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SHANICE LOVE

Player profile

position
Throws
year
Freshman
hometown
Kingston, Jamaica
high school
Excelsior

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Freshman is the latest in Florida State’s long line of Jamaican junior national record holders in the discus, following teammates Gleneve Grange and Kellion Knibb…was unbeaten in 15 meets against high school competition last season…won Penn Relays title with meet record throw of 54.72 meters (179-6), earning Most Outstanding Performer honors.

Personal:

Coming off an impressive senior season at Excelsior High, where she was a four-year captain…won 2016 ISSA Boys and Girls Championships Class 1 discus title with a record mark (52.73m)…claimed her third Carifta Games title (52.05m)…broke the Jamaican junior national record for the first time at the MVP meet (54.66) and raised it two weeks later at Penn Relays, which ranked fifth in the world among junior athletes…won her second Jamaican Junior National title in 2016…represented Jamaican for the second time at the 2016 IAAF World Junior Championships in Poland…was the bronze medalist at the 2015 PanAm Junior championships…honored by JAAA/Scotiabank as the top student-athlete with the highest GPA in 2015…daughter of Eronica Dean and Richard Love…plans to major in accounting…born June 9, 1995.