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April 18, 2013
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Female Prep Athlete of the Week: Christina MacDonald


Sutherlin senior

SPORT: Track & Field.

EVENTS: Shot put, javelin, discus, 4x100 relay.

AGE: 17.

GPA: 3.6.

OTHER INTERESTS: Soccer, works at Applebee’s, spending time with friends and family.

COLLEGE HOPES: Oregon State University, Lane Community College.

FAVORITE ATHLETE: Lance Armstrong, U.S. cyclist.

FAVORITE MOVIE: “Forrest Gump.”


PERFORMANCE: Won the shot (38-1/2) and javelin (126-5) at the Maynard Mai Invitational in Glide last Saturday. Has PRs of 41-11 (achieved at North Bend Tuesday) and 128-6 respectively.

QUOTABLE: On the season — “I worked really hard this winter (in the offseason) with my dad and I’m glad it’s paying off. I’m way ahead of where I thought I’d be. I’m going to continue to work hard and try to improve my marks every time. I’m hoping to place in the top three at state.”

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