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More Ducks set personal and meet records as they conclude big weekend at Penn Relays and OSU

The Oregon track and field team finished up at the Penn Relays on Saturday with two more relay wins, while the rest of the team concluded the OSU High Performance Meet with multiple athletes hitting personal records. Sam Prakel had another successful day at the Penn Relays during the men’s …

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Oregon women’s track breaks another collegiate record at the Penn Relays

The Oregon track and field team split and traveled to the OSU High Performance and the Penn Relays. Oregon won three events at the Penn Relays on Friday. The Women of Oregon broke yet another collegiate record, winning the women’s sprint medley in 3 minutes 39.05 seconds. The time was …

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Preview: Oregon track and field heads to Penn Relays and OSU High Performance

Head Coach Robert Johnson still remembers hearing the announcer address the crowd, alerting them of Oregon’s presence one of the first times he brought the track and field team to the prestigious Penn Relays. “Here comes Oregon,” the speakers boomed.  “And they have sprinters!” Raevyn Rogers described the atmosphere of …

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Mitch Modin’s vlogs offer a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the life of a Division I athlete

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a Division I student-athlete looks like? Mitch Modin and his camera can show you. A decathlete on the Oregon track and field team, Modin has posted video blogs – better known as vlogs – regularly for the past nine months detailing …

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Oregon track and field sets a number of NCAA records in the final day of the Mt. Sac Relays

It was a historic day for Oregon’s sprinters on the final day of the Mt. Sac Relays. The quartet of Hannah Cunliffe, Deajah Stevens, Ariana Washington and Makenzie Dunmore broke their own collegiate 4×100 record (42.34  seconds) they set two weeks ago at the Florida Relays. On Saturday, they finished …

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Oregon men and women continue success at Mt. Sac Relays, Bryan Clay Invite and the Beach Invitational

The Oregon track and field team had another impressive day in California, this time at Mt. Sac Relays, the Bryan Clay Invite and the Beach Invitational on Friday. Freshman Katie Rainsberger was the highlight for the Ducks. Instead of participating in the open women’s 1,500-meter at the Mt. Sac Relays, …

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Kyree King provides veteran leadership among young Oregon sprinters

Kyree King has wasted no time in making his mark on the Oregon track and field program. A redshirt senior who transferred to Oregon for his final year of eligibility, King has not only tied a long-standing school record — and come close to breaking others — but established himself …

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Oregon closes out season opener with two collegiate records

The Oregon sprints crew continued to impress on the final day of the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Florida, as the women set two collegiate records in the relays. The quartet of Makenzie Dunmore, Hannah Cunliffe, Deajah Stevens and Ariana Washington, running the relay together for the first time, won the 4×100-meter …

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Edward Cheserek, Oregon women continue domination at Stanford Invitational and Florida Relays

After a successful indoor season that resulted in the women’s team claiming its seventh NCAA Indoor Title in eight years, the Oregon track and field team kicked off its 2017 outdoor campaign on Friday. The distance team, led by the winningest athlete in collegiate history, Edward Cheserek, headed to the …

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Preview: Oregon track and field opens 2017 outdoor season at Florida Relays and Stanford Invitational

Oregon track and field will split its team between two meets to open the 2017 outdoor season. The distance runners will compete in the Stanford Invitational on Friday and Saturday, while the sprinters, throwers and jumpers compete in the Florida Relays on Thursday through Saturday. After making history during the indoor …

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Edward Cheserek’s 17 titles make him the winningest NCAA track athlete ever

Will Cheserek quadruple? Will Cheserek become the first male athlete to get the triple? These were some of the big question marks surrounding Oregon senior Edward Cheserek as he entered the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at College Station, Texas, this past weekend. At the pre-meet press conference, even Cheserek …

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Oregon women win their seventh NCAA indoor title in eight years with record-setting performance

Even before the NCAA Indoor Championships started, the question was not about whether the Oregon women would win, but by how much. The answer: 33 points. Their total of 84 points shattered the former Division I record of 71 for women’s team points which was previously held by Texas. While …

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Edward Cheserek makes history during first day of NCAA Indoor Championships

Edward Cheserek, a 15-time national champion, cemented himself as the most dominate collegiate runner in NCAA history on Friday during the first day of the NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas. By taking the 5,000-meter, crossing the line in 13 minutes, 41.20 seconds, he won his …

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Preview: Oregon track and field team heads to NCAA Indoor Championships

Oregon’s indoor track and field season will come to a climatic end on Friday and Saturday as the team heads to College Station, Texas, for the NCAA Indoor Championships in hopes of repeating last year’s indoor title sweep. Throughout the season, the team-wide goal has been to send as many …

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Former Duck Devon Allen announces he has signed with Nike

Former Oregon football player and track athlete Devon Allen announced during TrackTown Tuesday that has signed his first professional contract — with Nike. The move wasn’t much of a surprise; many former Oregon track and field athletes go on to run for Team Nike after graduation. The announcement was met with …

