The U.S. Olympic Trials are underway in Eugene, OR, and seven current or former Huskers are still in the running for spots on the US Olympic Team.
2008 grad Kayla Wilkinson is in tonight's Javelin final (10:20 PM CDT), while current Husker sophomore Epley Bullock begins the women's high-jump qualifying tonight. Former Husker Ann Gaffigan has preliminary rounds of the 3000m Steeplechase tonight as well.
2008 grad Dusty Jonas, who holds the world's top High Jump, has his preliminary on Thursday, along former Huskers Anne Shadle (1500m), Melissa (Price) Myerscough (hammer throw), and Jeni Steiner (shotput).
Former Husker Ray Scotten competed in the pole vault preliminaries, but did not qualify. A number of other current & former Huskers are participating in their native countries' Olympic trials as well.