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Current Razorback Olympic Qualifier Count: 13

Jamaica: 4
Kemoy Campbell – 5,000
Veronica Campbell-Brown – 200, 4-x-100
Omar McLeod – 110 hurdles
Clive Pullen – Triple Jump

Nigeria: 1
Regina George – 4-x-400

Slovenia: 1
Tina Sutej – pole vault

South Africa: 2
Christine Kalmer – Marathon
Dominique Scott – 10,000

Trinidad and Tobago: 1
Sparkle McKnight – 400 hurdles

United States: 4
Taylor Ellis-Watson – 4-x-400
Tyson Gay – 4-x-100
Jarrion Lawson – Long Jump
Chrishuna Williams – 800

2016 United States Olympic Trials – Hayward Field, Eugene, Oregon

Arkansas Entries (26)
Damajahnee Birch – 400 hurdles
Neil Braddy – 400 hurdles
Taliyah Brooks – heptathlon
Stephanie Brown – 1,500
Devin Clark – steeplechase
Kenzo Cotton – 100, 200
Taylor Ellis-Watson – 200, 400
Tyson Gay – 100, 200
Alex Gochenour – 100 hurdles, heptathlon
Jessica Kamilos – steeplechase
Stanley Kebenei – steeplchase
Jarrion Lawson – 100, 200, long jump
Sandi Morris – pole vault
Duncan Phillips – 1,500
Wallace Spearmon – 200
April Steiner Bennett – pole vault
Payton Stumbaugh – 100 hurdles
Dorian Ulrey – 1,500
Lexi Weeks – pole vault
Chrishuna Williams – 800

Day 10 | Sunday, July 10 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results –

Event Coverage
Broadcast Schedule (check local listings): NBCSports

In action
3:00 p.m. Heptathlon (long jump) – Taliyah Brooks, NH (N/A /3,589)
3:00 p.m. Heptathlon (long jump) – Alex Gochenour, 5.92m/19-5 1/4 (825 pts. / 4,374)
4:00 p.m. Heptathlon (javelin) – Taliyah Brooks, 34.66m/113-8 (565 pts. / 4,154)
4:00 p.m. Heptathlon (javelin) – Alex Gochenour, 35.87m/117-8 (588 pts. / 4,962)
5:30 p.m. Heptathlon (800) – Taliyah Brooks,
5:30 p.m. Heptathlon (800) – Alex Gochenour,
6:40 p.m. Pole vault (finals) – April Bennett
6:40 p.m. Pole vault (finals) – Sandi Morris,

Day 9 | Saturday, July 9 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Taliyah Brooks and Alex Gochenour were the first to compete on day nine for Arkansas, taking on the heptathlon. After four events Brooks (3,589) and Gochenour (3,549) capped the night inside the top 10, finishing eighth and ninth, respectively in the standings. Taylor Ellis-Watson capped her Olympic Trials run in the 200 semifinals as the seventh-best performer in heat two in 23.25. Tyson Gay closed out the night as the sixth-best performer in 200 finals in 20.38.

Event Coverage
Broadcast Schedule (check local listings): NBCSports

In action
2:30 p.m. Heptathlon (100 hurdles) – Taliyah Brooks, 13.39 (1,066 pts.)
2:30 p.m. Heptathlon (100 hurdles) – Alex Gochenour, 13.43 (1,060 pts.)
3:30 p.m. Heptathlon (High jump) – Taliyah Brooks, 1.81m/5-11 1/4 (991 pts. / 2,057)
3:30 p.m. Heptathlon (High jump) – Alex Gochenour, 1.72m/5-7 3/4 (879 pts. / 1,939)
5:30 p.m. Heptathlon (Shot put) – Taliyah Brooks, 11.55m/37-10 3/4 (631 pts. / 2,688)
5:30 p.m. Heptathlon (Shot put) – Alex Gochenour, 12.64m/41-5 3/4 (704 pts. /2,643)
6:40 p.m. Heptathlon (200) – Taliyah Brooks, 24.85 (901 pts. / 3,589)
6:40 p.m. Heptathlon (200) – Alex Gochenour, 24.79 (906 pts. / 3,549)
7:03 p.m. W 200 (Semifinals) – Taylor Ellis-Watson, 23.25
7:42 p.m. M 200 (Finals) – Tyson Gay, 20.38

Day 8 | Friday, July 8 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Taylor Ellis-Watson returned from her fourth-place finish in the 400 to advance to the women’s 200 semifinals as the third-fastest sprinter in heat one. Duncan Phillips finishes eighth in heat one of the 1,500 semifinals, will not move on to the next round. In heat two of the 1,500 semifinals Dorian Ulrey crossed the finish line 10th in 3:46.61, three spots shy from qualifying for finals. Arkansas pole vault trio April Bennett, Sandi Morris and Lexi Weeks all made it through the qualifying round with clearances over 4.40m/14-5.25. Stephanie Brown advanced out of 1,500 semifinals as the fifth-best finisher in heat one of the event. Tyson Gay was the only Hog to advance to the men’s 200 finals with his time of 20.16.

