Ducks Men Run Away with NCAA Track & Field Crown

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Mike Merrell, reporting direct from Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon What was supposed to be a close team race turned into a romp as the Oregon Men’s Track & Field Team ran away with a second straight NCAA Outdoor title. The Ducks racked up 85 points to outdistance second place Florida with 56. Track & Field News had projected …

Ducks Start Strong at NCAA Track & Field Championships

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The Oregon Ducks Men’s Track & Field team held form and then some on the first day of the 2015 NCAA Championships at Historic Hayward Field, setting up a Friday showdown with co-favorite Florida. The Ducks scored 33 big first-day points to take what looks like a commanding lead, but Florida, with 16 points, stands poised to cut deeply into …

NCAA Track and Field Championship Predictions

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With the NCAA Track and Field Championships right around the corner, Oregon made a huge statement and cemented its status as favorites on both the men’s and women’s side. The Ducks men and women swept the PAC-12 Championships last weekend, despite missing some of their most important contributors. In the spirit of championship season, I would like to make a few predictions, while stressing …

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 …