Kevin Shannon
Kevin  Shannon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills

Event:
Throws



03/31/2016

Track & Field Completes Day One of Florida Relays

Crimson Tide competed in the men's javelin and women's 5,000 meters on Thursday

03/25/2016

Track & Field Enjoys Success at FSU Relays

Crimson Tide continued its solid outdoor season in Tallahassee on Friday

03/19/2016

Track & Field Claims Five Event Titles to Conclude John Mitchell Alabama Relays

Crimson Tide men win two field events while the women take three on the track

06/30/2015

107 Alabama Students Earn Place on SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide rowing team led the way with 26 honors while the men's and women's track and field teams added 19 and 18, respectively.

05/15/2015

Points in Women's Hammer & Qualifiers on the Track Highlight 1st Day of SEC Meet

Senior (2016)

Outdoor Season

Registered a mark of 196-0 (59.75m) in the javelin at the SEC Championships to finish 11th … finished fifth in the javelin with a toss of 175-10 (53.60m) at the LSU Invitational … produced a mark of 192-8 (58.74m) in the javelin to finish fourth in the event at the War Eagle Invitational … registered a throw of 218-0 (66.46m) to set a personal record in the javelin and finished fourth in the event at the FSU Relays … threw 182-4 (55.59m) in the javelin to finish 13th in the event at the Alabama Relays.

Junior (2015)

Outdoor Season

Recorded a season-best throw of 203-4 (61.99m) in the javelin at the SEC Championships for 12th place ... finished fourth in the javelin with a throw of 194-3 (59.22m) at the LSU Invitational ... threw 196-1 3/4 (59.78m) in the John Jacobs Invitational javelin to finish sixth ... placed fifth in the Javelin with 178-8 (54.46m) at the Border Clash ... threw the Javelin 180-5 (55.00m) to finish seventh in the event at the Crimson Tide Invitational.

Indoor Season

Did not compete.

Sophomore (2014)

Outdoor Season

Placed 13th in the javelin with a mark of 200-6 at the SEC Championships … finished fourth in the javelin with a mark of 179-7 at the Jace Lacoste Invitational … threw a mark of 192-9 in the javelin at the Mt. SAC Relays … placed third in the javelin with a mark of 196-11 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash … threw a mark of 200-1 to finish seventh in the javelin at the Crimson Tide Invitational … placed third with a mark of 199-2 in the javelin at the Yellow Jacket Invitational … set a season-best mark of 207-5 to finish fifth in the javelin at the Alabama Relays.

Indoor Season

Did not compete.

Freshman (2013)

Outdoor Season

In his first SEC Championships, finished 10th in the javelin with a throw of 197-1 ... set a season best at the LSU Alumni Gold while finishing fifth in the javelin throw with a mark of 207-3 ... came away with his second victory of the season at the Spec Towns Invitational, with a throw of 206-1 that ranked among the school's top-10 list ... won the javelin at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a mark of 204-11.

Indoor Season

Did not compete.

Prep and Personal

2012 Alabama High School Athletics Association (AHSAA) class 6A state champion in the javelin (180-2), while competing with Vestavia Hills High School ... as a junior, placed second in the javelin at the 2011 state meet (192-1) ... finished 10th in the decathlon at the 2011 AHSAA Class 6A outdoor meet with a personal-best total of 5,236 points ... as a sophomore, placed fifth in the javelin at the 2010 state meet (172-9) ... voted Vestavia Hills Most Valuable Field Event Athlete in 2011 and 2012 ... coached by Brett Huber at Vestavia Hills. where he  also played football and basketball ... a Latin Honors graduate, member of the Mu Alpha Theta academic honors fraternity, and was a nominee for "Mr. Vestavia Hills" ... two of his uncles played college football: Jim Shannon at East Tennessee State and Billy Shannon at Murray State ... son of John and Ceci Shannon … born Oct. 12, 1993, in Birmingham, Ala.

     
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