Seymour, Charlton advance to 100-metre hurdle finals

Seymour, Charlton advance to 100-metre hurdle finals
From left: Devynne Charlton and Pedrya Seymour.

Both Pedrya Seymour (Texas) and Devynne Charlton (Purdue) advanced to final of the women’s 100-metre (m) hurdles on Thursday, as the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic Association Association (NCAA) continued in Eugene, Oregon.

Seymour finished in 12.81 seconds, the fifth fastest time overall, while Charlton was seventh overall in 12.86 seconds. Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, from the University of Kentucky, posted the fastest time of the day in the event, crossing the finish line in 12.54 seconds.

The women’s 100 hurdle final is set for 4:12 p.m., which is 7:12 p.m. local time.

Jenae Ambrose, from Auburn University, ran a leg on the women’s 4x100m relay team that finished fifth overall in the semifinal round in 43.11 seconds. The 4×100 final is set for 6:32 p.m local time. University of Houston sprinter Brianne Bethel also competed in the semis of both short sprints. She finished 16th overall in both the 100 and 200 in 11.32 and 23.05 seconds respectively.