Vincentian Athlete, Shafiqua Maloney has been named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Athletics Championships following victories in the Women’s 200-metres and 400-metres on the weekend.

Maloney, running for Southern Illinois University where she is on an Athletic Scholarship, clocked a wind-aided 23-17 seconds to win the Women’s 200-metres, and did 53.19 seconds as she won the Women’s 400-metres.

Maloney was also a member of the University’s Women 4 x 100-metres Relay and Women 4 x 400-metres Relay winning teams.

Her times have qualified her to compete at the World Under-20 Junior Championships in Finland from 10th to 15th July.