Several members of the Princeton track & field programs will be competing at the 2012 US Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore. The trials begin today and conclude on July 1st. Five current and former athletes have already qualified, while five others are provisionally qualifying and their status is pending.
Tora Harris '02 who was on the Olympic team in 2004 will compete in the high jump. Justin Frick '10 is provisionally qualified in the same event. The national champion in the steeplechase Donn Cabral '12 will vie for a place on the team in the event. Joe Stilin '12 and Trevor Van Ackeren '12 await approval to see if they will compete in the 1500. Stilin is also pending in the 5,000.
On the women's side, Greta Feldman '13 is the only current Tiger competing in the trials. She will run in the 1500. Alums Ashley Higginson '11 and Liz Costello '10 will race in the steeplechase and 10,000, respectively. Carrie Dimoff '06 is provisionally qualified in the steeplechase and awaits her fate.
Below is a schedule of when the Tigers are competing, as well as a TV broadcast schedule.
For more information on the Trials, go to the official site by clicking here.
|Name||Event||Day/Time||Round (# competitors)|
|Tora Harris '02||High Jump||23rd at 4:20 p.m.||Qualifying (24)|
|25th at 5:50 p.m.||Final (12)|
|Donn Cabral '12||Steeplechase||25th at 5:25 p.m.||Qualifying (24)|
|28th at 6:30 p.m.||Final (12)|
|Ashley Higginson '11||Steeplechase||25th at 4:50 p.m.||Qualifying (24)|
|29th at 4:45 p.m.||Final (12)|
|Greta Feldman '13||1500||28th at 3:50 p.m.||Qualifying (30)|
|29th at 3:45 p.m.||Semifinal (24)|
|1st at 4:23 p.m.||Final (12)|
|Liz Costello '10||10,000||22nd at 7:20 p.m.||Final (24)|
|Austin Hollimon '13 (provisional)||400m Hurdles||28th at 6 p.m.||Qualifying (28)|
|29th at 3:35 p.m.||Semifinal (16)|
|1st at 4:12 p.m.||Final (8)|
|Joe Stilin '12 (update: not accepted)||5000||25th at 7 p.m.||Qualifying (24)|
|28th at 7:38 p.m.||Final (12-16)|
|Joe Stilin '12 (provisional)||1500||28th at 4:20 p.m.||Qualifying (30)|
|Trevor Van Ackeren '12 (provisional)||1500||29th at 4:25 p.m.||Semifinal (24)|
|1st at 4:37 p.m.||Final (12)|
|Carrie Dimoff '06 (update: accepted)||Steeplechase||see above|
|Justin Frick '10 (update: accepted)||High Jump||see above|
|*all times are local|
All Broadcasts LIVE
|Fri., June 22||9-11 p.m. ET||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 23||8-9 p.m. ET/PT||NBC|
|Sun., June 24||7-8 p.m. ET/PT||NBC|
|Mon., June 25||9-11 p.m. ET||NBCSN|
|Thurs., June 28||9-11 p.m. ET||NBCSN|
|Fri., June 29||6-8 p.m. ET||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 30||9-10 p.m. ET/PT||NBC|
|Sun., July 1||7-8 p.m. ET/PT||NBC|