Local high school student makes U.S. Olympic Boxing Team

Local high school student makes U.S. Olympic Boxing Team

Local high school student makes U.S. Olympic Boxing Team

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 17, 2012 at 3:39 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A senior at Normandy High School will go to London this summer as a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team.

Shaniece Herron, 19, weighs 119 pounds and is the youngest female on the team.

Shaniece started boxing when she was 7 years old and trains at the Pagedale Boxing Gym. Her current record is 37-1, including four knockouts.

The Normandy High student says she plans to box professionally in about two years.

She says she was inspired by boxers Laila Ali, Floyd Mayweather and Muhammad Ali.

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