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Lagerwey making strides with Western track program

First there was the COVID-19 shutdown in 2020, then a hip injury this spring.

But La Conner alum Matty Lagerwey, now a pre-med student at Western Washington University, remains on schedule to compete in national track and field trials within the next two years, she told the Weekly News July 5.

Lagerwey, a multiple State 2B title winner while at La Conner High School, had improved her speed, recorded an 18’3” long jump, and posted a 35’-9 ¼” triple jump during her freshman indoor track season at WWU.

Then came the pandemic.

COVID-19 quashed the 2020 outdoor season and Lagerwey and her te...


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