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MEN’S TEAM ROSTER Name Cameron Acosta Colby Alexander Kevin Anding Jordan Alviso Mike Berry T.J. Brassil Chris Bray Chris Brewer Korey Brown Nejmi Burnside Johnathan Cabral Tim Costin Sam Crouser Ben DeJarnette Arthur Delaney Trevor Dunbar Jeramy Elkaim Alec Fellows Trevor Ferguson Mac Fleet Jack Galpin Kevin Godfrey Elijah Greer Boru Guyota Tanner Harris Matt Hidalgo Joe Holvey Russell Hornsby Joeal Hotchkins Mitchell Hunt Ryan Hunter-Simms Matt Jablonski Brett Johnson B.J. Kelley Blake Kemp Dakotah Keys Caleb Kruse Jordan Latt Bradley Laubacher Dior Mathis Marcus McArdle Matthew Melancon Matt Miner Hank Morrison Chad Noelle Austin Ouderkirk Ron Perkins Ryan Pickering Tyler Pinkney Ethan Powell Greg Skipper Parker Stinson Chris Stubbs De’Anthony Thomas Patrick Todd Philippe Ueng Miles Walk Trent Warren Cole Watson Daniel Winn

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Hometown (High School / College) Portland, Ore. (Westview) Strongsville, Ohio (Strongsville) Houston, Texas (Kinkaid / Virginia) Granite Bay, Calif. (Granite Bay / Mt. San Antonio College) Seattle, Wash. (Rainier Beach) Clayton, Calif. (De La Salle) Kyoto, Japan (The Friends’ School) Vista, Calif. (Rancho Buena Vista) Hacienda Heights, Calif. (Hacienda Heights / Mt. San Antonio College / Pasadena City College) Nassau, Bahamas (St. Andrews / South Carolina) Calabasas, Calif. (Agoura) Springfield, Ore. (Springfield) Gresham, Ore. (Gresham) Mechanicsville, Va. (Atlee) Gresham, Ore. (Barlow) Kodiak, Alaska (Kodiak / Portland) Livingston, N.J. (Livingston) Woodway, Wash. (Edmonds-Woodway) Oregon City, Ore. (Oregon City) San Diego, Calif. (University City) Medford, Ore. (Crater) Roseburg, Ore. (Douglas / Lane CC) Lake Oswego, Ore. (Lake Oswego) Portland, Ore. (Jefferson) Eugene, Ore. (Sheldon) Banks, Ore. (Banks) Eugene, Ore. (South Eugene) Williamsburg, Va. (Georgetown Prep) Las Vegas, Nev. (Chaparral / Central Arizona College) Fremont, Neb. (Fremont) Highland, Calif. (San Gorgonio) Cockeysville, Md. (Loyola Blakefield) Ocean City, N.J. (Ocean City / Virginia) Fresno, Calif. (Central) Coos Bay, Ore. (Marshfield) Sweet Home, Ore. (Sweet Home) Coos Bay, Ore. (Marshfield) Tigard, Ore. (Tigard / Lane CC) Bend, Ore. (Summit) Detroit, Mich. (Cass Tech) Independence, Ore. (Central / Western Oregon) Eugene, Ore. (Sheldon) Ashland, Ore. (Ashland / Dartmouth) Carmel, Calif. (Carmel) Greene, N.Y. (Greene Central) Newport, Ore. (Newport / Washington) Redmond, Ore. (Redmond) West Palm Beach, Fla. (John I. Leonard) Everett, Wash. (Moanalua) Tenmile, Ore. (Douglas) Oregon City, Ore. (Oregon City) Austin, Texas (Cedar Park) Eugene, Ore. (Willamette / Lane CC) Los Angeles, Calif. (Crenshaw) Dallas, Texas (Highland Park / Texas / Virginia) Temple City, Calif. (Temple City) Lilburn, Ga. (Parkview / Lane CC) Chula Vista, Calif. (Eastlale) Rogue River, Ore. (Rogue River) Portland, Ore. (Cleveland) * - has utilized redshirt season

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The Men of Oregon 6-time Defending Conference Champions 2009 NCAA Indoor Champions 2009 NCAA Outdoor Runners-up 2010 NCAA Indoor Runners-up 2010 NCAA Outdoor Third Place

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Colby Alexander Pac-12 scorer at 1,500 meters. Redshirted his first year in Eugene. Prior to Oregon, posted a strong senior year that saw him win a pair of Ohio Division I state titles at 1,600 meters. Set an Ohio state record in the indoor 1,600 (4:09.53). A 2010 USA Junior Track & Field qualifier in the 1,500 meters, where he ran a personal-best 3:50.89.

RS-Sophomore RS Sophomore Strongsville, Ohio Strongsville High School Distance Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:46.44, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., 5/5/12 Mile - 4:09.35, adidas Grand Prix, New York, N.Y., 6/12/10 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 1,500 Meters, 7th, 3:49.25 2012 - 5,000 Meters, DNF

2011-12: Outdoors - A Pac-12 scorer at 1,500 meters. Coming off an injury, got a late start to the season. Helped Oregon win the Pepsi Team Invitational with a fifth place finish in the 1,500 (3:48.61). Also ran at the Oregon Relays and then the Oregon Twilight, where he set a seasonal-best in the 1,500 of 3:46.44. At the Pac12 meet, helped Oregon win its sixth straight title with a seventh place finish in the 1,500 (3:49.25). Wrapped season at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds. Indoors - Did not compete. Cross Country - Made his varsity debut at the Beaver Classic, finishing 23rd in 25:49 (8,000 meters). Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:46.44 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Indoors - Redshirt season. Ran unattached in the mile at the Husky Classic. Cross Country - Redshirt season. Competed unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Prep: After being slowed by an injury as a junior, stormed back upon the national prep scene by winning a pair of 2010 Ohio Division 1 state 1,600 meter titles as a senior for Strongsville High School. Won the indoor state title in an Ohio indoor record 4:09.53. Came back in the spring to win the outdoor title in a personal best 4:09.44 Winning time was a state record. That victory came on the heels of a sweep in the 800 and 1,600 meters at the Northeast Ohio Conference Championship. Went on to compete at the 2010 USA Junior Track & Field Championships, where he placed fourth in the 1,500 meters in a personal-best 3:50.89. Took third in the mile at the 2010 Nike Indoor Nationals (4:11.46). Best time in the mile, 4:09.35, came at the 2010 adidas Grand Prix in New York City. Also competed in the mile at the 2010 New Balance Nationals (4:09.61). Was a 2009 Foot Locker nationals qualifier after finishing seventh at the regional meet in 15:49. Also ran at the 2009 Nike Outdoor meet. High School Bests: 800 Meters - 1:53.00, 2010; 1,500 Meters - 3:50.89, 2010; 1,600 Meters - 4:09.44, 2010; Mile - 4:09.35, 2010. Personal: Major is sociology.

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Mike Berry The 2012 NCAA runner-up at 400 meters. 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier. Broke his own school record twice during his junior season (44.75). The 2011 Pac-10 400 meter champion ran 44.91 as a sophomore to break a 51-yearold school record set by Olympian Otis Davis. Was third in the 400 at the NCAA Championships and fifth at the USA Championships. Captured a IAAF World gold medal as a member of Team USA’s 4x400 meter relay squad. Was the nation’s second-fastest quarter-miler (46.13) as a prep. A 2010 USATF Junior Championships competitor and ran the anchor on Team USA’s winning 4x400 meter relay team at the IAAF World Junior Championships. Back-to-back Washington state 400 meter champion.

Junior Seattle, Wash. Rainier Beach High School Sprints IAAF World Championships Gold Medalist (4x400 Meter Relay) Pac-12 Champion (400 Meters) 3 School Records (400 Meters; 400 Meters - i; Distance Medley Relay-i) 4-Time All-American Personal Bests 100 Meters - 10.89, Metro Championships, Seattle, Wash., 5/12/10 200 Meters - 21.08, UCLA Dual, Los Angeles, Calif., 4/17/11 400 Meters - 44.75, NCAA Championships, Des Moines, Iowa, 6/8/11 60 Meters - 6.94 (i), Blue and Gold Opener, Boise, Idaho, 1/14/12 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 400 Meters, 2nd, 44.75 2012 - 4x100 Meter Relay, s-6th, 40.03 2011 - 400 Meters, 3rd, 45.18 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2012 - 400 Meters, 3rd, 45.93 2011 - Distance Medlay Relay, 10th, 9:48.00 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 400 Meters, 2nd, 45.85 2012 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 3rd, 3:08.30 2011 - 400 Meters, 1st, 44.91 (Pac-10) 2011 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 5th, 40.09 (Pac-10) 2011 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 4th, 3:07.21 (Pac-10)

2011-12: The NCAA runner-up at 400 meters and a U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier. Also took third in the 400 at the NCAA indoor meet. Outdoors - Solid year highlighted by a runner-up finish at both the NCAA meet and the Pac-12 Championships. Broke his own 400 meter record twice during the season. Just missed a PR in the 200 meters at the USC Invitational, running 21.10. Opened up in the 400 at the Pac-12 meet, where he placed second in 45.85. Set his first PR of the season at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds where he won his quarterfinal in 44.86. At the NCAA Championships, won his semifinal heat in 45.05. Then set his second PR of the season in the final, running 44.75 for his runner-up finish. Anchor of the 4x400 meter relay squad that ran a season-best 3:08.30 to take third at the Pac-12 meet. Stepped into the anchor role on the 4x100 meter relay team for the NCAA West Regional as that squad ran 39.86 to advance to the NCAA Championships. Time was tied for the fourth fastest in school history. Indoors - Earned his first individual indoor All-America honors by placing third in the 400 meters at the NCAA Championships. Opened season in the 200 meters at the Texas A&M Invitational, where he just missed a PR (21.43). Was the runner-up at the Alex Wilson Invitational in 46.16 to earn a trip to the NCAA Championships. There, ran 46.25 in the prelims to advance to the final, where he broke the school record with a third place run in 45.93. Anchored the winning 4x400 meter relay squad at the MPSF Championships (3:09.00). Season Bests: Outdoors - 200 Meters - 21.10, USC Invitational, Los Angeles, Calif. (3/23/12); 400 Meters - 44.75 (PR), NCAA Championships, Des Moines, Iowa (6/8/12). Indoors - 60 Meters - 6.94 (PR), Blue and Orange Invitational, Boise, Idaho (1/14/12); 200 Meters - 21.43, Texas A&M Challenge, College Station, Texas. (1/28/12); 400 Meters - 45.93 (PR), NCAA Championships, Boise, Idaho (3/10/12). 2010-11: Pac-10 400 meter champion. Third-place at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. First team AllAmerica (400 meters). IAAF World Championships Gold Medal (4x400 meter relay). Outdoors - After the college season, led Team USA in the semifinals of the men’s 4x400 meter relay at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, with a blazing 43.83 third leg to help the Americans run a world-leading 2:58.82. The team of Greg Nixon, Jamaal Torrance, Berry and LaShawn Merritt advanced to the final. Did not run in the final, but the American team captured the gold for Berry and the entire relay squad. Solid performance at the USA Championships, where he finished fifth in the national final of the 400 meters and was earned a spot in the 4x400 meter relay pool for Team USA. At the USA meet, was second in his preliminary 400 heat in 45.72. Then went 45.39 in finishing third in his semifinal. In the final, ran 45.22 to place fifth. Impressive end to the college season by placing third in the 400 meters at the NCAA Championships. Won his semifinal heat in 45.23, before taking third in 45.18 in a tight national final. Winning time was 45.10, with second 45.14. Eased though the 400 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary meet in the 400 meters. Went 46.51 to win his opening round heat and then was second in his quarterfinal in 45.95 to move on. Also ran the second leg on the 4x100 meter relay team, (40.80). Broke one of the oldest marks in the Oregon record book when he ran 44.91 to win the Pac-10 400 meter title. That time erased the 1960 record of 45.07, set by two-time Olympic gold medalist Otis Davis. Timed a then-personal best 45.65 in the prelims before smashing the :45 barrier in the final. Also led Oregon to its fifth straight Pac-10 title by running the second leg on the 4x100 meter relay team that placed fifth in 40.09 (No. 7 all-time at Oregon) and anchored the fourth-place 4x400 meter relay (3:07.21). Helped Oregon set an outdoor school record in the distance medley relay (9:28.01) at the Oregon Twilight with his 44.94 400 meter leg. Nearly hit his 200 meter PR again at the Oregon Relays, winning in 21.10. Helped Oregon come from behind to tie UCLA in a dual meet by anchoring the 4x400 meter relay team to a comeback win. Timed 45.5 for his leg. Also took second in the 200 in a personal-best 21.08. Terrific day at the Pepsi Team Invitational where he ran 45.79 to win the 400 meters. That was the fastest quarter-mile by a Duck in six years. Also anchored the winning 4x400 meter relay team (3:10.93). Ran a then-personal best in the 200 meters, 21.24, at the Stanford Invitational, finishing second in his heat. Also anchored the winning 4x400 meter relay team (3:10.48). Opened season on a pair of winning relays at the Oregon Preview. Ran the second leg on the 4x100 meter relay (41.04) and anchored the 4x400 meter relay (3:21.77). Indoors - Ran the 400 leg (:46) on the distance medley relay team that won the MPSF Championship in the second-fastest time in NCAA history, 9:26.78. Also anchored the winning 4x400 meter relay team (3:10.34) and was third in the

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MEN’S PROFILES 400 meters (47.19) at the indoor meet. Dropped 400 time to 46.89 in a win at the UW Final Qualifier. That was the third-fastest time in school history. Ended first indoor season by running the 400 leg on the distance medley relay at the NCAA Championships (9:48.00). In Oregon debut, placed third in the 60 meters (6.96) and also anchored winning 4x400 meter relay at the UW Indoor Preview. Set a personal best in the 200 meters at the UW Invitational, clocking 21.41, which was second overall and tied for the fourth-best time in school history. Took the 400 leg on the winning distance medley relay team (9:35.98) and ran a leg on the 4x400 meter relay (3:13.51) at the UW Invitational. Season Bests: Outdoors - 200 Meters - 21.08 (PR), UCLA Dual, Los Angeles, Calif. (4/17/11); 400 Meters - 44.91, Pac-10 Championships, Tucson, Ariz. (5/14/11). Indoors - 60 Meters - 6.96, UW Indoor Preview, Seattle, Wash. (1/15/11); 200 Meters - 21.41 (PR), UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/29/11); 400 Meters - 46.89, UW Final Qualifier, Seattle, Wash. (3/5/11). Prep: Recorded the second-fastest prep 400 meter time in the nation, 46.13, in winning the 400 meters at the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Was nearly as impressive a few weeks earlier in a fourth-place finish at the 2010 USA Junior Track & Field Championships in 46.39. Busy summer also included the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships, where he anchored the United States’ winning 4x400 meter relay, which took the victory in 3:04.76, with a 46.0 closing leg. Won back-to-back Washington state 400 meter titles for Rainier Beach High School. Took the title as a junior in 2009 in 47.93, and then came back as a senior and won in 46.81. Added the state 200 meter title to his resume in 2010, winning in 21.83, and was the runner-up at 100 meters (11.30). Clocked his best times in the 100 (10.89) and 200 (21.59) at the 2010 Metro Championships. Won every race at 200 and 400 meters his senior high school season. High School Bests: 100 Meters - 10.89, 2010; 200 Meters - 21.59, 2010; 400 Meters - 46.13, 2010. Personal: Major is undeclared.

