Kevin Shannon
Kevin  Shannon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills

Event:
Throws



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

07/10/2014

99 Alabama Student-Athletes Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide was one of three schools with 95 or more honorees

05/18/2014

Malcolm Wins Women's 800 Title on Final Day of SEC Championships

Yanique Malcolm won the women's 800 with a personal-best time of 2:03.28

03/20/2014

Hakansson Breaks School Record, Wins Hammer Throw on Day One of Alabama Relays

ALABAMA RELAYS - DAY 1

Junior
2015 Outdoor Season
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.

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.

     
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