UConn alum Phylicia George advances to 100M Hurdle semifinals

DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 02: Phylicia George of Canada looks on during the women's 100 metres hurdles heats during day seven of 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Daegu Stadium on September 2, 2011 in Daegu, South Korea. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Former UConn hurdler Phylicia George qualified for the semifinals of the 100M hurdle in London this afternoon. George, who is representing Canada, posted a time of 12.83 seconds and came in second in her heat (just behind American Lolo Jones). She posted the ninth-best time. She'll run in the semifinals tomorrow at 2:05 p.m. ET and if she qualifies the finals will be tomorrow evening at 5 p.m. ET.

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