Shannon Ray Wins 100m, Leads 4x100m Relay to Victory
AT OLE MISS (2012-14):
OUTDOOR: Competed in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary, running a season-best 13.59 ... placed 12th in the 100 hurdles at the SEC Championships (13.60) ... posted two meet victories in the 100 hurdles, at the Ole Miss Open (13.88) and MC Twilight Invitational (14.01) ... ran a personal-best 12.18 in the 100-meter dash at the Ole Miss Open.
INDOOR: Just missed a spot in the SEC Championships 60-meter hurdles final with a ninth-place finish in a season-best 8.42 ... placed seventh in the 60 hurdles at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in 8.62 after running 8.47 in the semifinals ... won the event at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker in 8.51 ... runner-up at the Vanderbilt Invitational in 8.51 ... ran a personal-best 25.78 in the 200 at the Auburn Invitational.
OUTDOOR: Participated at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the 100-meter hurdles, running a personal-best 13.44 in the quarterfinals that ranks her third in school history ... placed 10th in the 100-meter hurdles (13.79) at the SEC Championships ... placed third in the 100-meter hurdles (13.53) at the Drake Relays ... runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles at both the Mississippi Open (13.66) and the Ole Miss Invitational (13.70) ... ran a 13.53 100-meter hurdles at the Texas Relays to place 14th overall ... ran a season best of 12.44 in the 100 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational and 1:05.96 in the 400-meter hurdles at the MSU Conference Challenge.
INDOOR: Placed ninth in the 60-meter hurdles at the SEC Championships with a personal-best time of 8.42 that ranks her third in school history ... placed fifth at the Don Kirby Elite with a 60-meter hurdles final time of 8.43 (converted from 8.41 for altitude) ... placed third in the 55-meter hurdles at the ASU Invitational with a time of 7.88 that ranks her second in school history ... won the event title in the 60-meter hurdles at the BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker with a time of 8.66 ... season-best 60-meter time of 7.86 at the Don Kirby Elite.
OUTDOOR: Raced to a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter hurdle finals (14.11) at the USA Junior Championships ... ran a 13.74 in the prelims at the USA Juniors ... competed at the NCAA East Preliminary in the 100-meter hurdles, clocking a personal-best time of 13.58 (+3.2 wind) that ranks her third-best in school history ... placed 11th in the 100-meter hurdles (13.77) and 17th in the 400-meter hurdles (personal-best 1:02.50) at the SEC Championships ... won the 100-meter hurdles at the Ole Miss Invitational with a time of 13.69 ... member of the 4x100 shuttle hurdle relay that set a school record with a time of 56.96 and a fourth-place finish at the Florida Relays.
INDOOR: Top freshman finisher in the 60-meter hurdles at the SEC Championships where she came in 13th place with a personal-best time of 8.51 that ranks her third-best in school history ... named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... helped the distance medley relay team set a school record (11:42.92) with a ninth-place finish at the SEC Championships ... turned in a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles (8.75) at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener ... helped the 4x400 meter relay team to third place (3:41.01) at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Named the 2010-11 Gatorade Athlete of the Year for Mississippi high school girls' track and field, competing for Hattiesburg High School under the direction of coach Charles Green ... 2011 Mississippi Girls Track and Field PopStar ... 2011 state champion in the 100-meter hurdles with a state-record time of 14.14 ... also crowned state champion in the 300-meter hurdles (45.31) and finished second in the triple jump ... achieved personal bests of 44.72 in the 300-meter hurdles, 37-5.5 in the triple jump and 17-2 in the long jump ... honor graduate ... volunteered locally on behalf of youth track programs and a Hattiesburg area daycare center, and raised funds for autism research.
PERSONAL: Born July 7, 1993 ... daughter of LaTonya Jackson.
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