Chris Brewer U.S. Junior Nationals qualifier. Redshirted his first year in Eugene. A two-time California state finalist in the 1,600 meters. Had the top 1,600 meter time in the state in 2010. Also a state top-10 finisher in cross country as a senior. 2011-12: Outdoors - Redshirt Season. Qualified for the U.S. Junior National Championships in the 1,500 meters. Ran a seasonal best 3:49.76 in the semifinals to advance to the finals where he placed ninth (3:53.35). Competed unattached in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Preview, John Knight Twilight and Oregon Relays, and the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Twilight. Cross Country - Redshirt Season. Ran unattached at the Beaver Classic, where he finished 18th (25:44/8,000 meters). Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:49.76, U.S. Junior Championships, Bloomington, Ind. (6/15/12).

RS Freshman RS-Freshman Vista, Calif. Rancho Buena Vista High School Middle Distance

Prep: Twice was a California state 1,600 meters finalist for Ranch Buena Vista High School. Impressed at 3,200 meters as a senior in winning the Bronco Invite in 8:59.68. Also finished eighth as a senior at the 2010 state cross country meet (15.05/5,000 meters). Personal best in the 1,600, 4:11.12, came as a junior in winning the Palomar League title. That was the top 1,600 meter time in California in 2010. Also ran a 4:09.60 4x1,600 meter relay split at the 2010 Mt. SAC Relays. High School Bests: 800 Meters - 1:53.04, 2011; 1,600 Meters - 4:11.12, 2010; 3,200 Meters - 8:59.68, 2011. Personal: Major is mathematics.

Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:49.76, U.S. Junior Championships, Bloomington, Ind., 6/15/12

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Korey Brown Military veteran joined the sprint corps in 2012 nearly 10 years after graduating from high school. Journey to Oregon included stops at Mt. San Antonio College and Pasadena City College. 2011-12: Outdoors - Opened season with a personal best 21.87 in the 200 meters at the USC Invitational. Also appeared in the Oregon Preview, Oregon Relays at the Oregon Twilight meets. Top 400 meter time of 49.36 came at the Oregon Relays. Indoors - Made three appearances with a best 200 meter time of 21.90 at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational. Season Bests: Outdoors - 200 Meters - 21.87 (PR), USC Invitational, Los Angeles, Calif. (3/23/12); 400 Meters - 49.36, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/21/12). Indoors - 200 Meters 21.90, Don Kirby Elite Invitational, Albuquerque, N.M. (2/10/12).

RS-Senior RS Senior Hacienda Heights, Calif. Hacienda Heights High School / Mt. SAC / Pasadena City College Sprints

Before Oregon: Posted bests of 47.72 in the 400 meters and 21.44 in the 200 meters as a sophomore at Pasadena City College in 2011. Also anchored Pasadena’s 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay teams. As a freshman in 2010, ran for Mt. San Antonio College and posted a fastest 200 of 22.22. Also attended Rio Hondo Community College in 2008-09, but did not run track. Graduated from Hacienda Heights High School in 2003 before enlisting in the military. Pasadena CC Bests: 200 Meters - 21.44, 2011; 400 Meters - 47.72, 2011. Personal: Major is theater arts.

Personal Bests 400 Meters - 47.72, California Community College State Championships, Sacramento, Calif., 5/21/11

Johnathan Cabral Became Pac-12 champion in the 110 meter hurdles as a freshman. Timed the second-fastest 110 hurdles in school history (13.45). NCAA All-American (110 hurdles) 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier. The prep national leader in the 110 (13.27w) and 300 (35.76) meter hurdles. Double hurdles C.I.F. champion as a senior. Ran the sixthfastest 110 hurdle time in U.S. prep history.

Sophomore Agoura, Calif. Agoura High School Hurdles Pac-12 Newcomer of the Year Pac-12 Champion (110 Meter Hurdles) All-American Personal Bests 110 Meter Hurdles - 13.45, NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Austin, Texas, 5/26/12 400 Meter Hurdles - 52.45, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/21/12 60 Meter Hurdles - 7.83 (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/24/12 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 110 Meter Hurdles, s-3rd, 13.64 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 110 Meter Hurdles, 1st, 13.61w 2012 - 400 Meter Hurdles, 9th, 53.15

2011-12: Outdoors - Superb rookie season capped by the Pac-12 championship and an appearance at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Set six personal bests in the 110 hurdles during the season. Opened year by winning the Oregon Preview in 13.69. Dropped that to 13.74 in a win at the USC Invitational. Made it three straight wins and three straight PRs by going 13.63 at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Also won the 110 hurdles at the Oregon Relays (13.83). Lowered PR again in winning the Pac-12 championship in 13.61. Had two more PRs at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, going 13.48 in the opener and then placing third in his quarterfinal in 13.45 to advance to the NCAA Championships. That was the second fastest time in school history. Wrapped year with appearances at both the NCAA Championships and the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials. Ran 13.64 - 11th overall - at the NCAA Championships to earn his first All-America award (second team). Also made five appearances in the 400 meter hurdles, winning the Oregon Relays in a seasonal best 52.75. Was named the Pac-12 Newcomer of the Year. Indoors - Consistent performer in the 60 meter hurdles. Best meet of the year was the MPSF Championships, where he ran a seasonal best 7.83 in the preliminaries. That was the third fastest time in school history. Won the finals by running 7.90. Season Bests: Outdoors - 110 Meter Hurdles 13.45, NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Austin, Texas (5/26/12); 400 Meter Hurdles - 52.45, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/21/12). Indoors - 60 Meters - 7.83, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24/12). Prep: Led the nation in both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles. Best 110 time was 13.27 wind-aided (13.36 legal) and top 300 mark was 35.76. Time in the 110 hurdles would have been a national prep record if it wasn’t windaided. Legal time of 13.36 is the sixth-fastest among U.S. preps all-time. After taking both the 110 and 300 meter hurdle C.I.F. titles as a senior in 2011 for Agoura High School, dominated the competition at the Golden West Invitational, winning the 110 hurdles in 13.41 and the 300 hurdles in a personal-best 35.76. Recorded his top 110 legal time of 13.36 in the semifinals of the U.S. Junior Track and Field Championships at Historic Hayward Field. As a junior in 2010, won the California state championship in the 110 hurdles in 13.54w. Legal best of 13.58 ranked second nationally in 2010. Was also fifth in the state in the 300 hurdles (37.57) as a junior. Finished second in the 110 hurdles in 13.70 at the 2010 USA Junior Championships to qualify for the IAAF World Junior meet in Moncton, Canada. Indoors, has run 7.85 in the 60 meter hurdles. High School Bests: 110 Meter Hurdles - 13.27w (legal - 13.36), 2011; 300 Meter Hurdles - 35.76, 2011; 60 Meter Hurdles - 7.85, 2011. Personal: Major is economics.

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Tim Costin Local product has blossomed into a Pac-12 scorer in the steeplechase. Three-time state scorer for Springfield High School is one of the Ducks’ most improved runners over the last three seasons.

RS-Junior RS Junior Springfield, Ore. Springfield High School Distance Personal Bests 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 8:57.91, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/12/12 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 6th, 8:57.91

2011-12: Outdoors - Set four personal bests in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, including a sixth-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships. Opened season with a sixth-place finish at the Pepsi Team Invitational and a PR of 9:14.73. Lowered that time to 9:07.01 in a runner-up finish at the Oregon Relays. Trimmed another :07 off at the Oregon Twilight (9:00.29). Top performance of the year came in a sixth-place showing at the Pac-12 Championships, helping Oregon to its sixth straight title, where he run under 9:00 for the first time (8:57.91). Wrapped season with his first NCAA West Preliminaty appearance in the steeplechase. Also ran the 1,500 meters once, taking third at the John Knight Twilight (3:53.17). Indoors - Did not compete. Pac12 all-academic second team. Cross Country - Led Oregon to the Beaver Classic title with his fourth-place finish in 24:54 (8,000 meters), his best finish as a Duck. Opened season at the Bill Dellinger Invitational and finished 51st in 25:04.92 (8,000 meters). Pac-12 all-academic second team. Season Bests: 1,500 Meters 3:53.17 (PR), John Knight Twilight, Monmouth, Ore. (4/13/12); 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 8:57.91, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/12/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Had seasonal PR in the steeplechase at the Oregon Twilight of 9:17.24. Ran the steeple at UCLA in 9:21.24. First career steeplchase came at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Made varsity debut in the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Preview. Pac-10 all-academic honorable mention. Cross Country - Took 15th in his varsity debut at the John Frank Memorial. Was 32nd at the Charles Bowles Invitational in 24:45.66 (8,000 meters). Also ran at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Pac-10 all-academic second team. Season Bests: 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 9:17.24, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/6/11). 2009-10: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons. Ran unattached in the 1,500 at the Oregon Relays (3:58.96). Cross Country - Redshirt season. Competed unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, Mike Hodges Invitational and the Beaver Classic. Prep: Three-time state scorer at 3,000 meters for Springfield High School. Was sixth at that distance as a sophomore, fifth as a junior and eighth as a senior. District champion at 3,000 meters as a senior. Won the prep section of the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the 2009 Oregon Relays in 9:31.33. Also a three-time state scorer in cross country, where placed ninth as a sophomore, fifth as a junior and seventh as a senior. District cross country champ as a senior. High School Bests: 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 9:31.33, 2009. Personal: Major is business administration. Recipient of a Presidential Scholarship.

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Sam Crouser Pac-12 champion and 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials silver medalist during his first varsity season. Just scratched the surface of a deep pool of potential. Already No. 2 on UO’s career javelin list (265-1/80.10m). Exciting thrower looks to stake his claim among the national elite. The 2010 national Track & Field News and Gatorade boy’s track and field athlete of the year continues an impressive lineage at the University of Oregon. Set the national high school record in the javelin with a throw of 255-4. Was also ranked second nationally in the discus with a mark of 205-10. Was a rare three-time champion in the throws at the 2010 state meet, capturing the shot put, discus and the javelin.

RS Sophomore RS-Sophomore Gresham, Ore. Gresham High School Throws U.S. Olympic Trials Silver Medalist (Javelin) Pac-12 Champion (Javelin) All-American Personal Bests Javelin - 265-1/80.80m, U.S. Olympic Trials, Eugene, Ore., 6/25/12 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - Javelin, 14th, 229-11/70.79m Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - Javelin, 1st, 250-11/76.47m 2012 - Discus, Foul

2011-12: Outdoors - Opened javelin season with a win at the USC Invitational (239-7/73.02m). Improved to 243-8/74.27m in winning the Oregon Relays. Threw seven feet farther at the Pac-12 Championships to claim the conference title with a mark of 250-11. Improved again at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, placing second at 251-8/76.70m to advance to the NCAA Championships. Off day at the NCAA meet, going only 229-11/70.79m, but was 14th overall to earn his first All-America award (second team). Really impressed at the U.S. Olympic Trials, throwing 248-0/75.60m in the prelims to advance to the final. There won the silver medal with a personal-best throw of 265-1/80.80m. That was the second best throw in school history. Also threw the discus at the Pac-12 meet. Indoors - Did not compete. Season Bests: Javelin - 265-1/80.80m, U.S. Olympic Trials, Eugene, Ore. (6/25/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Indoors - Redshirt season. Prep: The 2010 national Track & Field News boy’s prep athlete of the year and Gatorade boy’s track and field athlete of the year was arguably the best high school thrower in the nation, ranking first in the javelin and second in the discus. Broke a 22-year-old national prep record in the javelin with a throw of 244-2/74.42m at the Centennial Invitational on May 1, and then upped that mark to 255-4/77.82m at the Portland Throws Festival in June. Won a rare three state titles as a senior for Gresham High School. Took the javelin with a throw of 224-9/68.50m, the discus with a mark of 194-3/59.20m and the shot put with a toss of 60-7.5/18.47m. Became the first Oregonian to sweep the throws since his uncle, former Olympian Duck NCAA Champion Brian Crouser did so in 1980. State javelin title was his third consecutive. Best discus effort of 205-10/62.73m from the Arcadia Invitational was the second-best in the nation in 2010 and a state record. Won all six javelin and 10 discus competitions he competed in as a senior, as well as 10-of-11 shot put competitions. Was named the Gatorade Oregon boy’s track and field athlete of the year. Also competed in the javelin at the 2010 USA Track & Field Junior Championships, finishing third (228-4/69.59m). Led the nation in the javelin as a junior in 2009 with a best throw of 239-0/72.84m. Won the Oregon 6A state championship with a throw of 231-1/70.43m, which broke a 21 year-old state record set by Art Skipper Jr. in 1988. Also finished second in the shot put (54-7) and third in the discus (166-4) at the 2009 state meet. Won his first javelin title as a sophomore in 2008 with a mark of 199-6, and was fourth in the discus (150-4). High School Bests: Shot Put - 64-5.5/19.64m, 2010; Discus - 205-10/62.73m, 2010; Javelin - 255-4/77.82m, 2010. Personal: Major is sociology. Has volunteered on behalf of a community clean-up program, the Special Olympics, the Oregon Zoo and a habitat restoration effort at Kelly Creek in Portland. Father, Dean Crouser, was a three-time NCAA champion for Oregon, winning the shot put and discus in 1982 and the discus in 1983. Was also a five-time All-American, four-time Pac-10 champion (twice each in the shot put and discus) and twice named the Pac-10 track and field athlete of the year (1982-83). Dean Crouser is still the Ducks’ school record holder both in the shot put and discus. Uncle, Brian Crouser, is a two-time NCAA javelin champion (1982, 1985) and was a key member of Oregon’s last NCAA outdoor championship team in 1984, where he finished fourth in the javelin at the NCAA meet. Brian Crouser, a 1988 and 1992 Olympian, is also a two-time Pac-10 champion in the javelin (1984-85) and the school record holder at 312-0 using the old implement.

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Ben DeJarnette NCAA Championships competitor in cross country. Showed solid improvement at 1,500 and 5,000 meters as a freshman in 2010. Performances helped Oregon win the Pepsi Team Invitational and defeat UCLA. Virginia state 3,200 meter outdoor and indoor champion.