Event Coverage
Broadcast Schedule (check local listings): NBCSports

In action
5:00 p.m. W Pole Vault (Qualifying) – April Bennett, 4.40m/14-5.25Q
5:00 p.m. W Pole Vault (Qualifying) – Sandi Morris, 4.40m/14-5.25Q
5:00 p.m. W Pole Vault (Qualifying) – Lexi Weeks, 4.40m/14-5.25Q
5:30 p.m. W 200 (1st round) – Taylor Ellis-Watson, 23.11Q
6:12 p.m. M 1,500 (Semifinals) – Duncan Phillips, 3:49.78
6:12 p.m. M 1,500 (Semifinals) – Dorian Ulrey, 3:46.61
6:47 p.m. M 400 hurdles (Semifinals) – Neil Braddy, 51.76
7:03 p.m. W 1,500 (Semifinals) – Stephanie Brown, 4:11.30Q
7:23 p.m. M Steeplechase (Finals) – Stanley Kebenei, 8:48.99 (13)
7:37 p.m. M 200 (Semifinals) – Kenzo Cotton, 20.43
7:37 p.m. M 200 (Semifinals) – Tyson Gay, 20.16Q
7:37 p.m. M 200 (Semifinals) – Jarrion Lawson, 20.50
7:37 p.m. M 200 (Semifinals) – Wallace Spearmon, 20.73

Day 7 | Thursday, July 7 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Alex Gochenour finished fifth in heat four of the 100-meter hurdles first round. Kenzo Cotton, Tyson Gay, Jarrion Lawson and Wallace Spearmon all advanced to 200 semifinals. Gay, Lawson and Spearmon earned auto-qualifiers while Cotton through with one of the fastest times of the day. Moving right through to the men’s and women’s 1,500 Stephanie Brown, Duncan Phillips and Dorian Ulrey all qualified for the semifinals with top performances in their respective heats. Arkansas steeplechase record-holder was the final competitor of the day. Kamilos placed 12th overall in the event at the first Olympic Trials of her career.

Event Coverage
Broadcast Schedule (check local listings): NBCSports

In action
7:02 p.m. 100 hurdles (1st round) – Alex Gochenour, 13.38
7:30 p.m. 200 (1st round) – Kenzo Cotton, 20.46Q
7:30 p.m. 200 (1st round) – Tyson Gay, 20.36Q
7:30 p.m. 200 (1st round) – Jarrion Lawson, 20.54Q
7:30 p.m. 200 (1st round) – Wallace Spearmon, 20.36Q
8:26 p.m. W 1,500 (1st round) – Stephanie Brown, 4:17.98Q
8:53 p.m. M 400 hurdles (1st round) – Neil Braddy, 50.86Q
9:21 p.m. M 1,500 (1st round) – Duncan Phillips, 3:45.05Q
9:21 p.m. M 1,500 (1st round) – Dorian Ulrey, 3:50.80Q
9:48 p.m. W Steeplechase (finals) – Jessica Kamilos, 9:45.42 (12)

Day 6 | Wednesday, July 6 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Hammer Throw Only

Day 5 | Tuesday, July 5 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Off Day /USATF Clinic

 

Day 4 | Monday, July 4 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Jessica Kamilos and Stanley Kebenei both raced to qualifying time in the first round of the 3K steeplechase. Kamilos will contest the women’s finals of the event on Thursday while Kebenei will take on men’s final on Friday. Chrishuna Williams became the fourth Razorback to qualify for Rio at the U.S. Olympic Trials with  a third-place finish in the 800 in 1:59.59.

Event Coverage
Broadcast Schedule (check local listings): NBCSports

In action
6:03 p.m. W Steeplechase (1st round) – Jessica Kamilos, 9:41.88Q
6:19 p.m. M Steeplechase (1st round) – Stanley Kebenei, 8:28.84Q
6:19 p.m. 800 (finals) – Chrishuna Williams, 1:59.59OQ

Day 3 | Sunday, July 3 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Tyson Gay and Jarrion Lawson advanced to 100 finals as both Razorback sprinters finished the semifinal in 10.01 seconds. Kenzo Cotton had the 14th best time of the day with 10.11. Taylor Ellis-Watson set a new personal best in the 400 of 50.25 placing fourth in the final to earn a place on the 1,600 relay pool. Lawson also posted a new PR leaping into the national runner-up spot in the long jump with a mark of 8.58m/28-1 3/4. In the 100 finals Lawson finished seventh while former Razorback Gay placed fifth permitting him to be in the mix for Team USA’s 4-x-100 relay pool.

