FAYETTEVILLE – The Southeastern Conference has announced the 2010 All-SEC Indoor Track and Field teams with 23 members of the Arkansas Razorback men’s and women’s track and field teams gracing the lists.
On the women’s side, junior Edina Brooks, freshman Regina George, sophomore Whitney Jones, sophomore Tina Sutej and junior Shelise Williams earned first-team All-SEC honors. Williams won the 400 meters and teamed with Brooks, Jones and George to win the 4×400-meter relay while Sutej won the pole vault.
Freshman Stephanie Brown, sophomore Kristen Gillespie, sophomore Samantha Learch and senior Karen Thomas earned second-team All-SEC honors for their runner-up finish in the distance medley relay.
Brown, Taylor Johnson and Leah Orley were named to the SEC All-Freshman Team. Brown was fifth in the 800 meters, Johnson was seventh in the mile and Orley was seventh in the pentathlon.
On the men’s side, senior Alain Bailey, freshman Drew Butler, junior Michael Chinchar, senior Scott MacPherson, sophomore Andrew Pennington and senior Dorian Ulrey earned first-team All-SEC honors. Chinchar, Butler, Pennington and Ulrey teamed up to win the distance medley relay. Individually, Ulrey won the mile and 3,000 meters, MacPherson won the 5,000 meters and Bailey won the long jump.
Sophomore Tarik Batchelor and freshman Solomon Haile earned second-team All-SEC honors. Batchelor was the SEC runner-up in the long jump while Haile finished second in the 3,000 meters.
Caleb Cross, Eric Fernandez, Haile and Matt Kirbos were named to the SEC All-Freshman Team. Cross finished fourth in the 60-meter hurdles. Fernandez was fifth in the 5,000 meters. Haile was runner-up in the 3,000 meters and Kirbos was fifth in the heptathlon.
The NCAA Championships will be held Fri.-Sat., March 12-13, at Fayetteville’s Randal Tyson Track Center. ESPN360.com will stream the championships live beginning at 8 p.m. CST on Fri., March 12 and 6:10 p.m. CST on Sat., March 13. NCAA.com and ArkansasRazorbacks.com will stream supplemental coverage as available when ESPN360.com is not live. Live results can be found at ArkansasRazorbacks.com. ESPN2 will air a 90-minute show at 12:30 p.m. CST, Wed., March 17.