Payne & Somerville Run Friday Night At U.S. Olympic Trials|
June 29, 2012
CINCINNATI - A pair of University of Cincinnati hurdlers, current student-athlete Terrence Somerville and former student-athlete David Payne, will run in the 110 hurdles Friday at the U.S. Olympic Trials scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
Somerville, a UC senior, and Payne, a 2008 Olympic silver medalist, will both run in the third of four heats. They are vying for one of 18 spots in the three semifinal heats. The top three runners in each heat will advance plus the next six best times.
The NBC Sports Network will televise Friday's events from 6-8 p.m. ET. Viewers in Cincinnati can find NBCSN on the following cable/satellite channels: Cincinnati Bell Fioptics (202/602), DirecTV (603), DISH Network (159/9466) and Time Warner (323/1323).
If either runner advances out of the preliminaries, the 110 hurdle semifinals are set to run Saturday at 7:20 p.m. ET with the final going at 9:40 p.m. Saturday.