Andy Powell — “One of the easiest years I’ve had coaching.”

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With a dominant performance at the Indoor NCAAs this past weekend, the Ducks scored 74 points. Only four of those points came from Greg Skipper’s 5th place finish in the weight throw, making 70 points  scored by the distance team. The men’s distance coach, Andy Powell, gave the credit not to himself but to the leadership of the team. He said “They …

Ducks Looking to Repeat NCAA Indoor Sweep

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With Oregon coming up big in the first day of the NCAA Indoor Championships, it is time to make a final prediction on who will win the team title. The Ducks closed the first day going 1-3-7 in the 5k scoring 18 points, and won the Distance Medley Relay scoring another 10 points. Greg Skipper placed 5th in the men’s weight …

Can Cheserek Pull-Off the Triple?

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With the indoor track season coming to a close, the last meet of the year is approaching and it is expected to be a shootout. Among the men, the two top teams are Oregon’s strength in distance versus Florida’s strength in the sprint and field events. The Ducks are sending six men in the distance events, wherein four are expected to compete …

Track Ducks Expected to Score Big at the NCAAs

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The Oregon women are no strangers when it comes to performing well at the indoor track and field championships. The lady Ducks have won 5 straight NCAA indoor titles, but this year may be the toughest one yet. The year before, the Ducks were not ranked 1st place going in, but they still came out as champions. This year however, …

Track Ducks Punch Their Tickets To The NCAAs

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With the conclusion of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) championships, it is time to place everyone who qualified for the big meet. The 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships will be held March 13-14 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Here is a complete list of participants. Congratulations to our Ducks, listed below. Men: Edward Cheserek: qualified in …

Top Distance Men To Watch At NCAAs

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The Duck’s track and field team has always been known for their strength in the distances, but one of the problems is that they have so many talented runners it is hard to keep straight. Of the all the distance men, these are the top 5 who are expected to score big at the NCAA meet. Edward Cheserek is the obvious …

DMR Key to Oregon Men’s Track and Field Season

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There is no doubt about it; the Ducks are stacked in the distance running field. The top men in the country – Edward Cheserek, Eric Jenkins, Will Geoghegan and Johnny Gregoreck — make Oregon an unstoppable distance force. The main competition for the title is Florida, best known for its strength in the sprints, relays and jumps. The computer rankings have Florida over Oregon …