Winona State track and field stars Shereen Vallabouy and Brooklyn Schyvinck both set meet records last Friday, competing at the Deb Schultz Open hosted by Minnesota State.
Vallabouy passed the field in the 200-meter sprint and Schyvinck won the 400-meter hurdles, pacing the Warriors in the final tune-up ahead of the 2022 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Outdoor Championships later this week.
In the 200 meters Vallabouy clocked 23.52 and Schyvinck finished the 400 hurdles in 1:00.73, two of the top four finishes, with McKenna Taylor winning the 1500 meters race in 4:42.11 minutes and Maddy Pietz taking home honors. in the 400 meter sprint with a time of 57.84. Vallabouy and Schyvinck set new meet records with their performances, while Vallabouy’s mark set a new WSU all-time best mark in the event.
Regan Feit and Lainey Lipschultz also scored points at the Deb Schultz Open, with race times of 1:05.00 and 1:05.68, respectively, in the 400-meter hurdles. Sophia Taarud was seventh in the 1,500 meters with a time of 5:04.56, Jadyn Bennett took fifth in the 400 meters in 59.44.
Winona State will travel to Aberdeen, SD to compete in the 2022 NSIC Outdoor Athletics Championships hosted by Northern State University May 12-14.