FSU Track & Field BIO
Kellion Knibb
Player Profile:
Kellion Knibb 1878425
Position: Throws
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: St. Catherine, Jamaica
High School: St. Jago

PERFORMANCE RESULTS

Finished second in the discus with a lifetime-best 61.44 meters (201-7) at the NCAA Championships...that mark met the 2016 Olympic standard and also broke her own Jamaican nationa, ACC and Florida State records...had top mark from NCAA East and West Preliminary meets...was unbeaten vs. collegiate competition this season until the NCAA meet...earned first-team All-American honors for the second time in her career.

2016
Outdoor: Recorded NCAA East-best mark of 59.81m (196-3),,,set ACC Championship discus record (60.62m/198-11), helping Noles to team title; her third conference discus title...also fifth in shot put with an outdoor PB (15.29m/50-2)...broke 20-year-old Penn Relays record (58.55m/192-1)...broke 30-year-old Mike Long Track discus record at Seminole Invitational (57.99m/190-3). Indoor: Sixth at ACC Championships in shot put.

2015
Outdoor: Medical redshirt. Indoor: Won ACC Championships shot put title (15.65m/51-4.25).

2014
Outdoor: First-team All-American after fifth-place NCAA Championships (55.06,/180-8) finish...set Jamaican national record (61.34m) at the NCAA East Preliminary...won second consecutive ACC discus crown (53.94m/177-0)...followed with FSU’s first Penn Relays title since 2009...closed regular season with the second-best throw of her career (56.27m/184-7) at Georgia Tech...season-best shot put (14.69m/48-2.50) came at the Crimson Tide Invitational. Indoor: Uncorked season-best shot put (16.01m/52-6.50) at Cherry & Silver Invitational, which ranks No. 3 all-time for the `Noles indoors...placed sixth at the ACC Championships, helping FSU to the team title.

2013
Outdoor: Made FSU debut after sitting out indoor season...qualified for NCAA East Preliminary in discus...won first ACC Outdoor Championship discus title with then SB (54.59m/179-1); was seventh in shot put...improved discus best to 54.88 at the Seminole Twilight...set new SB at Georgia Tech Invitational (55.68m/182-8).

Personal: Jamaican was the first signee of FSU throws coach Dorian Scott...set Jamaican junior national record in discus in 2012 (51.02m/167-5) in second-place Olympic Trials finish...starred at St. Jago High School...two-time Girls Champs meet winner and record-holder in the shot put... completed FSU undergrad degree in editing, writing and media...born December 25, 1993.


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