MINERS

A-Shawni Mitchell
 A-Shawni Mitchell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingston, Jamaica

High School:
Wolmer's Boys School

Position:
Sprints

2013: Indoor: Helped the Miners 4x400m relay team post top-three performances in the last three meets of the season...guided the 4x400m relay team to a gold medal finish at the C-USA Championship with a season-best time of 3:14.02.

Outdoor: Registered top-five performances in the 400m in all three regular season meets...recorded a season best of 46.90 in the 400m at the UTEP Invitational...took silver at the Conference USA Championships in the 400m dash (47.11)...a part of the 4x400m relay team that advanced to the NCAA Championships...a member of the 4x400m relay team that posted a season-best time of 3:06.88 at the NCAA West Preliminaries...claimed gold at the C-USA Championship as a part of the 4x400m relay team.

2012:Indoor:A member of the 4x400m relay team that broke the C-USA Championship record as they crossed the finish line with a time of 3:11.64 ... finished third at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in the 400m dash with a career-best of 48.10 and placed fourth in the distance medley relay with a time of 10:04.05 ... clocked in a time of 48.46 at the Texas A&M Invitational taking eighth place overall ... part of the 4x400m relay team that claimed gold at the Cherry and Silver Invitational (3:16.31) ... clinched bronze as a member of the 4x400m relay team at the Texas A&M Invitational (3:12.98).

Outdoor: Ranked 50th in the nation in the men's 400m after taking bronze at the UTEP Springtime with a 46.38 ... participated in the Conference USA Championships and the NCAA West Preliminary.

Before UTEP: Took third-place at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships posting a time of 49.47 in the men's 400m ... recorded a personal-best in the 400m with a time of 48.25.

Personal: Majoring in Mechanical Engineering ... son of Frank Mitchell and Marcia Dyer.

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