Haley Tate On 400m State Performance and Commitment To GA

On this episode of For The Record, Haley Tate of Katy Seven Lakes reflects on her first state performance last spring and why she made her commitment to Georgia.

Interview Segments:

  • Prepping for the UIL 6A State Championships in the 400m (0:48)
  • How did she shave a second off from her previous mark going into the race (2:10)
  • How she prepped for that meet (2:47)
  • How she found her passion for the 400m (3:20)
  • Why she picked the 400m over the 200m (4:37)
  • What was going through her mind at states (5:10)
  • Goals for the 2022 season (6:12)
  • How it feels to be the top returner in the state of Texas in the 400m (6:46)
  • Thoughts on Courtney Okolo's 52.40 record (7:24)
  • What she's going to be focusing on to break that record (8:06)
  • Why the University of Georgia? (8:47)
  • Other schools she was considering (9:30)
  • Tips for athletes going through the recruiting process (9:47)
  • Competing during the indoor season in college (10:23)
  • What she's going to miss about Texas (11:04)

* Haley Tate was the runner up at the UIL 6A Track and Field State Championship in the 400m

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