Warriors’ Shepherd completes preliminaries

West swimmer Vivian Shepherd competes at state

AUSTIN, Texas — On Friday, West swimmer Vivian Shepherd officially made history.

Shepherd became the first VISD girls swimmer ever to compete at the Swim & Dive State Meet, swimming in the preliminaries of both the 200 yard IM, and the 100 yard breaststroke. Shepherd is the first VISD girl to reach State and the first VISD swimmer outright to compete in multiple events.

The junior placed 16th in the IM, and 10th in the breaststroke. She will swim in the finals of both events on Saturday for a consolation spot.