Athlete Interview - Lydia Saggau, Valley HS

Athlete Interview
Lydia Saggau, senior, WDM Valley HS
PR’s:  400 – 58.86, 800 – 2:12.07, 1500 – 4:49.04, 4k XC – 14:23, 5k XC – 19:27


1.      When & how did you get started in track & field?

 I've always loved to run, and I grew up in a competitive home; so I think it's safe to say I started track and field when I was racing my siblings in circles around my house.

2.      Person/people most influential to your success in track & field?

My parents, Dennis Schultz, & Brian Schroeder.

3.      Your favorite track & field event(s)?

The 800 and the 4x400.

4.      Your track & field event coach(es)?

Jeff Dyer

5.       Keys to your successful track & field training program?

Hard work and discipline.

6.      Your favorite track & field meet(s)? 

Drake Relays

7.      Track & field athlete(s) you most enjoy competing against? 

All of them.  I love competing against all the athletes.

8.      Most memorable experience in track & field so far? 

Coming from behind and winning the 4x800 at the drake relays.

9.      Greatest accomplishment(s) in track & field so far?

Winning the Drake 800m.

10.  Goals for the 2013 track & field season? 

To leave it all on the track.

11. If a senior, college/university you will attend, or schools you are considering?

The University of Kansas.

      12.  Long-term goals in track & field? 

To compete at a national level.


See Lydia’s IOWATFXC.COM webpage at .