Former University of Kentucky standout Kendra Harrison had the fastest time in the first round of the women’s 100-meter hurdles on Friday at the U.S. Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Harrison finished in 12.54 seconds. The semifinals and finals are Saturday.
Sydney McLaughlin, a 2018 UK signee, qualified for the semifinals in the women’s 400-meter hurdles with the sixth-fastest time (55.41 seconds) of the first round. The semifinals in her event are Saturday and the finals are Sunday.
UK’s Destiny Carter did not qualify for the finals in the women’s 100 meters. Her time of 11.36 seconds was 15th out of 16 semifinalists.
Lafayette graduate Tyson Gay, competing in the men’s 100 meters on Thursday, stumbled at the start and didn’t advance out of the first round.