Event Coverage
Broadcast Schedule (check local listings): NBCSports

In action
6:15 p.m. Long Jump (finals) – Jarrion Lawson, 8.20m/26-11 | 8.32m/27-3 3/4 | Foul | 8.58m/28-1 3/4 | Pass | Pass OQ
6:19 p.m. 100 (semifinals) – Kenzo Cotton, 10.11
6:19 p.m. 100 (semifinals) – Tyson Gay, 10.01Q
6:19 p.m. 100 (semifinals) – Jarrion Lawson, 10.01Q
6:38 p.m. 400 (finals) – Taylor Ellis-Watson, 50.25OQ (relay pool)
7:53 p.m. 100 (finals) – Tyson Gay, 10.03)OQ (relay pool)
7:53 p.m. 100 (finals) – Jarrion Lawson, 10.07

Day 2 | Saturday, July 2 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Chrishuna Williams advanced to the 800 finals as one of the top-three finishers of heat one in the semifinal round in 2:01.29. Razorback sprinters, Kenzo Cotton (10.12), Tyson Gay (9.96) and Jarrion Lawson (10.16) all advanced out of the 100 first round as part of the 21 best in the field. Taylor Ellis-Watson was one of eight 400 finalists running the fourth best time of the day of 50.60 — a new personal best for the recently sponsored adidas athlete. Lawson wrapped up day two of competition at the U.S. Olympic trials as one of 12 finalists for the long jump.

Event Coverage
Broadcast Schedule (check local listings): NBCSports

In action
1:43 p.m. 800 (semifinals) – Chrishuna Williams, 2:01.29Q
3:01 p.m. 100 (1st round) – Kenzo Cotton, 10.12Q
3:01 p.m. 100 (1st round) – Tyson Gay, 9.96Q
3:01 p.m. 100 (1st round) – Jarrion Lawson, 10.12Q
3:30 p.m. 400 (semifinals) – Taylor Ellis-Watson, 50.60Q
3:51 p.m. Long Jump (Qualifying) – Jarrion Lawson, 8.06m/26-5 1/2 Q

Day 1 | Friday, July 1 > Schedule | Start List | Live Results – Chrishuna Williams advanced out of 800 first round as the heat four winner in 2 minutes, 3.18 seconds. 2016 NCAA national runner-up Taylor Ellis-Watson moved on to 400 semifinals placing second in heat two in 51.54.

Event Coverage
Broadcast Schedule (check local listings): NBCSports

In action
6:45 p.m. 800 (1st round) – Chrishuna Williams, 2:03.18Q
7:45 p.m. 400 (1st round) – Taylor Ellis-Watson, 51.54Q

2016 Jamaican National Senior Championship (Olympic Trials) – National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica

Arkansas Entries (6)
Kemoy Campbell – 5,000
Veronica Campbell-Brown – 100, 200
Omar McLeod – 110 hurdles
Kemar Mowatt – 400 hurdles
Clive Pullen – triple jump

Day 4 | Sunday, July 3 > Schedule | Start List | Results

Event Coverage
Live Stream (payment required): Jamaica Olympic Trials – The final Razorback competitor at the Jamaican National Senior Championship Veronica Campbell-Brown raced onto her country’s Olympic team with a 22.80 performance in the 200. Her time placed her second in the event behind Simone Facey who won the race in 22.65.

In action
6:25 p.m. | 200 (finals) – Veronica Campbell-Brown, 22.80 OQ

Day 3 | Saturday, July 2 > Schedule | Start List | Results – Omar McLeod cruised to an auto qualifier for the 110 hurdle finals finishing first in heat one in 13.43. In the hurdle finals McLeod successfully defended his national title in 13.01 earning a spot on Team Jamaica for the 2016 Olympic Games. Veronica Campbell Brown advanced out of the 200 semifinals with the best non-automatic qualifying time of 23.07.

Event Coverage
Live Stream (payment required): Jamaica Olympic Trials

In action
6:30 p.m. | 110 hurdles (semifinals) – Omar McLeod, 13.43Q
7:45 p.m. | 200 (semifinals) – Veronica Campbell-Brown, 23.07Q
8:15 p.m. | 100 (finals*) – Omar McLeod, 13.01 OQ

Day 2 | Friday, July 1 > Schedule | Start List | Results – Veronica Campbell-Brown qualified for 100 finals dropping .28 seconds from her first round performance to cross the finish in 11.11 as the second finisher in her heat. Campbell-Brown improved to 11.10 in the finals but finishes just shy of the top-three in fourth. Jamaican national record-holder Kemoy Campbell defends his 5K national title in 13:43.21 — 18 seconds shy of the Olympic standard. Campbell has until July 11 to secure the time.

Event Coverage
Live Stream (payment required): Jamaica Olympic Trials

In action
7:00 p.m. | 100 (semifinals) – Veronica Campbell-Brown, 11.11Q
7:42 p.m. | 5,000 (finals) – Kemoy Campbell, 13:43.21 Olympic Qualifier (OQ)
9:00 p.m. | 100 (finals*) – Veronica Campbell-Brown, 11.10

*requires qualification

Day 1 | Thursday, June 30 > ScheduleResults – Clive Pullen was the first Hog to gain entry to the 2016 Olympic Games surpassing the triple jump Olympic standard on the first day of the Jamaican Trials to win the event. Veronica Campbell Brown moved on to Saturday’s 100-meter dash semifinals as the winner of heat four.

Event Coverage
Live Stream (payment required): Jamaica Olympic Trials

In action
Triple jump – Clive Pullen, 16.90m/55-5 1/2 OQ
100 (1st round) – Veronica Campbell Brown, 11.39Q
400 hurdles (semifinals) – Kemar Mowatt – 52.21

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