EUGENE, Ore. – On day seven of the 2012 USA Olympic Trials, former Razorback LaShaunte’a Moore finished 10th overall in the semifinal round of the 200 meters. Moore crossed the line in a time of 22.85, good for fourth in heat two. She finished just two spots out of advancing to the event final. The 2012 USA Olympic Trials are being held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
Moore (2004) qualified for the semifinal round of the 200 meters with her performance in Thursday’s first round of the event. At the end of the opening round, she was the 15th overall qualifier with her time of 23.09 in heat one. The top 21 advanced to today’s semifinal. Moore was the 2004 outdoor champion and five-time All-American during her one season at Arkansas.
Running in heat two of the 400-meter hurdles Thursday, Brittany Hyter finished seventh in the race and 27th overall with a time of 1:00.36. With that time and overall position, she will not move on to the semifinal round. Hyter closes out her Razorback career as the school-record holder with her 56.46 performance at the 2011 NCAA Championships.
Moore was the final representative for the Razorback women at the 2012 USA Olympic Trials. The event concludes Sunday afternoon. For more information regarding Razorback track and field or University of Arkansas athletics, please visit ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
400m Hurdles (first round – from Thursday)
27. Brittany Hyter – 1:00.36
200 Meters (first round – from Thursday)
15. LaShaunte’a Moore – 23.09Q
200 Meters (semifinal)
10. LaShaunte’a Moore – 22.85
Q – qualified for next round