THIS WEEKEND: THE LSU ALUMNI GOLD (BATON ROUGE, LA.)
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.
2014 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.
2013 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" ... son of John and Ceci Shannon ... two of his uncles played college football: Jim Shannon at East Tennessee State and Billy Shannon at Murray State ... born Oct. 12, 1993, in Birmingham, Ala.