NCAA Women’s Track and Field Championships Predictions

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With the NCAA Track and Field Championships around the corner, Oregon solidified its status as favorites in the men’s and women’s competitions. The Duck men and women swept the PAC-12 Championships two weeks ago, despite missing some key contributors. Last week I made my predictions for the NCAA meet on the men’s side; this week, the women take center stage. Again, I stress that these predictions are only …

Upset City at Penn Relays

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The Ducks flew east to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this past weekend to compete at the oldest collegiate track meet in America, The Penn Relays. With its A-squad of runners, Oregon went up against the best relay teams the nation has to offer. The results provided plenty of upsets for the Ducks, both good and bad. On the women’s side, Oregon was the favorite heading …

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

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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 U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association bestowed …

Fleet-Footed Ducks Impress in Louisville

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On Friday the men’s and women’s Duck track teams started off with a strong showing at the Rod McCravy Memorial Track Meet in Louisville, KY. The meet features five of the top ten men’s collegiate teams in the nation and seven of the top ten women’s teams. On the women’s side, Jenna Prandini took second in the women’s long jump …

Preview: A Look Forward to the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Season

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It’s a lofty task wearing the large “O” on your jersey at the starting line for a race. The history that comes with the jersey is arguably richer than any other college running uniform. (Ten combined Division 1 Cross Country Championships, 14 combined D1 Track and Field championships, countless Olympians, Coach Bill Bowerman … need I say more?) That’s why …