Texas freshman Sam Worley (left) broke UT's record in the mile on Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. Teammate Alex Rogers set a personal best at the event. (Photo by Texas Athletics)

BEVO BEAT Track & Field

Following record run, Sam Worley counted among the standard setters at Texas

Posted February 11th, 2018

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On a trip to Seattle, Texas freshman Sam Worley joined some exclusive company.

Worley was clocked at 3:58.04 in the mile at the Husky Classic on Saturday. The event’s fourth-place finisher, Worley bested the Texas record of 3:58.66 that Joe Stilin set in 2013.

Worley’s fast feat came one week after junior Lauryn Caldwell established the school’s standard in the weight throw. Caldwell recorded a throw of 18.84 meters at the New Mexico Classic.

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With Worley and Caldwell, a quartet of active Longhorns now own an indoor record at Texas:

  • Caldwell: weight throw (18.84 meters)
  • Worley: mile (3:58.04)
  • Teahna Daniels: 60-meter dash (7.11 seconds)
  • Mary Beth Hamilton: mile (4:39.11)

Hamilton, a redshirt senior, set her record at the 2017 Husky Classic. Daniels sprinted into the history books when she won the NCAA’s championship as a freshman in 2016.

Meghan Lloyd (3000-meter steeplechase), Elena Bruckner (discus), Ashtin Zamzow (heptathlon) and Caldwell (hammer throw) are the current Longhorns who own outdoor records at Texas.

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