Sara McKen of Star Valley Signs with Lane Community College
Star Valley's Sara McKen will be headed west to continue her athletic journey at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon. McKen has been solid in track and field this season as she had the state's best time in the 200-meter dash at 25.42 which she set at the Utah Valley Meet over the weekend. She also won the Herriman Meet in Utah in that same event in 26.89. At the State Track Meet in Casper back in May, she finished in 4th place in the 4A 100 meters in 13.13 and 8th in the 200 with a time of 27.25. Her Star Valley team also took 4th in the 4x100 meter relay.
McKen earned all-state status on the indoor track circuit with a 2nd place finish at the State Meet in Gillette in the 200 in 26.20. She placed 15th in the 400 meters in that same meet. McKean also has competed in the triple jump and has run cross country as well. She placed 47th at the 3A State Meet in 2021 and 32nd at the 2020 State Meet.
Lane is a junior college that competes in the Northwest Athletic Conference.