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Oregon prepares to host NCAA Championships, defend titles

Oregon track and field has officially stepped into defense mode. This coming weekend, the Ducks will host the NCAA track and field championships. Both the Oregon men’s and women’s teams won titles last year, and this year they boast 32 total entries in the competition. “We’re excited to be going …

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Best of NCAA track and field heads to Eugene for Championships

Come Wednesday, Hayward Field will be filled with the best college athletes from around the country as Eugene hosts the NCAA Track and Field Championships. The Ducks are defending champions on both the men’s and women’s sides, but the 2016 competition promises Oregon a fight to the finish. As of …

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Edward Cheserek to return to NCAA Championships to defend his title

After a rocky season, Edward Cheserek is back to his winning ways and returning to Eugene for the NCAA Championships next week. The 14-time All-American was also named to the the Pac-12 All-Century men’s team this week to put the icing on his return. Edward Cheserek’s list of accolades reaches bounds …

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Matthew Maton overcomes midseason struggles, emerges as top Oregon distance runner

For so much of his career, Matthew Maton was just “the high school kid.” A year ago at the Oregon Twilight meet, Maton endeared himself to the Hayward Field fans when he ran the mile in a time of 3:59.38, to place third in a race that featured some of …

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Oregon wraps NCAA Regionals with 32 entries

Oregon track and field wrapped up NCAA Western Regionals with 32 entries to the finals in June. On the second day of competition, one Duck broke a school record while others qualified in multiple events. Oregon will take 17 entries on the men’s side and 15 on the women’s to …

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Oregon advances 12 to NCAA Championships

In the second day of competition at the NCAA West Regionals, Oregon track and field raked in qualifiers across the board. The reigning Pac-12 champions advanced seven men and five women for the day, and will return for one more day of qualifiers tomorrow. One of the Ducks’ biggest achievements for …

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English Gardner headlines host of former Ducks competing at Prefontaine Classic

Former Duck English Gardner was filled with nerves before the start of the 100-meter dash. She had a pep talk with her dad and coach. They told Gardner, “You’re prepared. You’ve got this.” She puked, shook off her anxiety and won the race in 10.81 seconds during Saturday’s Prefontaine Classic at …

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Jasmine Todd says her Oregon track and field career is over

Jasmine Todd announced in an Instagram post on Friday that her career at Oregon is over. Todd did not release specifics, but did say her departure is “due to unforeseen circumstances” and “not injury related.” Todd was scheduled to compete in the 100 meter dash and the long jump at …

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Preview: Oregon to boast 58 entries at this weekend’s NCAA Regionals

Oregon track and field announced this week that it will have 58 entries into the NCAA regional competition this weekend.  The Ducks have 26 men’s entries and 32 women’s entries for the three-day regional meet that begins Thursday, May 26.   To qualify for the NCAA Championships in June, athletes must place …

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Hayward Field will host 2017 Pac-12 Track and Field Championships

The Oregon track and field team will have a chance to add to its prolific success in the Pac-12 Championships meet when Hayward Field hosts the meet in 2017. The Oregon women have won eight straight Pac-12 team titles and the men have won 10 straight. The Pac-12 Championships this year took …

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Ducks take home Pac-12 track and field honors

After earning the Pac-12 men’s and women’s track and field titles last weekend, the Ducks took home more honors this week when head coach Robert Johnson was named Pac-12 Women’s Coach of the Year and four other athletes took top conference honors. Pac-12 championship standouts Hannah Cunliffe and Devon Allen were …

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Oregon women’s sprinters dominate Pac-12 championships

Oregon track and field sprinters — both men and women — have dominated this. But after the Pac-12 Championship meet, it was clear that the women have truly taken center stage. The women’s team earned its eighth straight Pac-12 title last weekend with 185 points, more than 70 points ahead …

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Oregon men earn tenth straight Pac-12 title, women eighth straight

