FAIRBORN — Wright State track alum Cassandra Lloyd advanced to Friday’s semifinals in the U.S. Olympic trials in the 100 meter hurdles, held in Eugene, Oregon.
After finishing 18th with a time of 13.08 in the first round on Thursday, Lloyd was 21st in Friday’s semifinals with a mark of 13.42.
A three-time Horizon League Indoor and Outdoor Athlete of the Year, Lloyd was an Honorable All-American as a senior in 2012 as she placed 19th in the 100 meter hurdles at the NCAA National Meet with a time of 13.36.
Named a Second Team All-American as a junior after finishing 14th in the 100 meter hurdles at the NCAA National Meet with a mark of 13.33, Lloyd became WSU’s first Division I All-American in track and qualified for the NCAA regionals all four years.
Lloyd dominated the Horizon League Track and Field Championships like few before her, winning the 100 meter hurdles in each of her four years of competition. During her Raider career, Lloyd set or helped set five indoor and four outdoor school records, including a time of 13.17 in the 100 meter hurdles at the 2012 NCAA Regionals in Jacksonville, Florida.