RS-Junior RS Junior Mechanicsville, Va. Atlee High School Distance Personal Bests 5,000 Meters - 14:26.47, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/30/10 10,000 Meters - 30:28.68, John Knight Twilight, Monmouth, Ore., 4/13/12 3,000 Meters - 8:12.49 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/13/1010 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2010 - DNF NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2011 - 72nd, 30:54 2010 - 28th, 30:41.28 Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2011 - 64th, 25:18 2010 - 26th, 24:14.17 (Pac-10)

2011-12: Outdoors - Made appearances in the 5,000 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational and the Oregon Relays. Also ran the 10,000 meters at the John Knight Twilight, finishing second in 30:28.68. Indoors - Redshirt season. Pac-12 all-academic first team. Cross Country - The team’s No. 5 scorer at the NCAA West Regional. Oregon’s No. 4 runner at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational. Was 34th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational (24:37.41/8,000 meters). Won a tough battle with Gonzaga’s Willie Milam to capture medalist honors at the season-opening dual with the Bulldogs (19:39.5/4 miles). Also ran at the Pac-12 Championships. Pac-12 all-academic first team. Season Bests: Outdoors - 10,000 Meters - 30:28.68, John Knight Twilight, Monmouth, Ore. (4/13/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Ran unattached at the Oregon Relays and Oregon Twilight. Indoors - Ran 8:15.61 in the top section of the 3,000 meters at the UW Invitational. Was in the mile at the Husky Classic. Season debut came as the anchor leg of the distance medley relay at the UW Indoor Preview. Cross Country - Was a winner his first varsity race, taking the season-opening John Frank Memorial in 19:36.1 (four miles). Came in as the Ducks’ No. 5 finisher in 24:30 (8,000 meters) to help Oregon win the Notre Dame Invitational. Finished 13th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in 24:14.49 (8,000 meters). Placed 26th in his Pac-10 Championships debut in 24:14.71 (8,000 meters). Was Oregon’s No. 5 scorer at the NCAA West Regional, finishing 28th in 30:41.28 (10,000 meters) to help Oregon win the meet. Capped season with first NCAA Championships appearance. Pac-10 all-academic first team selection. Season Bests: Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 8:15.61, UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/29/11). 2009-10: Outdoors - Varsity debut was in the 5,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational (14:38.02). Came back to run the 1,500 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational (3:50.69). Doubled in both events against UCLA, going 3:50.08 in the 1,500 and 14:37.59 in the 5,000. Established personal best in the 5,000 meters at the Oregon Relays, 14:26.47. Indoors - Opened season with a solid 8:12.49 in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic. Ran 4:06.96 in the mile at the MPSF Championships. Also ran mile leg on the distance medley relay team that took seventh at the MPSF meet (9:53.68). Cross Country - Redshirt season. Posted an unattached eighth-place run at the Mike Hodges Invitational. Also unattached in a third-place finish at the Beaver Classic (24:38, 8,000 meters). Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:50.08 (PR), UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/17/10); 5,000 Meters 14:26.47 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/30/10). Indoors - Mile - 4:06.96 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/27/10); 3,000 Meters - 8:12.49 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/13/10). Prep: After finishing second in both the 1,600 meters (4:14.84) and the 3,200 meters (9:25.18) at the 2008 Virginia state meet, broke through with a win at 3,200 meters as a senior in 2009. Ran a season-best 9:06.28 to claim that title. Additionally, won the Virginia state indoor 3,200 meter title. Also as a senior, ran a seasonbest 4:16.01 to win the 1,600 meters at the Central Region Meet before finishing sixth at that distance at the state championships (4:16.14). In cross country, finished second in the 2008 Virginia State AAA meet as a senior after winning the Central Regional Championships. Named the Richmond Times Dispatch Runner of the Year for the season, during which he also won the McDonald’s XCountry Festival at Maymont and the Capital District meet. Also named the 2009 Richmond Times Dispatch Scholar-Athlete of the Year. High School Bests: 1,600 Meters - 4:14.84, 2008; Mile - 4:15.64, 2009; 3,200 Meters - 9:06.28, 2009. Personal: Major is journalism.

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Arthur Delaney Important member of Oregon’s sprint and relay groups. Scored in both sprints and the 4x100 meter relay as a freshman at the Pac-12 Championships. NCAA qualifer in the 200 meters. Capped first season in Eugene by qualifying for Team USA’s 4x100 meter relay team at the IAAF World Junior Championships and helped the Americans take home the gold medal. Three-time sprint state sprint champion and homegrown talent.

Sophomore Gresham, Ore. Barlow High School Sprints Personal Bests 100 Meters - 10.24, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/13/12 200 Meters - 20.68w (legal 20.73), NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Austin, Texas, 5/26/12 400 Meters - 47.63, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore., 3/18/12 60 Meters - 6.91 (i), Blue and Orange Opener, Boise, Idaho, 1/14/12 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 200 Meters, s-8th, 21.03 4x100 Meter Relay, s-6th, 40.03 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 100 Meters, 3rd, 10.24 2012 - 200 Meters. 3rd, 20.73 2012 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 2nd40.09

2011-12: Outdoors - Grew into one of the most valuable members of the sprint and relay corps. Opened season with a PR in the 200 meters at the USC Invitational (21.21). Dropped that to 21.02 at the Pepsi Team Invitational and then lowered his time again to 20.95 at the Oregon Relays. Great all-around performance at the Pac-12 Championships where he was third in the 100 meters (10.24), fourth in the 200 meters (20.73) and took the second leg of the runner-up 4x100 meter relay team (40.09). Time in the 100 was the fourth fastest in school history, as was his 200 time. At the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds helped the 4x100 meter relay team run a season best 39.86 (No. 5 in school history) to advance to the NCAA Championships. Also took ninth overall in the 200 meters (20.68w) to move on the NCAA Championships. Following the NCAA meet, put on a solid performance at the USA Junior Championships. Was third in the 100 meters (10.63) to earn a spot on Team USA’s 4x100 relay squad for the IAAF Junior World Championships. Was also third in the 200 (21.03). At the world meet, ran the anchor leg as the Americans won their semifinal race in 39.25. Then took the third leg in the final as the U.S. won in 38,67, just .01 off the World Junior record. Indoors Appeared in three meets indoors. Had a best time in the 60 meters of 6.91 at the Blue and Orange Opener. Went 21.51 in the 200 at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational. Also ran the second leg on the winning 4x400 meter relay team at the MPSF Championships (3:09.00). Season Bests: Outdoors - 100 Meters - 10.24 (PR), Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/13/12); 200 Meters - 20.68 (w+2.4) (PR), NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Austin, Texas (5/26/12); 400 Meters - 47.63 (PR), Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/18/12). Indoors - 60 Meters - 6.91 (PR), Blue and Orange Opener, Boise, Idaho (1/14/12); 200 Meters - 21.56 (PR), Blue and Orange Opener, Boise, Idaho (1/14/12). Prep: Was a two-time 100 meter state champion for Barlow High School and also won a state 200 meter crown. Also finished as the state runner-up at both 100 (10.62) and 200 (21.30) meters as a senior in 2011 and was third at 400 meters in a personal-best 47.75 and the long jump (22-8). Wind-aided personal best of 10.42 in the 100 was his winning time as a junior at the 2010 state meet. Legal best, 10.59, came in a runnerup finish at the 2010 Nike Track Nationals. Was also the 2010 state 200 meter champion in a personal-best 21.28. Additionally, finished third in the long jump (22-10.5) and anchored the third-place 4x100 meter relay team (42.72) as Barlow placed second in the team competition. As a sophomore in 2009, won the 100 meters in 10.75 and was seventh in the 200 in 22.36. Also anchored the runner-up 4x100 meter relay team (42.41). Was a tailback for Gresham’s football team. High School Bests: 100 Meters - 10.42w (legal - 10.59), 2010; 200 Meters - 21.28, 2010; 400 Meters - 47.74, 2011; Long Jump - 22-11.5, 2011. Personal: Major is education.

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Trevor Dunbar U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier and NCAA scorer at 5,000 meters. Earned a pair of all-America awards on the track during his first season as a Duck. Two-time NCAA cross country all-American (University of Portland) follows in the steps of his father Marcus as a member of the Oregon track and field team. Alaska state record-holder at 3,200 meters and a USA Junior champion at 5,000 meters.

RS-Junior RS Junior Kodiak, Alaska Kodiak High School / Portland Distance 2-Time All-American Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:40.06, TrackTown Tune Up, Eugene, Ore., 6/16/12 5,000 Meters - 13:36.86 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/10/12 3,000 Meters - 7:51.55 (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/25/12 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 5,000 Meters, 6th, 13:44.16 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2012 - 3,000 Meters, 10th, 7:56.24 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 1,500 Meters, 3rd, 3:47.84 2012 - 5,000 Meters, 5th, 14:00.44

2011-12: Outdoors - NCAA scorer and U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier at 5,000 meters. Key to Oregon’s sixth straight Pac-12 title by scoring in both the 1,500 and 5,000 meters. Made outdoor debut by winning the 5,000 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational (13:51.79). Set a regular season best in the 1,500 at the Oregon Relays in a runner-up finish (3:43.13). Big performance at the Pac-12 Championships, placing third in the 1,500 (3:47.84) and fifth in the 5,000 (14:00.44). Took sixth in the 5,000 at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds to advance to the NCAA Championships. There, dropped his seasonal best by :07 to finish sixth in 13:44.16, earning first team all-America honors. After the collegiate season, lowered 1,500 PR to 3:40.06 at the TrackTown Tune Up. Qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 5,000 and ran a personal best 13:40.66 to finish 16th. Indoors - All-American (3,000 meters). Set all-conditions personal best in the 5,000 meters, 13:36.84, in a thrilling fourth place finish at the Husky Classic. That was the third-fastest time in school history. Was the runner-up at 3,000 meters at the MPSF Championships in 7:51.55, also the No. 3 time in school history. Advanced to the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 3,000 where he was 10th in 7:56.24. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:40.06 (PR), TrackTown Tune Up, Eugene, Ore. (6/16/12); 5,000 Meters - 13:44.16 (PR), U.S. Olympic Trials, Eugene, Ore. (6/28/12). Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 7:51.55 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/25/12); 5,000 Meters - 13:36.86 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/10/12). Before Oregon: Transferred to Oregon after earning a pair of cross country All-America awards at the University of Portland. 2011: Outdoors - Limited time on the track included a best 5,000 meter time of 13:42.53 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational and 3:44.47 in the 1,500 meters at the West Coast Invitational. Indoors - Solid run at the 3,000 meters at the UW Husky Classic, nearly breaking 8:00 (8:00.10). Redshirted the 2010 seasons. Running unattached, had season best in the mile of 4:01.31 at the Oregon Twilight. After the season, won the 5,000 meters at the USA Junior Championships (14:34.63) to advance to the IAAF World Junior meet in Moncton, Canada. There, he finished 11th in 14:16.08 as the top USA runner and North American finisher. Indoors, timed a season-best 8:01.87 in the 3,000 meters at the UW Final Qualifier. Cross Country - Was 35th in 2011 as a junior to help the Pilots take eighth in the team competition (30:05, 10,000 meters). Also impressed with a third-places showing at both the WCC meet and NCAA West Regional as a junior. Finished 25th as a sophomore at the NCAA meet in 2010 (30:21) as Portland was 13th. Was named the 2010 USTFCCCA West Region Athlete of the Year after winning the regional meet in 29:57.89. Also qualified for the NCAA Championships as a freshman in 2009. Portland Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:44.47, West Coast Invitational, Salem, Ore. (5/12/11); Mile - 4:01.31, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/8/10); 5,000 Meters - 13:42.53, Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (5/1/11). Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 8:00.10, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (1/12/11). Prep: Three-time Alaska state cross country champion and a three-time state track and field champion. Impressive performance at the state championships as a senior where he won the 1,600 meters (4:13.32) and 3,200 meters (9:19.96), was second in the 800 (1:56.78) and ran the third leg of the third-place 4x400 meter relay team. Was also the 2008 state 1,600 meter champion (4:18.04) and was the runner-up at 3,200 meters. Set the Alaska state record in the 3,200-meters with a time of 9:01 during a videotaped time trial during November of 2008. Improved that to 8:46.72 at the 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals. Placed third at the 2008 Foot Locker West Regionals with a time of 15:43 (5,000 meters). Bettered that by placing second at the Foot Locker Nationals a week later with a time of 15:22. Four-year letterwinner was coached by his father Marcus Dunbar. High School Bests: 1,600 Meters - 4:05.22, 2009; 3,200 Meters - 8:46.72, 2009. Personal: Major is finance - sports business. Father Marcus Dunbar ran track for Oregon in 1987 and ’88. Both parents (mother Kathleen) also ran cross country at Portland.

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Jeramy Elkaim Nike Cross Nationals qualifier broke the New Jersey Meet of Champions record in the 3,200 meters as a junior. Led the nation at 3,200 meters in 2010.

RS-Freshman RS Freshman Livingston, N.J. Livingston High School Distance Personal Bests 5,000 Meters - 14:54.62, New Balance Outdoor Nationals, Greensboro, N.C., 6/16/11 3,000 Meters - 8:03.61 (i), Texas A&M Challenge, College Station, Texas, 1/28/12

2011-12: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Ran unattached in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Preview and in the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Twilight (8:05.47). Indoors - Appeared in three meets, including a fourthplace showing in the 3,000 meters at the Texas A&M Challenge in 8:03.61. Also ran the mile at the Husky Classic (4:05.33). Cross Country - Wrapped good freshman campaign with a 38th-place finish at the NCAA West Regional (30:18/10,000 meters). Made impressive varsity debut at the Pac-12 championships, where he was one of five freshmen to factor in the scoring for the Ducks. Finished 20th in 23:51 (8,000 meters) as Oregon’s No. 3 runner. Ran unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational and finished 13th in 24:05.74 (8,000 meters). Season Bests: Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 8:03.61 (PR), Texas A&M Challenge, College Station, Texas (1/28/12). Prep: A two-time state champion for Livingston High School, including a meet record performance of 8:46.08 in winning the 3,200 meters at the 2010 NJSIAA Meet of Champions. Prior to that, he established a personal-best at 1,600 meters by running 4:12.89 at the sectional meet. Also won the 3,200 meter state title as a senior in 2011 (9:05.43). Following the prep season, set a personal best at 5,000 meters of 14:54.62 in a third-place finish at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals. Indoors, finished third in the high school mile (4:19.60) at the Millrose Games in New York as future UO recruits went 1-2-3 in that race, with Chad Noelle winning in 4:16.71 and Matt Jablonski taking second in 4:16.88. In cross country, was third at the state championships in 15:29 (5,000 meters), before qualifying for the Nike Cross Nationals as a senior. High School Bests: 1,600 Meters - 4:12.89, 2010; 3,200 Meters - 8:46.08, 2010; 5,000 Meters - 14:54.62, 2011. Personal: Major is business.

NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2011 - 38th, 30:18 Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2011 - 20th, 23:51

Alec Fellows Pac-12 scorer in the decathlon as a freshman in 2012. Also a U.S. Junior Championships competitor. Two-time state decathlon champion from Washington joins Oregon’s vaunted combined events program. Was also the state champion in the 110 meter hurdles. A 2011 USATF Junior Championships competitor in the decathlon and a 2010 Junior Olympics decathlete.

Sophomore Woodway, Wash. Edmonds-Woodway High School Decathlon Personal Bests Decathlon - 6,820 Points, Sam Adams Multi-Events, Austin, Texas, 4/2-3/12 Heptathlon - 5,333 Points, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/24-25/12 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - Decathlon, 8th, 6,815 Points 2012 - 110 Meter Hurdles, s-6th, 14.79

2011-12: Outdoors - Pac-12 scorer in the decathlon after fighting through injuries to finish eighth with 6,815 points. Focused mainly on the combined events. Scored a seasonal-best 6,820 points in a sixth-place finish at the Sam Adams Multi-Events. Pac-12 score included a win in the 100 meters (11.12) as well as a third place showing in the 110 hurdles (14.90). Highlights at the Sam Adams meet included a fourth place finish in the 1,500 meters (4:32.31) and a fourth place showing in the long jump (22-7/6.88m). Indoors - Competed in a pair of heptathlons, including a fourth place finish at the MPSF Championships (5,333 points). During the MPSF heptahlon, won the 60 meters (7.08), was second in the 60 meter hurdles (8.46) and took third in the long jump (23-0/7.01m). Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon - 6,820 Points (PR), Sam Adams MultiEvents, Austin, Texas (4/2-3/12). Indoors - Heptathlon - 5,333 Points (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24-25/12); Long Jump - 23-0/7.01m (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/25/12). Prep: Won the Washington combined events championship as a senior for Edmonds-Woodway High School. Scored 6,497 points. Set a personal best in the decathlon by scoring 6,802 points in a fourth-place finish at the 2011 USATF Junior Championships at Hayward Field. A year earlier, tallied 6,522 in a runnerup performance at the 2010 USATF Junior Olympics. Was also the 2011 state champion in the 110 meter hurdles (14.49). Timed a prep best 14.34 earlier in the season. Scored in the long jump with a fourth-place finish (23-0.5). Won his first state decathlon title as a junior in 2010. Was also fourth at the 2010 Washington 4A Championships in both the 110 meter hurdles and the triple jump and took third in the 110 hurdles as a sophomore in 2009 (14.60). High School Bests: Decathlon - 6,802 points, 2011; 110 Meter Hurdles - 14:34, 2011; Long Jump - 23-3.25, 2010. Personal: Major is business administration.

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Trevor Ferguson Horizontal jumper became a Pac-12 scorer in the 110 hurdles. The Ducks’ top returning triple jumper. One of the most improved jumpers on the team. Former Oregon state 6A triple jump champion.

RS-Sophomore RS Sophomore Oregon City, Ore. Oregon City High School Jumps Personal Bests 110 Meter Hurdles - 14.50, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/12/12 Long Jump - 23-10.25/7.27m, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore., 4/7/12 Triple Jump - 49-9.75w/15.18m (legal 48-11), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/22/11

2011-12: Pac-12 scorer proved to be a versatile selection to the Pac-12 team not only in the jumps, but also in the short hurdles. Improved all four meets in the triple jump. Leapt a legal-best 48-11/14.91m in a runner-up finish at the Oregon Relays. Also showed great improvement in the long jump with a best of 23-10.5/7.27m in a third place showing at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Also took up the 110 hurdles and lowered his time in all four competitions. Busy competitor at the Pac-12 meet, where he ran a personal best 14.50 in the prelims of the 110 hurdles to qualify for the finals. Scored a team point with an eighth place finish in 10.56w. Set a seasonal best in the triple jump at 49-3/15.01m (w+2.3). Also had a good showing in the long jump (23-10/7.26m. Indoors - Great effort in the triple jump at the Husky Classic, taking second with an indoor best on 48-8.25/14.84m. Season Bests: Outdoors - 110 Meter Hurdles - 14.50 (PR), Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/12/12); Long Jump - 23-10.25/7.27m (PR), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/7/12); Triple Jump - 49-3/15.01m (w+2.3), Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/13/12). Indoors - Long Jump - 23-4.5/7.12m (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/25/12); Triple Jump - 48-11.75/14.93m (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/10/12). 2010-11: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor season. Outdoors - Competing unattached, won the triple jump at the Oregon Preview in a wind-aided 48-10.25/14.89m (w+3.5). Won the long jump at the Oregon Relays (23-5.25/7.14m, w+ 2.4), where he also set an all-conditions PR in the triple jump (49-9.75/15.18m, w+ 3.5). Also ran unattached in the 110 hurdles at the Preview. Season Bests: Outdoors - Triple Jump - 499.75/15.18m (w+3.5) (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/22/11). Prep: As senior, won the state 6A triple jump title for Oregon City High School. Had top prep marks of 48-1 in the triple jump, 22-6 in the long jump and 14.89 in the 110 meter hurdles. Also lettered in basketball and football. Personal: Majoring in psychology.

Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 110 Meter Hurdles, 8th, 14.56w 2012 - Long Jump, t-11th, 23-10/7.26m 2012 - Triple Jump - 12th, 49-3w/15.01m

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Mac Fleet Looking to return to form after being setback by injuries. National runner-up in the indoor mile in 2010 set the school record in that event (3:57.70). Pac-10 scorer at 1,500 meters in 2010. U.S.A. and Pan American Junior Champion (1,500 meters) was also the California cross country and 1,500 meter titlist as a prep senior. Nationally, ranked second in the mile (4:02.90) and sixth at 800 meters (1:50.31) among all high schoolers in 2009. 2011-12: Outdoors - Did not compete due to injury. Indoors - Redshirt season. Cross Country - Did not compete due to injury.

RS-Junior RS Junior San Diego, Calif. University City High School Middle Distance 2 School Records (Mile-i, Distance Medley Relay-i) 3-Time All-American Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:49.19, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore., 4/10/10 1,500 Meters - 3:43.21, Pac-10 Championships, Berkeley Calif., 5/16/10 Mile - 3:57.70 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/13/10 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2011 - Mile, 16th, 4:08.16 2011 - Distance Medlay Relay, 10th, 9:48.00 2010 - Mile, 2nd, 4:01.63 Pac-12 Track Championships 2010 - 1,500 Meters, 6th, 3:43.21 (Pac-10) NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2009 - 49th, 31:58.69 Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 33rd, 24:11.74 (Pac-10)

2010-11: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Indoors - NCAA qualifer in the mile. Solid season debut in the mile at the Husky Classic, where he ran 4:01.04. Took the opening leg (2:56) of the winning distance medley at the MPSF Championships that ran the second-fastest time in NCAA history, 9:26.78. Made the NCAA meet by running 3:59.03 in the mile at the UW Final Qualifier. At the NCAA Championships, ran a strong lead leg on the distance medley relay and also was in the mile. Cross Country - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Indoors - Mile - 3:59.03, UW Final Qualfier, Seattle, Wash. (3/5/11). 2009-10: Outdoors - Ranked 20th nationally at 1,500 meters (third among freshmen). Finished sixth in the 1,500 meters at the Pac-10 Championships in a personal-best 3:43.21. Thrilled crowd in his Hayward Field debut by winning the 800 meters in a personal-best 1:49.19 to help Oregon win the Pepsi Team Invitational. Came back a week later and captured the 1,500 meters against UCLA in a personal-best 3:46.62 to help Oregon win that dual meet. Was named the Pac-10 athlete of the week after running in three relays - two wins and a runner-up - at the Penn Relays. Ran the 800 leg on Oregon’s winning distance medley relay (9:30.60), led off the winning four-mile relay (16:15.14) and had the second leg on the runner-up 4x800 meter relay (1:47.64). Set an outdoor personal best in the mile at the Oregon Twilight, running 3:59.88. Finished solid freshman season at the NCAA West Regional, where he ran 3:45.08 in the opening round of the 1,500 to advance to the quaterfinals where he placed 15th in 3:44.13, which was less than a second off his PR. Indoors - The national runner-up in the mile. Broke Galen Rupp’s school record in the indoor mile by clocking 3:57.70 at the Husky Classic on Feb. 13. Was second overall and the top collegian in that race as his time was an NCAA automatic qualifier. Two weeks earlier at the Texas A&M Challenge, helped Oregon record the fastest distance medley time in the nation, 9:29.82, running as the lead (1,200 meter) leg. Also ran 4:03.49 to win the mile at that meet. Ran the 800 leg on the DMR squad that took seventh at the MPSF meet (9:53.68). At his first NCAA Championships, was the national runner-up in the mile, finishing in 4:01.63 as the top freshman in the race to help Oregon tie for second in the team competition. Cross Country - Competed unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, but was Oregon’s top freshman finisher (26th, 24:18.88). In his varsity debut, finished in the top 25 percent of the field at the Pre-National Invitational (52nd, 24:42.3, 8,000 meters). Made Pac-10 debut to begin the championships season (33rd, 24:11.74). Was also Oregon’s only freshman to run at the NCAA West Regional. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:49.19 (PR), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/10/10); 1,500 Meters - 3:43.21 (PR), Pac-10 Championships, Berkeley, Calif. (5/16/10); Mile - 3:59.88 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/8/10). Indoors - Mile - 3:57.70 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/13/10). Prep: The 2009 Pan American Junior Champion in the 1,500 meters was also the California state champion in both cross country and at 1,600 meters as a senior. After winning the cross country title his senior season in 16:00 (3.04 mile course), cemented his status as one of the nation’s top prep runners by winning the junior mile at the Feb. 7 Reebok Boston Indoor Games in 4:09.06. Outdoors as a senior, captured his first CIF title at 1,600 meters, running a personal-best 4:05.33 in the state final. He was also the city champion at 800 meters and ran a prep-best 1:50.31 at that distance at the Triton Invitational early in the season. During the summer of 2009, set a high school best in the mile by running 4:02.90 at the Portland Track Festival before going on to win the national title at 1,500 meters (3:47.44) at the U.S. Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene. Then, claimed his first international victory by winning the 1,500 meters at the Pan American Junior Championships in 3:48.04. He was named the San Diego Union-Tribune Runner of the Year. As a junior, finished third in the state at 1,600 meters in 4:13.33. During his sophomore season, was ninth in the state cross country meet (15:37, 5,000 meters) and second in the 1,600 meters (4:08.09). High School Bests: 800 Meters - 1.50.31, 2009; Mile - 4:02.90, 2009; 1,600 Meters - 4:05.33, 2009; 3,200 Meters - 9:03.79. Personal: Major is sociology.

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Jack Galpin Redshirted the 2012 outdoor season. A four-time state champion (twice each at 200 and 400 meters) is another homegrown product who will wear the Green and Yellow singlet. One of eight Southern Oregon natives running for the Men of Oregon. 2011-12: Outdoors - Medical redshirt season. Appeared in only one meet, the Pepsi Team Invitational, before shutting things down for the season due to injury. Indoors - Good marks in the 200 meters, including a win at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational (21.79) and a seasonal-best 21.74 at the MPSF Championships. Season Bests: Indoors - 200 Meters - 20.74 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/25/12).

RS-Freshman RS Freshman Medford, Ore. Crater High School Sprints Personal Bests 200 Meters - 21.20, OSAA 6A State Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/20/11 400 Meters - 47.75, OSAA 6A State Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/21/11

Prep: Dominated the prep scene his junior and senior years at Crater High School. Won back-to-back titles at both 200 and 400 meters. Won the titles in 2010 as a junior in the 200 (21.87w) and 400 (49.21). Followed that as a senior by winning the 200 meters in 21.25 and the 400 in a prep-best 47.75. Top 200 time of 21.20 came in the preliminaries of the state meet. In 2010, was on the winning 4x100 (42.77) and 4x400 (3:26.86) relay teams, in addition to his 200 and 400 victories, and joined with current Duck Kelley Beck to lead Crater to the team 5A state title. As a sophomore for Bonanza High School in 2009, was the state 2A runner-up at 100 (11.22), 200 (22.23) and 400 (49.82) meters. High School Bests: 200 Meters - 21.20, 2011; 400 Meters - 47.75, 2011. Personal: Major is undeclared.

Kevin Godfrey Pac-10 scorer in the decathlon in 2011 returns for his senior season after redshirting 2012. Was the 2010 NWAACC decathlon champion and a 2009 USATF Junior Track & Field Championships competitor. 2011-12: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Indoors - Appeared in only one meet, the heptathlon at the Texas A&M Challenge (4,652 points).

RS Senior RS-Senior Roseburg, Ore. Winston High School / Lane CC Decathlon Personal Bests Decathlon - 6,853 points, Pac-10 Championships decathlon, Tucson, Ariz., 5/6-7/11 Pac-12 Track Championships 2011 - Decathlon, 6th, 6,853 Points (Pac-10) 2011 - 400 Meter Hurdles, p-7th, 56.74 (Pac-10) 2011 - Pole Vault, NH (Pac-10)

2010-11: Outdoors - Used a PR in the 1,500 meters to climb from 10th to sixth at the Pac-10 decathlon. Scored a personal best 6,853 points. Had decathlon bests in the 1,500 meters (4:29.34), 110 hurdles (15.56) and pole vault (15-5.75/4.72m). Got a point for the team in the dual with UCLA by finishing third in the 400 meter hurdles (56.80). Won the Oregon Decathlon by scoring a personal-best 6,808 points. Had four decathlon PRs at that competition, including the long jump (22-3.5/6.79m), high jump (6-4/1.93m), 400 meters (50.79) and pole vault (15-3/4.65m). Competed in the 110 meter hurdles, high jump and pole vault at the Oregon Preview. Indoors - Decathlete opened season in the 400 meters, the 60 meter hurdles and the pole vault at the UW Indoor Preview. Scored 4,985 points in first heptathlon at the UW Invitational. Finished eighth in the heptathlon at the MPSF Championships with 5,052 points, setting heptathlon PRs in the 60 meters, long jump, high jump and pole vault. Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon - 6,853 points (PR), Pac-10 Championships decathlon, Tucson, Ariz. (5/6-7/11). Indoors - Heptathlon - 5,052 points (PR), MPSF Championships heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (2/25-26/11). Before Oregon: Was the 2010 Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) decathlon champion, scoring 6,544 points as a sophomore at Lane Community College. In addition to the decathlon win, was also fourth in the long jump at 21-10/6.65m. Top decathlon of the year, 6,553 points, came earlier in the season at the Chico State Multis. Was also the fourth-place finisher at the 2009 USA Junior Track & Field Championships, scoring a LCC-best 6,790 points. Prior to Lane, excelled in multiple events for Douglas High School, including the high jump where he placed third in the state as a junior (6-4) and fourth as a senior (6-3). Lane CC Bests: Decathlon - 6,790 points, 2009. Personal: Major is general social science.

