Play-By-Play Recap: 2018 USATF Outdoor Championships, Day Two

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3:15 PM Men's 3k Steeplechase Semifinals

-Heat one is off, 2:13 thru 800m. Still no change early on with Travis Mahoney and Andy Bayer leading the pack after three laps. A little over 4:30 thru the first mile. Two laps to go it's Bayer, Stanley Kebenei and MJ Erb 1-2-3. 7:22 on the clock at the bell. Isaac Updike pulls away late and wins it in 8:25.

- Heat two is off with two collegians Brian Barraza (Houston) and Andrew Gardner (Washington) up front early. Evan Jager now moves near the front of the pack with Hillary Bor, five laps to go. Barraza and Tripp Hurt now lead with four laps to go. And just like that Bor and Jager back to the front 4:40 thru the opening mile (10 seconds slower than the first heat). 11 men still in it with two laps to go. Jager and Bor starting to pull away one lap to go. Jager's teammate Josh Thompson starting to move into the top five, 200m to go! Thompson hits final barrier goes down! Jager and Bor go 1-2.


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 8:25 Isaac Updike

H1 8:28 Andy Bayer

H1 8:28 Stanley Kebenei

H1 8:28 MJ Erb

H1 8:28 Travis Mahoney

H2 8:31 Evan Jager

H2 8:32 Hillary Bor

H2 8:33 Tripp Hurt

H2 8:33 Dylan Blankenbaker

H2 8:33 Jordan Mann

Time Qualifiers:

8:30 Aidan Tooker

8:31 Donn Cabral

8:33 Brandon Doughty

8:33 Haron Lagat


3:50 PM Women's 100m Hurdles Prelims

- Woah! Keni Harrison runs 12.46 (+0.8 m/s) in heat one.

- Sharika Nelvis and Dawn Harper Nelson go 1-2 in heat two.

- Kori Carter wins heat three.

- Turns out these prelims eliminated a grand total of two women.


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 12.46 Keni Harrison

H1 12.66 Queen Harrison

H1 12.68 Christina Manning

H2 12.81 Sharika Nelvis

H2 12.83 Dawn Harper Nelson

H2 12.96 Jade Barber

H3 12.78 Kori Carter

H3 12.89 Jasmin Stowers

H3 12.96 Brianna McGhee

Time Qualifiers:

12.99 Evonne Britton

13.01 Taliyah Brooks

13.02 Alaysha Johnson

13.09 Ebony Morrison

13.16 MacKenzie Hill

13.25 Jessica Duckett

13.32 Mecca McGlaston


5:10 PM Men's 400m Hurdles Semifinals

- Heat one on the track, top four auto qualify meaning no time qualifiers. Khallifah Rosser wins it in 49.12. 2017 world team members Eric Futch (6th) and Michael Stigler (DNS) failed to qualify to the final.

- Heat two is won by TJ Holmes and despite Quincy Downing running the 7th fastest time of the day he goes home early since he finished 5th in his heat.


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 49.12 Khallifah Rosser

H1 49.15 David Kendziera

H1 49.47 Bershawn Jackson

H1 49.71 Craig Allen

H2 49.00 TJ Holmes

H2 49.04 Byron Robinson

H2 49.10 Taylor McLaughlin

H2 49.30 Kenny Selmon


5:30 PM Women's 100m Semifinals

- Jenna Prandini wins heat one in 11.00 wind-legal.

- Woah! Aleia Hobbs runs 10.89 almost wind-legal (+2.2 m/s)

- Five collegians made the final!


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 11.00 Jenna Prandini

H1 11.03 Ashley Henderson

H1 11.15 Aaliyah Brown

H1 11.17 Kiara Parker

H2 10.89 Aleia Hobbs

H2 11.04 Mikiah Brisco

H2 11.07 Dezerea Bryant

H2 11.09 Shania Collins


5:50 PM Men's 100m Semifinals

- World leader Mike Rodgers is a late scratch from heat one, Ronnie Baker wins the heat in 9.94.

