Jeannelle Scheper
Jeannelle  Scheper

Gros-Islet, Saint Lucia

High School:
St. Joseph's Convent


Year (I/O):

NCAA Outdoor High Jump Champion - 2015 NCAA Indoor High Jump Silver Medalist - 2013, 2014
5x First-Team All-American - High Jump - 2012, 2013, 2014 Indoor; 2013, 2015 Outdoor
2012 SEC Indoor Bronze Medalist
2013 SEC Indoor High Jump Champion
2013 SEC Outdoor Bronze Medalist
2014 SEC Indoor High Jump Silver Medalist
2015 SEC Outdoor High Jump Champion
2015 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
2014 USTFCCCA Southeast Region Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
4x All-SEC
Inaugural female recipient of the Hammer Strength All-American Award
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Status
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
2013 IAAF World Championship Qualifier
Winner of 2014 University of South Carolina President's Award, highest honor given to a Student-Athlete

2015: Indoor - Did not compete... Outdoors - Showed no signs of rust after missing the 2014 outdoor and 2015 indoor season, wining the program's first individual national championship since 2010... Jumped 1.90 meters at nationals to hold off a talented field for the title... won all five regular season meets, with no mark lower than 6-1.25... cleared 1.91 meters (6-3.25) to win the Shamrock Invite... earned USTFCCCA National Field Athlete of the Week and SEC Field Athlete of the Week for her efforts... set a new lifetime best with a jump of 6-4.75 to win the Florida Relays, setting a new program record and earning her SEC weekly honors again... won at the Penn Relays for her first title at the event, clearing 1.86 meters and passing up the final bars... won SEC Field Athlete of the Week for her win at Penn... went without a miss en route to her first career SEC Outdoor title, passing 1.96 meters (6-5)... it is the sixth-best mark in collegiate history and is tied for the top mark in the world... earned SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors, the third Gamecock ever to do so.

2014: Indoors - Captured her second-straight NCAA indoor high jump silver medal...SEC silver all four regular season meets of the season, won and set a new or matched her own meet or facility record...feat includes a meet record at the prestigious Armory Collegiate at 6'2" (1.88m) where she was recognized with the Evelyn Lawler Lewis Award as the meets most outstanding female SEC Indoor Championships, set a new meet record with a clearance of 6'2 f" (1.90m), but returned home with the silver due to misses...captured her second NCAA silver in as many seasons, clearing 6' f" (1.84m) in Albuquerque, N.M. ... recognized the USTFCCCA Southeast Region Field Athlete of the Year...Outdoor - Redshirted

2013: NCAA Indoor silver medalist, SEC Indoor high jump Champion, SEC Outdoor Bronze medalist...First-Team All-American Indoor and Outdoor...inaugural female recipient of the Hammer Strength All-American award...NCAA Championship participant...SEC Academic Honor Roll, USTFCCCA All-Academic status...Indoors, broke her own school record to open the season, clearing 6-02.00 (1.88m) to finish second at the Auburn Invitational...took second at the Armory Collegiate Invitational, before clearing a new school record of 6-03.25 (1.91m) at the Tyson Invitational...became the first Gamecock to win a high jump championship at a SEC Championship, taking gold with a mark of 6-01.50 (1.87m)...moved on to the NCAA Indoor Championships, earning a share of the silver with a clearance of 6-02.75 (1.90m) and finishing second only to 2012 Olympic silver medalist Brigetta Barrett of Arizona...Outdoors, delayed the start of her outdoor season to compete in the 42nd Caribbean Junior Championships (CARIFTA) Games for her native St. Lucia...captured her first CARIFTA gold, breaking the CARIFTA record with a clearance of 6-01.50 (1.87m) in her final year of eligibility for the event...returned to don the Garnet and Black, promptly breaking her own outdoor school record in her first event, clearing 6-02.00 (1.88m) to take second at the Spec Towns Relays...Won silver at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a clearance of 6-00.75 (1.85m)...qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships at the NCAA East Preliminary...recorded a height of 6-00.00 (1.83m) at NCAA Outdoors to finish in fifth place.

At the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Championships, won silver, clearing a new lifetime-best 6-03.50 (1.92m)...the height was the `B' qualifying standard for the IAAF World Championships and set a new Caribbean junior record for the second time of the year...made her IAAF World Championship debut in Moscow, placing 24th with a clearance of 6-00.00 (1.83m).

2012: First Team All-American, indoor and outdoor, first Gamecock to earn high jump All-America honors... NCAA Indoor and Outdoor qualifier in the high jump ... SEC Indoor bronze medalist ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Status...indoors, had a top mark of 6-00.00 (1.83m) to set the school record and take second at the New Balance Collegiate ... took bronze at the SEC Indoor Championships at 5-11.50 (1.82m) ... placed eighth at the NCAA Indoor Championships at 5-10.00 (1.78m) ... outdoors, had a top mark of 6-00.00 (1.83m) at the SEC Outdoor Championships to set the outdoor school record ... finished in the top five in every meet that she cleared a bar ... placed fifth at the SEC Outdoors ... tied for third at the NCAA East Preliminary at 5-11.25 (1.81m)...cleared 5-10.50 (1.79m) to finish 16th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

Competing for St. Lucia internationally, won high jump gold with a personal best and new school record of 6-0.75 (1.85m)at CACAC...placed 8th at IAAF Junior World Championships

2011: Earned bronze medal honors at the CARIFTA Games after clearing 5'7 (1.70m) ... Competed at IAAF World Youth Championships ... NCAA East Region participant in the high jump ... Indoors, cleared a personal best 5-08.75 (1.75m) to win the high jump at Gamecock Invitational ... mark ranked No. 2 in the Gamecock history books ... tied for 15th at the SEC Indoor Championships at 5-04.25 (1.63m) ... finished in the top five in every regular season meet ... outdoors, had a top jump of 5-10.50 (1.79m) at the SEC Outdoor Championships to claim fourth overall ... cleared 5-7 (1.70m) at the NCAA East Preliminary to finish 27th overall.

PERSONAL: Graduated from St. Joseph's Convent in Gros-Islet, Saint Lucia ... Majoring in mathematics ... Born November 21, 1994.

Indoor Personal Records
High Jump
1.91m (2/9/13 Tyson Invite)
Outdoor Personal Records
High Jump
1.95m (6-4 ¾) (4/3/15 Florida Relays)
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