Photos: Outdoor track and field – Oregon Relays kicks off day one with Decathlon and Heptathlon events

Posted by Andrew Seng, Michael Shaw, and Dominic Allen on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 7:49 pm.

The Oregon Ducks host Wichita State in day one of the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene on April 17. Despite the rain that constantly affected the track meet, Oregon had four men competing in the decathlon and two women competing in the heptathlon. The final event of the day was the men’s 400 meter dash, and redshirt sophomore Alec Fellows won first place and finished with a personal collegiate best time of 48.63 seconds.

The Oregon Relays continue and will conclude decathlon and heptathlon events with day 2 on Friday, April 18 at the Historic Hayward Field.

Freshman Mitch Modin explodes out of the blocks during the 400 meter event. Modin finished in second place with a time of 49.09. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Freshman Mitch Modin explodes out of the blocks during the 400 meter event. Modin finished in second place with a time of 49.09. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Unattached runner joe Delgado embraces redshirt sophomore Alec Fellows for placing first in the men's 400 meter dash. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Unattached runner Joe Delgado embraces redshirt sophomore Alec Fellows for placing first in the men’s 400 meter dash. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Mitch Modin competes in the long jump. Modin finished second place in the men's long jump during the first day of the Oregon Relays with 7.08 meters. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Mitch Modin competes in the long jump. Modin finished second place in the men’s long jump during the first day of the Oregon Relays with 7.08 meters. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Freshman Mitch Modin clears the bar during the high jump event during the mens decathlon. Modin finished the event in second with a final height of 1.99 meters. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Freshman Mitch Modin clears the bar during the high jump event during the men’s decathlon. Modin finished the event in second with a final height of 1.99 meters. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon decathlete Mitch Modin takes a breath before throwing the shot put during his first heat. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon decathlete Mitch Modin takes a breath before throwing the shot put during his first heat. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Beaverton native and season ticket holder Karin Olson makes her to the bottom of the grand stand before the women's high jump. The stands at Hayward Field were barren during the first day of the Oregon Relays. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Beaverton native and season ticket holder Karin Olson makes her to the bottom of the grand stand before the women’s high jump. The stands at Hayward Field were barren during the first day of the Oregon Relays. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Oregon junior Dakotah Keys competes in the men's 400 meter dash. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Oregon junior Dakotah Keys competes in the men’s 400 meter dash. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Wichita State sophomore competes in the men's shot put during the Oregon Relays. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Wichita State sophomore competes in the men’s shot put during the Oregon Relays. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

Sophomore Alec Fellows, left, and freshman Mitch Modin explode from the starting blocks at the start of the first event in the decathlon, the 100 meter dash. Both finished with a time of 11.07. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Sophomore Alec Fellows, left, and freshman Mitch Modin explode from the starting blocks at the start of the first event in the decathlon, the 100 meter dash. Both finished with a time of 11.07. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Junior Dakotah Keys prepares to throw during the shot put event during the mens decathlon. Keys finished the event in first place with a final throw distance of 13.65 meters. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Junior Dakotah Keys prepares to throw during the shot put event during the men’s decathlon. Keys finished the event in first place with a final throw distance of 13.65 meters. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Wichita State senior decathlete Tobias Boese clears the bar with a height of 1.81 meters University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Wichita State senior decathlete Tobias Boese clears the bar with a height of 1.81 meters University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Junior Dakotah Keys flies through the air during the long jump event. Keys finished the event in first place with a personal best 7.45 meter jump. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Junior Dakotah Keys flies through the air during the long jump event. Keys finished the event in first place with a personal best 7.45 meter jump. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Sophomore Daphne Chambers does her pre jump routine before the heptathlon high jump event. Chambers finished the event with a 1.61 meter jump which placed her in the fourth position. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Sophomore Daphne Chambers does her pre-jump routine before the heptathlon high jump event. Chambers finished the event with a 1.61 meter jump which placed her in the fourth position. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon decathlete Lauren Crockett jumps to clear the bar set at 1.82 meters during the high jump event. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

Oregon decathlete Lauren Crockett jumps to clear the bar set at 1.82 meters during the high jump event. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Dominic Allen/Emerald)

An Oregon athlete stays warm by running in the G-Trainer Pro, an anti-gravity treadmill. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)

An Oregon athlete stays warm by running in the G-Trainer Pro, an anti-gravity treadmill. University of Oregon hosts the Oregon relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Andrew Seng/Emerald)