UTC Track Team At Alabama Relays

Friday, March 21, 2014

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams will head to Tuscaloosa for the Alabama Relays at the Sam Bailey Track and Field Stadium.

Twenty-eight schools and three club programs will be on hand to compete in the prestigious event that begins Friday and runs through Sunday. The Mocs will be competing in events ranging from the 100 meter dash to the 5000 meter run as well as the Sprint and Distance Medley Relays as well as the 4x400 meter relay.

Senior Mark Cole (McKenzie, Tenn.) and redshirt freshman Paul Stuart (Brentwood, Tenn.) will be running the 5000m while senior John Gilpin (Nashville, Tenn.) and sophomore Patrick O’Brien (Chattanooga, Tenn.) will compete in the 1500 meter run. Sophomore Iman Isang will compete in the 100 meter Dash as well as the 110 meter Hurdles.

Sophomore Rebecca Greenwall (Bogart, Ga.) will run the 1500m for the women along with freshman Anna Kate Chance. Greenwall is slated to run the 800m along with freshman Chandler Rogers.

The teams will run a variety of relays with two men’s and women’s teams competing in the DMR and the women will field a team in the spring medley relay while both will have a team running the 4x400 meter relay.

Teams competing this weekend include Alabama, Alabama A&M, Alabama-Birmingham, Alabama-Huntsville, Belhaven, Belmont, Cincinnati, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Louisville, McKendree, Middle Tennessee State, Mississippi State, Morehouse, Music City Mavericks TC, New Balance TC, Rust, Samford, Southeast Louisiana, Southeastern Missouri State, Shorter, South Alabama, Southern Mississippi, Stephen F. Austin State, Team Cleare TC, Tennessee, Tennessee-Chattanooga, Tennessee State, Troy, Tulane, Vanderbilt.

Live scoring will be available at branchsportstech.com and final results will be available at GoMocs.com.

Tentative schedule of competition

Sprint Medley Relay

Gabby Cader, Jasmine Snell, Chandler Rogers, Kianna Howard

 

Distance Medley Relay

Marquis Carter, Geoff Nelson, Trevor Janssen, Nathan Wanuch

Patrick O’Brien, DeQuantez Sandifer, John Gilpin, Lucas Cotter

 

Distance Medley Relay

Teghan Henderson, Maddison Melchionna, Jessica York, Kianna Howard

Rebecca Greenwall, Gabby Cader, Chandler Rogers, Anna Kate Chance

 

4x400m Relay

Gabby Cader, Jasmine Snell, Rebecca Greenwall, Kianna Howard

 

4x400m Relay

Trevor Janssen, Marquis Carter, Geoff Nelson, DeQuantez Sandifer

 

100m Dash

Iman Isang

 

400m Dash

Jasmine Snell

Gabby Cader

 

1500m Run

Rebecca Greenwall

Anna Kate Chance

 

1500m Run

John Gilpin

Patrick O’Brien

 

5000m Run

Paul Stuart

Mark Cole

 

110m Hurdles

Iman Isang

 

800m Run

Chandler Rogers

Rebecca Greenwall


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