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Elijah Greer One of the nation’s top runners at 800 meters. Pac-12 champion, NCAA third-place finisher and U.S. Olympic Trials finalist as a junior in 2012. Ranks third in school history in the 800 meters (1:45.06). Was third in the 800 at the NCAA Championships as a sophomore in 2011. Also the Pac-10’s 800 meter runner-up twice (2010-11). A 2010 and 2011 USA Championships semifinalist at 800 meters. Four-time state champion ranked second nationally at 800 meters among all U.S. high school runners in 2009. Owns the fifth-fastest 800 time in U.S. high school history, 1:47.68 from the 2008 USATF Junior Track and Field Championships. Pulled off an impressive double victory at the 2009 Oregon state championships, winning both the 800 meters and 1,500 meters.

Senior Lake Oswego, Ore. Lake Oswego High School Middle Distance Pac-12 Champion (800 Meters) School Record (Distance Medley Relay-i) 5-Time All-American Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:45.06, NCAA Championships, Des Moines, Iowa, 6/10/11 1,500 Meters - 3:45.84, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore., 4/7/12 Mile - 4:05.35, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., 5/8/10 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 800 Meters, 3rd, 1:46.05 2011 - 800 Meters, 3rd, 1:45.06 2010 - 800 Meters, 10th, 1:46.99 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2011 - 800 Meters, 15th, 1:54.48 2010 - 800 Meters, 10th, 1:50.55 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 800 Meters, 1st, 1:48.48 2012 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 3rd, 3:08.30 2011 - 800 Meters, 2nd, 1:47.70 (Pac-10) 2011 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 4th, 3:07.21 (Pac-10) 2010 - 800 Meters, 2nd, 1:48.66 (Pac-10) 2010 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 4th, 3:10.13 (Pac-10)

2011-12: Outdoors - Long outdoor season saw him run all the way to the finals of the 800 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Opened year with a couple of longer runs at 1,500 meters in the Oregon Preview and the Pepsi Team Invitational. Won the race at the Pepsi meet in a personal-best 3:45.84. At the Penn Relays, ran the anchor leg on Oregon’s runner-up 4x800 meter relay (7:20.22) and lead leg on the fourth-place distance medley relay (9:43.11). Returned to the 800 meters for the conference championships, where he claimed his first Pac-12 title in 1:48.48. Also took the third leg on the third-place 4x400 meter relay team (3:08.30) to help the Ducks win their sixth straight league crown. Dropped seasonal 800 time to 1:48.08 in advancing through the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds to the NCAA Championships. There, Survived a rugged semifinal race in 1:46.22, before taking third in the finals for the second straight year (1:46.05). After the collegiate season, made an impressive run at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 800 meters. Was second in his opening round heat in 1:47.42 to move on to the semifinals. In the semis, was an automatic qualifier for the finals with a third-place finish in 1:46.28. In the finals, ran a season-best 1:45.40 in a sixth-place finish. Also ran the 800 in a pair of meets in Europe over the summer. Indoors - Redshirt season. Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Cross Country - Did not compete. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:45.40, U.S. Olympic Trials, Eugene, Ore. (6/25/12); 1,500 Meters - 3:45.84 (PR), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/7/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Posted his best showing at the NCAA Championships, finishing third in the 800 meters, to close out the college season. Won his national semifinal 800 meter heat in 1:47.17 before setting a personal-best of 1:45.06 in the final, finishing third. That was the third-fastest time in school history trailing only Olympians Joaquim Cruz and Andrew Wheating. Strong performance at the NCAA West Preliminary meet, where he had the top quarterfinal time in the 800 meters, 1:45.98. Also timed the top opening round time of 1:48.56. Was the Pac-10 runner-up in the 800 meters as Oregon won its fifth-straight league title. Ran a season-best 1:47.70 in the final. Also took the third leg on Oregon’s fourth-place 4x400 meter relay team (3:07.21). Helped Oregon set an outdoor school record in the distance medley relay (9:28.01) at the Oregon Twilight with his 1:46.30 800 meter leg. Ran a personal-best 3:48.98 in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Relays. Helped Oregon tie UCLA by winning the 800 meters (1:50.46) and running a leg on the winning 4x400 meter relay team. Opened up with a strong third-place finish in the 800 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational (1:48.87). Also ran the third leg of the winning 4x400 meter relay team (3:10.93). Following the collegiate season, advanced to the semifinals of the 800 meters at the USA Championships. Was second in his preliminary heat in 1:46.86 to advance to the semifinals. Finished fifth in the semifinals (1:49.52), missing the national final by one spot. Pac-10 all-academic second team. Indoors - Ran a nation-leading 1:47.02 in winning the 800 meters at the Husky Classic. Indoor personal-best ranked second in school history behind only Andrew Wheating (1:46.36) and was just .03 off his outdoor PR. Wrapped season with an appearance in the 800 meters at the NCAA Championships. At the MPSF Championships, ran the 800 meter leg on the winning distance medley relay that clocked the second-fastest time in NCAA history: 9:26.78. That was also a school and MPSF meet record. Solid time in a win at 800 meters (1:48.45) at the UW Invitational. Also ran the 800 leg on the winning distance medley relay team (9:35.98). Won the 600 at the season-opening UW Indoor Preview (1:18.51). Cross Country - Did not compete. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:45.06 (PR), NCAA Championships, Des Moines, Iowa, Ore. (6/10/11); 1,500 Meters - 3:48.98, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/22/11). Indoors - 800 Meters - 1:47.02 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/12/11). 2009-10: Outdoors - Ranked 16th nationally at 800 meters and was third-best among freshmen. Was the Pac-10 800 meter runner-up, finishing in 1:48.66. Also ran the third leg on Oregon’s fourth-place 4x400 meter relay team (3:10.13) as the Ducks won their fourth straight Pac-10 title. Won both of his races at the NCAA West Regional to advance to the NCAA Championships. At the Regional, won his 800 first round race in 1:49.23 and then took his quarterfinal heat in 1:49.51. Ran a personal-best in the semifinals in Eugene, finishing third in his heat in 1:46.99. Finished 10th overall and won his second career All-America award with the sixth-fastest time in school history. Ran the third leg on Oregon’s 4x800 relay team that placed second at the Penn Relays (7:15.55). Solid run in the 800 at the Oregon Relays (1:48.09). Set a seasonal-best

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Boru Guyota NCAA Championships qualifier and Pac-12 scorer at 800 meters. Showed tremendous growth in the middle distances as a freshman in 2011. Native of Ethopia is accomplished on the track, as well as in the classroom. Has a state 800 meter title to his credit and was also awarded a prestigious Ford Foundation Scholarship as the co-valedictorian at Jefferson High School.

Junior Portland, Ore. Jefferson High School Middle Distance 2-Time All-American Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:47.75, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/23/11 1,500 Meters - 3:47.47, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., 5/6/11 Mile - 4:03.19 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/11/12 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 800 Meters, 14th, 1:48.01 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2011 - Distance Medlay Relay, 10th, 9:48.00 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 800 Meters, 5th, 1:49.36 2011 - 800 Meters, 5th, 1:49.34 (Pac-10) Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2011 - 57th, 24:58

2011-12: Outdoors - Consistent presence in the 800 meters outdoors where he was a Pac-12 scorer and an NCAA all-American. Competed in eight meets. Was second in the 800 at the Pepsi Team Invitational (1:51.09). Dropped under 1:50 at the Oregon Relays (1:49.25). At the Pac-12 Championships, helped Oregon win its sixth straight title by finishing fifth in the 800 (1:49.36). At the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, ran a then-season-best 1:48.98 to qualify for the NCAA Championships. There, ran a seasonal-best 1:48.01 to finish seventh in his semifinal heat and 14th overall. Indoors - Competed in four meets. Ran an indoor PR of 1:48.84 in the 800 at Texas A&M. Also hit a PR of 4:03.19 in the mile at the Husky Classic. Cross Country Was one of five freshmen to factor in the scoring at the Pac-12 Championships for the Ducks. Was Oregon’s No. 7 runner (57th overall) in 24:58 (8,000 meters). Made cross country debut at the season-opening dual meet with Gonzaga. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:48.01, NCAA Championships, Des Moines, Iowa (6/6/12). Indoors - 800 Meters - 1:48.84 (PR), Texas A&M Challenge, College Station, Texas (1/28/12); Mile - 4:03.19 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/11/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Concluded season with an appearance in the 800 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary meet. Took fifth in the 800 meters at the Pac-10 Championships in 1:49.34 to help Oregon win its fifth straight league title. Timed 1:48.80 in the prelims. Won an exciting 1,500 meters at the Oregon Twilight in a personal-best 3:47.47. Lowered personal best in the 800 meters to 1:47.75 in a runner-up finish at the Oregon Relays. Time was tied for No. 10 at Oregon. Helped Oregon tie UCLA with a third-place finish in the 1,500 meters in 3:49.09. Was the surprise winner of a thrilling three-way finish in the 800 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Won in then-best time of 1:48.65 over OTC Elite’s Russell Brown (1:48.82) and teammate Elijah Greer (1:48.87). Ran 1:52.28 800 meters at the Stanford Invitational. Set a :07 personal best in the 1,500 meters in his outdoor debut at the Oregon Preview. Indoors - Ran a personal-best 1:50.34 to win his section of the 800 meters at the UW Invitational. Won his section of the mile in his Oregon debut, running 4:12.98 at the UW Indoor Preview. Also ran the third leg on the distance medley relay. Was eighth in the 800 meters at the MPSF Championships (1:52.03). Ran a terrific 800 leg in the distance medley relay at the NCAA Championships (9:48.00). Cross Country - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters 1:47.75 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/23/11); 1,500 Meters - 3:47.47 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., (5/6/11). Indoors - 800 Meters - 1:50.34, UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/29/11); Mile - 4:12.98, UW Indoor Preview, Seattle, Wash. (1/15/11). Prep: Won the 2009 state 800 meter title for Jefferson High School as a junior in 2009. Also helped Jefferson win the 4x400 meter relay title as a sophomore in 2008. Recorded top prep 800 time of 1:52.56 at the 2010 Oregon Twilight to win his section. Took second in the 800 at the 2009 BorderDuel Classic (1:55.64). High School Bests: 800 Meters - 1:52.56, 2010; 1,500 Meters - 3:58.00, 2010. Personal: Major is general science - nursing. Was co-valedictorian for Jefferson High School and received a prestigious Ford Foundation Scholarship. Also was named a 2010 Dell Scholar. Works with Food Works of Janus Youth Programs, which provides fresh organic produce to needy Portland residents. Born in Yabello, Ethiopia.

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Tanner Harris Hard work over the last three seasons produced a Pac-12 scorer in the hammer in 2012. One of the most improved throwers on the team. Upped hammer PR nearly 25 feet during the 2012 campaign. 2011-12: Outdoors - Pac-12 scorer in the hammer. Had three PRs in 2012, adding nearly 25 feet over his best throw from the season before. Opened year with a 15-foot PR at the Oregon Preview (183-5/55.90m). Saw his best go to 188-11/57.59m at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Hit his seasonal PR of 192-1/58.56m at the Oregon Twilight. Made his Pac-12 debut a successful one, taking seventh place with a mark of 188-4/57.41m. to score a pair of team points. Wrapped season with his first NCAA West Preliminary appearance (1906/58.06m). Indoors - Did not compete. Season Bests: Outdoors - Hammer - 192-1/58.56m (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/12).

RS-Junior RS Junior Eugene, Ore. Sheldon High School Throws Personal Bests Hammer - 192-1/58.56m, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., 5/5/12 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - Hammer, 7th, 188-4/57.41m

2010-11: Outdoors - Opened season in the hammer at the Oregon Preview (160-10). Upped that to a seasonal-best 168-10 at the Oregon Relays. Indoors - Did not compete. Season Bests: Outdoors - Hammer - 168-10/51.47m, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/23/11) 2009-10: A USA Track & Field Junior Championships qualifier in his first full year of throwing the hammer. Outdoors - Redshirt season. Threw the hammer four times competing unattached. Went 161-1/49.11m at the Oregon Relays, before hitting a season-best 166-11/50.88m in a fifth-place showing at the Oregon Twilight. Indoors - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Outdooors - Hammer - 166-11/50.88m, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/8/10). Prep: Three-year thrower for Sheldon High School. Began throwing hammer as a senior in 2009. Best throw of 153-8/46.85m came at the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field. Also a center for Sheldon’s 2007 state champion football team. High School Bests: Hammer - 153-8/46.85m, 2009. Personal: Major is sociology.

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Russell Hornsby One of the most improved runners on the team emerged as a Pac-12 scorer his first season. Small school runner from Virginia with great potential and a talented family history. 2011-12: Outdoors - Consistent performer in the 800 meters where he scored at the conference meet. Opened year by running a seasonal best 1:49.70 at the USC Invitational. Came back later in the season to run 1:50.72 in the semifinals of the Pac-12 meet to advance to the final. There, ran 1:50.39 to finish sixth and score three points for the six-time champions. Concluded season with his first NCAA West Preliminary Round appearance. Indoors - Ran the 800 three times with a best of 1:51.83 at Husky Classic. Cross Country - Redshirt Season. Ran unattached at the Beaver Classic. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:49.70 (PR), USC Invitational, Los Angeles, Calif. (3/24/12). Indoors - 800 Meters - 1:51.83 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/11/12).

Sophomore Williamsburg, Va. Georgetown Prep Middle Distance

Prep: Won the 800 meters at the IAC Championships as a senior in 2011 for Georgetown Prep after finishing as the runner-up as a junior in 2010. Has a personal best of 1:53.31 in the 800. Anchored Georgetown Prep’s winning 4x400 meter team (3:26.92) at the 2011 IAC Championships. Was also on the 4x800 meter relay team that placed third in the 2010 Penn Relays’ Championship of America. High School Bests: 400 Meters - 50.43, 2011; 800 Meters - 1:53.31, 2010.

Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:49.70, USC Invitational, Los Angeles, Calif., 3/24/12

Personal: Major is undeclared. Father is Grammy-award winning musician Bruce Hornsby, leader of the bands “Bruce Hornsby and the Range” and “Bruce Hornsby & the Noise Makers,” who has also played over 100 shows with the “Grateful Dead.”

Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 800 Meters, 6th, 1:50.39

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Joeal Hotchkins Key member of the sprint and relay groups. NCAA qualifier on the 4x100 meter relay. Pac-12 scorer in both the 100 meters and 4x100. A two-time junior college national qualifier in the 100 and 200 meters. Posts a wind-aided 100 PR of 10.15. As a high schooler, was the Nevada state runner-up in both the 100 meters and the long jump.

