Athletic Department
LSU Athletes' Journey to the London Olympics

Published: June 27, 2012, 11:30 AM (CT)
Updated: September 12, 2012, 02:28 PM (CT)

by (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

LSU Athletes and the London Olympics

A list of current and former LSU student-athletes who are competing for a shot at the 2012 Olympic games in London, and the trials in which they are competing.

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For a listing of LSU student-athletes who have won Olympic medals, click here.

Gymnastics (1)
** Jessica Savona, Incoming freshman (Canada)

Swimming (10)
Amber Carter, Sophomore, USA
Timmy Dasinger, Senior, USA
Sara Haley, Senior, USA
Nick Kunkel, Senior, USA
Audrey Lawson, Senior, USA
Gabe Rocker, Incoming Freshman, USA
Sean Roddy, Senior, USA
Jana Ruimerman, Senior, USA
Michael Saco, Junior, USA
Sophie Weber, Incoming Freshman, USA

Track & Field (36)
Rebecca Alexander, USA
* Ade Alleyne-Forte, Trinidad & Tobago
Shermund Allsop, Trinidad & Tobago
* Kelly-Ann Baptiste, Trinidad & Tobago
* Neisha Bernard-Thomas, Grenada
Kyron Blaise, Trinidad & Tobago
Walter Davis, USA
Jonique Day, Jamaica
Kimberlyn Duncan, USA
Keri Emanuel, USA
Laverne Eve, Bahamas
Ryan Fontenot, USA
* Damar Forbes, Jamaica
Natoya Goule, Jamaica
* Semoy Hackett, Trinidad & Tobago
* Samantha Henry-Robinson, Jamaica
Jeremy Hicks, USA
* Riker Hylton, Jamaica
Jamaal James, Trinidad & Tobago
* Lolo Jones, USA
Richard Jones, USA
Michael Lauro, USA
Charlene Lipsey, USA
Gabriel Mvumvure, Zimbabwe
Barrett Nugent, USA
Melissa Ogbourne, Jamaica
Jessica Ohanaja, Nigeria
Ryan Penn, Bahamas
Isa Phillips, Jamaica
Jasmin Stowers, USA
Cassandra Tate, USA
LaTavia Thomas, USA
Zedric Thomas, USA
* Richard Thompson, Trinidad & Tobago
Nikita Tracey, Jamaica
Kenyanna Wilson, USA
* Nickiesha Wilson, Jamaica

Women's Basketball (2) | National Team Homepage
* Seimone Augustus, 2002-06 (USA)
* Sylvia Fowles, 2004-08 (USA)

* earned spot on respective Olympic team
** first alternate

Competition Schedule - Pre-Olympics + Olympic Games

All times Central and subject to change
NOTE: London time (BST) is six hours ahead of Baton Rouge

June 21-July 1

  Trials: USA Track & Field Qualifying (Eugene, Ore.) | Details & LSU Schedule 16 Athletes

June 23-24

  Trials: Sagicor National Open Championships (Port-of-Spain) | Details | Recap 8 Athletes

June 24-28

  Selection Camp: Canadian Gymnastics Team (Gatineau, Quebec) Savona

June 25 - July 2

  Trials: USA Swimming (Omaha, Neb.) | Details & LSU Schedule 10 Athletes

June 28 - July 1

  Trials: Jamaican National Senior Championships (Kingston) | Details & LSU Schedule 8 Athletes

Monday, July 16

4:30 p.m. Exhibition: Women's Basketball vs. Brazil (Washington DC) Augustus, Fowles

Saturday, July 18

6:30 p.m. Exhibition: Women's Basketball vs. Great Britain (Manchester, England) Augustus, Fowles

July 21-24

TBD Tournament: Women's Basketball vs. TBD (Istanbul, Turkey) Augustus, Fowles

Saturday, July 28 - Start of Olympics

10:45 a.m. Women's Basketball def. Croatia (Pool A), 81-56 | Recap Augustus, Fowles

Monday, July 30

4:15 p.m. Women's Basketball def. Angola (Pool A), 90-38 | Recap Augustus, Fowles

Wednesday, Aug. 1

4:15 p.m. Women's Basketball def. Turkey (Pool A), 89-58 Augustus, Fowles

Friday, Aug. 3

1:05 p.m. Women’s 100 Meters Second Round | Recap Baptiste (10.96Q),
Hackett (11.04Q)
1:50 p.m. Men's Long Jump Qualifying Forbes (7.79m)
4:15 p.m. Women's Basketball def. Czech Republic (Pool A), 88-61 Augustus, Fowles

Saturday, Aug. 4

4:00 a.m. Men’s 100 Meters First Round Thompson (Bye)
6:30 a.m. Men’s 100 Meters Second Round Thompson (10.14Q)
1:35 p.m. Women’s 100 Meters Semifinals Baptiste (11.00q)
Hackett (11.26)
3:55 p.m. Women’s 100 Meters Final Baptiste (6th, 10.94)

Sunday, Aug. 5

10:45 a.m. Women's Basketball def. China, 114-66 Augustus, Fowles
1:00 p.m. Women's 400 Hurdles First Round Wilson (55.53Q)
1:45 p.m. Men’s 100 Meters Semifinals Thompson (10.02q)
3:50 p.m. Men’s 100 Meters Final Thompson (7th, 9.98)

Monday, Aug. 6

4:05 a.m. Women’s 100 Hurdles First Round L. Jones (12.68Q)
1:20 p.m. Women’s 200 Meters First Round Hackett (22.81Q)
2:15 p.m. Women's 400 Hurdles Semifinals Wilson (55.77)

Tuesday, Aug. 7

8 a.m. Women's Basketball def. Canada, 91-48 (Quarterfinal) Augustus, Fowles
1:15 p.m. Women’s 100 Hurdles Semifinals L. Jones (12.71q)
2:25 p.m. Women’s 200 Meters Semifinals Hackett (22.55q)
3:00 p.m. Women’s 100 Hurdles Final L. Jones (4th, 12.58)

Wednesday, Aug. 8

5:35 a.m. Women’s 800 Meters First Round Bernard-Thomas
3:00 p.m. Women’s 200 Meters Final Hackett (8th, 22.87)

Thursday, Aug. 9

5:35 a.m. Men's 4x400 Relay Preliminary Round Alleyne-Forte (3:00.38Q)
Hylton (DNF)
11:30 a.m. Women's Basketball def. Australia, 86-73 (Semifinal) Augustus, Fowles
1:30 p.m. Women's 800 Meters Semifinal  Bernard-Thomas
2:20 p.m. Women’s 4x100 Relay Preliminary Round Baptiste, Hackett (42.37Q)

Friday, Aug. 10

1:45 p.m. Men’s 4x100 Relay Preliminary Round Thompson (38.10Q)
2:40 p.m. Women’s 4x100 Relay Final Baptiste, Hackett (DNF)
Henry-Robinson (2nd, 41.41)
3:20 p.m. Men's 4x400 Relay Final Alleyne-Forte (3rd, 2:59.4)

Saturday, Aug. 11

2 p.m. Women’s 800 Meters Final Bernard-Thomas
(16th, 2:00.68)
3 p.m. Men’s 4x100 Relay Final Thompson (3rd, 38.12)
3 p.m. Women's Basketball def. France, 86-50 (Gold Medal Game) Augustus, Fowles
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