- Noah Lyles ties Mike Rodgers' world lead, running 9.89 wins heat two!


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 9.94 Ronnie Baker

H1 10.00 Cameron Burrell

H1 10.10 Bryce Robinson

H1 10.12 Jaylen Bacon

H2 9.89 Noah Lyles

H2 10.01 Isiah Young

H2 10.02 Kendal Williams

H2 10.04 Jeff Demps


6:05 PM Women's 400m Semifinals

- Shakima Wimbley wins heat one over Kendall Ellis

- Jessica Beard wins heat two over Courtney Okolo


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 50.57 Shakima Wimbley

H1 50.80 Kendall Ellis

H1 51.46 Jasmine Blocker

H1 51.81 Brionna Thomas

H2 50.65 Jessica Beard

H2 50.80 Courtney Okolo

H2 51.99 Briana Guillory

H2 52.48 Kiana Horton


6:20 PM Men's 400m Semifinals

- Paul Dedewo wins heat one in 45.03, Vernon Norwood was DQd resulting in Josephus Lyles making the final.

- Michael Cherry runs the fastest time of the day in 44.87!


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 45.03 Paul Dedewo

H1 45.10 Nathan Strother

H1 45.38 Myles Pringle

H1 45.99 Josephus Lyles

H2 44.87 Michael Cherry

H2 45.11 Kahmari Montgomery

H2 45.21 Obi Igbokwe

H2 45.35 Wil London


6:50 PM Women's 800m Semifinals

- Ajee Wilson takes out heat one in 59.1. Both Wilson and Ce'Aira Brown run away with it in sub-2. Sabrina Southerland and Kaela Edwards get the remaining two auto spots.

- Charlene Lipsey takes it out hot in 58.8. Raevyn Rogers and Lipsey go 1-2 in 2-flat. Laura Roesler runs the 7th fastest time overall but fails to make final due to her being 5th in her heat.


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 1:49 Ajee Wilson

H1 1:59 Ce'Aira Brown

H1 2:01 Sabrina Southerland

H1 2:01 Kaela Edwards

H2 2:00 Raevyn Rogers

H2 2:00 Charlene Lipsey

H2 2:00 Olivia Baker

H2 2:00 Hanna Green


7:05 PM Men's 800m Semifinals

- Daniel Kuhn is a late scratch, heat one is off and Erik Sowinksi leads the field thru 400m in 51.71. Sam Ellison makes a move on the back stretch to second. And wow! Sowinski wins it but Brandon Lasater goes from last to second in the final 80m, he can kick!

- Harun Abda takes the 400m out in 52-mid, Clayton Murphy in second. Isaiah Harris makes a big move with 200m to go and wins it in 1:47, Murphy second.


Auto Qualifiers:

H1 1:46 Erik Sowinski

H1 1:46 Brandon Lasater

H1 1:46 Robert Ford

H1 1:46 Jesse Garn

H2 1:47 Isaiah Harris

H2 1:47 Clayton Murphy

H2 1:47 Abraham Alvarado

H2 1:47 Drew Piazza


7:22 PM Women's 100m Final

- Aleia Hobbs 'still rocking the LSU gear' wins her first national title in 10.91! In second is fellow collegian Ashley Henderson in 10.96


Results:

1) 10.91 Aleia Hobbs

2) 10.96 Ashley Henderson

3) 10.98 Jenna Prandini

4) 11.10 Mikiah Brisco

5) 11.13 Aaliyah Brown

6) 11.17 Dezerea Bryant

7) 11.21 Shania Collins

8) 11.22 Kiara Parker


7:30 PM Men's 100m Final

- Wow! Noah Lyles catches Ronnie Baker in the final 10 meters to win his first national title and lower the 100m world lead to 10.88!


Results:

1) 9.88 Noah Lyles

2) 9.90 Ronnie Baker

3) 10.00 Kendal Williams

4) 10.00 Isiah Young

5) 10.04 Cameron Burrell

6) 10.13 Jeff Demps

7) 10.55 Bryce Robinson

DNS) Jaylen Bacon

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