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Centrowitz and Roesler qualify for Worlds in final day of USATF Indoor Championships

PORTLAND — The top athletes in the country qualified for the U.S. National team during the USA Track & Field Championships Saturday evening at the Oregon Convention Center. Former Duck Laura Roesler, who took second in the women’s 800, is looking forward to her first chance to run for the …

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Edward Cheserek claims triple as Oregon sweeps NCAA Indoor Championships

Oregon swept the NCAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama, Saturday evening, marking the third time in a row the Duck men have come out on top and an improvement for the women after taking second last year. The men clinched the race midway through the final day, winning with 62 points. …

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Former Ducks show well in first day of USATF Indoor Championships

PORTLAND — The USA Track & Field Indoor Championships got started Friday in Portland at the Oregon Convention Center, with several former Ducks posting strong performances. The meet serves as a chance for the top U.S. athletes without an automatic qualifier to punch their tickets to the World Indoor Championships, …

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Edward Cheserek’s 5k win highlights day one of NCAA Indoor Championships

Oregon got off to a good start the first day of the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday evening in Birmingham, Alabama, posting individual wins while advancing through the preliminaries. The Duck men are in first place (25 points) with six events scored through day one. Washington is in …

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Loaded men’s 3,000 field battles at the USATF Indoor Championships

PORTLAND — Going into the men’s 3,000 at the USATF Indoor Championships, many thought Galen Rupp would be at a disadvantage. The former Duck had competed and won at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials just one month prior, setting up a tough double for the Nike Oregon Project star. “You …

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Oregon alums ready to battle for qualifying times at the USATF Indoor Championships

This weekend all eyes in the track world will be gazing upon Portland, as the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships will be held Friday and Saturday in the Oregon Convention Center. The meet serves as a chance for the top US athletes without an automatic qualifier to make it …

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Strong second half propels Oregon past George Mason for 15-9 win

After a slow first half, Oregon lacrosse was dominate in the second as the team coasted to a 15-9 win over George Mason at Papé Field Wednesday evening. It was a return to form for Oregon (4-2) after losing just two days ago. Senior goalie Jenna Morris was the star …

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Oregon falls at home 12-7 to High Point

Oregon lacrosse couldn’t keep up with the pace in the second half, losing to High Point 12-7 at Papé Field Monday night. The Ducks (3-2) were only able to notch a single goal in the second half, as the Panthers outscored the home team 5-1 to take the lead and the …

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Oregon dominates LIU Brookylin, 16-6, in home opener

Oregon lacrosse returned to Papé Field for the 2016 home opener, beating LIU Brooklyn, 16-6, Saturday afternoon. After a close first half, the Ducks (3-1) opened things up in the second with a flurry of shots on goal. They dominated in transition, keeping the Blackbirds (1-3) on their heels. The result was a …

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Oregon qualifies 26 athletes for the NCAA Indoor Championships

Oregon track and field will send a school record 26 entries to the 2016 NCAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 11 and 12. There are 16 Ducks on the women’s side and 10 for the men. “The Ducks are absolutely excited, geared up and ready to go,” Oregon head coach …

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Oregon men’s basketball cracks top 10, Bev Smith named to All-Century Team

-On the heels of a sweep against the Washington schools, Oregon men’s basketball has leapt into the top 10 for the first time this season. The Ducks are ranked No. 9 in the latest AP Poll. This is the highest ranking under head coach Dana Altman. -For the women’s basketball …

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Roundtable: Insights and predictions as Oregon prepares for Pac-12 Tournament

Oregon women’s basketball was on the cusp of an NCAA Tournament berth entering its road trip last week. However, a season-ending injury to Jillian Alleyne and two consecutive losses has changed the outlook for this team as the postseason gets set. Emerald staff reporters Jonathan Hawthorne and Christopher Keizur analyze …

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Oregon’s Sasha Wallace shatters records during strong indoor season

Oregon track and field’s Sasha Wallace has always loved running indoors. Her junior and senior year of high school she competed in Fresno two hours away from her home of Castro Valley, California. It was a chance to shake off the rust and get back into the swing of things — …

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Oregon loses first game of the season 15-14 at William & Mary

For the first time this season, Oregon lacrosse couldn’t pick up the win in a back-and-forth shootout against William & Mary. The Ducks lost 15-14 at Martin Family Stadium Sunday morning. Oregon (2-1) had a two goal lead with under five minutes to play after senior Carly O’Connell found the …

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Oregon women win 2016 MPSF Championship as Ducks qualify for NCAAs

Oregon women’s track and field had plenty of reason to celebrate Saturday after winning the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Championship. “Overall it was a success,” Duck head coach Robert Johnson said in a release. “Like most championship meets, you have the good and the bad. We had some specific agendas …

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Oregon off to a hot start at MPSF Championships

