The Oregon track and field team showed why Eugene is TrackTown USA. when both the men and women put on dominant performances in the Pac-12 Championships in Los Angeles this weekend. The women won their fifth consecutive conference championship, and the men won their seventh. While Saturday and Sunday saw a mix of trials and [...]
Darrelle Revis is no longer a New York Jet, according to CBSSports.com. The Jets shipped him to Tampa Bay for a couple of draft picks, including the No. 13 selection. That gives the Jets some quality choices at the top, as they already hold the No. 9 pick. *** Exactly 11 seconds. That is how [...]
The weather in Eugene is in full capricious spring mode. Sunshine gives way to torrents of rain,followed by heavy gusts of wind. Then, back to sunshine. But Oregon’s track and field team will be ready to compete Saturday in the Pepsi Invitational regardless of the color of the sky. Fresh off recent successes at the [...]
It was a cold, gray, drizzly day at Hayward Field on Saturday, but that didn’t stop the Oregon track and field team from impressing in front of 4,402 TrackTown USA fans at its first outdoor meet of the season. Though most of the Ducks who competed in last weekend’s indoor national championships sat the meet [...]
Oregon women’s track and field came one step closer to achieving the rare Triple Crown on Saturday, winning a record-tying fourth straight NCAA Indoor Track and Field national title at the Randal Tyson Center in Fayetteville, Ark. The win came courtesy a dominant performance in the 4×400 relay. The team of English Gardner, Chizoba Okodogbe, [...]
The women’s indoor track and field team earned eight points from Jordan Hasay and Alexi Pappas in the 5,000 meters yesterday at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. The women also got a point from the eighth-place distance medley relay team, but were hoping for a bit more in the event. “I’m not sure [...]
Oregon won the women’s 60, 400, 800 and 3,000 meters and the 4×400 meter relay to claim their third Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) title in the last four years in Seattle yesterday. “I’m very pleased with how our student-athletes showed up and performed today,” head coach Robert Johnson told goducks.com. “We’re gearing up for [...]
Day one of the MPSF Championships ended with a number of big personal bests from multiple Oregon athletes. Highlighting some of the Ducks best performances was Jillian Weir’s runner-up showing in the women’s weight throw. Weir recorded a pair of personal bests in the weight throw Friday night at the Dempsey Indoor Facility. She threw [...]
Zone Read AM: Defensive pressure the key to a Ducks win over Washington tonight, indoor track and field remains in the top 10
Tonight, the men’s basketball team faces the Washington Huskies at the Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Washington. After three straight Pac-12 losses, the Ducks dropped four spots to No. 23 in the AP poll this week. This will be the 294th game between the two schools, the second-longest rivalry in the conference, trailing only the [...]
The Ducks added two more members to their sub-four club in the indoor mile on Saturday at the Husky Classic in Seattle. Freshman Chad Noelle and junior Brett Johnson became the eighth and ninth members of this exclusive club. Noelle won the collegiate section in 3:59.57, while Johnson was sixth in the invitational section in [...]
Indoor track and field will compete this weekend in Seattle, Wash., at the Husky Classic as well as at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. The Husky Classic kicks off Friday afternoon and continues Saturday morning. A handful of distance and middle distance All-Americans represent Oregon in Seattle. Three of the notable events for the [...]
From across the United States, track and field athletes have come to Eugene to compete in the Olympic Trials, including athletes right here in Oregon. Current and former students from the University of Oregon have and continue to compete in the Trials, securing spots in the semi-finals, finals and, ultimately, to London for the 2012 [...]
Recapping the first day of the 2012 Track and Field Olympic Trials.
It’s the only the second day of trials, but some of the biggest names in track and field are preparing for the preliminary rounds of their best races. After Friday’s preliminaries, some fell in rankings after troublesome rain resulted in lackluster times and the postponing of the women’s pole vault. However, many persevered and wowed [...]
The Duck women fell just short of an elusive crown in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Is 2012 the year?
English Gardner, Anne Kesselring and Elijah Greer are among those moving forward.
Oregon will be sending 13 track and field men and women to the NCAA Championships next weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.
The Ducks will send 31 entries on the women’s side and 26 athletes on the men’s side to the NCAA West Preliminaries in Texas. The top dozen finishers in each event will earn a berth to the NCAA Championships, taking place June 6 to 9 in Des Moines, Iowa.
The men came away with their sixth-straight conference title, while the women dominated en route to their fourth-straight.
A slew of impressive individual performances propelled the women into first place, while the men stand in second.