Ducks Look to Continue Bowerman Award Dominance

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In Track and Field, no individual award is more prestigious than the Bowerman Trophy. It’s the sport’s equivalent to the Heisman Trophy, and the Ducks are looking to go two-for-two this year on the awards. Since its inception in 2009, three Ducks have won this prestigious award, with nine finalists. Arizona has the second highest number of finalists with four; thus the Ducks …

Ducks Score High In Recruiting Class

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The Oregon Ducks have always been known for their track prestige, much of their skill stemming from their ability to recruit. This year will be no different; the Ducks have managed to nab the top talent around the country once again. Matthew Maton, an Oregon native from Bend, signed on to run with the Ducks next year. Maton has won six Oregon …

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 …

Your Greatest “Oregon” Ducks

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About a year ago, I wrote a post attempting to list the greatest “Oregon” Ducks of all-time - University of Oregon athletes, regardless of sport, who were either natives of the state of Oregon, or at had least moved here at a young age and thus “grew up” in Oregon. I originally planned to do a “top 10”, but early in the research it …