Ducks Poised for ANOTHER National Championship Run

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Can the Oregon women continue a dominance seen in few sports ever? After the “Triple Crown” of Cross-Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track last year-the bar is set unbelievably high for these amazing female athletes representing the Ducks. Yet many believe that the women’s team has an excellent shot at another National Championship in Indoor Track. The indoor track and field …

Jackson Mestler: Star Recruit and Glimpse Into His Near Future at Historic Hayward Field

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The Oregon Ducks have scored another prodigy for their track and field program, this time with Jackson Mestler of Sheldon High School. Anyone who payed attention to the high school races during the recent Oregon Relays at Historic Hayward Field has seen the name before. Mestler is no stranger to the greatness of Oregon running, after all, he grew up in …

Double National Champions AGAIN? Ducks Stun Indoor Track …

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Reported live by FishDuck.com Track Correspondent, Bruce Nelson – Once again, our mighty tracksters outperformed expectations and brought home two team titles from the Indoor NCAA Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. (Oregon won the double national championships for Outdoor Track last June!) While the men were expected to win, the women were 17-point underdogs to Florida. When the Gators faltered, the Lady …

Edward Cheserek: Rewriting Oregon Record Books

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One of the fastest runners in the world is an Oregon Duck and his name isn’t Marcus Mariota, Dior Mathis, Charles Nelson or even Devon Allen. His name is Edward Cheserek and his is a sophomore at Oregon, originally from Kenya. Last weekend, Edward won his 2nd indoor track and field national championship, this time in the mile run and came in 2nd …

Oregon is a Dominant Pac-12 Power in Athletics

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Oregon football is known for coming out on top of the Pac-12 at the end of each season. They finished their 2014 run winning the conference championship, the Ducks did the same in their 2011 season, and in their 2010 season when the conference was originally called the Pac-10. However, in recent history Duck football hasn’t been the only sport …

Ducks Dominate Millrose Games

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Oregon athletes, past and present, ruled the Millrose Games last weekend. Oregon alum Matt Centrowitz won his second Wanamaker Mile as he out-sprinted Nick Willis to the tape, taking the race in an excellent time of 3:51.45. Centrowitz lost the 2013 Wanamaker Mile by a nose in 2013, and the loss still rankled him. “To this date, that still holds a …

Track Ducks Impress in Kentucky

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The Oregon Ducks continued to impress track and field fans with an impressive showing Saturday at the Rod McCravy Invitational Meet in Lexington, Kentucky. Edward Cheserek established his dominance in the distance events by comfortably winning the 3000-meter run with a 2015 world-leading time of 7:46.56. That mark also set new meet and facility records. Duck John Gregorek placed second …

Men of Oregon Win National Title, Women are Third

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After a strong showing in the preliminary rounds, the Oregon Ducks’ track and field team excelled on the final two days of the 2014 NCAA Championships as their men’s team won the national team title and the women’s team finished third overall. The women’s team scored 59 total team points, while the men scored 88 total points — winning them their …

The Surprise Winner of 2013 NCAA Track Championships

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As the the final runner crossed the finish line on the last day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships Saturday, the Ducks – particularly the women’s squad – left behind a potentially historic season incomplete.  It wasn’t what many had hoped for, but still shows what a great program Oregon has.  Even on a day where things might have gone better, our teams sprinted away with three individual first …