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Fall 2010 UIL Anabolic Steroid Testing Report

Media Contact: Kim Rogers
Phone: 512-471-5883
Fax: 512-471-6589
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Date: Apr 21, 2011
Category: General Information


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The UIL Anabolic Steroid Testing Report for the fall of 2010 has been released by the UIL. The statistical report of the testing program that took place between September 2010 and December 2010 includes information such as the total number of tests conducted, the number of positive results and the breakdown of student-athletes tested by sport and gender.

Of the 2,083 tests conducted, there was one (1) confirmed positive result and one (1) protocol violation.  The protocol violation resulted from a selected student that did not report for testing.

Of the 135 schools where tests were conducted, 1,333 boys were tested representing 11 sports and 750 girls were tested representing 10 sports. The sports with the most student-athletes tested were football for males (469) and soccer for females (125).  The total number of student-athletes tested for each sport, includes multiple sport participants. Therefore, the individual sport numbers will differ from the total number of athletes tested. Overall, there were 649 freshmen student-athletes tested, the most of any grade level.

The complete Fall 2010 UIL Anabolic Steroid Testing Report follows.

Fall 2010 UIL Anabolic Steroid Testing Report

Total Number of Tests: 2,083

1,333 boys were tested representing 11 sports
750 girls were tested representing 10 sports
135 schools were tested

Breakdown of Tests Conducted by Grade and Gender:

            9th grade – Females: 265, Males: 384
            10th grade – Females: 200, Males: 385
            11th grade – Females: 155, Males: 285
            12th grade – Females: 130, Males: 279

Breakdown of Tests Conducted by Sport:

A multisport athlete will be represented more than once in this list.  Therefore, the individual sport numbers will differ from the total number of athletes tested.

Male Baseball: 86
Male Basketball: 126
Male Cross-Country: 19
Male Football: 469
Male Golf: 28
Male Soccer: 124
Male Swimming: 26
Male Tennis: 57
Male Track & Field: 24
Male Wrestling: 30
Male Multi-sport: 344
Total Male:  1,333

Female Basketball: 79
Female Cross-County: 42
Female Golf: 20
Female Soccer: 125
Female Softball: 65
Female Swimming: 25
Female Tennis: 51
Female Track & Field: 36
Female Volleyball: 112
Female Multi-sport: 195
Total Females: 750

Results:

Total Number of Positives: 1

Total Number of Protocol Positives: 1

A protocol positive results when a student-athlete violates UIL steroid-testing protocol.  The protocol violation resulted from a selected student that did not report for testing.

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