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Oregon track and field hires Helen Lehman-Winters as associate head coach

Oregon track and field has filled another void left by the departures of Andy and Maurica Powell, hiring former University of San Francisco head track and field and cross country coach Helen Lehman-Winters as associate head coach. Oregon hired former Virginia Tech coach Ben Thomas last week as an associate …

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Kylee O’Connor, Austin Torres both place sixth at Pac-12 Multi-Event Championships

Senior Kylee O’Connor and junior Austin Torres both finished sixth at the Pac-12 Multi-Event Championships over the weekend. Their placements earned six points for Oregon Track and Field prior to the Pac-12 Championships this upcoming weekend. O’Connor saved her best performance for the final round at the Pac-12 Multi-Event Championships on …

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Oregon track and field climbs into record books after historic weekend

The Oregon track and field team once again split into two group this weekend, with distance runners and throwers competing in Corvallis, Oregon, while sprinters traveled to Tuscon, Arizona. With just two meets remaining until the Pac-12 Championships, head coach Robert Johnson wants runners to be locked into form. For …

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Oregon track and field posts numerous wins at San Diego State Invitational

The Oregon track and field team started its outdoor campaign on Friday and Saturday, earning eight wins at the San Diego State Aztec Invitational. The meet was mainly composed of sprinters, throwers and jumpers. Both the men’s and women’s 4×100-meter relay teams finished first. For the women, Shae Anderson, Venessa …

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Hull, Johnson shine at MPSF Championships

The men and women of Oregon returned for the third time this season to the Dempsey Indoor Facility in Seattle. This time it was for the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships, a final tune-up race for the Indoor Championships. “Pretty good weekend overall,” head coach Robert Johnson told GoDucks.com. “We …

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Cross-Country West Regional Preview: Ducks will face toughest competition of the season

The Oregon cross-country teams will race to on Friday, Nov. 10, in Seattle at the Jefferson Golf Course to qualify for the NCAA Championship meet later this month. The women’s race will go first at 10:30 a.m., and the men will start at 11:30 a.m. The top two teams from …

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Pac-12 Cross-Country Championship Preview: Oregon men and women look to finish at the top

The Pac-12 Cross-Country Championships will be held at the Springfield Country Club this upcoming Friday, and the No. 1 ranked women and No. 8 men are in good position to earn the title. The women’s 6-kilometer race will start at 11 a.m. and the men will begin their 8k at …

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Indoor track and field takes multiple events at Washington Preview

Oregon track and field won three events in its first meet of the season on Saturday, the Washington Preview in Seattle. Head Coach Robert Johnson said earlier this week that he would evaluate much of his team’s young talent on Saturday, before entering more of the veterans next weekend in …

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Eugene-native runners head to NCAA championships

The Oregon cross country team will be sending two Track Town, U.S.A. natives to the NCAA Championships on Nov. 22 in Terre Haute. Junior Matt Melancon and sophomore Maggie Schmaedick, who both attended Sheldon High School in Eugene, have each played crucial roles in the Ducks’ success this season. The …

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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 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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Report: Vin Lananna to step down as head coach of Oregon track and field, Robert Johnson will take his place

Friday afternoon, Curtis Anderson of the Register-Guard reported that associate athletic director Vin Lananna will no longer lead the Oregon track and field program. While the timing of the move is unknown, Lananna will remain with Oregon in a different role.

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