#OlympicCanes
T’erea Brown, who will run for gold today in the 400m hurdles, has the support of her long-time boyfriend and UM football alum Cory Nelms. Nelms is currently in training camp with the San Francisco 49ers. Read the full story in the Sacramento Bee here.

T’erea Brown, who will run for gold today in the 400m hurdles, has the support of her long-time boyfriend and UM football alum Cory Nelms. Nelms is currently in training camp with the San Francisco 49ers. Read the full story in the Sacramento Bee here.

Lauryn Williams will run the anchor leg for the U.S. women’s 4x100 relay in the preliminaries on Thursday. Read the full story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette here.

Lauryn Williams will run the anchor leg for the U.S. women’s 4x100 relay in the preliminaries on Thursday. Read the full story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette here.

Murielle Ahoure qualified for her second finals of the Olympics today, this time in the 200m dash with a second-place finish in her heat. She will run for the gold medal tomorrow.

Murielle Ahoure qualified for her second finals of the Olympics today, this time in the 200m dash with a second-place finish in her heat. She will run for the gold medal tomorrow.

Diver Brittany Viola will make her Olympic debut on Wednesday. Read her story in the Journal Sentinel.

Diver Brittany Viola will make her Olympic debut on Wednesday. Read her story in the Journal Sentinel.

T’erea Brown set a personal best for the second day in a row to advance to the finals of the 400m hurdles.

T’erea Brown set a personal best for the second day in a row to advance to the finals of the 400m hurdles.

Murielle Ahoure won heat one of the 200m dash with a time of 22.55 to advance to the semifinals.

Murielle Ahoure won heat one of the 200m dash with a time of 22.55 to advance to the semifinals.

It was easy. The race was very nice, very comfortable. I ran exactly as I planned, I PR’d. I didn’t feel like I needed to push it. I think tomorrow we’ll see some 52s. It wasn’t the perfect race. I need to make some minor tweaks. I stuttered at eight, so I need to fix that.
T’erea Brown on her first race at the Olympics (RunnersWeb)
It has been unforgettable. We’ve been playing against the best teams in the world. It has been a phenomenal experience.
British middle blocker Ciara Michel on playing in the Olympics (AP)
T’erea Brown trending on twitter after her race was shown on NBC tonight.

T’erea Brown trending on twitter after her race was shown on NBC tonight.

In her Olympic debut, T’erea Brown ran a personal best (54.72) to move to the semifinals of the 400m hurdles.

In her Olympic debut, T’erea Brown ran a personal best (54.72) to move to the semifinals of the 400m hurdles.