San Diego State University’s talented sprinter, Shaquena Foote, made a huge impact at the WSU Open and Combined Events meet in Spokane, Washington, impressing fans and earning recognition as the Mountain West Athlete of the Week.
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Foote’s Phenomenal Performance in the 400-Meter Dash
Foote dominated the competition in the 400-meter dash, crossing the finish line in an impressive time of 54.37 seconds. This incredible feat secured her seventh-best indoor time in SDSU history and placed her among the top three times in the conference.
Excelling in the 60-Meter Dash
In addition to her strong performance in the 400-meter dash, Foote also competed in the 60-meter dash and secured a third-place finish with a time of 7.47 seconds. This achievement ties for the 10th-best indoor time in school history and ranks fourth in the Mountain West this season.
Awards and Accomplishments
Foote’s outstanding performance at the WSU Open and Combined Events meet earned her much-deserved recognition as the Mountain West Athlete of the Week. This accolade marks the first of her career as an Aztec and is a testament to her hard work and dedication to her sport.
Prior to competing at San Diego State, Foote attended Petersfield High School, where she holds several school records in the 400-meter, 800-meter, 1,500-meter, and 400-meter hurdles events.