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Athlete Quotes - Women's 100m Qualifying

Lauryn Williams, Heat 1

 "I think I might have a hesitated a little bit out of the blocks, but I'm just focusing on one race at a time. I'm getting more and more comfortable."

On Muna Lee: "I never count her out. Even when wasn't having the best years, I always knew to watch out for her, because she is an athlete."

Muna Lee, Heat 1

"Lately everything has just come together. Really, everything is just so much better now both emotionally and mentally."

Allyson Felix, Heat 2 (1st place in heat, 11.01)

On heat in Eugene: "Coming from California, we've had a bit of a heat wave, so it wasn't that bad."

On her upcoming quarterfinal: "I'm going to go back to work on a few things."

Torri Edwards, Heat 3

"[The win] was pretty good. I could improve a little but I have some time."

"I'm treating it like any other national championships, I'm going out there to win it."

Carmelita Jeter, Heat 4

"It went fine, but it was the first round. I really just wanted to get out and feel the track. It definitely felt good."

Marshevet Hooker, Heat 5

"The race felt good. I just drove out 60 meters and held it."

"I think the start was a little slow because there was a little bit of noise, but I tried to put that out of my mind."

"I didn't have a time in mind coming into this race, I just tried to execute."

"I knew there would be tough competition coming here, but I just tried to focus on my lane."

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