June 25, 2012
EUGENE, Ore.--Former Virginia track and field All-American Stephanie Garcia qualified for the final in the women's 3,000m steeplechase at U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., Monday evening (June 25).
Garcia placed fourth in her heat (seventh overall) in a time of 9:48.17, automatically qualifying for the final on Friday (June 29) at 7:45 p.m. The final will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network.
The South Riding, Va., native represented the US at the 2011 IAAF World Championships in the event in Daegu, South Korea and finished fourth at the 2011 USATF Championships.
The U.S. Olympic Trials continue Thursday (June 28) and continue through Sunday (July 1).
Women's 3,000m Steeplechase qualifying - Stephanie Garcia - 4th in heat (7th overall) - 9:48.17
7:20 p.m. - Men's 1,500m first round - Robby Andrews
7:30 p.m. - Men's Triple Jump qualifying - Marcus Robinson
8:30 p.m. - Women's 400mH first round - Ayla Smith
All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
U.S. Olympic Trials Schedule on NBC and NBC Sports Network
Monday, June 25th - 9-11 p.m. ET/PT NBCSN
Thursday, June 28th - 9-11 p.m. ET/PT NBCSN
Friday, June 29th - 6-8 p.m. ET NBCSN
Saturday, June 30th - 9-10 p.m. ET/PT NBC
Sunday, July 1st - 7-8 p.m. ET/PT NBC
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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