Fort Wayne native receives Southwestern Athletic Conference honors

| February 13, 2014
Whitney McDonald

Whitney McDonald

Courtesy of Texas Southern University

HOUSTON—Whitney McDonald, a junior  runner at Texas Southern University from Fort Wayne, was recently named Southwestern Athletic Conference Female Track Athlete of the Week for her first and second place finishes at the Jayhawk Classic at the University of Kansas on Jan. 24. McDonald won the 400m dash with a time of 57.00 and was runner-up in the 200m dash (25.2).

McDonald was one of three Texas Southern Tigers to receive Southwestern Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week honors last month.

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