Photos: Outdoor track and field — Oregon Relays come to a close at Hayward Field

Posted by Ryan Kang and Michael Shaw on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 10:12 pm.

The University of Oregon Ducks hosted the third day of competition of the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, April 19, 2014. The final day of competition kicked off at 5 p.m. after the high school events concluded. Oregon freshman Devon Allen swept the men’s short distance competitions, placing first in both the men’s 100 meter dash and 110 meter hurdles. Oregon freshman Edward Cheserek and junior Eric Jenkins capped off the night by placing first and second place, respectively, in the McChesney Jr. men’s 5000 meter run.

The Ducks hit the road for their next competition at The 120th Penn Relays from Thursday, April 24 through April 26 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Competitors in the women's 1500 meter run section B run past the west grandstands of Hayward Field. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Competitors in the women’s 1500 meter run section B run past the west grandstands of Hayward Field. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior Josh Melu lands in the sand pit during the triple jump event. Melu finished the event in first place with a distance of 15.10 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon junior Josh Melu lands in the sand pit during the triple jump event. Melu finished the event in first place with a distance of 15.10 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon senior Dior Mathis readies himself for the men's 4x100 meter relay. Oregon finished first with a final time of 40.67 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior Dior Mathis readies himself for the men’s 4×100 meter relay. Oregon finished first with a final time of 40.67 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore Matt Hidalgo lets out a passionate yell after clearing the bar at 5.20 meters, enough to give Hidalgo the win in the event. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore Matt Hidalgo lets out a passionate yell after clearing the bar at 5.20 meters, enough to give Hidalgo the win in the event. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Edward Cheserek and Junior Eric Jenkins cross the line in first and second, respectively, in the 5,000 meter race. Cheserek finished with a time of 13:46.77 and Jenkins crossed the line just after him with a time of 13:46.80. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Edward Cheserek and Junior Eric Jenkins cross the line in first and second, respectively, in the 5,000 meter race. Cheserek finished with a time of 13:46.77 and Jenkins crossed the line just after him with a time of 13:46.80. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon junior Daniel Winn leads the pack past Powell Plaza during the 5,000 meter race. Winn did not finish the race. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon junior Daniel Winn leads the pack past Powell Plaza during the 5,000 meter race. Winn did not finish the race. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Ashante Horsley is illuminated by the sun as she leads the women's 400 meter dash into the final stretch. Horsley finished in first with a final time of 55.51 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Ashante Horsley is illuminated by the sun as she leads the women’s 400 meter dash into the final stretch. Horsley finished in first with a final time of 55.51 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Unattached athlete Sara Almen clears the bar during the high jump event. Almen finished the event in fourth place with a final height of 1.65 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Unattached athlete Sara Almen clears the bar during the high jump event. Almen finished the event in fourth place with a final height of 1.65 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Wichita State freshman Colton Mays takes off at the start of the men's 400 meter dash. Mays finished seventh with a final time of 49.17 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Wichita State freshman Colton Mays takes off at the start of the men’s 400 meter dash. Mays finished seventh with a final time of 49.17 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior Arthur Delaney lets out a passionate yell as he completes a successful exchange to sophomore Jack Galpin during the 4x100 meter relay. The team finished the race in first place with a time of 40.67 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon junior Arthur Delaney lets out a passionate yell as he completes a successful exchange to sophomore Jack Galpin during the 4×100 meter relay. The team finished the race in first place with a time of 40.67 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore Matt Hidalgo clears the bar during the mens pole vault event. Hidalgo finished the event in first place with a final height of 5.20 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore Matt Hidalgo clears the bar during the mens pole vault event. Hidalgo finished the event in first place with a final height of 5.20 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Portland State freshman Baileh Simms and Genna Settle celebrate after finishing the women's 100 meter dash. Simms finished in sixth place while Settle finished in third. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Portland State freshman Baileh Simms and Genna Settle celebrate after finishing the women’s 100 meter dash. Simms finished in sixth place while Settle finished in third. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Devon Allen clears the hurdle in the men's 110 meter hurdles. Allen finished first with a final time of 13.73 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Devon Allen clears the hurdle in the men’s 110 meter hurdles. Allen finished first with a final time of 13.73 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior Ron Perkins starts his rotation in the shot put ring. Perkins finished the event in sixth place with a distance of 15.24 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon junior Ron Perkins starts his rotation in the shot put ring. Perkins finished the event in sixth place with a distance of 15.24 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The field of runners race by the grandstands in the men's 1500 meter run. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The field of runners race by the grandstands in the men’s 1500 meter run. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior Laura Bobek builds her momentum as she prepares to throw the discus. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon senior Laura Bobek builds her momentum as she prepares to throw the discus. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore Matt Hidalgo clears the bar in the men's pole vault competition. Hidalgo finished first with a final height of 5.20 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore Matt Hidalgo clears the bar in the men’s pole vault competition. Hidalgo finished first with a final height of 5.20 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore Liz Brenner readies herself to throw in the women's javelin competition. Brenner finished second with a final throw of 46.61 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore Liz Brenner readies herself to throw in the women’s javelin competition. Brenner finished second with a final throw of 46.61 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Father of Oregon hall of fame distance runner Bill McChesney Jr. fires the start gun to set off the runners in the McChesney memorial 5,000 meter race. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Father of Oregon hall of fame distance runner Bill McChesney Jr. fires the start gun to set off the runners in the McChesney memorial 5,000 meter race. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Marcus Chambers leads the pack of runners in the men's 400 meter dash. Chambers finished first with a time of 46.88 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon freshman Marcus Chambers leads the pack of runners in the men’s 400 meter dash. Chambers finished first with a time of 46.88 seconds. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior Chancey Summers prepares herself before her jump in the women's high jump competition. Summers finished first with a jump of 1.75 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior Chancey Summers prepares herself before her jump in the women’s high jump competition. Summers finished first with a jump of 1.75 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Wichita State senior Natalie Morerod and Lane Community College freshman Kristine Dunn race towards the finish line in the women's 4x400 meter relay. Wichita State finished in first with a final time of 3:46.97. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Wichita State senior Natalie Morerod and Lane Community College freshman Kristine Dunn race towards the finish line in the women’s 4×400 meter relay. Wichita State finished in first with a final time of 3:46.97. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon junior Casey Campbell looks up to the scoreboard to get his final time in the 5,000 meter race. Campbell finished ninth with a time of 14:26.54. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon junior Casey Campbell looks up to the scoreboard to get his final time in the 5,000 meter race. Campbell finished ninth with a time of 14:26.54. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from April 17-April 19, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Spokane Community College's Davian Barlow takes off at the start of the men's 4x100 meter relay. Spokane Community College was disqualified during the event due to an out of zone penalty. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Spokane Community College’s Davian Barlow takes off at the start of the men’s 4×100 meter relay. Spokane Community College was disqualified during the event due to an out of zone penalty. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Competitors in the women's javelin competition warm up on Hayward Field before the start. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014.  (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Competitors in the women’s javelin competition warm up on Hayward Field before the start. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Junior Josh Melu leaps his way to first place in mens triple jump with a 15.10 meter winning distance. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through  April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

Junior Josh Melu leaps his way to first place in mens triple jump with a 15.10 meter winning distance. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

Oregon junior  Jillian  Weir competes in discus and finishes 7th with the furthest throw of 43.53 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through  April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

Oregon junior Jillian Weir competes in discus and finishes 7th with the furthest throw of 43.53 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

Roazena Miller of Portland State passes Elle Nelson of Warner Pacific on the first turn of the women's 400 meter dash. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through  April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

Roazena Miller of Portland State passes Elle Nelson of Warner Pacific on the first turn of the women’s 400 meter dash. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

4th place finisher in men's polevault Ethan Pearson crouches in preparation for his highest vault of the day of 5.10 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through  April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

4th place finisher in men’s polevault Ethan Pearson crouches in preparation for his highest vault of the day of 5.10 meters. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

First and second finishers in the 5k Edward Cheserek and Eric Jenkins high five coaches after their victory lap. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through  April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

First and second finishers in the 5k Edward Cheserek and Eric Jenkins high five coaches after their victory lap. The University of Oregon hosts the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field In Eugene, Ore. from April 17 through April 19th 2014. (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)