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Shermund Allsop
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'11"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Plaisance Garden, Trinidad
High School: Queen’s Royal College
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Born: 03/21/1991
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Shermund Allsop Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/25/2014

Events: 60M (6.78), 100M (10.29), 200M (IN: 21.08; OUT: 20.71)

NCAA Champion
3-time All-American
SEC Champion
2-time All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
A three-time All-American as a member of LSU’s 4x100-meter relay during his collegiate career … Anchored the team to All-America honors for three-straight seasons from 2012-14 … Anchored the team that was crowned NCAA Champion for the 2012 season with a time of 38.38 seconds in the national final … Teamed with Barrett Nugent, Aaron Ernest and Keyth Talley to run what was tied as the No. 9-ranked time in the 4x100-meter relay at the end of his collegiate career … Also helped lead the team to All-American finishes of fourth place in 2013 and third place in 2014 … Also a member of LSU’s SEC Champion 4x100-meter relay team in 2013 and SEC runners-up in 2014 … Ended his four-year collegiate career with the Tigers from 2011-14 with his personal bests of 6.78 in the 60 meters, 10.29 in the 100 meters and 20.71 in the 200 meters.

2014
An All-SEC and All-America performer once again as a member of LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team during the outdoor season … Anchored the squad to a bronze-medal-winning third-place finish in the national final at the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Oregon’s Hayward Field … Teamed with Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Aaron Ernest and Tremayne Acy in running 38.85 in the NCAA final … Also anchored the same squad to All-SEC honors with a runner-up finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships held in Lexington, Kentucky … Clocked a seasonal-best time of 38.68 in the conference final for the eighth-fastest time in program history in the men’s 4x100-meter relay … Helped lead the Tigers into the NCAA semifinals with a run of 39.04 for third-place in the national quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Jacksonville, Florida … Ran the anchor leg on the team that won the sprint relay title at the LSU Alumni Gold with a time of 38.90 and ran the second leg on the team that won the event at Miami’s Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a time of 40.21 … Anchored LSU to a runner-up finish in the 4x100-meter relay final at the Penn Relays with a time of 38.83 … Was an NCAA Championships qualifier in the 200-meter dash during the outdoor season … Finished in 32nd place in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds with a run of 21.26 (+0.8) … Won the 200-meter title at the Battle on the Bayou with a time of 20.90 (-0.8) before finishing runner-up in the event at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a seasonal-best time of 20.74 (+1.4) … Nearly matched his personal best of 10.29 in the 100 meters with a seasonal-best run of 10.30 (+1.7) in a fifth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold … Earned runner-up finishes in the 100-meter dash at the Battle on the Bayou (10.30w) and Hurricane Alumni Invitational (10.42) during the outdoor season … Scored one point for the Tigers with an eighth-place finish in the 200-meter final at the SEC Indoor Championships, clocking 21.25 in his first career SEC final in an individual event … Earned a spot in the SEC Indoor final after clocking an indoor personal best of 21.08 for eighth place in the qualifying round … Finished in 16th place overall in qualifying in the 60 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 6.81 … Earned a trio of sixth-place finishes in the 200 meters at the Aggie Invitational (21.28), Auburn Indoor Invitational (21.60) and Texas A&M Triangular (21.74) during the indoor season … Also ran the 200 meters at the Tyson Invitational (21.32) and New Mexico Team Invitational (21.60)  … Clocked back-to-back personal bests of 6.79 in the prelims and 6.78 in the final in a fourth-place finish in the 60 meters at the LSU Twilight … Also ran the 60 meters at the New Mexico Team Invitational (6.86), Tyson Invitational (6.88) and Aggie Invitational (6.90).

2013
Earned All-America honors for the second-straight season while running the anchor leg for the Tigers in the 4x100-meter relay … Anchored the Tigers to a fourth-place finish in the 4x100-meter relay final at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Eugene, Oregon … Teamed with Damar Forbes, Aaron Ernest and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake in running a seasonal-best time of 38.78 in the sprint relay final at the national meet … Also anchored the Tigers to the SEC championship in the 4x100 relay at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Won a conference title with a winning time of 38.98 in the SEC final for the NCAA’s third-fastest time heading into the NCAA Championships … Helped the Tigers run 39.19 in the national quarterfinals for the second-fastest time at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Greensboro, North Carolina … LSU’s sprint relay clocked back-to-back seasonal bests at Oregon’s Hayward Field with times of 38.94 in the semifinal and 38.78 in the final en route to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Was an NCAA Championships qualifier in the 100 meters and 200 meters during the outdoor season … Competed in both sprints at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals in the 100-meter dash while finishing in 20th-place in the event in Greensboro … Ran a wind-aided 10.51 (+2.5) in the quarterfinal round after clocking a wind-legal seasonal best of 10.43 (+1.4) for 24th place in the first round of qualifying … Placed 32nd in the qualifying round of the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.34 (+0.7) at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Posted a wind-legal seasonal best of 21.09 (+0.8) in the 200 meters for a ninth-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships in Columbia, Missouri … Finished in 21st place in the 100 meters at the SEC Championships after running a wind-aided 10.49 (+2.4) in the preliminary round … Ran a wind-aided seasonal best of 10.39 (+2.3) in the 100 meters in a seventh-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold … Ran back-to-back wind-aided seasonal bests in the 200 meters for the win at the Battle on the Bayou (20.95w) and third place at the LSU Alumni Gold (20.91w) … Took third place among collegians in the 200-meter final at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with a wind-legal run of 21.29 (+0.2) … Competed in the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes during the indoor season … Finished in 26th place in the 60 meters (6.92) and 24th place in the 200 meters (21.63) at the SEC Indoor Championships … Matched his indoor PR of 21.63 in the 200 meters with his seventh-place finish at the Texas A&M Triangular meet in College Station … Ran an indoor seasonal best of 6.90 in the 60 meters in the preliminary round at the Razorback Invitational … Went on to finish in 10th place in the event at the Razorback Invitational with a run of 6.94 in the final.

