Silmon Advances At USA Olympic Trials

June 23, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. - Junior Charles Silmon placed 10th overall Saturday in the men’s 100 meters to carry TCU on the third day of the United States Olympic Trials at Hayward Field.

Silmon, a Waco native, placed third in heat No. 5 with a time of 10.17 seconds to advance in preliminary round action. He will continue action tomorrow with the semifinal round of the men’s 100 meters, which is set to take place at 4:30 p.m. CT.

In other action, former Frog great Khadevis Robinson placed first overall with a time of 1:45.83 in the men’s 800 meters. In all, Robinson clocked the fastest semifinal time Saturday in Eugene.

The Horned Frogs will continue action tomorrow at Hayward Field.