Hale Heads to Texas to Take on the Nation
Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars
NEW YORK – Columbia track & field star Sharay Hale has headed to College Station, Texas, to take part in the NCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championships, which will be hosted by Texas A&M, March 11-12. 

Hale, the 2011 Ivy League champion in the 200m and 400m, will be taking part in the women’s 400m dash. The preliminaries of that event will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, with the final taking place at 5:50 p.m. Saturday. The junior qualified for the championships with her time of 53.02, which is the ninth fastest time in the country heading into today's preliminaries. 

ESPN2 will show a tape delay of the event on March 16 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern. ESPN3 will webstream the event on Friday, March 11 from 4-8:40 p.m. and Saturday, March 12 from 4-7:50 p.m. The remainder of the event will be streamed live on NCAA.com.