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."