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Ducks qualify 16 athletes for the NCAA Indoor Championship

Along with three relay teams, including both the women’s distance medley relay and 4×400 teams and the men’s DMR, 16 Ducks have qualified for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships on Mar. 10-11 in 22 individual events. In hopes of repeating their indoor title, the women will send 10 …

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Ashley Maton keeps pro track options open while pursuing master’s degree

Tuesday is the longest day of the week for Ashley Maton. The 23-year-old graduate student from Bend, Oregon, runs morning workouts with the Oregon cross country team before heading straight to Adams Elementary, where she spends three hours in a classroom as a student-teacher. She switches back to running clothes …

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Edward Cheserek breaks collegiate indoor record in the mile

Instead of traveling to Seattle for the MPSF Championships with the rest of the Oregon track and field team, senior Edward Cheserek headed to Boston to compete in the Boston University Last Chance meet, where he added another record to his impressive resume. Cheserek completed the mile in 3 minutes, 52.01 …

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Men’s track and field team wins MPSF Championship for 11th year in a row, women place second

For the 11th straight year, the Oregon men have won the MPSF Championships, finishing with 89 points. Even though the women racked up more individual event wins, they placed second to USC with 105 points in the team competition. The Ducks totaled seven event wins with many athletes jumping in …

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Ducks hunt for NCAA qualifying marks at MPSF Championships

With one last meet remaining for the Ducks to solidify their qualifying times before the NCAA Indoor Championships, Oregon heads back up to Seattle for the MPSF Championships on Friday and Saturday. In hopes of sending the largest team possible to the championships, hosted at Texas A&M on March 10-11, …

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Women sprinters find motivation through friendly competition

Hannah Cunliffe has been dominating indoor track and field this season. Less than two weeks ago, she won her third 60-meter win of the season and set a new collegiate record at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational. But her toughest competition comes from the two athletes she faces every day: her teammates. …

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Marcus Chambers strives for elusive NCAA title

Marcus Chambers’ 2016 season began and ended in disappointment. After failing to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships, Chambers managed to defend his Pac-12 title in the 400 meter dash, but dropped to fourth place at the NCAA outdoor championships. The performance was a step back from his second place …

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Two milers go sub-4:00, Katie Rainsberger sets 3,000m NCAA lead

After contributing to the NCAA record-setting distance medley team in New York two weeks ago, Oregon freshman Katie Rainsberger catapulted to the top of the NCAA conference with her win in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington, on Saturday evening. Her PR of 9 minutes, 1.21 seconds …

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Oregon’s sprinters and jumpers achieve personal records at Don Kirby Elite Invitational

Oregon’s track team was at its best this weekend at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center, tallying six event wins while more than half of the 20 sprinters and runners hit personal records. For the second meet in a row, the women sprinters swept the 60-meter …

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Cheserek runs world-leading mark in 5,000 meter season debut

In his first indoor 5,000 meter race this year, Oregon senior Edward Cheserek achieved a hat trick of running a personal record, setting the top collegiate time for the season and the world-leading time in the process. He crossed the line in a time of 13 minutes, 32.59 seconds at …

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Oregon track team splits up, heads to Husky Classic and Don Kirby Elite Invitational

To close out its regular indoor season Friday and Saturday, the Oregon track and field team will send 29 distance runners and throwers to Seattle, Washington, for the Husky Classic and 20 sprinters and jumpers to Albuquerque, New Mexico, for the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in search of NCAA qualifying …

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Oregon women’s cross country team honored with 2016 NCAA Division Women’s Scholar Team of the Year

After a successful fall season which amounted to a one point victory at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, the Oregon women’s cross country team has now been honored for its off-field efforts by the USTFCCCA. The Ducks were named the 2016 NCAA Division Women’s Scholar Team of the Year. The Ducks …

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Five Oregon women wrestle their way onto Bowerman Award watch list; Cheserek makes 23rd appearance

After the Ducks’ impressive rust-buster at the UW Preview in Seattle and their dominant performance at the Columbia East-West Challenge in New York last month, two more Ducks joined a prestigious watch list for the biggest national collegiate award in track and field. Oregon hurdler Sasha Wallace and sprinter Hannah Cunliffe …

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Oregon track and field dominates, takes first place at Columbia East-West Challenge

Oregon racked up 14 event wins on Saturday as both the men’s and women’s teams won the Columbia East-West Challenge. The men totaled 158 points, beating out Cornell in second place with 124 points and UCLA in third with 103, while the women scored 213 points to dominate the field …

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Oregon shatters NCAA record in women’s distance medley relay

Oregon’s track and field team started strong on the first day of the Columbia East West Challenge on Friday as the men and women sprinters and distance medley relay teams dominated, winning every event of the day except one. The day began with a NCAA collegiate record when the women’s …

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