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Oregon alumni return to Hayward Field for day one of the Prefontaine Classic

Three Oregon track and field alumni-turned-professional returned to Hayward Field for day one of the 2018 Prefontaine Classic on Friday night. Laura Roesler finished fifth in the women’s National 800 meters, while Eric Jenkins and Edward Cheserek finished seventh and 15th, respectively, in the men’s two-mile race. Roesler, who won The Bowerman …

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Cheserek’s collegiate career is over, but his legacy endures

When Edward Cheserek crossed the finish line in the 10,000-meter at the Pac-12 Championships, it would be his last time doing so in a collegiate race. Few knew, but Cheserek had been running with a lower back strain. Given he placed first with a time of 29 minutes, 11.76 seconds, nine …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Civil War awaits, numerous awards for Oregon athletes

Oregon and Oregon State will play in the 118th installment of the Civil War on Saturday. Though the Ducks have dominated in recent years, it took a last-minute touchdown to secure the victory last season. Players and fans alike know the importance of the game, whether or not it is an …

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Cheserek, Jenkins discuss first and second place finish in NCAA Cross Country Championships

Edward Cheserek, with a time of 30:19.4, repeated as NCAA Men’s Cross Country national champion on Saturday in Indiana. This time, however, he was not the lone Duck on top. His teammate, Eric Jenkins, finished second with a time of 30:23.2. They became the first pair of teammates to finish …

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Oregon’s Edward Cheserek named U.S. Cross Country Men’s National Athlete of the Year

Oregon’s Edward Cheserek has been named Cross Country National Athlete of the Year for NCAA Division I by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), it was announced Tuesday morning. Cheserek captured the NCAA title last weekend in Terre Haute, Indiana with a time of 30:19.4 for 10,000 …

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Oregon's Edward Cheserek named U.S. Cross Country Men's National Athlete of the Year

Oregon’s Edward Cheserek has been named Cross Country National Athlete of the Year for NCAA Division I by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), it was announced Tuesday morning. Cheserek captured the NCAA title last weekend in Terre Haute, Indiana with a time of 30:19.4 for 10,000 …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Cheserek and Jenkins go 1-2 at NCAA Championships, volleyball takes down No. 25 USC

– Edward Cheserek and Eric Jenkins finished 1-2 at the NCAA Cross Country Championships over the weekend in Indiana. It was Cheserek’s second consecutive NCAA title in as many years at Oregon. – The Oregon football team improved to 10-1 on the season on Saturday. It was a special day …

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Cheserek and Jenkins finish 1-2 in NCAA Cross Country final

The Ducks’s 1-2 punch paid off. Edward Cheserek and Eric Jenkins finished first and second respectively in the NCAA Men’s Cross Country Championships in Terre Haute, Indiana on Saturday. It’s Cheserek’s second consecutive championship in his second year at Oregon. Cheserek made his move to the front with 2,000 meters …

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Oregon cross country teams look to continue early-season success at Saturday’s Pre-Nationals Invitational

Entering Saturday’s Pre-National Invitational at Terre Haute, Indiana, Edward Cheserek and Eric Jenkins have established themselves at the front of the Oregon men’s cross country pack. Cheserek, the reigning NCAA champion, is coming off a historic freshman campaign. Jenkins, a former All-American at 5,000 meters who transferred from Northeastern University …

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Oregon cross country earns men’s title in Boston behind Cheserek and Jenkins

Oregon cross country captured the team title Friday at the Battle of Beantown in Boston, finishing with just 24 points. The Ducks were led by defending NCAA champion Edward Cheserek as the sophomore won his fifth-straight cross country race in a row, going back to last season.  Senior Eric Jenkins and …

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Track & Field

Oregon track and field: Ducks bring record number of participants to NCAA indoor championships

As the Oregon track and field team prepares for the NCAA indoor championships held in Albuquerque, N.M., this weekend, Laura Roesler is aware of the possibilities that the meet presents. The redshirt junior enters the championships without ever falling short of the top of the leaderboard and to say that …

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Track and field: Men place third and women fourth at MPSF Championships

The Oregon track and field team ended their stay in Seattle on Saturday by winning four events: the 3,000, 60 hurdles, 4×400 relay and high jump. Both the men’s and women’s teams posted scores high enough to place them both in the top five at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation …

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