Women's Track and Field preview: USATF Outdoor Championships
June 22, 2011
Location: Hayward Field, Eugene, Ore.
Meet Web Site: www.usatf.org
TV COVERAGE SCHEDULE (All Times Central)
Saturday, June 25 - ESPN2, Noon - 2 p.m. (Re-air)
Saturday, June 25 - Universal, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 25 - NBC, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 26 - Universal, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday, June 26 - NBC, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.
TEXAS' TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (All times Central); *-will be televised
Thursday, June 23
6:40 p.m. - 400m First Round (Sanya Richards-Ross, Kendra Chambers)
8:20 p.m. - Shot Put Final (Michelle Carter)
Friday, June 24
12:30 p.m. - Juniors 1,500m Semifinal (Marielle Hall)
3:45 p.m. - Juniors 400m First Round (Briana Nelson)
5:50 p.m. - High Jump Final (Shanay Briscoe)
6:10 p.m. - 100m Semifinal (Myers, Anderson, Goodman)
7:30 p.m. - 400m Semifinal (Richards-Ross, Chambers)
8:10 p.m. - 100m Final (Myers, Anderson, Goodman)
Saturday, June 25
4:02 p.m. - 400m Final (Richards-Ross, Chambers)*
5:05 p.m. - Juniors 1,500m Final (Marielle Hall)
6:15 p.m. - Juniors 200m First Round (Briana Nelson)
7:20 p.m. - Juniors High Jump (Shanay Briscoe)
8 p.m. - Juniors 400m Final (Briana Nelson)
9:15 p.m. - Juniors 200m Final (Briana Nelson)
Sunday, June 26
2:25 p.m. - 200m Semifinal (Knight, Richards-Ross, Myers, Udoh, Goodman, Anderson)*
4:52 p.m. - 200m Final (Knight, Richards-Ross, Myers, Udoh, Goodman, Anderson)*
AUSTIN, Texas - A group of current and former Longhorns will take to the track this week at the 2011 U.S.A. Track and Field Outdoor Championships held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon from Thursday-Sunday, June 23-26.
Freshmen Briana Nelson, Christy Udoh, Marielle Hall, Shanay Briscoe and sophomores Kendra Chambers and Chalonda Goodman will be competing for the Longhorns this weekend. Nelson (200m, 400m) and Hall (1,500m) will run in the juniors section while Udoh (200m), Chambers (400m), Goodman (100m, 200m) and Briscoe (high jump) will be in the seniors heats.
Texas Exes competing will be Sanya Richards-Ross (400m), Alexandria Anderson (100m, 200m), Bianca Knight (200m), Marshevet Myers (100m, 200m) and Michelle Carter (shot put). Richards-Ross and Carter have national championships to their name as Richards-Ross is looking to win her sixth 400m national title overall while Carter will also be looking to win her third crown.
The top three finishers in the seniors section will earn a spot on the U.S. Team for the IAAF World Championships held in Daegu, Korea, August 27-September 4.