Topic: English Gardner

Oregon’s Trevor Dunbar leads Duck performances during day three of the USATF Outdoor National Championships

By on Friday, Jun. 27 at 10:50 pm.

The 2014 USATF Outdoor National Championships continued Friday at Sacramento, California as current and former Ducks impressed with their performances. The highlight for Oregon fans came via the men’s 5000 meters, which was the final event of the day. Oregon senior distance runner Trevor Dunbar competed well against a tough field, working hard to finish […]

Indoor track and field preview: Life after English Gardner, Elijah Greer and Jordan Hasay

By on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 8:14 am.

Following the crucial losses of English Gardner and Jordan Hasay, the Oregon women’s indoor track and field team has its work cut out in order to defend the NCAA championship. After last spring’s NCAA outdoor track and field championships, Gardner announced that she would forgo her senior season to train professionally. Gardner, who now runs […]

Best Ducks sports tweets from Monday, Nov. 18

By on Monday, Nov. 18 at 10:28 pm.

Every week, the Emerald sports staff will collect and post their favorite tweets from Oregon athletes, coaches, media, etc. Below are the favorites from sports reporter Joseph Hoyt from Monday, Nov. 18. Oregonian reporter Andrew Grief provides an update on Oregon basketball player Jalil Abdul-Bassit’s injured ankle: Dana Altman said Abdul-Bassit is "a ways away" […]

Former Ducks represent Oregon in international competition

By on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 10:50 am.

Many of Oregon’s former track and field stars have continued to represent the Ducks in their post-college successes both nationally and internationally. The Ducks were heavily represented over the summer at the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia. English Gardner (’13) captured a second-place finish in the 4×100-meter run (42.75 seconds) at the 2013 […]

Oregon represented well in World Track and Field Championships

By on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 8:55 am.

Eugene didn’t get the nickname “Track Town USA” without good reason, as evidenced by the World Track and Field Championships currently being held in Moscow. On Sunday, Nick Symmonds (a member of Eugene’s Oregon Track Club Elite) finished second in the 800-meter semifinals, easily getting him into the finals. Although qualifying for the finals was undoubtedly Symmonds’ […]

Zone Read: Caroline Inglis shines at Oregon Amateur Championship golf tournament, NBA finals leaves fans in awe

By on Sunday, Jun. 23 at 3:03 pm.

It is safe to say that Oregon golfer Caroline Inglis had an impressive freshman season. After winning nearly three straight OSAA titles — four if she hadn’t been disqualified at Churchill High School — Inglis has proven she can play at the collegiate level and it has shown in her first year as a Duck. […]

UO falters in last leg of women’s 4×100-meter dash

By on Saturday, Jun. 8 at 2:43 pm.

Everything looked great for Oregon in the women’s 4×100-meter final heading into the last baton pass. In the final 100 meters, the greatness faded and disappointment set in. With a slight first-place lead coming into the Bowerman turn, Jenna Prandini looked to pass the stick to Chizoba Okodogbe but Okodogbe took off a bit too […]

English Gardner wins women’s 100m final, Octavious Freeman prepares for 200m

By on Friday, Jun. 7 at 6:36 pm.

Doubt hovered above Eugene after English Gardner’s disappointing finish in the Women’s 200-meter dash Thursday, but after an astonishing finish in the 100-meters, all skepticism disappeared. After putting up a legal 10.96 run, Gardner pumped her fist into the air taking in her second consecutive national title in the race. Finding her teammate Jenna Prandini, who finished […]

English Gardner sets school record on women’s 100-meter

By on Saturday, Jun. 8 at 12:40 pm.

Defending 100-meter NCAA champion English Gardner has done it again. Gardner, who has been toughing through an ankle injury in the NCAA Track and Field Championships meet, ran a time of 10.96. That mark was the fastest collegiate time this year — a smidgen better than Gardner’s 11 seconds that she posted in April. Her sub-11 […]

Zone Read PM: NCAA championships continue, Healy drafted in the third round

By on Friday, Jun. 7 at 6:09 pm.

Day three of the NCAA Track and Field Championships kicks off today at Hayward Field. All events today and Saturday will be finals, and Oregon has many athletes still competing through the weekend. A full preview of the day can be found here. Day three schedule: TRACK EVENTS 4:30 p.m. 400-Meter Hurdles Women Final 4:40 […]

What you missed: Day 1 and 2 of the NCAA Track and Field Championships

By on Friday, Jun. 7 at 6:20 pm.

Friday and Saturday marks the final two days of events in the men’s and women’s NCAA Track and Field Championships. Over the next forty-eight hours, 30 events will see a national champion crowned. In the meantime, we would like to catch you up to speed on all the semifinals having taken place and the national […]

Oregon places first overall in the women’s 4×400 meter relay to move on to the finals

By on Friday, Jun. 7 at 4:01 pm.

Oregon’s Laura Roesler, Phyllis Francis, Chizoba Okodogbe and Jenna Prandini ran the women’s 4×400 relay race, finishing in first with a time of 3:28.15. Texas’ Kendra Chambers, Briana Nelson, Danielle Dowie and Courtney Okolo finished first in their heat and second overall with a time of 3:29.63. Florida finished first in the second heat at […]