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  Kellion Knibb
Kellion Knibb

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Catherine, Jamaica

High School:
St. Jago

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
12/25/1993


06/27/2014

Funderburk Thunders!

Transfer blazes path to 400 semis at USA Outdoor Championships

06/27/2014

Jamaican National Champ!

Knibb wins discus title, secures Commonwealth Games spot

06/14/2014

Big Finish For Ladies!

Hall leads final day charge with help from Zagre and relay team

06/13/2014

All-American Closers!

Seniors Locke, Harris finish second, sixth in final races as Seminoles

06/13/2014

Knibb Puts 'Noles On Board!

FSU soph is first NCAA women's discus scorer in program history

PERFORMANCE RESULTS

The highest seeded athlete for the Seminole women, she holds the No. 2 discus mark among NCAA East Preliminary contestants...broke her own school record while capturing the Penn Relays discus title with a throw of 56.49 meters (185-4)...making her second consecutive East Preliminary appearance.

2014

Outdoor: Put a slow start to the season behind her by winning the discus title in the final five meets of the regular season...that surge included a second consecutive ACC Outdoor Championship in the discus (53.94/177-0)...followed a few days later by the first individual title by a Seminole at the Penn Relays since 2009...closed the regular season with the second-best throw of her career (56.27m/184-7) while winning the Georgia Tech Invitational...also competed in the shot put with a season-best mark of 14.69m (48-2.50) at the Crimson Tide Invitational.

Indoor: Competed exclusively in the shot put during her first indoor season after making the transition from rotational to the glide...uncorked a season-best throw of 16.01 meters (52-6.50) at the 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...was also runner-up at the Razorback Invitational in the collegiate section.

2013

Outdoor: Made her Florida State debut after sitting out the indoor season as a redshirt...qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary in the discus...competed in 10 meets, often doubling up in both the shot put and discus...captured the ACC Outdoor Championship in the discus with a then season-best mark of 54.59m (179-1), and added a seventh-place finish in the shot put...improved her discus best to 54.88 at the Seminole Twilight, then took it to another level, winning the Georgia Tech Invitational title with a season-best of 55.68 (182-8)...opened her FSU career by winning the shot put at the UNF Spring Break Invitational...posted her top shot put mark (15.10m/49-6.50) at the Seminole Invitational.

Personal: Outstanding junior level performer from Jamaica who was the first signee of FSU throws coach Dorian Scott...set the Jamaican junior national record in the discus in 2012 (51.02m/167-5) with a second-place finish at her country's Olympic Trails...finished fourth in the shot put at the 2012 Carfita Games...starred at powerhouse St. Jago High School, where she was a two-time Girls Champs meet winner and record-holder in the shot put... majoring in editing, writing and media at FSU...born December 25, 1993.


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