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Storm's Jamil Dudley Set For Shot at London, Will Compete at Olympic Trials This Weekend

Jamil Dudley
Jamil Dudley

EUGENE, Ore. -  Lake Erie College rising junior Jamil Dudley (Massillon, Ohio/Massillon) will be competing at the 2012 United States Track & Field Olympic Trials on Friday (Jun. 22) in the high jump for a chance at qualifying for a spot on the 2012 United States Olympic Team,

The Trials will take place at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.  The high jump will begin Saturday, June 23, at 4:20 p.m. Pacific Time (7:20 EST).

Dudley qualified for the Olympic trials with the 13th best high jump nationally this year.  He cleared 7' 4 ½" twice this season, including last month at the 2012 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships to become Lake Erie's first individual national champion.

Out of 24-athlete field, the top 12 throws will advance to the finals of the high jump competition on Sunday (Jun. 24).

Complete coverage of the Trials can be found by clicking here.

NBC Sports Network will be airing coverage of the 2012 United States Track & Field Olympic Trials live from 9 to 11 p.m. ET. The sports that will be covered or be shown on air at that time has not been announced.