Oregon track and field bolsters roster with transfers, prep signees
Associate athletic director Vin Lananna announced Wednesday several key additions to both the men’s and women’s track squads in the near future.@@http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=500&ATCLID=156985@@
Two runners will be joining the program via transfer this spring: sprinter Chris Stubbs and NAIA steeplechase champion Katie Conlon.
Two more athletes signed with the Ducks for fall 2012: decorated Canadian prep runner Annie Leblanc and local standout Ashante Horsley.@@http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=500&ATCLID=205412068@@
Stubbs, a transfer from Lane Community College, was a state runner-up sprinter for Willamette High School. The Eugene native was a NWAACC 100- and 200-meter sprint champion for Lane. Conlon won the 2011 NAIA 3,000-meter steeplechase title for Jamestown College. Both Conlon and Stubbs will join Oregon as juniors in terms of outdoor eligibility.@@CQ@@
Leblanc is one of the most promising young runners in Canada, and won the silver medal in the 800 meters at the 2011 Pan American Junior Championships. Horsley is the defending OSAA 6A champion in the 400 meters and hails from McMinnville High School.@@CQ@@