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


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.


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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