TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Oregon has a new phenom. Edward Cheserek became the first freshman in school history to win the NCAA men’s cross country championships on Saturday when he surged past defending national champion Kennedy Kithuka of Texas Tech with less than 2,000 meters to go for the 18-second …
Nov 24 2013 | Posted in Headline Feed
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USA Track & Field will make a bid to bring the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships to Portland with TrackTown USA of Eugene presenting the bid in Monaco on Nov. 15 of this year.
Former Oregon track and field stars Ashton Eaton and Nick Symmonds have both been nominated as finalists for the 2013 Jesse Owens Award.
The Northwest Christian University women’s cross country team finished in second place at the Coyote Twilight, hosted by The College of Idaho at Brothers Park.
The NCU Beacons men’s cross country team took second place on Saturday at the Coyote Twilight despite facing four teams currently ranked in the NAIA national coaches poll.
Former Duck track athlete Nick Symmonds, now an olympic athlete, took the second-fastest 800m time in his career, en route to a silver medal in that category at the Brussels Diamond League Meet.
Two incoming freshmen for the Oregon Track and Field team had impressive performances in the 17th Pan American Junior Championships in Medellin, Colombia.
Two Duck track and field alums had big days in the IAAF World Tack and Field Championships, both finishing with silver medals representing Team USA.
The NCU Beacons cross country teams are nearing the commencement of their respective 2013 seasons, and with that the release of the CCC coaches poll.
Nike Oregon Project middle-distance runner Matthew Centrowitz qualified for the 1,500m final at the world championships on Friday, finishing in 3:35.95.