Shequell Higgs
Shequell  Higgs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nassau, Bahamas

High School:
Winslow

Event:
Jumps

Major:
Criminal Justice

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Names 169 St. John's Student-Athletes To 2013-14 All-Academic Team

13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.

02/22/2014

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER: SJU Claims Three Golds On Day 2 Of BIG EAST Championship

Red Storm scores 100 points and claims six total medals in fourth-place team finish.

01/31/2014

Runner-Up St. John's Wins Three Events At Metropolitan Indoor Championships

Red Storm wins twice on the track and once in the field in 104-point effort.

12/07/2013

Hinton Sets National Leader At Season-Opening Bill Ward Invitational

Host St. John's wins five individual events to close out memorable year of competition.

02/21/2014

2014 BIG EAST Indoor Championship

St. John's competes at the 2014 BIG EAST Indoor Championship at the NYC Armory.

As a Junior (2015-16): Selected as a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team … Indoor Track- 60-meter hurdles: recorded two top-10 finishes throughout the campaign … ran a season-best time of 9.49 seconds in the preliminary round of the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 26) … Triple Jump: recorded a pair of second-place finishes and one first-place finish at the Bill Ward Invite (Dec. 8) … threw a season-best 11.47 meters at the Princeton Women’s Triangular meet (Jan. 8) to finish second … Outdoor Track- 100-meter hurdles: ran a personal-best time of 16.26 seconds at the Puerto Rico Invite (March 19) to finish 13th … recorded a seventh-place finish at the Outdoor Mets (April 9) in a time of 16.72 seconds.

As a Sophomore (2014-15): Recorded career best marks in the high jump, the triple jump and the 60-meter hurdles … Indoor Track – 60-Meter Hurdles: recorded a third place finish at the St. Joseph’s Winter Invitational with a time of 9.64 seconds (Jan. 17) … ran her career best time of 9.39 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles at the STJ Bill Ward Meet (Dec. 8) … Triple Jump: won a silver medal at the Princeton Women’s Quad Meet after recording a mark of 11.23 meters (Jan. 9) … broke a career best mark and won a gold medal at the NYC Metropolitan Championships with a jump of 11.76 meters (Feb. 5-6) … finished in eighth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a mark of 11.09 meters (Feb. 28-April 1) … Shot Put: threw a season best mark of 10.18 meters to finish second at the NYC Metropolitan Championships (Feb. 5-6) … took home a fourth place finish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a mark of 9.48 meters (Feb. 28-March 1) … Outdoor Track – Triple Jump: recorded a mark of 11.20 meters to finish ninth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 8-9) … 100-meter Hurdles: set a season best mark of 16.25 seconds at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships to finish sixth overall (May 8-9)

As A Freshman (2013-14): Selected to the 2013-14 BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team ...Indoor - Triple Jump: tied for eighth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship (Feb. 22) to record a scoring finish thanks to a seasonal-best mark of 11.30 meters ... claimed the individual title at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 6) with a jump of 11.13 meters ... Long Jump: claimed the individual title at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 6) with a leap of 5.06 meters ... placed ninth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship (Feb. 22) with a seasonal-best jump of 5.16 meters ... 60-Meter Hurdles: recorded a seasonal-best time of 9.59 seconds in a 10th-place finish at the NYU Saturday Night Shootout (Jan. 18) ... High Jump: cleared the bar at 1.42 meters to tie for seventh at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 6).

At Winslow: Served as two-year team captain ... achieved personal bests of 38'6" in the triple jump and 9.36 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles ... broke the school triple jump record ... ran on Winslow's state-record setting shuttle hurdles relay which achieved All-America and all-state honors.

Personal: Daughter of Elliott and Lorna Higgs ... nickname is "Quell" ... born in Nassau, Bahamas ... hobbies include singing and shopping ... is afraid of almost all animals ... lists her parents and two high school coaches as the most influential people in her athletic career.

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