For Oregon track and field the focus at the 2016 MPSF Championships is to use the meet as a last chance to qualify athletes for the NCAAs. Thus many of the usual Duck competitors who have already punched their tickets were sitting out. Despite that, Oregon was able to get …

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Q&A: Head coach Jen Beck discusses Oregon’s hot start to the season

Oregon women’s lacrosse is coming off a strong opening weekend to the 2016 season. The Ducks picked up wins on the road against Michigan and Detroit. Last season, Oregon finished 10-8. The team returns 21 players, including Carly O’Connell, Cambi Cukar, Ali Scharkey and Jenna Morris. O’Connell finished her junior campaign …

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Oregon commit Andrew Hunter earns Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year

Oregon commit Andrew Hunter was named the 2015-16 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year in a surprise ceremony held at his high school Wednesday morning. Hunter was taken to the assistant principal’s office, and then told he had an interview in the weight room. When the Louden …

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Devon Allen is back to balancing football and track again

On Jan. 20, a year and a half after he last ran on a track, Oregon dual-sport athlete Devon Allen competed at the Razorback Invitational. “I was really nervous,” admitted Allen, who missed the entire 2015 track season after tearing his ACL playing football in the 2015 Rose Bowl. Running in the …

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Oregon closes season opening road trip with a 17-13 win over Detroit

Oregon lacrosse closed its season-opening road trip with a second win Sunday morning by topping Detroit 17-13. Cambi Cukar was the standout for the Ducks, as the sophomore tied a career-high with six assists. She assisted on four of the Ducks’ first-half goals. Oregon (2-0) jumped out to a 7-0 …

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Oregon tops USC 69-60 on senior night

With all the attention on senior night, Oregon women’s basketball was able bolster its NCAA Tournament resume by defeating USC 69-60 Sunday afternoon in Matthew Knight Arena. “We need to win games down the stretch, it had the feel of a postseason game,” Oregon head coach Kelly Graves said. After …

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Current, former and future Ducks impress at Millrose Games as records fall

By the end of the day at the Millrose Games, Oregon track and field had put on quite the performance. Three current Ducks, one future recruit and countless alumni competed well in their respective events Saturday afternoon in New York. Edward Cheserek ran a blistering time in the 3000. The …

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Oregon snags season opening win over Michigan

Oregon lacrosse was able to start 2016 on the right foot as they topped Michigan in Ann Arbor 12-11 Friday night at Oosterbaan Field House. Senior Holly Johnson, who tied her career-high in goals with four, led the Ducks. Carly O’Connell, Bella Pyne and Cambi Cukar also played key roles: …

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Edward Cheserek leads trio of Ducks to Millrose Games

While most of Oregon track and field will take time to recover during an off-weekend, a trio is flying east to participate in the Millrose Games. In one of the most prestigious indoor meets in the country, Edward Cheserek will be running the 3000. Raevyn Rogers will be in the …

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Oregon’s Blake Haney receives coveted Millrose invite

Competing at the Millrose Games is a pretty big deal — especially if you are only a redshirt freshman. Not just anyone can go to the longest-running indoor track meet; you have to receive an invitation. Limited spots means the Games can pick the top athletes from around the world, …

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Ducks chase qualifiers at Don Kirby and Husky Classic this weekend

Oregon track and field is heading into a busy weekend, as the Ducks will be splitting the team between competing at the Don Kirby Elite and the Husky Classic, both two-day meets held Friday and Saturday. The Don Kirby is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, while the Husky Classic is in …

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Oregon adds senior graduate transfer to offensive line

For the second straight season, Oregon football will add a graduate transfer on the offensive line, DuckTerritory.com first reported Tuesday afternoon. EXCLUSIVE: #GoDucks Sign Dayton University OT Transfer Zac Morgan – Full Interview ($) https://t.co/kSdgMqIQQR pic.twitter.com/ArazIyKUgB — Justin Hopkins (@JHopkins247) February 9, 2016 6-foot-7, 280-pound tackle Zac Morgan from Dayton will …

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Oregon football signs 19, Dillon Brooks in Player of the Year race

-Oregon men’s basketball is fighting to stay atop the Pac-12 standings as games against talented teams loom on the schedule. The No. 16 Ducks are looking to capture their first regular season conference title in 14 years. Helping to pave the way is guard Dillon Brooks. He has emerged from the …

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Oregon transfer Itohan Aikhionbare on why she became a Duck

This season Oregon track and field has another talented thrower joining the ranks, after redshirt senior Itohan Aikhionbare decided to transfer to the school from UC Irvine. Aikhionbare, shot put and discuss, was impressive for the Anteaters, earning recognition as the Big West Field Athlete of the Year and the …

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Oregon’s cast of characters will replace Jenna Prandini’s lost production

Early in Robert Johnson’s coaching career, Oregon track and field had a star sprinter named Keshia Baker. Baker dominated meets running the 400 and 4×400 relay. Johnson coached her to three consecutive conference titles and six school records. Baker was one of those big time athletes who are hard to …

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