USC senior Aleec Harris set a Pac-12 and West Regionals record today in the 110-meter hurdles at Fayetteville, Ark. Harris’ time of 13.18 broke the long-standing conference record of premier UCLA hurlder Greg Foster (13.22 in 1978). Harris now has the top time in the U.S. and No. 2 time in the world for this year.
In the 200 meters, Aaron Brown ran the fifth-fastest time in the world this year (20.16). Tynia Gaither set a PR in the 200 meters (22.88).
On the downside, this will be the first time since 1992 that a Trojan man or woman will not score at the NCAA Championshis in the hammer throw. Here is who qualified for the NCAA championships according to USC:
Aaron Brown (100m, 200m), Alexandra Collatz (discus), Melia Cox (triple jump, 100m HH), Jessica Davis (100m), Tynia Gaither(100m, 200m), Aleec Harris (110m HH), Amalie Iuel (400m IH), Vanessa Jones (400m), BeeJay Lee (100m), Oluwakemi Olonade (triple jump), the men’s and women’s 4x100m relays and the women’s 4x400m relay. Also, Viktor Fajoyomi qualified in the decathlon which goes off the descending order list.