut appearance at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Placed 20th in 100-meter qualifying with a time of 11.76 (+0.5) and 25th in the long jump with a mark of 17 feet, 2 1/4 inches (+3.1) at the SEC Outdoor meet held in Tuscaloosa, Alabama ... Sprinted to an all-conditions seasonal best of 11.57 (+3.2) for 11th place in the 100 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Pulled double duty in the 100 meters and long jump at the Battle on the Bayou, Texas Invitational and LSU Invitational during the outdoor season ... Opened the outdoor season by running the 100 meters at Miami's Hurricane Twilight ... Led off LSU's "B" 4x100-meter relay team that took second place at the Texas Invitational with a time of 44.56 ... Competed mostly in the 60-meter dash during her first indoor season with the Lady Tigers ... Clocked her second-fastest time of the season at 7.57 for 28th place in 60-meter qualifying at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Posted a seasonal best of 7.55 in qualifying at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic before finished 12th in the semifinal round with a time of 7.61 ... Placed fourth in the 60-meter final in her collegiate debut at the Purple Tiger Invitational with a time of 7.64 ... Jumped an indoor seasonal best of 16-10 1/2 for 22nd place in the long jump at the Razorback Invitational ... Competed in both the 60 meters and long jump at the Bayou Bengal Invitational, Power Five Conference Clash, Razorback Invitational, New Mexico Collegiate Classic and LSU High Performance Meet during the indoor season ... Added an appearance in the 60 meters at the LSU Twilight meet as her tune up for the SEC Indoor Championships.
PRIOR TO LSU
A standout sprinter and jumper during her prep career at Cherokee Trail High School … Ended her time at Cherokee Trail High School as the 2015 Colorado Class 5A state champion in the long jump while soaring to a seasonal-best wind-legal mark of 18-9 ¼ (+0.0) in the state final … Jumped an indoor personal best of 18-11 ¾ at the CSM Twilight Open during her junior season indoors in 2014 … Leaped to a lifetime personal best of 19-6 ¼ in a runner-up finish at the Houston Meet of Champions during her sophomore season outdoors in 2013 … Placed fourth in the long jump at the 2013 Great Southwest Classic in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a wind-legal jump of 18-9 ¼ (-1.5) … Crowned a three-time Colorado state champion in the sprints during her senior season in 2015 … Swept Class 5A state titles during the 2015 outdoor season in the 100 meters (11.79) and 200 meters (24.17) … Winning wind-legal time of 24.17 (-0.3) in the Class 5A state final in the 200-meter dash during the 2015 outdoor season set a new personal best in the event … Also crowned a state champion indoors for the first time in her prep career in 2015 as the Colorado sprint champion in the 60-meter dash with a winning time of 7.54 in the state final at the Colorado Indoor State Championships … A Class 5A bronze medalist in 2013 with a time of 11.83 (+0.0) and fourth-place finisher in 2014 with a matching time of 11.83 (+2.0) while competing at the Colorado Class 5A Outdoor State Track & Field Championships … Earned back-to-back fifth-place finishes in the 200-meter final at the Class 5A state meet as a sophomore in 2013 with a time of 24.76 (-2.0) and as a junior in 2014 with a time of 24.53 (-0.3) … Clocked her 2013 seasonal best of 24.58 (+0.1) in the preliminary round at the state meet … Highlighted her senior season outdoors by winning the girls’ 100-meter title at the Kansas Relays with a winning time of 11.79 (-2.0) and finishing in sixth place in the Girls’ Dream 100 at the IAAF Diamond League adidas Grand Prix with a time of 11.97 (-1.5) … Finished runner-up in the 60-meter dash at the prestigious Simplot Games during her senior season in 2015 after running an indoor seasonal-best time of 7.49 in the sprint final … Seasonal-best time of 7.49 ranked No. 14 nationally among all classifications for the 2015 indoor season … Also lined up in the Girls’ Dream 100 at the adidas Grand Prix as a junior in 2014, finishing in eighth place in the race with a time of 11.82 (+1.7) … Captured the 100-meter title with a seasonal-best time of 11.66 (+1.7) at the 2014 USA Track & Field Colorado Junior Olympics Championships … Clocked her indoor PR of 7.48 in the 60-meter dash at the CSM Twilight Open during the 2014 indoor season … Ended the 2014 indoor season as the No. 10-ranked sprinter nationally in the 60-meter dash regardless of class … Emerged as a top sprint talent in a breakout sophomore season in 2013 when she sprinted to the 100-meter title at the Great Southwest Classic where she ran a lifetime PR of 11.50 (+0.7) in the event final … Cracked the Top 10 of the national high school rankings in the 100-meter dash as the No. 6-ranked sprinter nationally at the prep level in 2013 … Also the 60-meter champion at the Great Southwest Indoor Classic in 2013 with a winning time of 7.74 in the final … A veteran of the New Balance Indoor Nationals, competing in the meet for three-straight seasons from 2013-15.
Full name is Shayna Natalyn Yon … Born on March 29, 1997 … Parents are Terry and Shirllynn Yon … Has one older brother, Solomon, and one older sister, Shayla … An honor roll student during her prep career at Cherokee Trail High School while maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade-point average during her senior season … Majoring in kinesiology.