Coughlin fastest qualifer in 100m freestyle; Hoff out
OMAHA, Neb. -- Katie Hoff, who already had qualified for four individual events and one relay, failed to advance out of the semifinals of the 100 freestyle, denying her a chance to go for as many as eight medals in Beijing.
But Hoff's 11th-best time against a field that included Natalie Coughlin and 41-year-old Dara Torres wasn't that surprising -- the 100 was by far the longest shot on the 19-year-old's grueling program.
Michael Phelps had a relatively easy night, posting the second-fastest ...
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