Senior Las Vegas, Nev. Chaparral High School / Central Arizona College Sprints Personal Bests 100 Meters - 10.15w (legal - 10.33), Don Kirby Memorial, Albuquerque, N.M., 5/1/10 200 Meters - 21.03, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/12/12 60 Meters - 6.79 (i), Don Kirby Elite Invitational, Albuquerque, N.M., 2/10/12 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 100 Meters, 7th, 10.44 2012 - 200 Meters, s-4th, 21.03 2012 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 2nd, 39.86 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 4x100 Meter Relay, s-6th, 40.03

2011-12: Outdoors - Helped Oregon’s 4x100 meter relay team qualify for the NCAA Championships and scored in both the 100 meters and the 4x100 at the Pac-12 meet. Cracked the UO top 10 in both the 100 and 200 meters. In the 100 meters, took seventh at the Pac-12 championships in 10.44. Ran a seasonal best 10.39 in the first round of the NCAA West Preliminary meet to advance to the national quarterfinals. Time in the first round ranked No. 10 on the UO career list. In the 200, was second at the Oregon Relays (21.26). Dropped that to a personal best 21.03 in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Championships, No. 10 on the UO career list. Wrapped season at the NCAA West meet (21.123). Biggest impact may have come in the relays. Anchored the winning 4x100 squad at the Oregon Preview (40.68). Led off the squad that won the Oregon Relays (40.90). Had the third leg on the winning 4x100 at the Oregon Twilight (40.79). Also ran an impressive third leg on the 4x100 team that was the Pac-12 runners-up in 40.09. Lowered time to a seasonal best 39.86 at the NCAA West Preliminary meet to advance to the NCAA Championships. That time was the fifth fastest in school history. At the NCAA meet, had the third leg on the squad that placed sixth in its semifinal heat in 40.03. That time was tied for No. 8 all time at UO. Indoors - Appeared in four meets, mainly at 60 meters. Won the 60 at the Blue and Orange Opener (6.87). Had season best time of 6.79 at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational. Season Bests: Outdoors - 100 Meters - 10.39, NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, Austin, Texas (5/24/12); 200 Meters - 21.03 (PR), Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/12/12). Indoors 60 Meters - 6.79 (PR), Don Kirby Elite Invitational, Albuquerque, N.M. (2/10/12). Before Oregon: A two-time junior college national qualifier for Central Arizona College at both 100 and 200 meters. Was the 2010 NJCAA Region I champion in both the 100 and 200 meters as a freshman and was third in both events as a sophomore in 2011. Ran a CAC-best 21.10 200 meters in winning the regional title in 2010 and 10.39 for the 100 title. At the NJCAA national championships, took fourth in the 100 in a windaided 10.25. Earlier in the year as a freshman, ran an all-conditions PR in the 100 meters, 10.15 (w +3.4), at the Don Kirby Memorial. Posted legal-best 100 of 10.33 in 2010. CAC Bests: 100 Meters - 10.15 (w +3.4), 2010; 200 Meters - 21.10, 2010. Prep: Was the 2009 Nevada state runner-up in the 100 meters and the long jump for Chaparral High School. Ran 10.43 in the 100 meters and leapt 22-7 in the long jump. Also set his prep bests in both the 200 meters (21.06) and the long jump (23-5.75) his senior season at Chaparral. High School Bests: 100 Meters - 10.43, 2009; 200 Meters - 21.06, 2010; Long Jump - 23-5.75, 2009. Personal: Major is political science.

Matt Jablonski Pac-12 cross country competitor for the Ducks redshirted the track seasons. Won the high school mile at the Penn Relays and was the runner-up indoors in the mile at the Millrose Games. Ranked in the top 10 nationally at two miles. Was also a Baltimore-area private schools champion on the track (800 meters) and in cross country. 2011-12: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track seasons. Ran unattached 1,500s at the Oregon Preview and Oregon Relays. Also ran unattached in the 3,000 meters at the Oregon Twilight. Cross Country - Earned Pac-12 appearance to highlight his freshman season. Made his Oregon debut at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, finishing 41st in 24:44.35 (8,000 meters).

RS Freshman RS-Freshman Cockeysville, Md. Loyola Blakefield High School Middle Distance Personal Bests Mile - 4:10.37, Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Pa., 4/29/11 Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2011 - 63rd, 25:15

Prep: As a senior for Loyola Blakefield High School in 2011, won the Penn Relays high school mile in a personal best 4:10.37. Was the runner-up in the 3,200 meters at the Arcadia Invitational (8:50.80), which ranked him No. 7 nationally at two miles in 2011. Indoors, was the runner up in the high school mile (4:16.88) at the Millrose Games in New York as UO recruits went 1-2-3 in that race, with Chad Noelle winning in 4:16.71 and Jeramy Elkaim taking third in 4:19.60. Was the 2010 MIAA cross country champion, running the three-mile course in 15:11 to win the Baltimore-area private schools title. On the track as a junior in 2010, won the IAAM/MIAA championship in both the 800 and the 1,600 meters. High School Bests: Mile - 4:10.37, 2011; 3,200 Meters - 8:50.80, 2011; Two Miles - 9:02.00, 2010. Personal: Major is undeclared.

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Dakotah Keys Breakout season in 2012 could just be the beginning for this combined event talent. The latest in the line of outstanding decathletes earned his first Pac-12 title as a freshman. 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifier. Broke the state decathlon record by scoring 7,204 points at the 2008 USATF Junior Olympic Championships. Was a four-time state champion as a senior to help Sweet Home High School win the Oregon state title. An eight-time state champion overall. Ranked fourth nationally in the decathlon as a senior.

RS-Sophomore RS Sophomore Sweet Home, Ore. Sweet Home High School Decathlon Pac-12 Champion (Decathlon) All-American Personal Bests Decathlon - 7,793 Points, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/5-6/12 Long Jump - 23-11.75/7.31m, Sam Adams Multi-Events, Austin, Texas, 4/2/12; MPSF Championships (i), Seattle, Wash., 2/24/12 Javelin - 209-1/63.74m Sam Adams Multi-Events, Austin, Texas, 4/3/12 Heptathlon - 5,660 Points (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/24-25/12 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - Decathlon, 1st, 7,793 Points 2012 - Long Jump, t-11th, 23-10w/7.26m NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - Decathlon, 12th, 7,559 Points

2011-12: Outdoors - All-American (decathlon). Was second overall and the top collegian in his first college decathlon, scoring 7,682 points at the Sam Adams Multi-Events. Won the 110 meter hurdles (14.87), high jump (6-4/1.87m) and the long jump (23-11.75/7.31m) at the Sam Adams meet. His long jump, 110 hurdles, pole vault (15-9/4.80m) and javelin (209-1/63.74m) were all seasonal bests. Impressive performance in winning the Pac-12 decathlon title with a personal best 7,793 points (No. 7 on the UO top 10). Was the best decathlete in the high jump (6-9/2.06m), long jump (23-7.5/7.20m and javelin (207-11/36.92m) at the league meet. His shot put (42-2.25/12.86m), high jump and pole vault (15-9/4.80m) were all seasonal bests. At the NCAA Championships, had seasonal marks in the 100 meters (11.14), 400 meters (50.15), discus (122-2/37.24m), pole vault (15-9/4.80m) and 1,500 meters (4:30.70) on the way to a 12th place finish and his first career AllAmerica award with 7,559 points. Wrapped decathlon competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials, but had to withdraw after four events due to injury. In non-decathlon competition, recorded a seasonal best 14.80 in the 110 hurdles at the USC Invitational. Top mark in the pole vault, 15-11/4.85m, came at the Oregon Relays. Was also a Pac-12 competitor in the long jump, finishing tied for 11th at 23-10w/7.20m. Additionally an NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the javelin. Indoors - Was the runner-up at the MPSF Championships with 5,660 points. Highlight of the MPSF meet was a seasonal best long jump of 23-11.75/7.31m. Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon - 7,793 Points (PR), Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/5-6/12); High Jump - 6-9/2.06m (PR); Pac-12 Championships decathlon, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/12); Long Jump - 23-11.75/7.31m (PR), Sam Adams Multi-Events, Austin, Texas (4/2/12); Javelin - 209-1/63.74m (PR), Sam Adams Multi-Events, Austin, Texas (4/3/12). Indoors - Heptathlon - 5,660 (PR) Points, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24-25/12); Long Jump - 23-11.75/7.31m (PR), MPSF Championships heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (2/24/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Competed in the shot put and discus at the Oregon Preview before and injury cut short his season. Medcial redshirt. Indoors - Finished fourth in first career heptathlon, scoring 5,332 points at the UW Invitational. Established season best in the pole vault (15-7/4.75m), and a career mark in the shot put (42-11/13.08m). Terrific first day heptathlon at the MPSF Championships, where he set heptathlon PRs in the 60 meters, long jump (22-10/6.96m) and high jump (6-7/2.01m). Minor injury prevented him from finishing day two. Opened UO career by running the 60 meter hurdles and the 4x400 meter relay at the UW Indoor Preview, where he also pole vaulted. Season Bests: Indoors - Heptathlon - 5,332 Points, UW Invitational heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (1/28-29/11). Prep: Broke the state decathlon record at the 2008 USATF Junior Olympic Championships by scoring 7,204 points. As a senior, was a four-time state champion to help lead Sweet Home High School to it third straight state title in 2010. Won individual crowns in the 110 meter hurdles (14.54), high jump (6-3), pole vault (15-0) and long jump (22-7). Also competed in the decathlon at the 2010 USA Track & Field Junior Championships. Won eight state titles during his high school career As a junior in 2009, won the 110 meter hurdles (14.67), pole vault (15-6) and long jump (a windy prep-best 23-8.5/7.22m). Was also the state runner-up in the javelin (196-10). As a sophomore in 2008, won the long jump (23-4.5) and was second in the 110 hurdles (15.00), the 300 meter hurdles (39.44) and the javelin (185-7). High School Bests: Decathlon - 7,204 points, 2008; 110 Hurdles - 14.54, 2010; Pole Vault - 15-8/4.77m; Long Jump - 23-8.5w/7.22m, 2009; Javelin - 197-9/60.27m. Personal: Major is general social science.

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Dior Mathis One of a select group of athletes who has been part of two Pac-12 championship track and field teams and two Pa-12 championship football teams. Pac-12 scorer in the 4x100 meter relay. NCAA Championships qualifier in the 4x100 meter relay. Defensive back from the football team brings speed to the sprints and relays.

RS-Junior RS Junior Detroit, Mich. Cass Tech Sprints Personal Bests 100 Meters - 10.4, 2009 60 Meters - 6.80 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/11/12 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 100 Meters, p-3rd, 10.49 2012 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 2nd, 40.09 2011 - 100 Meters, p-8th, 10.95 (Pac-10) 2011 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 5th, 40.09 (Pac-10) NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 4x100 Meter Relay, s-6th, 40.03

2011-12: Outdoors - Excellent speed had an immediate impact on the relays. Pac-12 scorer and NCAA qualifier in the 4x100 meter relay. Following spring football drills, joined the team and won the 100 meters at the Oregon Relays (10.73). Impressed with a collegiate best in the 100 at the Pac-12 Championships, going 10.49 seconds in the preliminaries. Key performances in the 4x100 meter relay. Led off the winning relay at both the Oregon Preview (40.68) and Oregon Twilight (40.79). Great lead leg in the finals of the Pac-12 Championships where the Ducks finished second in 40.09, tied for the eighth fastest time in school history. At the NCAA West Preliminary meet, led off the relay that blazed to a 39.86 time, No. 4 in school history, to advance to the NCAA Championships. There, led off the squad that ran 40.03 to finish sixth in its semifinal. Indoors - Ran a personal best 6.80 to win his section of the 60 meters at the Husky Classic. Scored at the MPSF Championships with an eighth place finish (6.93). Season Bests: 100 Meters - 10.49, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/12/12). Indoors - 60 Meters - 6.80 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/11/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Capped track season on the 4x100 meter relay team at the NCAA West Preliminary meet. Led off the 4x100 meter relay team that placed fifth at the Pac-10 Championships in 40.09. That was the seventh-fastest time in school history. Also ran the 100 meters. Outdoor debut came in the 100 meters (11.12) at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Also ran the 4x100 meter relay. Matched that time at UCLA, where he also ran the on the 4x100 meter relay. Clocked a season-best 10.80 to win the 100 meters at the Oregon Relays. Indoors - Made season debut in the 60 meters at the Husky Classic, timing 6.97 in the preliminaries. Lowered best to 6.94 at the MPSF Championships. Season Bests: Outdoors - 100 Meters - 10.80, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/23/11). Indoors - 60 Meters - 6.94, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/25/11). 2009-10: Redshirt season. Won the “Football 60” exhibition race at the Oregon Twilight track meet, covering 60 meters in 6.87 seconds to defeat four gridiron teammates. Prep: Played defensive back and wide receiver at Cass Tech High School. Helped the Technicians to a 6-4 overall record as a senior in 2009. Recorded times as fast as 10.4 in the 100-meters while competing with the Cass Tech track team. Ran the third fastest qualifying time in the state in division one during the spring of 2009, clocking in at 10.71 en route to winning the regional championship. State indoor champion in the 60 meters where he ran a qualifying time of 6.88. Personal: Major is undeclared.

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Matthew Melancon U.S. Junior Championships qualifier (5,000 and 10,000 meters). State Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year was a two-time Oregon state champion as a senior for Sheldon High School. 2011-12: Outdoors - Redshirt season. Qualified for the U.S. Junior Championships in both the 5,000 and 10,000 meters. was fifth in the 10,000 (31:52.40) and sixth in the 5,000 (14:51.93). Ran unattached at the Oregon Preview, Oregon Relays and Oregon Twilight. Set a personal best in the 3,000 meters at the Twilight (8:18.93). After the season, ran 3:56.68 in the 1,500 meters at the Portland Track Festival. Indoors - Redshirt season. Cross Country - Redshirt Season. Ran unattached at the Beaver Classic where he placed fifth in 24:57 (8,000 meters). Season Bests: 3,000 Meters - 8:18.93 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., (5/5/12).

RS Freshman RS-Freshman Eugene, Ore. Sheldon High School Middle Distance

Prep: Ran a 12-second personal best to capture the 2011 state 6A title at 3,000 meters (8:30.78) as a senior for Sheldon High School. Also placed fourth in the 1,500 meters (4:01.53) as a senior. Opened senior year by winning the Oregon 6A cross country championship and was named the state’s Gatorade Runner of the Year. Ran 15:36 to win the state title (5,000 meter course), after earlier setting his best time at 5,000 meters of 15:10.6 at the Concordia Puma Classic. As a junior, was fourth in the state at 3,000 meters in 2010 (8:46.55) after setting a season-best at that distance of 8:42.08 at the Oregon Relays. High School Bests: 1,500 Meters - 4:01.53, 2011; 3,000 Meters - 8:30.78, 2011. Personal: Major is undeclared. Father Randall Melancon ran track at Arkansas and later for Athletics West.

