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Led by Cheserek, Oregon men’s cross country starts season with win at Bill Dellinger Invitational

After a decorated freshman campaign, Edward Cheserek began his sophomore season by paving the way for the Oregon men to win the ninth annual Bill Dellinger Invitational in Eugene, Oregon Friday. Cheserek would win the 8,000 meter race in a time of 24:24, followed by his teammate Matthew Melancon, who …

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UO runner Molly Grabill released from hospital

Cross country and track runner, Molly Grabill,@@[email protected]@ was released from Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield this afternoon after suffering injuries in a car accident on Monday night, according to the University of Oregon. Ducks’ cross country spokesman Greg [email protected]@[email protected]@ said that Grabill had a broken jawbone and …

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Jordan Hasay leads women's cross country to NCAA national title

There is one Oregon team that can call themselves national champions this year. The women’s cross country team won its first NCAA cross country national title since 1987 on Saturday. The squad was led by a bold effort from seniors Jordan Hasay, Alexi Pappas and Katie [email protected]@[email protected]@ Hasay led her …

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Women's cross country wins NCAA national title

The women’s cross country team won the NCAA National Championship Saturday in Louisville, Ky.

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Ducks cross country heads to NCAA Championships

The Oregon men’s and women’s cross country teams travel to Louisville, Kentucky this weekend to compete in the 2012 NCAA Championships on Saturday at E.P “Tom” Sawyer State Park. The 16th-ranked men return to the championship stage after surprisingly not making an appearance in 2011. Previously, the team competed in …

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Preview: Cross Country heads to NCAA West Regional Championships

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete this weekend at the NCAA West Regional Championships in Seattle, Washington.

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Oregon women's cross country take Pac-12 title

Senior Jordan Hasay’s runner-up finish led the No. 3 Oregon women to the 2012 Pac-12 cross-country championship on Saturday at Robinson Ranch Golf Course in Santa Clarita, Calif. Hasay added to her Pac-12 resume with Saturday’s second place finish in 20:10. The California native won this race as a sophomore …

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Duck men jump to No. 8 and women No. 3 in cross country

The men’s cross country team earned its highest ranking of the season at No. 8, while the women moved up a spot to No. 3 in this week’s coaches’ poll. In the last three polls, the men’s team has gone from No. 23 to No. 15 and now to No. 8 due …

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Women's cross country take second, men third in NCAA Pre-Nationals

The Oregon men’s and women’s cross country teams each had a pair of top-three finishes at the Pre-Nationals meet on Saturday in Louisville, Ky. The women’s team, ranked fourth coming into the meet, finished in second place behind top-ranked Florida State. Florida State won the women’s 6,000 meter race with …

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Women place first and men second in cross country's Dellinger Invitational

The University of Oregon men’s and women’s cross country teams each found a place on the podium in the seventh-annual Bill Dellinger Invitational at the Springfield Country Club on Saturday. Both teams were wearing pink and white uniforms in recognition of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness [email protected]@[email protected]@ The women’s …

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Women's cross country looks to build on last year's success, men hope to bounce back into title contention

After a summer that saw 10 former Ducks — including four who competed in cross country at Oregon — participate in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the attention of Track Town USA once again turns to the Ducks’ cross country team. Placing fifth in last season’s national championship — …

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Oregon distance runner Matthew Centrowitz foregoes senior season, turns pro

The senior leaves the program as one of the most decorated runners in program history.

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Oregon men place third at Pac-12 Cross Country Championships; women take fourth

Jordan Hasay and Luke Puskedra lead their respective sides against the conference’s best.

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Oregon cross country faces first true test at Pac-12 Championships

Luke Puskedra and Jordan Hasay will look to take the title home for the Ducks.

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Parker Stinson forges a new path in cross country

The sophomore distance runner has taken a big step forward in cross country this season thanks to a sports psychologist and an added year of experience.

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Oregon cross country at full strength for Friday's Wisconsin adidas Invitational

Many of the program’s top performers (including Luke Puskedra and Jordan Hasay) will likely make their season debut for the Ducks this weekend.

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Dellinger Invitational proves a successful tune-up for Oregon cross country

The Oregon women finished first, while the Oregon men placed second at Springfield Country Club. Sarah Penney and Parker Stinson set the pace for the Ducks at their only home meet in 2011.

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Underclassmen hope to step up for Oregon at Bill Dellinger Invitational

With several veteran leaders from 2010 gone, both the men and women are counting on a younger crowd.

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Oregon men's cross country slips to No. 8 in latest USTFCCCA poll; women remain at No. 17

Both squads have a chance to leap the competition at this weekend’s Bill Dellinger Invitational.

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Hasay named Pac-10 cross country Athlete of the Year

Oregon sophomore Jordan Hasay has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Athlete of the Year for women’s cross country, according to an announcement Wednesday by Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott. A native of Arroyo Grande, Calif., Hasay turned in a stunning cross country season for the Ducks that included three individual titles. …

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Ducks celebrate two third-place finishers

Nick Cote Sophomore Jordan Hasay and junior Luke Puskedra each collected bronze medals for third-place individual finishes at the 2010 NCAA Cross Country Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., on Monday morning. The Oregon men’s and women’s teams, however, ended up falling off the podium. Despite a pair of All-American performances …

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Duck men, women among favorites at NCAA Championships

On the strength of a couple automatic bids to the NCAA Cross Country Championships, the No. 3 Oregon men and the No. 6 Oregon women have gained confidence. “I like the way we’re going,” head coach Vin Lananna said. “When we started the year, we knew it’d be a tough …

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Cross country earns NCAA berths with strong performances at West Regionals

Nick Cote Jordan Hasay won her second consecutive race — and second career race as a Duck — and the No. 3 Oregon men beat No. 2 Stanford by two points as both Duck cross country teams finished in the top two at the NCAA West Regional Championships, held Saturday …

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Ducks take on top teams at Regionals

Jack Hunter Rare is the day in the cross country season when an individual or team receives a potential do-over. Yet the Oregon women — demoted to No. 7 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll — will have that opportunity during Saturday’s NCAA West …

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Pac-12 cross country to be highly competitive

The Pacific-10 Conference Championships, held Saturday in Seattle, concluded with one of the closest races in conference history on the women’s side and a statement victory on the men’s side. When the dust settled, Stanford had swept the men’s and women’s team races. Four women’s teams ­— No. 4 Stanford, …

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Jordan Hasay wins Pac-10 cross country championship individual title

Alex McDougall Oregon sophomore Jordan Hasay won the Pacific-10 Conference Cross Country Championships individual title Saturday, the second consecutive Duck – and the seventh all-time – to take home the individual conference crown. Hasay covered the 6,000-meter course at Jefferson Park Golf Course in Seattle in 19:44.95, besting Stanford’s Kathy …

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Men’s cross country looks to stabilize lineup in preparation for Pac-10 Championships

The Oregon men’s cross country team suffers from a condition. Longtime observers of distance runners, such as Ducks head coach Vin Lananna, call it “fifth-man blues.” As the Ducks prepare for the Pacific-10 Conference Championships in Seattle on Saturday, Lananna comes closer to finding the right prescription. “I think I …

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Men's cross country looks to stabilize lineup in preparation for Pac-10 Championships

The Oregon men’s cross country team suffers from a condition. Longtime observers of distance runners, such as Ducks head coach Vin Lananna, call it “fifth-man blues.” As the Ducks prepare for the Pacific-10 Conference Championships in Seattle on Saturday, Lananna comes closer to finding the right prescription. “I think I …

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