Tag: Oregon Ducks Track and Field

Recruiting Landscape Has Changed

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out When Texas A&M’s Pat Henry complained about Oregon’s “unfair advantage” in hosting the NCAA Championships through 2021, he inadvertently called attention to the changing landscape of college athlete recruiting. Why Henry’s complaint is really about his position in the changing landscape of recruiting — rather than the advantage […]

A Few Notable Ducks on the Track and Field Team Reeling in Academic Awards

Although it was announced on Wednesday February 11th, 2015, sophomore runner Edward Cheserek was named Division I Men’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year. While this was one of the biggest honors mentioned on Wednesday, it’s also notable to commemorate the five other student-athletes that earned national academic honors. Regarding Cheserek, the […]

Remember the Man

Legendary Oregon Track Coach (and NIKE co-founder) Bill Bowerman once said, “If you have a body, you’re an athlete.”   I interpret Bowerman’s words as meaning that whether you compete for the Ducks at Hayward Field or you’re just starting your first exercise program, you should always be competing and pushing […]