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McReynolds Advances At U.S. Olympic Trials

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EUGENE, Ore. - Former Baylor track and field hurdler Tiffani McReynolds advanced out of the first round of the 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials Thursday at Hayward Field.

The Kansas City, Kan., native placed third in her heat with a time of 12.93 to secure the final automatic qualifying spot into the 21-person semifinal. Overall, McReynolds was the 13th-fastest runner on the day.


  • Former Bear Lauren (Hagans) Paquette just missed out on qualifying for the final of the 5,000 meters as she placed seventh in her first round heat with a time of 15:44.57. Paquette was just under a second away from the sixth and final automatic qualifying spot in her heat. She finished 17th overall in the event that took 16 people to the final.

On Friday at the meet, Tiffani McReynolds will run in the semifinals of the 100-meter hurdles at 5:58 p.m. CT.

Tiffany Townsend will open her run in the 200-meter event at 5:30 p.m.

NBC, NBCSN and the NBC Sports app will have full television coverage of the meet each day.

Q or q = qualify for finals
100-Meter Hurdles
Women - First Round
13. Tiffani McReynolds - 12.93Q

5,000 Meters

Women - First Round
17. Lauren Paquette - 15:44.57


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