Chad Noelle Exciting young runner was a Pac-12 scorer his first season in Eugene. Also qualified for the U.S. Junior Championships. The Northeast Foot Locker cross country champion and a top-10 finisher at Foot Locker Nationals. Was the New York state champion in the 1,600 meters and runner-up in the mile at the Penn Relays.

Sophomore Greene, N.Y. Greene Central High School Middle Distance Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:50.64, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., 5/5/12 1,500 Meters - 3:45.89, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/12/12 Mile - 4:10.38, Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Pa., 4/29/11 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 1,500 Meters, 8th, 3:45.89

2011-12: Outdoors - Pac-12 scorer and U.S. Junior Championships qualifier at 1,500 meters. Solid rookie campaign in the 1,500 meters began with a third place finish at the Pepsi Team Invitational (3:47.55). Dropped best to 3:45.15 at the Oregon Relays. Huge seasonal best of 3:45.89 came in the semifinals of the Pac-12 meet to advance to the finals where he ran eighth in 3:49.46 to help Oregon win its sixth straight league title. Advanced to the quarterfinals at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds where he just missed out on a trip to the NCAA Championships. Capped season with a third place finish at the U.S. Junior Championships (3:46.69). Impressive run in the 800 meters at the Oregon Twilight (1:50.64). Indoors - Redshirt season. Cross Country - Redshirt season. Ran unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, finishing 12th in 24:04.84 (8,000 meters). Also ran unattached at the Beaver Classic, where he finished sixth in 25:02 (8,000 meters). Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:50.64 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/12); 1,500 Meters - 3:45.89 (PR), Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/12/12). Prep: Senior year included a win at the 2010 Northeast Foot Locker cross country championships and a 10thplace finish at the Foot Locker Nationals (15.25), as well as a state title on the track at 1,600 meters. Terrific performance at the 2011 New York state meet where he won the 1,600 meters (4:11.17) and was the runnerup at 3,200 meters (8:59.03). Earlier in the season, won the 3,200 meters at the Glenn D. Loucks Games in a personal-best 8:56.02 and was the runner-up to UO teammate Matthew Jablonski in the mile at the Penn Relays (4:10.83). Also placed fifth in the two-mile at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals (9:02.71). Indoors, won the high school mile at the Millrose Games in 4:16.71. Led a 1-2-3 sweep of UO signees that also included Matt Jablonski (4:16.88) and Jeramy Elkaim (4:19.60). Was also the New York runner-up at both 1,600 meters (4:11.97) and 3,200 meters (9:04.77) at the state championships as a junior in 2010. High School Bests: 1,600 Meters - 4:10.54, 2010; Mile - 4:10.38, 2011; 3,200 Meters - 8:56.02, 2011; Two Miles - 9:02.71, 2011. Personal: Major is business.

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Austin Ouderkirk The Ducks’ top returning pole vaulter is a two-time Pac-12 scorer in the event. Pac-10 runner-up performance in the pole vault was a crucial moment in Oregon’s fifth straight league title in 2011. Another of the Ducks’ many former state champions (pole vault) on the roster. 2011-12: Outdoors - Consistent performer throughout the season with pole vault wins at the Oregon Preview and John Knight Twilight. Solid runner-up showing at the Pepsi Team Invitational (16-8.75/5.10m). Set a personal best at the Pac-12 Championships, clearing 16-10.25/5.14m for fifth place. Indoors - Saw action in four meets. Season Bests: Outdoors - Pole Vault - 16-10.25/5.14m (PR), Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/12/12).

RS-Senior RS Senior Newport, Ore. Newport High School / Washington Pole Vault Personal Bests Pole Vault - 16-10.25/5.14m, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/12/12 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - Pole Vault, 5th, 16-10.25/5.14m 2011 - Pole Vault, 2nd, 16-9.5/5.12m (Pac-10)

2010-11: Outdoors - NCAA West Preliminary meet qualifier in the pole vault. Biggest surprise of the Pac10 Championships with a runner-up finish in the pole vault. Cleared a seasonal-best 16-9.5/5.12m to help Oregon win its fifth straight Pac-10 title. Matched then-outdoor best of 16-6.75 at the Oregon Relays. Won the pole vault at the season-opening Oregon Preview (16-0.75/4.90m. Improved that to a then-outdoor personal best 16-6.75/5.05m in a runner-up finish at the Stanford Invitational. Tied for third at UCLA (161.25/4.91m) to help Oregon tie the Bruins. Indoors - Established an indoor PR by clearing 16-7.25/5.06m at the UW Invitational. Followed that by clearing 16-5.25/5.01m at the Husky Classic. Also vaulted at the MPSF Championships. Season Bests: Outdoors - Pole Vault - 16-9.5/5.12m, Pac-10 Championships, Tucson, Ariz. (5/14/11). Indoors - Pole Vault - 16-7.25/5.06m (PR), UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/29/11). 2009-10: Outdoors - Cleared 16-2/4.93m twice, including a runner-up finish at the Oregon Twilight. Indoors - Set a personal best height of 16-3.25/4.96m at the MPSF Championships. Season Bests: Outdoors - Pole Vault - 16-2/4.93m, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (5/1/10); Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/8/10). Indoors - Pole Vault - 16-3.25/4.96m, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/26/10). 2008-09: Redshirt season at the University of Washington. Competing unattached, best clearance was 156.25 indoors at the UW Last Chance Qualifier. Prep: Was the 2007 state pole vault champion as a junior for Newport High School High School. Winning height was 14-6. Was the state runner-up as a senior in 2008 (15-6). Also had best prep clearance as a senior, 16-1/4.90m at the Centennial Invitational. Also a state qualifier in the 110 meter hurdles as a senior. In addition to track, lettered in soccer and swimming. High School Bests: Pole Vault - 16-1/4.90m, 2008. Personal: Economics major.

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Ryan Pickering Big upside for the 2012 U.S Junior national champion at 10,000 meters and IAAF World Junior Championships qualifier. Pac-12 scorer in cross country and an NCAA West Region Championships qualifier. A top-10 Foot Locker Nationals finisher and state cross country champion comes long distance from Florida to Oregon. Also a state champ at 1,600 meters.

RS-Freshman RS Freshman West Palm Beach, Fla. John I. Leonard High School Distance Personal Bests 5,000 Meters - 14:25.99, John Knight Twilight, Monmouth, Ore., 4/13/12 10,000 Meters - 30:56.77, U.S. Junior Championships, Bloomington, Ind., 6/16/12 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2011 - 94th, 31:24

2011-12: Outdoors - U.S. Junior national champion at 10,000 meters. Ran a season best 30:56.77 to win and qualify for the IAAF World Championships, where he placed 15th (31:33.69). Also ran the 5,000 meters at the U.S. Junior meet, finishing third (14:29.25). Redshirted the outdoor season. Ran unattached in four meets, including a 14:25.99 5,000 at the John Knight Twilight and a 8:1.98 3,000 at the Oregon Twilight. Indoors Redshirt season. Cross Country - One of five freshmen to factor in the scoring for the Ducks at the Pac-12 meet. Was Oregon’s No. 5 runner (39th overall) in 24:29 (8,000 meters). In Oregon debut, was the team’s No. 3 runner (15th overall) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational (24:07.48/8,000 meters). Also ran at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational. Finished first cross country season with his initial NCAA West Regional debut. Season Bests: 3,000 Meters - 8:11.98 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., (5/5/12); 5,000 Meters - 14:25.99 (PR), John Knight Twilight, Monmouth, Ore. (4/13/12); 10,000 Meters - 30:56.74 (PR), U.S. Junior Championships, Bloomington, Ind. (6/16/12). Prep: Backed up his 2010 Florida state track title at 1,600 meters as a junior by winning the 4A cross country championship as a senior for John I. Leonard High School. Time of 15:03.01 was a state meet record. Followed the cross country win by running 14:55.48 at the Flrunners.com Invitational cross country race and then took ninth at the Foot Locker national championships in San Diego in 15:25. His senior season on the track, was the state runner-up at 3,200 meters in a personal-best 9:12.17. Also took fifth in the 1,600 meters. His junior season, led Leonard to a fourth-place finish at the state meet with his victory in the 1,600 meters in 4:11.77. Was also fourth in the 3,200 meters. High School Bests: 1,600 Meters - 4:11.77, 2010; 3,200 Meters - 9:12.17, 2011. Personal: Major is environmental science.

Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2011 - 39th, 24:29

Tyler Pinkney Looking to regain momentum from his sophomore campaign. 2011 Pac-10 and NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the triple jump. Posted a tremendous three-foot improvement in the triple jump over his freshman year. Was the Hawaii state triple jump champion as a prep. 2011-12: Outdoors - Limited season saw triple jump wins at the Oregon Preview and the John Knight Twilight. Outdoor best of 47-7.25/14.51m came at the John Knight Twilight. Indoors - Appeared in a pair of meets in the triple jump, including a season best 47-11.75/14.62m at the Husky Classic. Season Bests: Outdoors - Triple Jump - 47-7.25/14.51m, John Knight Twilight, Monmouth, Ore. (4/13/12). Indoors - Triple Jump - 47-11.75/14.62m, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/11/12).

Senior Everett, Wash. Moanalua High School Jumps Personal Bests Triple Jump - 50-2.5w/15.03m, (legal - 49-5.5/15.07m (i)), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore., 4/9/11 Pac-12 Track Championships 2011 - Triple Jump, 15th, 47-1/14.35m (Pac-10)

2010-11: Outdoors - NCAA West Preliminary meet qualifier in the triple jump. Pac-10 qualifer in the triple jump. Nearly hit 50 feet again at the Oregon Relays (49-11.75/15.23m). Took third in the triple jump versus UCLA (48-8.75/14.85m) to help the Ducks tie that dual meet. Hit nearly a three-foot outdoor PR at the Pepsi Team Invitational by going 50-2.5/15.30m (w+2.2) to finish second in the triple jump. Had a windlegal outdoor best of 49-4.5/15.05m in that series. Made season debut in off events (100 meters, long jump) at the Oregon Preview. Indoors - Seized opportunity in indoor debut to record an impressive two-foot PR in the triple jump at the UW Indoor Preview. Leap of 49-3.5/15.02m was good for second. Improved on that with a leap of 49-5.5/15.07m at the UW Invitational. Finished season at the MPSF Championships. Season Bests: Outdoors - Triple Jump - 50-2.5/15.30m (w+2.2) (PR), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/9/11). Indoors - Triple Jump - 49-5.5/15.07m (PR), UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/29/11). 2009-10: Outdoors - Was Oregon’s No. 3 triple jumper. Legal best of the season, 47-2.25/14.38m came in a runnerup finish at the Oregon Preview. Overall best was a wind-aided 47-4.5/14.44m at the Oregon Twilight. Indoors - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Triple Jump - 47-4.5/14.44 (w+2.4), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/8/10). Prep: Hawaii state champion in the triple jump for Moanalua High School. Prep best of 46-1.75/14.06m came in the win at the state meet. High School Bests: Triple Jump - 46-1.75/14.06m, 2009. Personal: Major is psychology.

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Ethan Powell Pac-10 scorer in the javelin and an NCAA West Preliminary qualifier. State javelin champion for Douglas High School. 2011-12: Outdoors - NCAA West Preliminary meet qualifier in the javelin. Big runner-up throw at the USC Invitational of 223-7/68.14m was a 12 foot personal best and just two feet shy of the UO career top 10. Also threw at the Oregon Preview, Pepsi Team Invitational and the Oregon Twilight before wrapping up the year with his second straight NCAA West appearance. Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin - 223-7/68.14m (PR), USC Invitational, Los Angeles, Calif. (3/24/12).

RS-Junior RS Junior Tenmile, Ore. Douglas High School Javelin Personal Bests Javelin - 223-7/68.14m, USC Invitational, Los Angeles, Calif., 3/24/12

2010-11: Outdoors - NCAA West Preliminary meet qualifier in the javelin. Nice contribution at the Pac-10 Championships with a seventh-place finish in the javelin (204-3/62.26m). Upped season-best to 205-6/62.64m at the Oregon Twilight. Good effort of 205-5/62.62m at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Made varsity debut in the javelin at the Oregon Preview. Also threw at UCLA and the Oregon Relays. Season Bests: Outdoors Javelin - 205-6/62.64m, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/6/11). 2009-10: Redshirt season. Competing unattached, threw 201-6/61.34m at the Oregon Relays before going 206-9/63.03m at the Oregon Twilight. Prep: State javelin champion as a senior for Douglas High School (201-1). Set season best at the Far West League meet, throwing 211-11/64.59. That was a 35-foot improvement over his junior season best (176-6). Also lettered in basketball and baseball. High School Bests: Javelin - 211-11/61.59m, 2009. Personal: Major is psychology.

Pac-12 Championships Performances 2011 - Javelin, 7th, 204-3/62.26m (Pac-10)

Greg Skipper Redshirted the 2012 outdoor season after a back injury cut short a promising beginning. Prep state record-holder in the hammer (229-5) ranked second in that event nationally as a senior in 2011. USATF Junior Nationals runner-up in the hammer. Member of one of the storied families in school history with two uncles who were NCAA champions for the Ducks and a father who played football.

RS-Freshman RS Freshman Oregon City, Ore. Oregon City High School Hammer Personal Bests Hammer - 204-0/62.17m, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore., 3/18/12 Weight Throw - 56-11.25/17.35m, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/24/12

2011-12: Outdoors - Strong early season showing in three meets before a back injury resulted in a medical redshirt season. Best effort in the hammer was a third place toss of 204-0/62.17m at the Oregon Preview. Was also third at the USC Invitational and the Pepsi Invitational. Indoors - Good foundation for the future with solid performances in the weight throw. Was the runner-up at the Blue and Gold Opener (56-1/17.09m). Scored at the MPSF Championships with a season best mark of 56-11.25/17.35m to place eighth. Also threw the shot put twice. Season Bests: Outdoors - Hammer - 204-0/62.17m (PR), Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/18/12). Indoors - Weight Throw - 56-11.25/17.35m (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24/12). Prep: Twice broke his own state record in the hammer as a senior at Oregon City High School. Opened year with a record mark of 229-3 in the Willamette Falls Invitational. Improved that mark to 229-5 at the Portland ThRose Festival. That distance ranked second among all high schoolers in 2011. As a junior in 2010, posted the No. 3 hammer toss nationally at 223-8. After his senior season, was the runner-up in the hammer at the USATF Junior Championships (220-7) to advance to the Pan American Junior Championships, where he placed fourth. Also threw the discus and shot for Oregon City. Was the 2011 state runner-up in the discus (165-9) and was third in the shot put (56-9.75). Placed second in the state in the shot put in 2010 (54-6). Posted best prep marks of 58-11 in the shot put and 169-5.5 in the discus. High School Bests: Shot Put - 5811, 2011; Discus - 169-5.5, 2011; Hammer - 229-5, 2011. Personal: Major is undeclared. Is the son of former Oregon football player Scott Skipper, and is the nephew of the Ducks’ five-time NCAA pole vault champion Tommy Skipper; and 1992 NCAA javelin champion the late Art Skipper, Jr.

