Texas distance runner Sam Worley competes in the 1500-meter run at the NCAA track and field championships on June 5, 2019 in Austin. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Track & Field

Indoor season ends for Texas’ Sam Worley following an injury in Seattle

Posted February 18th, 2020

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Texas junior Sam Worley will miss the rest of the indoor track and field season after fracturing his tibia at a meet in Seattle.

Worley discussed his injury on his Instagram page on Tuesday. He was injured while competing in the men’s mile at the Husky Classic this past Saturday.

In a statement, Texas confirmed that Worley’s indoor campaign is over. The NCAA’s indoor season runs through March 14. Texas did not provide an update regarding Worley’s status for the outdoor season.

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As a sophomore, Worley earned All-American honors during the indoor and outdoor seasons. During the fall, Worley was the top finisher among the Longhorns at the NCAA’s cross-country meet. He placed 27th out of a field of 252 runners.

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