Gregory Native to Compete in Olympic Track and Field Trials

Alexa Duling



VERMILLION, S.D. РSouth Dakota track and field junior Alexa Duling has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 400-meter hurdles, it was announced Tuesday night. Duling is the third Coyote student-athlete to earn a berth at the trials, which are being held in Eugene, Ore.  Duling, a native of Gregory qualified for the nationals, thanks to her school-record time of 57.40 she ran at the NCAA West Preliminaries in May. Duling, who earned second-team All-American status after finishing 12th in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Championships, will compete in the preliminaries at 7:30 p.m. Central time on Thursday in Eugene. The top 16 qualify for the semifinals, which are Friday. The finals in the event are set for Sunday.

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