Track & Field

Jenna Prandini earns Pac-12 athlete of week for second time this month

By on Tuesday, Apr. 22 at 2:14 pm.

Jenna Prandini was named the Pac-12 Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. The conference made the announcement on Tuesday. The redshirt sophomore received the honor for her performance at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut Creek, Calif., where she recorded the second-fastest time in the world this year with a time of 11.11 in the 100 meter. […]

Laura Roesler named Division I Women’s National Athlete of the Week

By on Monday, Apr. 21 at 4:17 pm.

Oregon senior Laura Roesler was named the USTFCCCA Division I Women’s National Athlete of the Week on Monday, after setting a new mark in the 800-meter at the Mt. SAC Relays. A native of Fargo, N.D., Roesler posted a nation-leading 2:00.54 in the 800. The time moved Roesler to No. 8 on the all-time collegiate performers list and […]

Emerald sports quotes of the week: Devon Allen ‘keeps surprising’ on gridiron and track

By on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 5:37 pm.

Every Sunday, The Emerald sports staff will collect their favorite quotes from the previous seven days. Athletes, coaches, media or anybody with a quote pertaining to Oregon sports can be included. Below are The Emerald’s favorites from the week of April 14-20. Track and field “Devon Allen keeps surprising. He is probably beat up more […]

Jenna Prandini leads Oregon women in impressive performance at Mt. SAC Relays

By on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 6:06 pm.

At the Mt. SAC relays on Saturday, the women’s sprinters looked impressive, especially redshirt sophomore Jenna Prandini. Prandini recorded the fastest NCAA wind-legal time in the women’s 100 meter dash this year with a time of 11.11. Fellow Ducks Jasmine Todd and Marybeth Sant also finished well in the 100 meter by placing third and […]

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

By on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 2:50 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 […]

Oregon running club thrives at Oregon Relays, 4×400 team sets record

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 9:23 pm.

At the Oregon Relays, there were more than just Division I athletes competing over the weekend at Historic Hayward Field. Many members of the Oregon running club suited up for a variety of events. “Over the years we have been sending more and more guys,” club coordinator Kyle Krahenbuhl said. “I think this is the […]

Oregon throwers dominate day two at Oregon Relays

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 8:20 pm.

Day two of the Oregon Relays concluded Friday at Historic Hayward Field with plenty of strong showings from Oregon’s athletes. “Good first overall day from the Oregon Relays,” Oregon head coach Robert Johnson said. “Some good marks.” The event of the day was the women’s 800, which featured a very competitive field. Representing Oregon was […]

Photos: Outdoor track and field — Oregon Relays continue in second day of competition; Dakotah Keys wins big

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 7:40 pm.

The University of Oregon Ducks hosted the second day of competitions in the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, April 18, 2014. Oregon junior decathlete Dakotah Keys demolished the competition in his decathlon season debut, finishing in first place in eight of the ten competitions. Keys finished with a final point […]

Oregon track and field off to a strong start at Oregon Relays, lead decathlon and heptathlon

By on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 7:53 pm.

The first day of the Oregon Relays is in the books after athletes from both Oregon and Wichita State competed in the decathlon and heptathlon at Historic Hayward Field. At the end of the day Oregon’s Lauren Crockett led the women’s competition with 3,233 points while teammate Daphne Chambers finished just behind her in second […]

Oregon track and field set to compete in both Oregon and Mt. SAC Relays

By on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 10:37 am.

Oregon track and field has a busy upcoming weekend, as Duck athletes will be competing in both the Oregon Relays at Historic Hayward Field as well as the Mt. SAC Relays, both of which take place April 17-19. “There are lots of great opportunities for us to put the Ducks in successful positions,” head coach […]

Brittany Mann talks Oregon track season goals and being part of ‘solid group of young throwers’

By on Wednesday, Apr. 16 at 4:21 pm.

Oregon track and field redshirt freshman thrower Brittany Mann took time away from celebrating her 20th birthday to talk to members of the media about her season so far Wednesday afternoon. Happy birthday, by the way. “Thank you. I’ve been carrying these balloons around with me all day and people have been yelling at me.” You’ve […]

Oregon’s Jenna Prandini looks to break track and field records in 2014 season

By on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 5:32 pm.

The fastest time in the world. That was what Oregon redshirt sophomore sprinter Jenna Prandini was told after she crossed the finish line at the Aztec Invitational. “I was surprised. I didn’t have any idea what I ran when I crossed the finish line,” Prandini said. “My family was all there and my little cousins […]

Oregon track and field: Ducks sweep Arizona in Pepsi Dual meet

By on Saturday, Apr. 5 at 5:37 pm.

Oregon track and field went head-to-head with Arizona Saturday in the Pepsi Dual meet at Hayward Field. Wearing throwback uniforms, both the Oregon men and women were able to defeat the Wildcats, with the final scores of 114-47 and 101-52 respectively. The headline going into the meet was the men’s 1,500, which featured two of […]

Oregon track and field: Cheserek leads trio of Ducks in 10k at Stanford Invitational

By on Saturday, Apr. 5 at 2:19 pm.

While their teammates prepared for the Pepsi Dual meet against Arizona in Eugene, Oregon’s Edward Cheserek, Parker Stinson and Trevor Dunbar headed south on Friday to run in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational. The trio ran in tandem, finishing 21st, 22nd and 23rd, respectively. The freshman Cheserek led the Ducks with a 28:51.97 […]

Oregon track and field: Women’s 4×100 meter relay team posts fastest time in the world this year at Aztec Invitational

By on Saturday, Mar. 29 at 7:17 pm.

Over the weekend the Oregon track and field team traveled to San Diego, Calif. to participate in the Aztec Invitational hosted by San Diego State University. The meet was a three day event that spanned from Thursday to Saturday with open, invitational and high school sections. Most of the open events were held on Friday […]

Oregon track and field: Outdoor season begins with Oregon Preview

By on Saturday, Mar. 22 at 11:08 pm.

The Oregon outdoor track and field season officially began Saturday with the running of the annual Oregon Preview at Historic Hayward Field. The Ducks, who are coming off an indoor season that saw both the men and women win Indoor National Championships, use the Oregon Preview as a chance for fans to become familiar with […]

Oregon track and field: Ducks finish historic meet, men and women win NCAA Indoor team Championships

By on Sunday, Mar. 16 at 11:05 am.

Going into the the NCAA Indoor Track and Field championships, the 11 men representing the Oregon track and field team were ranked the sixth best in America. For the women, the story circulated around their efforts to win a fifth consecutive title, a mark that would tie for the longest streak in NCAA history. Well, history […]