A New Duck Speedster: Tony James

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Duck football fanboys are smiling after Tony James‘s performance in the 60-meter dash at the University of Washington Invitational Track Meet this past weekend. James, a redshirt freshman tailback, notched a 6.71 in the semi-finals, the second-fastest Duck time ever for the distance, tying Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton and surpassing Oregon speedsters LaMichael James and Dior Mathis. The 5’9, 180-lb …

Ducks Shine on Days 1 and 2 of NCAA Track and Field Championships

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Day 1 of the 2014 NCAA Div. I Track and Field Championships at historic Hayward Field was highlighted by spectacular performances from multiple Duck athletes. Oregon’s Laura Roesler excited the home crowd while winning her preliminary heat and running the fastest overall women’s 800 meter dash of the day. Roesler spent most of the race comfortably running in third place, prior …