(DESOTO) As announced Tuesday on Regional Radio, DeSoto trackster Kaitlyn McGinnitey is the latest Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy Athlete of the Week.
McGinnitey was the district champion in the 100 and 300-meter hurdles at last weekend’s Class 4 District 1 track meet, while also anchoring the 4-by-400 meter relay team that finished 1st and the 4-by-200 meter relay team that finished 2nd.
McGinnitey is pretty happy to be a district champion and an Athlete of the Week award winner.
McGinnitey set a season-best mark in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.26 seconds, which is what she is most proud of.
McGinnitey also set a season-best mark in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 47.11 seconds. DeSoto track and field head coach Terry Frank commented that Kaitlyn is very deserving of this award and that she is a “beast.”
McGinnitey received a certificate and a t-shirt for winning the Athlete of the Week award and chose the Festus Animal Shelter for her $25 donation that Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy will give in her name.
Full Kaitlyn McGinnitey Interview