After running some of their fastest times all season at the Payton Jordan Invitational on Thursday, the Oregon men’s distance squad sent several runners to compete in the Linfield Open in McMinnville, Oregon, on Saturday and the Portland Twilight on Friday.

Despite having plenty of experience in the decathlon, two Oregon men competed for the first time in Oregon singlets at the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific University. Max Volmer, a freshman from Ulm, Germany, finished fifth in group four of the men’s decathlon.

When Jasmin Reed crossed the finish line first in the 60-meter dash at the UW Preview two weeks ago, she set a new personal best of 7.39 seconds and took the first win on the track of 2019 for the Ducks. It was a promising start for Oregon and Reed, who earned three All-American awards as a …

Head coach Robert Johnson told media the track and field team was “chomping at the bit” for the first meet of the 2019 season, and the enthusiasm showed in the results at the UW Preview in Seattle on Saturday. For complete meet results, follow the link here.

Shae Anderson, a sophomore middle distance runner on the Oregon track and field team, announced via Instagram she would be transferring to UCLA. She has three eligible season of indoor and outdoor track remaining, and is expected to compete in both for UCLA.  

Oregon has hired Ben Thomas to take over the middle distance and distance coaching duties, filling the major void left by Andy and Maurica Powell, the former associate head coach and assistant coach. Thomas was introduced Monday as the associate head coach for cross country and track and field.

USC jumper Lyndsey Lopes clears the bar during the high jump final. The NCAA Track & Field National Championships are held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, June 9, 2018. (Adam/Emerald)

Houston sprinter Cameron Burrell races toward the finish line to win the 4x100m final. The NCAA Track & Field National Championships are held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, June 8, 2018. (Adam/Emerald)

Oregon sprinter Alaysha Johnson hands off the baton to teammate Lauren Rain Williams during the 4x100m prelim. The NCAA Track & Field National Championships are held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Thursday, June 7, 2018. (Adam/Emerald)