Track & Field

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 […]

Edward Cheserek upsets Lawi Lalang in 5,000 meter run, Oregon men lead after day one of NCAA Indoor championships

By on Saturday, Mar. 15 at 12:51 pm.

Day one of the NCAA Indoor Championships went about as well as the Oregon men’s track and field team could have imagined, as the Ducks finished Friday in the team lead with 24 points. Edward Cheserek furthered his amazing freshman year as a Duck with an individual NCAA championship in the 5,000 meter run and Parker […]

IAAF General Secretary Essar Gabriel and council member Abby Hoffman visit Hayward Field prior to IAAF World Junior Championships

By on Thursday, Mar. 13 at 6:38 pm.

A warm and sunny day greeted International Association of Athletics Federations General Secretary Essar Gabriel and IAAF Council member Abby Hoffman on their visit to Hayward Field on Thursday in advance of the IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held at Eugene’s prestigious track and field venue from July 22-27. TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna and Eugene mayor Kitty […]

Oregon track and field: Ducks bring record number of participants to NCAA indoor championships

By on Wednesday, Mar. 12 at 9:25 pm.

As the Oregon track and field team prepares for the NCAA indoor championships held in Albuquerque, N.M., this weekend, Laura Roesler is aware of the possibilities that the meet presents. The redshirt junior enters the championships without ever falling short of the top of the leaderboard and to say that she has dismissed the prospects […]

Track and field: Men place third and women fourth at MPSF Championships

By on Monday, Mar. 3 at 2:10 pm.

The Oregon track and field team ended their stay in Seattle on Saturday by winning four events: the 3,000, 60 hurdles, 4×400 relay and high jump. Both the men’s and women’s teams posted scores high enough to place them both in the top five at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships. The men finished third […]

Oregon indoor track and field: MPSF championship preview

By on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 12:34 pm.

This weekend the Oregon men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams will travel to take part in the 22nd Mountain Pacific Sports Federation’s championship meet at the University of Washington’s Dempsey indoor facility. “Each competition we do we take seriously,” Oregon’s Jenna Prandini said. “MPSF is just another qualifying round for a lot of people. […]

Oregon track and field featured on’s ‘Workout Wednesday’

By on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 1:29 pm.

Two and a half weeks ago, the Oregon men fielded two sub-9:32 distance medley relay teams at the University of Washington Invitational., one of the internet’s most popular running websites, released a video this morning showing the workout that coach Andy Powell had the eight runners do after posting the second and fourth best DMR times […]

Oregon track and field’s Russell Hornsby grateful for childhood with Grammy-winning father

By on Monday, Feb. 17 at 3:33 pm.

Growing up the son of a musical icon, Russell Hornsby didn’t have an ordinary childhood. Russell, a junior middle-distance runner on the University of Oregon track and field team, grew up in Williamsburg, Va., the son of two-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Hornsby. The nature of his job required Bruce to spend four-to-six months a […]

Sasha Wallace sets school record as Ducks close successful weekend at Husky Classic

By on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2:38 pm.

The Oregon Track and Field team continued its strong weekend on Saturday by posting a number of NCAA top-10 finishes. In both Albuquerque, N.M. for the Don Kirby Elite and in Seattle, Wash.  for the Husky Classic, the Ducks finished with two school records being eclipsed and plenty of other great performances. In Albuquerque, the […]

Oregon’s Trevor Dunbar shares passion for running with his family

By on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 12:57 pm.

For Oregon senior Trevor Dunbar, running has always been a family affair. Dunbar’s mother Kathleen was a multiple-time All-American distance runner at the University of Portland, where she met his father, Marcus. After transferring to the University of Oregon and graduating in 1988, Marcus became a U.S. indoor mile champion and ran a personal best […]

Cheserek and Dunbar lead separate Oregon distance medley relay teams to 1-2 finish at Washington Invitational

By on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 1:56 pm.

The Oregon men’s distance squad flexed its muscles on Friday during the first day of the University of Washington Invitational, as the distance medley relay teams churned out two separate sub-9:32 performances. The “white” team of Mac Fleet, Jack Galpin, Boru Guyota and Edward Cheserek posted the second-fastest NCAA time this season, winning the relay […]

Oregon women jump to No. 1 in first regular season USTFCCCA rankings, men remain No. 3

By on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 12:06 pm.

The Oregon women’s indoor track and field team ascended to No. 1 in the first regular-season U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I National Team Computer Rankings. The team rankings are based on a mathematical formula that takes into account national descending orders lists and results from previous seasons. The Oregon […]