2012
Emerged as one of the nation’s leading sprinters with his performance during the outdoor season … Anchored the Tigers to a national championship in the 4x100-meter relay with a seasonal-best performance at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Teamed with Barrett Nugent, Aaron Ernest and Keyth Talley to capture LSU’s eighth NCAA title in the 4x100-meter relay in program history … Anchored the team to a winning seasonal-best time of 38.38 to tie the Drake Stadium record with the third-fastest time in school history … Also tied for the No. 7-ranked performance in collegiate history … Broke 39 seconds for the first time in the NCAA semifinal after running 38.77 for the second-fastest time of the qualifying round at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Ran the anchor leg on the team that advanced to the national semifinal with a time of 39.61 for fourth place in the NCAA quarterfinal at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Jacksonville, Florida … Anchored the team to a third-place finish at the Penn Relays with a run of 39.49 … Shattered personal records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter sprints during his sophomore season in 2012 … Followed the collegiate season by clocking back-to-back 100-meter PRs of 10.29 in the qualifying round and final round at the Sagicor National Open Championships in his native Trinidad & Tobago … Earned an eighth-place finish in the 100-meter final while finishing just out of the running for a spot on Trinidad’s Olympic team … An NCAA Championships qualifier in both sprints during the outdoor season … Smashed his 200-meter PR with a wind-legal run of 20.71 (+0.2) for 15th place in the quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Clocked back-to-back PRs at the NCAA East Prelims after crossing the finish line in 20.85 (+0.6) in the qualifying round … Finished in 16th place overall in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds with his previous wind-legal PR of 10.38 in the quarterfinal round … Earned an 11th-place finish in the 200 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium, clocking in at 21.20 in the preliminary round … Earned a seasonal-best third-place finish in the event at the Louisiana Classics (21.64) … Claimed a pair of runner-up finishes in the 100-meter dash during the outdoor season at the Louisiana Classics (10.44w) and Battle on the Bayou (10.43w) … An SEC Championships participant in both the 60 meters and 200 meters during the indoor season … Placed 14th in the 60-meter dash in the qualifying round at the SEC Indoor Championships with a previous personal best of 6.85 … Added a finish of 17th place in the 200-meter dash at the SEC Indoor meet with a run of 21.74 in the prelim round … Wrapped up the indoor season by setting a  new best of 6.82 in the 60-meter dash in a fifth-place finish at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier.

2011
Competed in five meets during his true freshman season in 2011 … Swept 100-meter and 200-meter titles at the Cole-Lancon Invitational during the outdoor season … Clocked wind-legal times of 10.58 in the 100 meters and 21.66 in the 200 meters in two wins at the Cole-Lancon Invitational … Set a wind-legal seasonal best of 10.41 in the 100-meter dash to take 27th place in his outdoor opener at the Louisiana Classics … Posted a wind-legal 10.59 to take ninth place in the B section of the 100-meter dash at the LSU Alumni Gold … Followed with a wind-aided 21.30 for fifth place in B section of the 200 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Made his collegiate debut indoors at the Razorback Invitational … Finished in 25th place in the 200-meter dash (21.98) and 30th place in the 60-meter dash (7.03) at the Razorback Invitational during the indoor season … Also competed in the 60 meters for the Tyson Invitational during the indoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
Joined the LSU program following his prep career at Queen’s Royal College in the country of Trinidad & Tobago … Represented his nation at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships held in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada … Anchored the Trinidad & Tobago 4x100-meter relay team to a bronze-medal winning third-place finish at the World Junior Championships with a time of 39.72 in the final … Was a World Junior Championships semifinalist in the 100-meter dash … Also ran the anchor leg for Trinidad & Tobago on the 4x100-meter relay team that set a meet record of 39.77 en route to the gold medal at the 2010 Central American & Caribbean Championships held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic … Helped the Trinidad & Tobago team win a silver medal in the 4x100-meter relay at the 2010 Carifta Games with a time of 40.41 in the final … Ran a 2010 seasonal-best time of 10.50 to place sixth in the 100-meter dash final at the Carifta Games … Set personal bests of 10.39 in the 100-meter dash and 20.89 in the 200-meter dash in sweeping Under-20 gold medals at the 2009 Sagicor National Open Championships held in the capital city of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad .

PERSONAL
Full name is Shermund Lamon Malcolm Allsop … Born on March 21, 1991 … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

 

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