Women's Track and Field begins 2006 indoor season in Houston
AUSTIN, Texas -- The University of Texas women's track and field squad will begin 2006 regular-season competition Saturday at the Houston Indoor Opener on the University of Houston campus. The non-scored event will begin at 9 a.m. CST at the Yeoman Field House.
The Longhorns return all three indoor All-Americans from the 2005 squad in junior shot putter Michelle Carter (Ovilla, Texas), junior sprinter/jumper Marshevet Hooker (San Antonio, Texas) and senior hurdler Melaine Walker (Kingston, Jamaica). Hooker and Carter also collected Big 12 indoor titles in 2005.
In addition, the Big 12 4X400-meter relay champion quartet of seniors Sheretta Jones (Houston, Texas) and LaTashia Kerr (Houston, Texas), junior Jerrika Chapple (Lancaster, Texas) and Walker returns.
The Yeoman Field House track is a flat, six-lane 200-meter oval with eight lanes in the straightaway. Final results from the Houston Indoor Opener will be available at UHcougars.com 20 minutes after the final event's completion.
Houston Indoor Opener Schedule - Women's Events