Events: 60H (8.15), 100H (13.11)
Made an immediate impact for the Lady Tigers as an NCAA Championships qualifier during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Earned an 11th-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships after clocking 8.22 seconds in the semifinal round ... Followed by taking 24th place in the national semifinal of the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Took her place on the medal podium at the SEC Indoor Championships as the bronze medalist in the 60-meter hurdles after clocking a personal record of 8.15 in the conference final to move into the No. 9 spot on LSU's all-time indoor performance list in the event ... Wrapped up the 2012 indoor season as the No. 9-ranked hurdler in the NCAA with her PR of 8.15 ... Also claimed third-place finishes in the 60 hurdles at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (8.57) and Texas A&M Dual Meet (8.64) during the indoor season ... Also competed at the Tyson Invitational (8.28), Razorback Invitational (8.35), LSU Twilight (8.36) and New Balance Collegiate Invitational (8.38) during the indoor season ... Qualified for the NCAA semifinals during the outdoor season after racing to a personal best of 13.11 (+0.6) for an eighth-place finish at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Crossed the finish line in 13.36w for 18th place in the first round of the NCAA Championships ... Scored four points for the Lady Tigers with a fifth-place finish in the 100 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships held on LSU's home track at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge ... Clocked 13.46 (+1.8) in the SEC Outdoor final ... Advanced to the conference final after running the third-fastest time in the preliminary round at 13.29w ... Helped the Lady Tigers win their fifth SEC Outdoor title in six seasons ... Opened the outdoor season by winning the 100-meter hurdles at the LSU Relays with a wind-legal time of 13.61 ... Placed ninth at the Texas Relays (13.61w) and eighth at the Penn Relays (13.83) ... Was the runner-up at the Arizona State Tri-Meet with a run of 13.62 ... Took fourth place at both the LSU Alumni Gold (13.40) and Battle on the Bayou (13.46).
PRIOR TO LSU
The premier sprint hurdler in the junior college ranks in 2010 and 2011 ... A three-time National Junior College Athletics Association national champion during her two-year career at Essex County College ... Swept NJCAA Indoor and NJCAA Outdoor national titles in the sprint hurdles during her sophomore season in 2011 ... Capped her JUCO career with a gold-medal winning performance in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2011 NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Hutchison Community College in Hutchison, Kan. ... Clocked a slightly wind-aided time of 13.50 in the national final while running with a tailwind of 2.1 meters per second ... The wind was just over the allowable 2.0 for purposes of setting a new personal record ... Qualified for the national final with the fastest time in the qualifying round at 13.56w ... Set a wind-legal personal best of 13.80 during the 2011 outdoor season as she won the hurdles at the Morgan State Legacy on April 23 ... Won back-to-back NJCAA Indoor titles in the sprint hurdles with a win in the 60-meter hurdles (8.37) in 2010 and a win in the 55-meter hurdles (7.71) in 2011 at the NJCAA Indoor Championships ... Set a personal best of 8.37 in the 60-meter hurdles in the national final in 2010 ... Was named the Indoor MVP for the women's team at Essex County College during her freshman season in 2010 ... Twice set the facility record in the 60-meter hurdles at Cornell's Barton Hall with times of 8.52 in 2010 and 8.38 in 2011 ... Went on to earn meet MVP honors for the Cornell Deneault Invitational with her performance in both 2010 and 2011 ... Clocked 8.39 in a fifth-place finish in the consolation final of the 60 hurdles at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational on Feb. 4, 2011 ... Clocked a 2010 outdoor seasonal best of 13.87 in the 100-meter hurdles in a runner-up finish at the 2010 Aggie Relays held at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C. ... Has also run a wind-legal time of 13.88 in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2010 Wake Forest Open ... Joined the program at Essex County College following her prep career at St. Hugh High School in Kingston, Jamaica ... Won a silver medal in the Class 1 division of the girl's 100-meter hurdles at the prestigious Boys & Girls Athletics Championships held in Kingston, running a time of 14.21 into a strong headwind in the meet finals.
Full name is Shanekia Nyoshie Hall ... Born on Nov. 27, 1988 ... Guardians are Pernel Dennisur and Patricia Anderson ... Has three older sisters named Ann-Marie, Shinnell and Suzette ... Mentored in her athletics career by former LSU Lady Tiger national champion Nickiesha Wilson and Lennox Graham ... Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sport commerce.