After winning the Penn Relays Championship of America Friday in the sprint medley relay, Tennessee’s victorious lineup collectively was named the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Women’s Runner of the Week.
Senior Brittany Jones, junior Martinique Octave and seniors Ellen Wortham and Chanelle Price comprised UT’s winning quartet, which produced a time of 3:43.79 to snap a five-year winning streak at the meet by LSU. That readout ranks as the third-fastest ever run by the Big Orange women, who own the Penn Relays record at 3:41.78.
It marked Tennessee’s third win in that event at the meet and first since 2006. It also was the 20th overall Penn Relays baton-event crown by the Lady Vol program.
For Price, it was her sixth Penn Relays victory, tying her with Joetta Clark and Phoebe Wright for second all-time at Tennessee, just one behind Cathy Rattray’s school-record seven wins. Wortham picked up her second winner’s watch, while Jones and Octave received their first.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.