Events: Long Jump (IN: 16-10 ¾; OUT: 17-1 ½), Triple Jump (IN: 38-9 ½; OUT: 39-4w/38-3 ¼)
Graduated from LSU in May 2016 with a degree in kinesiology.
Competed in eight meets in her final season at LSU ... Opened the indoor season by jumping an indoor personal best of 16 feet, 10 3/4 inches for 20th place in the long jump at the Purple Tiger Invitational ... Matched her indoor PR in the triple jump at the LSU Twilight where she jumped 38-9 1/2 for seventh place ... Earned the bronze medal in the triple jump at the LSU High Performance Meet with a mark of 38-4 1/4 ... Placed fourth at the Bayou Bengal Invitational with a mark of 37-9 1/2 and 17th at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic with a jump of 37-1 ... Opened the outdoor season by posting a wind-legal personal best of 38-3 1/4 (+1.3) for eighth place in the triple jump at LSU's Battle on the Bayou ... Finished 10th at the LSU Invitational (39-1 1/4w) and 12th at the LSU Alumni Gold (38-7 1/2w).
Set new personal bests in the long jump and triple jump during her junior season in 2015 … Soared to a lifetime personal best of 38-9 ½ in a fourth-place finish in the triple jump at the Auburn Indoor Invitational … Also jumped an indoor PR of 16-9 ¾ for 23rd place in the long jump at the Auburn Indoor Invitational held at the Birmingham Crossplex … Earned back-to-back fifth-place finishes in the triple jump at the LSU High Performance Meet (37-8) and LSU Twilight (37-9 ¼) during the indoor season … Also competed in the triple jump indoors at the LSU Indoor Invitational (36-9) and New Mexico Classic (37-9 ½) … Jumped an outdoor personal best of 38-0 ¼ (+0.0) in a fourth-place finish in the triple jump at Arizona's Jim Click Shootout … Also placed fourth in the event at LSU's Battle on the Bayou with a career-best wind-aided mark of 39-4 (+2.9) … Finished runner-up in her outdoor season opener at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette with a mark of 37-8 ¾ (-1.4) … Posted a seasonal-best mark of 17-0 ¾ (+0.8) in the long jump at the Jim Click Shootout … Also stepped onto the long jump runway at the Battle on the Bayou (16-7 ¼w) during the outdoor season.
Saw action in the long jump and triple jump in four home meets during the 2014 season … Jumped indoor personal bests of 16-4 ½ in an eighth-place finish in the long jump and 36-7 in a ninth-place finish in the triple jump at the LSU Twilight … Leaped to a wind-legal best of 17-1 ½ (+1.3) in an 18th-place finish in the long jump at the LSU Alumni Gold … Also competed in the long jump outdoors at the LSU Invitational (15-7) and Battle on the Bayou … Set a wind-legal PR of 36-9 ¾ (-0.5) in a ninth-place finish in the triple jump at the LSU Invitational … Also leaped to a wind-aided 37-7 ¾ (+3.6) to take fourth place in the triple jump at the Battle on the Bayou.
Competed in the long jump in six meets during the 2013 season … Jumped a lifetime personal best of 16-4 ½ to tie for 14th place at the LSU Twilight during the indoor season … Posted a top mark of 16-2 ¼ for seventh place at the LSU Invitational … Jumped a seasonal-best wind-aided mark of 15-10 ½ (+2.2) for 16th place at the LSU Alumni Gold during the outdoor season … Also competed in the long jump at the Louisiana Classics (14-4), LSU Relays (14-7 ¼) and Battle on the Bayou (15-4 ¾) outdoors.
PRIOR TO LSU
A standout long and triple jumper during her prep career at Oakdale High School … Swept district and regional titles in the long jump and triple jump during the 2011 season … Also claimed a regional crown in the triple jump in 2011 … Honored as her district's Outstanding Female Field Athlete of the Year after the 2011 season while leading Oakdale High School's track and field team to a district championship … Also a standout on the basketball court … Helped guide her basketball team to the state semifinals in 2009 … Was a two-time team defensive Most Valuable Player in 2010 and 2011 … Helped guide Oakdale High School to three-straight district championships on the hardwood from 2009-11.
Full name is Shanice Shanae Holmes … Born on March 19, 1993 … Parents are Charles Allison and LaToya Holmes … Has one younger brother, James … Graduated from Oakdale High School as her class salutatorian … Served as Student Government President during her prep career … Vice President of Oakdale's chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Honored as a LHSAA State Farm Insurance Scholar, Sam Walton Community Scholar, Thomas M. Abrusley Memorial Scholar and Jessye Edwards Scholar … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.