On Sunday, at the University of Washington track, the Oregon track and field accomplished exactly what they planned: a 10th consecutive sweep for the men and an eighth straight title for the women.   The women’s team finished with a whopping 185 points, more than 70 points ahead of second place USC, …

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Oregon completes day one of Pac-12 Championships

Oregon track and field wrapped up day one of the Pac-12 championships. As it stands, the women are in first place, while the men trail closely behind the University of Washington in second. The Ducks tallied Pac-12 and track records for the 57-point, day-one finish on both the men’s and women’s …

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Raevyn Rogers continues to run at torrid pace, and has her eyes set on the Olympic Team

Raevyn Rogers continues to prove what may at first seem impossible is, in fact, possible. As though running the fastest freshman time in the 800 meter in NCAA history (1:59.71) and winning the Pac-12 and NCAA Championships in 2015 weren’t enough, the sophomore from Houston has qualified for the Olympic Trials …

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After wrapping up a successful April, Oregon prepares for Twilight Meet

After a successful weekend at the Payton Jordan Invitational, Titan Twilight, Penn Relays and OSU High Performance Meet, Oregon track and field will be back at Hayward Field for its final regular season home meet. The Oregon Twilight begins Friday afternoon and Oregon expects to continue its success, after three relay wins and …

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International soccer match could put Eugene on a large stage this summer

Between his roles as president of TrackTown USA and associate athletic director at the University of Oregon, Vin Lananna has brought a number of renowned events to Eugene and the state as a whole. Each spring, elite track athletes from all over the globe travel to Hayward Field to compete in the Prefontaine …

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Oregon’s sprinters grasp the spotlight in early stages of outdoor season

Since the dawn of Pre, Oregon track and field has been known for its distance team. But in the past four years, that has changed. Since head coach Robert Johnson secured his position in 2012, the team has experienced an improvement in its short distance events. Especially this season, the Ducks …

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Devon Allen turns focus to track this spring, and it is paying off

After two home track meets this month, Devon Allen has run 4,420 meters in eight total events, including six victory laps.  The redshirt sophomore dominated at both the Pepsi Invitational and the Oregon Relays over the past two weekends, including a meet record in the 110-meter hurdles at the Pepsi Invitational …

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Oregon’s Hannah Cunliffe, Devon Allen sweep Pac-12 track athlete of the week awards

Though the Oregon track and field team competed in two different states last weekend, they swept the Pac-12’s outdoor weekly awards on Tuesday. Devon Allen earned the men’s track athlete of the week award and Hannah Cunliffe took the women’s track athlete of the week honor. Allen, the redshirt sophomore, won …

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Ducks improve on day two of Mt. Sac Relays

Last weekend at the Pepsi Invitationals, the women’s 4×100 relay team set a new school record for the event. This weekend at the Mt. Sac Relays, it topped that mark. Jasmine Todd, Deajah Stevens, Hannah Cunliffe and Ariana Washington recorded a time of 42.68 Saturday, winning the event and setting …

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Cole Walsh highlights day three of Oregon Relays

Even three wins for Devon Allen, a triple jump PR for Chance Whitehurst and a 400 meter victory for Ashante Horsley were not enough to make the mark as head coach Robert Johnson’s highpoint for day three of the Oregon Relays. “Probably the highlight today for us was Cole Walsh,” …

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Oregon wraps up day two at Mt. SAC Relays

On day two of Mt. SAC Relays, two Oregon sprinters made the list in the 100-meter dash. Danielle Barbian and Alisha Rowlee competed for the Ducks along with a small group of other Oregon competitors, while the rest of the team takes on the Oregon Relays back in Eugene. Friday, Barbian took seventh in the …

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Allen sets PR in 200, Modin wins Decathalon in Day 2 of Oregon Relays

Puke and rally wasn’t on the menu for Devon Allen today; winning was. The dual-sport star set a new personal record in the 200 as the Ducks had an overall solid performance at the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field. Full on a spinach and bacon omelette, half a chicken and …

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