University at Buffalo's Becky O'Brien competed in the shot put preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Euguene, Ore., tonight.
O'Brien finished 16th in the field of 23. The top 12 advanced to the finals.
O'Brien's first throw was 53-0 1/4 (16.16 meters). She fouled on her next two attempts.
--- Amy Moritz