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Princeton Track & Field Represents at 2012 Olympic Trials

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 06/20/2012
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Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

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






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