Nearly one year ago, Raevyn Rogers sprinted over the finish line in the 4×400 at Hayward Field to earn Oregon women’s track and field the triple crown along with the outdoor national championship. At the 2018 Prefontaine Classic, it was just another day for her in Eugene, where she is …
Five can’t-miss events on Friday, featuring former Ducks and current members of Oregon Track Club Elite, headlined by Ashton Eaton beginning his Decathlon campaign.
English Gardner, Anne Kesselring and Elijah Greer are among those moving forward.
Oregon will be sending 13 track and field men and women to the NCAA Championships next weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.
The Ducks will send 31 entries on the women’s side and 26 athletes on the men’s side to the NCAA West Preliminaries in Texas. The top dozen finishers in each event will earn a berth to the NCAA Championships, taking place June 6 to 9 in Des Moines, Iowa.
A slew of impressive individual performances propelled the women into first place, while the men stand in second.
Devin Gosberry, Laura Roesler, Chizoba Okodogbe and Phyllis Francis crossed the line in 3.33.78, the sixth-fastest time in school history.
Matthew Centrowitz’s already strong summer continued to improve this weekend as he broke the Oregon school record in the men’s 1,500 meters for the second time in as many months. The junior from Arnold, Md., clocked a time of 3:34.46 at Friday’s Diamond League meet at Stade Louiss II in …