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Women’s track and field team wins NCAA outdoor championships to complete triple crown

The Oregon women’s team made history on Saturday, the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. With a final score of 64 points, Oregon edged out Georgia by 1.8 points. It came down to the last event because of a mishap in the 200-meter final. Oregon became the …

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Women’s track and field team endures bumps on the road to a championship

After winning the cross country and indoor championship titles earlier this year, the women’s track and field team is working towards a historic triple crown. On Thursday, during qualifying rounds on the second day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, the team took its first step towards this achievement, but it …

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It was the goal, but the women’s 4×100-meter NCAA title eludes Oregon again

On June 7, the nation’s best track and field athletes will descend on Hayward Field for the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Oregon’s 4×100-meter relay team, one of, if not the best in the country, however, will not be among them. At the NCAA West Regionals, Oregon’s collegiate record-breaking relay team was …

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Cody Danielson loses fingers but gains confidence

In March, Cody Danielson left his track and field future in the hands of luck. While driving an all-terrain vehicle, the Oregon redshirt sophomore got into a freak accident when a rope sliced off parts of two of his fingers. Half of one finger was severed, while the other fingertip …

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Oregon sprinters dominate Pac-12 Championships

Oregon, once known as a school for long distance runners, has transformed itself into a sprint destination. The women’s track and field team won the Pac-12 Championships on Sunday at Hayward Field with 189 points, almost half of which came from sprinting events. The women sprinters amassed 83 points with …

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Oregon throwers give Ducks strong start on first day of Pac-12 Championships

Throwers and jumpers stole the show on Saturday as the Oregon track and field team kicked off the Pac-12 Championships at Hayward Field. The Oregon men’s team finished the first day of competition in first place with 69 points, while the women’s team sat tied for fifth with 24 points. Oregon …

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Oregon extends winning streak to eight games with 9-2 win over Stanford

Oregon softball began its final regular season series at Stanford with a 9-2 victory over the Cardinal on Thursday night in Palo Alto, California. After losing three out of four games in April, Oregon has now won eight straight. The Ducks’ bats came alive in the sixth inning as they …

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Oregon softball completes series sweep of No. 2 Florida State

On Senior Day at Jane Saunders Stadium, it was only fitting that an Oregon senior would play the hero. Senior Daniela Mercado scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Oregon a 2-1 win and a series sweep over No. 2 Florida State on Sunday. …

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Mitch Modin and Joe Delgado go 1,2 in decathlon at Pac-12 Combined Events Championships

The Pac-12 Track and Field Championships kicked off on Saturday and Sunday with the combined events competition. In a field of eight decathletes, Mitch Modin and Joe Delgado finished first and second, giving Oregon’s men their first 18 points before the rest of the athletes compete at Hayward Field this …

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Former Ducks shine at Oregon Twilight

Along with members of the current Oregon track and field team, many alumni made a return to Hayward Field on Friday during the Oregon Twilight. The most notable star was Devon Allen, who was racing in his first meet since injuring his ACL for the second time. It was only …

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Track and field returns to Hayward for Oregon Twilight

In hopes of improving their marks before the Pac-12 Championships, which takes place in a week, the throwers, sprinters and distance runners of the Oregon track and field team returned to Hayward Field for the Oregon Twilight on Friday. “It’s been a long time since our last race here,” said …

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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 softball defeats Oregon State 7-2

No. 6 Oregon hadn’t won a three-game series since the beginning of the month when it swept Arizona State. That changed on Saturday when the Ducks beat Oregon State 7-2 to secure their first three-game series win since April 2. After the game, both head coach Mike White and senior …

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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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Oregon beach volleyball season ends with two losses at Pac-12 Tournament

The Oregon beach volleyball team’s season ended on Friday during the Pac-12 Championship after suffering two losses in the pairs competition. Neither duo was able to tally a set win. Oregon finishes the season with a record of 2-9. The pairing of Taylor Agost and August Raskie were up first …

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Beach volleyball bounced from Pac-12 Championships after losses to Utah, Washington

The Oregon beach volleyball team was eliminated from the Pac-12 Championships on Thursday after dropping both of its matches against Utah and Washington in Tucson, Arizona. The Ducks (2-9) battled hard against Utah, falling 3-2. Utah took an early lead after dispatching Lauren Page and Marine Hall-Poirier in the only match that didn’t …

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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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Q&A: Willie Taggart talks about the upcoming spring game

In preparation for next week’s spring game, the Oregon football team played a scrimmage for its practice on Saturday. Head coach Willie Taggart addressed the media before practice kicked off and said that it would be played like an actual game, with coaches in the press box and on the sidelines. …

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Oregon beach volleyball ends regular season with losses in three of its four matches over the weekend

Oregon wrapped up its regular season this weekend by going 1-4 on its trip to California. The Ducks played against Sacramento State on Thursday, Stanford and Boise State on Friday, and Washington and Cal on Saturday. The trip began on a high note as Oregon narrowly edged on Sacramento State 3-2, …

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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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Quick Hits: Dorsey, Brooks declare for the NBA draft, Jayson Amos makes school history

– After making the Final Four for the first time in 80 years, Oregon basketball is losing three of its players who were eligible to return. Tyler Dorsey and Dillon Brooks both declared for the NBA draft and chose to hire an agent, while junior Casey Benson decided to graduate early and transfer …

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Matt Ulmer, new volleyball head coach, addresses media for first time

In March, the Oregon women’s volleyball head coach, Jim Moore, and his wife, Stacy Metro, stepped down from their coaching roles. Moore was the winningest head coach in Oregon volleyball history and tallied 197 wins in 12 seasons at Oregon. It was later reported that the couple had been fired …

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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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Beach volleyball splits matches against Sacramento State and Boise State

After dropping its first two matches of the season against Portland last month, the Oregon beach volleyball team earned its first win of the season against Sacramento State, defeating the Hornets 3-2. However, soon after, the Ducks fell to Boise State by the same score, finishing the day 1-1 at the Boise …

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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 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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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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