U.S. Swimming and Track and Field Olympic Trials - Friday
The United State Olympic Swimming and Track and Field Trials continued Friday night.
Rising UVA senior Lauren Perdue and former Cavalier Matt McLean already punched their tickets to London in the pool.
Former Wahoo Scott Robison raced in the 100-meter freestyle finals Friday night. Six Olympians from the 2008 Games competed in the event, and Robison finished seventh, touching the wall in a time of 48.92 seconds.
Perdue finished 27th in the 100-meter freestyle preliminaries Friday, a day after clinching her Olympic bid Thursday night in the 200-meter freestyle. She'll compete in the 50-meter freestyle prelims Sunday.
Rising senior Brady Fox placed 25th in the 200-meter backstroke prelims Friday in a time of 2:02:33.
In the track and field trials Friday, former 'Hoo Robby Andrews advanced to the finals of the 1,500-meter run, finishing third in his heat and third overall with a time of 3:42:14. Andrews will compete for a spot on Team USA Sunday night in the 1,500m final at 7:37.
Former Cavalier Stephanie Garcia finished ninth in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase final. The three-team All-American at Virginia had a time of 9:50:74.
Two-time All-American and former Wahoo Ayla Smith finished sixth in her heat at 12th overall in her women's 400 meter hurdles semifinal in a time of 56.70 seconds.
2012 U.S. Swimming Olympic Trials Omaha, Nebraska Friday's Results
Men's 100-meter Freestyle Final
7. Scot Robison
Women's 100-meter Freestyle
27. Lauren Perdue
77. Emily Lloyd
129. Emily Dicus
Men's 200-meter Backstroke
25. Brady Fox
40. Parker Camp
63. Luke Papendick
74. Nathan Vredeveld
100. Kyle Dudzinski
Women's 200-meter Breaststroke
60. Christine Olson
Men's 200-meter Individual Medley
34. Matt Houser
70. Taylor Grey
92. David Ingraham
102. Chris Webb
104. Nick Montes de Oca
2012 U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials Eugene, Oregon Friday's Results
Women's 400 hurdles semifinals Ayla Smith – 6th in heat – 56.70
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