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Lissa Labiche

Lissa Labiche
Lissa  Labiche

Hometown:
Mahe, Seychelles

High School:
Alliance Francaise des Seychelles

Event:
High Jump

I/O:
R-So./R-So.

2018 Indoor Second-Team All-American (High Jump)
2018 Outdoor Second-Team All-American (High Jump)
2018 Second-Team All-SEC (Indoor High Jump)
2016 Rio Olympics High Jump participant -- Seychelles
2012 London Olympics High Jump participant -- Seychelles

2018
Indoors: Had one of the finest high jump seasons in Gamecock history in her first collegiate campaign... finished third at her debut meet, the Columbia Challenge, before winning the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational with a mark of 1.76m (5-9 1/4)... earned a silver medal at the SEC Championships by clearing 1.85m (6-0 3/4), the second-best mark in Carolina history... finished 14th at the NCAA Championships to earn second-team All-America honors.
Outdoors: Posted another All-America campaign in her first collegiate outdoor season... finished third at her season-opener, the Spec Towns Invitational, and came in second at the Tennessee Relays... won back-to-back meets, taking the title at the USC Open and the Penn Relays... cleared 1.82m (5-11 1/2) at Penn, the second-best effort in Gamecock history... was the top finisher at the NCAA East Regional, clearing 1.80m (5-10 3/4) without a miss to punch a ticket to Eugene... took home second-team All-America laurels from the NCAA Championships, clearing 1.73m (5-8) to finish 12th.

Previous School
Graduated from Alliance Francaise des Seychelles... Was a baccalaureate graduate.

International Experience
Is a two-time Olympian, representing Seychelles in the high jump at London 2012 and Rio 2016... Finished 29th in the high jump at the Rio Olympics with a mark of 1.85m and 20th in London, when she also hit 1.85m... Won the high jump at the African Championships in 2012 and 2016 and the African Games in 2015... Jumped 1.91m to earn the title at the 2017 Jeux de la Francophonie in Ivory Coast... Earned the silver medal at the World Junior Championships in Barcelona in 2012... Holds a PR of 1.92m in the high jump and 6.27m in the long jump.

Personal
Daughter of Jose Labiche and Geralda Charlette... Has four siblings: Marion, Khanya, Renane and Joyce... Plans to major in business at Carolina... Chose to join the Gamecocks to break out of her comfort zone, meet new people and get a great education.

Indoor Personal Records
High Jump
1.85m | 6-0 3/4 (2/25/18 SEC Championships)
Outdoor Personal Records
High Jump
1.82m | 5-11 1/2 (4/28/18 Penn Relays)
 

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