Friday, June 29, 2012

US Trials Update: Schappert Through to 1500 Semi-Finals

At the US Trials, former Wildcat Nicole Schappert advanced last night through to the semi-finals of the women's 1500 meters. Schappert, who has attained the Olympic "B" standard and has a PR of 4:07.79, finished fourth in heat #1 (4:16.89) and automatically qualified for the 24-person semi-final round. The first six finishers in the three heats, plus the next 6 fastest times, all qualified out of the preliminaries. The semi-final round will take place today at 3:45, pacific coast time. Schappert will be in the first of two heats. The top 5 in each heat advance, along with the next two fastest times. Here are the start lists for each semi-final heat.

Women's 1500 Meter, Semi-Final Heats

Final, Advance 12, top 5 plus next 2 on time
Heat 1

 1.  Ashley Miller       Nebraska
 2.  Morgan Uceny        adidas
 3.  Margaret Infeld     N Y A C
 4.  Nicole Schappert    N Y A C
 5.  Renee Tomlin        Nike
 6.  Brenda Martinez     New Balance
 7.  Greta Feldman       Princeton
 8.  Treniere Moser      Nike
 9.  Jenny Simpson       New Balance
10.  Anna Pierce         Nike
11.  Katie Flood         Washington
12.  Karly Hamric        RIADHA

Heat 2 

 1.  Amy Mortimer        Saucony
 2.  Katherine Mackey    Brooks
 3.  Sara Vaughn         Nike
 4.  Sarah Bowman        New Balance
 5.  Alice Schmidt       Nike
 6.  Shannon Rowbury     Nike
 7.  Phoebe Wright       Nike
 8.  Gabriele Anderson   Brooks / Team USA Minnesota
 9.  Kate Grace          New Jersey New York
10.  Heather Kampf       Asics / Team USA Minnesota
11.  Melissa Salerno     New Balance
12.  Jordan Hasay        Oregon

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