Thursday, June 28, 2012

Nicole Schappert in Olympic Trials 1500 Heats Today

Former Villanova All-American Nicole Schappert toes the line today at 3:50 PDT in heat #1 of the women's 1500 meter prelims. Schappert has had a very nice outdoor season, and owns the 1500 meter Olympic "B" standard (having run 4:07.79 PR at the OXY High Performance meet in Los Angeles in mid May) as well as a fleet 2:04.91 PR over 800 meters from mid June. The Olympic "A" standard is 4:06.00. Here's the start list of her heat (the top 6 from each of three heats, plus the next 6 fastest times will advance to the semi-finals):

Heat 1 of 3  Women's 1500 meters

 1.  Nicole Schappert    N Y A C
 2.  Sarah Bowman        New Balance
 3.  Sara Vaughn         Bowerman AC
 4.  Jenny Simpson       New Balance
 5.  Lea Wallace         Nike
 6.  Heather Kampf       Asics
 7.  Kate Grace          NJ-NY TC
 8.  Shannon Rowbury     Nike
 9.  Cory McGee          Florida
10.  Stephanie Charnigo  NJ-NY TC

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