The Dakota Wesleyan University Tiger Athlete of the Week is Samantha Schuyler, it was announced by the DWU athletic department Monday.
Schuyler competed in the Defender Classic over the weekend in Sioux Center, Iowa. The Winner, S.D., native finished in sixth place with a time of 20:07 to record her first top-10 finish in her career.
In her first meet of the season at the Augustana Twilight, she also finished with a time of 20:07.
Schuyler continues to make an impact for the Tigers. Last season her best mark in the mile-run was 5:46 giving her a fifth-place finish in the Dennis Young Classic. She also grabbed sixth place at the Mount Marty Twilight in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:21.
The woman’s cross country team will compete at the Dean White Invitational on Sept. 22 in Crete, Neb.