FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Southeastern Conference announced its 2008 SEC Indoor Track and Field All-Freshman team Wednesday, honoring the league’s top freshmen finishers in each individual event from the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships. This is the first year for the All-Freshman Team.
Duncan Phillips was named to the list after an eighth-place finish in the mile championship. Running with an injured groin, he finished eighth in the race with a time of 4:09.62. He was one of three Razorbacks to score points in the event. Phillips clocked a prelim time of 4:09.40 to automatically advance to the finals.
Kentucky and South Carolina had four apiece selected, followed by Tennessee with three and Alabama, Arkansas and LSU each with one. Kentucky’s Derrick Locke (60m dash and long jump) was a dual-event finisher.
Arkansas track and field will open the outdoor season at Texas Relays, April 2-5, in Austin, Texas and at the Stanford Invitational, April 4-5, in Palo Alto, Calif.