MEET CENTRAL: Track & Field at NCAA Indoor Championships

March 8, 2012

March 9-10, 2012   |   All Day
Jacksons Ind. Track   |   Nampa, Idaho

  • Eight Lady Vols and two Vols will be in Nampa, Idaho, this weekend, competing in the 2012 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday and Saturday at Jacksons Indoor Track.

  • The 18th-ranked Lady Vols are sending individual qualifiers Annie Alexander (3rd, shot put, 58-1), Chanelle Price (6th, 800m, 2:04.25) and Ellen Wortham (7th, 400m, 52.99), all of whom are seniors.

  • Individual Vol qualifiers include sophomore Chase Brannon (t13th, pole vault, 17-8 1/4) and redshirt freshman Matthew Hoty (t14th, shot put, 62-3 1/4).

  • The UT women also have their 4x400m (11th, 3:34.76) and distance medley (11th, 11:02.74) relays at the meet. Running on the 4x4 are Wortham, senior Brittany Jones, sophomore Kianna Ruff and junior Martinique Octave. Drawing DMR duty are Price, Wortham, junior Nijgia Snapp and senior Brittany Sheffey. Lineups could change.

Noting The Big Orange

    Watching The NCAA Indoor Championships

  • The 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships will be streamed live via ESPN3 or on Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10.
  • Friday, March 9, Noon-7:30 p.m. ET on
  • Friday, March 9, 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3:
  • Saturday, March 10, 12:30-8 p.m. ET on
  • Saturday, March 10, 8 p.m. ET on ESPN3:

    Additional NCAA Coverage

  • Live results will be available at
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    Friday At The NCAA Championships (Times Are Eastern)

  • Matthew Hoty will throw the shot at 7:30 p.m.
  • Ellen Wortham will run in the 400m prelims at 8:15 p.m.
  • Chase Brannon will compete in the pole vault final at 8:30 p.m.
  • Chanelle Price will run in the 800m prelims at 9:15 p.m.
  • The DMR will run in the final at 11:25 p.m.

    Saturday At The NCAA Championships (Times Are Eastern)

  • Annie Alexander will throw the shot at 9 p.m.
  • If she qualifies, Ellen Wortham will run in the 400m final at 9:05 p.m.
  • If she qualifies, Chanelle Price will run in the 800m final at 9:45 p.m.
  • The 4x400m relay will run in the final at 10:40 p.m.

    NCAA Indoor Scorers Back From 2011 For Tennessee

  • Chanelle Price was sixth in the 800m in 2:05.42.
  • Ellen Wortham was eighth in the pentathlon with a score of 4,042. She will run the 400m at this meet.
  • The DMR lineup of Chanelle Price, Ellen Wortham, Nijgia Snapp and Brittany Sheffey was eighth at 11:07.86.

Complete Meet Notes





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