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Parker Stinson Two-time all-American at 5,000 meters is now one of the veterans of the distance group. Clutch championshiplevel performances at the Pac-12 meet, NCAA West Preliminary Rounds and NCAA Championships. NCAA Championships competitor in cross country. A three-time USA Junior Track & Field champion at 10,000 meters. 2011 Pan American Junior Championships winner at 10,000 meters. Impressive prep running career included two USA wins at 10,000 meters and a sixth-place finish at the IAAF World Junior Championships. Time at the 2010 World meet, 29:32.23, ranked No. 6 all-time on the U.S. high school list.

Junior Austin, Texas Cedar Park High School Distance 2-Time All-American Personal Bests 5,000 Meters - 13:39.86 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/10/12 10,000 Meters - 29:00.07, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif., 4/6/12 3,000 Meters - 7:55.60 (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/25/12 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2012 - 5,000 Meters, 10th, 13:58.28 2011 - 10,000 Meters, 23rd, 31:04.85 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2012 - 5,000 Meters, 13th, 14:08.63 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2010 - 121st, 31:21.6 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2011 - 17th, 29:49 2010 - 31st, 30:48.57 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 10,000 Meters, 6th, 29:49.88 2012 - 5,000 Meters, 7th, 14:09.17 2011 - 10,000 Meters, 7th, 29:55.44 (Pac-10) 2011 - 5,000 Meters, 9th, 14:22.01 (Pac-10) Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2011 - 7th, 23:28 2010 - 34th, 24:22.30 (Pac-10)

2011-12: Outdoors - All-America (5,000 Meters). Came on at the end of the year with performances at the Pac12 meet, NCAA West Rounds and NCAA Championships. Ran a pair of personal bests early in the season to set the tone for the year. Went 29:00.07, a :14 PR, in the 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational. Followed that with an then-outdoor-best 14:02.93 in a win at 5,000 meters at the Oregon Relays. Helped Oregon win its sixth straight Pac-12 title by taking sixth in the 10,000 and seventh in the 5,000 (14:09.17). Showed good resilience at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds where a stomach ailment forced him to drop out of the 10,000 meters, but was able to come back the next day in the 5,000 and qualify for the NCAA Championships by finishing eighth in 14:23.64. Then in his NCAA debut at 5,000 meters, broke 14:00 for the first time outdoors to finish 10th in 13:58.28. Indoors - All-America (5,000 Meters). Ran an all-conditions personal beat in the 5,000 meters of 13:39.86 at the Husky Classic. That was the fourth-fastest time in school history. Timed a seasonal best at 3,000 meters, 7:55.60, at the MPSF Championships. Qualified for his first NCAA Indoor Championships in the 5,000 meters. Ran 13th in 14:08.63 for his first all-America certificate. Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Cross Country - Strong finish to the season by taking 17th at the NCAA West Regional meet in 29:49 (10,000 meters). Key to Oregon’s third-place finish at the Pac-12 championships with his seventh-place run in 23:28 (8,000 meters). Solid showing with the top-20 finish at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational. Covered the 8,000 meters in 23:51.5 to place 18th. Led team at the Bill Dellinger Invitational with an eighth-place finish in 23:23.85 (8,000 meters). Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - 5,000 Meters - 13:58.28 (PR), NCAA Championships, Des Moines, Iowa (6/8/12); 10,000 Meters - 29:00.07 (PR), Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (4/6/12). Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 7:55.60 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/25/12); 5,000 Meters - 13:39.86 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/10/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Impressive double at the USA Junior Championships where he won the 10,000 meters (30:25.77) and was the runner-up at 5,000 meters (14:10.59). Title in the 10,000 meters was his third straight and propelled him to the Pan American Junior Championships. Dominated in winning the Pan Am games 10K title by more than 40 seconds (30:37.88) in a hot race in Miramar, Fla. Capped the collegiate season with his first NCAA Championships appearance in the 10,000 meters. Claimed the 12th and final spot in the 10,000 meters for the NCAA Championships by running 29:20.89 at the NCAA West Preliminary meet. Was seventh in the 10,000 meters in his Pac-10 debut in 29:55.44. Was also ninth in the in the 5,000 meters (14:22.01). Helped Oregon tie UCLA by winning the 5,000 meters in a personal-best 14:08.22. Set 10,000 meter PR by running 29:14.25 at the Stanford Invitational, a :15 improvement over his previous best. Made outdoor debut in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Preview (3:53.67). Indoors - Was third in the 5,000 meters in his indoor debut at the UW Invitational, running 14:10.91. Cross Country - The only true freshman to run in all three championship meets. Opened season with a 36th-place finish in 24:38 (8,000 meters) at Notre Dame. Was Oregon’s fifth scorer in 24:08.15 (11th overall, 8,000 meters) in the Ducks’ win at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Was 34th in Pac-10 debut in 24:22.30 (8,000 meters). Strong run as Oregon’s No. 6 runner at the NCAA West Regional, placing 31st in 30:48.57 (10,000 meters). The Ducks’ No. 4 scorer at the NCAA Championships, running 31:21.6 (10,000 meters). Season Bests: Outdoors - 5,000 Meters - 14:08.22, UCLA Dual, Los Angeles, Calif. (4/17/11); 10,000 Meters - 29:14.35, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (3/25/11). Indoors - 5,000 Meters - 14:10.91, UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/28/11). Prep: Captured back-to-back USA Junior Track & Field championships at 10,000 meters, running 31:18.13 to win at Hayward Field in 2009 before coming back in 30:56.10 to defend his title in Des Moines in 2010. Wrapped up prep career with a sixth-place finish at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships in 29:32.23, a mark that is No. 6 all-time on the American junior list. Following his win in 2009, went on to finish third at the Pan American Junior Championships. As a senior for Cedar Park High School, took third in the state at 3,200 meters in 9:04.20. As a junior, had one of the nation’s top 3,200 meter times, running 8:54.70 in winning the 2009 state 3,200 meter title. That time led the state of Texas and ranked ninth nationally. Took third in the state at 3,200 meters as a sophomore in 2008 (9:19.45). In cross country, placed third in the 2009 Texas State cross country championship and then ran 15:36.40 over the 5,000-meter course at Nike Cross Nationals, placing 16th. High School Bests: 1,600 Meters - 4:12.85, 2009; 3,200 Meters - 8:54.70, 2009; 10,000 Meters - 29:32.23, 2010. Personal: Major is philosophy and social science.

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Chris Stubbs Sprint champion for Lane Community College was also one of the top local sprinters for Willamette High School. Versatile runner will help immediately in the sprints and relays. 2011-12: Outdoors - Joined the team in time for the spring term and made one appearance at the Oregon Relays. Won his section of the 200 meters in 22.03. Season Bests: Outdoors - 200 Meters - 22.03, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/20/12).

RS-Senior RS Senior Eugene, Ore. Willamette High School / Lane CC Sprints

Before Oregon: Was the 2009 NWAACC champion at both 100 and 200 meters for Lane Community College. Set personal best in the 100 of 10.66 and won the 200 in 21.25 as Lane finished as the 2009 NWAACC runner-up. Following his freshman season, placed fifth in the 200 at the USATF Junior Nationals (21.26). Redshirted the 2010 season, during which he ran unattached personal bests in the 200 meters of 21.00 at the Lewis & Clark Invitational and 46.89 in the 400 meters at the Oregon Twilight. Won the 400 at the Willamette Invitational in 48.28 as a sophomore in 2011. Lane CC Bests: 100 Meters - 10.66, 2009; 200 Meters - 21.00, 2010; 400 Meters - 46.89, 2010. Prep: Was the 2008 state runner-up in both the 200 and 400 meters for Willamette High School. High School Bests: 100 Meters - 10.84, 2008; 200 Meters - 21.88, 2008; 400 Meters - 49.13, 2008. Personal: Major is sociology.

Personal Bests 100 Meters - 10.66, NWAACC Championships, Spokane, Wash., 5/22/09 200 Meters - 21.00, Lewis & Clark Invitational, Portland, Ore., 4/17/10 400 Meters - 46.89, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., 5/8/10

De’Anthony Thomas One of the most electrifying collegiate football players in the country brings his considerable talents to Historic Hayward Field. Pac-12 runner-up on the 4x100 meter relay and a Pac-12 competitor in the 200 meters. 2011-12: Outdoors - Important member of Oregon’s Pac-12 runner-up 4x100 meter squad. Joined track team following the conclusion of spring football practice and anchored the 4x100 meter squad to victory in 40.79. That relay saw dramatic improvement at the Pac-12 Championships where he anchored the quartet that went 40.11 in the preliminaries to advance the to final and then truly impressed in the final with a runner-up showing in 40.09. That was the eighth fastest time in school history. Also ran the 200 meters at the league meet, clocking a season best 21.26 in the preliminary round. Indoors - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Outdoors - 100 Meters - 10.65 (w+5.4), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/12); 200 Meters - 21.26, Pac-12 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/12/12).

Sophomore Los Angeles, Calif. Crenshaw High School Sprints Personal Bests 100 Meters - 10.57, L.A. City Finals, Lake Balboa, Calif., 5/27/10 200 Meters - 20.61w (legal - 21.01), L.A. City Finals, Lake Balboa, Calif., 5/27/10 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 200 Meters, p-5th, 21.26 2012 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 2nd, 40.09

Prep: Two-time L.A. City champion in the 100 meters and once in the 200 for Crenshaw High School. Won the 2009 city title as a sophomore in 10.60 and then lowered that to a prep-best 10.57 in winning as junior in 2010. Also added the 200 title as a junior, blazing to a time of 20.61 in a race that was barely wind-aided (wind plus-2.1). That was the fastest all-conditions 200 among all high schoolers in 2010. Best legal time in the 200, 21.01, came in the preliminaries of the California State meet. Also anchored the 4x100 meter relay squad that was third in the state in 2010 (41.30). Ran a prep best of 50.10 in the 400 at the 3009 Mt. SAC Relays. On the football field, a five-star recruit considered the No. 1 athlete in the nation by a number of outlets. Helped lead Crenshaw to 12 consecutive wins to end the 2010 season, including the CIF Los Angeles Section state title in 2010. Rushed for 1,299 yards on just 114 carries (11.4 yards per carry) with 18 touchdowns, and made 16 catches for 359 yards (22.4 avg.) and four scores as a senior. High School Bests: 100 Meters - 10.57, 2010; 200 Meters - 20.61 (w+2.1), 2010; 400 Meters - 50.10, 2009. Personal: Major is communication.

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Cole Watson Pac-12 competitor both on the track and in cross country. Versatile runner has competed in the 1,500 meters, steeplechase and cross country (8,000 meters) at the conference level. Seven-time state champion and a two-time USA Junior Track & Field Championships competitor from one of Southern Oregon’s finest prep programs. Won an impressive three state track titles as a junior in 2009 and another two at the 2010 championships.

Junior Rogue River, Ore. Rogue River High School Middle Distance Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:51.78, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore., 3/19/11 1,500 Meters - 3:48.25, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore., 4/9/11 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 9:12.21, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., 5/5/12 Pac-12 Track Championships 2012 - 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 15th, 9:18.07 2012 - 5,000 Meters, DNF 2011 - 1,500 Meters, p-9th, 4:03.63 (Pac-10) 2011 - 5,000 Meters, DNF, (Pac-10) Pac-12 Cross Country Championships 2011 - 51st, 24:45

2011-12: Outdoors - Pac-12 qualifier in the steeplechase. Made appearances at wide range of distances between 800 meters and 5,000 meters. Focused on the steeplechase the later part of the season. Placed second in the steeplechase at the John Knight Twilight in 9:12.78. Set a seasonal best in the steeple, 9:12.21, at the Oregon Twilight. Capped season in the steeple at the Pac-12 Championships. Indoors - Saw action in four meets. Ran the 3,000 meters at the UW Indoor Preview and the MPSF Championships. Was in the mile in three meets, including a best of 4:08.45 at the Husky Classic Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Cross Country - Was one of five freshmen who figured into the scoring at the Pac-12 championships. Placed 51st overall in 24:45 (8,000 meters) as Oregon’s No. 6 finisher. Oregon’s No. 5 runner (20th overall) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational (24:18.88/8,000 meters). Placed fifth at the season-opening dual meet with Gonzaga (20:08.6/4 miles) in his cross country debut. Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:51.87, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/21/12); 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 9:12.21 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/12). 2010-11: Outdoors - Pac-10 qualifier in the 1,500 meters to wrap up freshman campaign. Huge charge down the final few meters led to a runner-up finish in the 1,500 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational (3:48.25), clipping Stanford’s Chris Derrick by .01. Ran a personal best 800 meters at the Oregon Preview, 1:51.78. Indoors - Oregon debut came as the lead leg of the runner-up distance medley relay at the UW Indoor Preview. Timed 4:07.72 in first indoor mile at the UW Invitational, where he also ran the lead leg of the winning distance medley relay team (9:35.98). Dropped mile time to 4:06.42 at the Husky Classic. Nearly matched that time in a fifth-place finish at the MPSF Championships (4:07.00). Just missed scoring in the 800 meters as well (1:52.42). Cross Country - Redshirt season. Competed unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:51.78 (PR), Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/19/11); 1,500 Meters - 3:48.25 (PR), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/9/11). Indoors - 800 Meters - 1:52.42 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/26/11); Mile - 4:06.42 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/12/11). Prep: Truly impressive record his final two years for Rogue River High School, capturing six state titles, including back-to-back wins at 1,500 meters. Capped senior year by qualifying for the 1,500 meters at the 2010 USA Junior Track & Field Championships. Began senior season by winning his first state cross country title (2009) and his time, 15:52, was the fastest of all six classifications over the 5,000 meter course. Followed that in the spring with state titles at 1,500 (3:55.76) and 3,000 (8:47.55) meters to help Rogue River finish second overall. Prep best time in the 1,500, 3:50.84, came at the 2010 Oregon Relays at Historic Hayward Field, while his best in the 3,000, 8:45.10, happened at the 2010 Prefontaine Rotary Invitational. Put on an impressive performance as a junior at the 2009 state 3A championships where he was a three-time champion, taking titles at 400 meters (50.57), 800 meters (1:56.85) and 1,500 meters (4:06.32). Was also the state 800 meter champion as a sophomore in 2008 (1:54.71). Was a 2009 USA Track & Field Junior Championships competitor in the 800 meters and was the 2009 recipient of the Nike Oregon Sports Awards Steve Prefontaine Award. Also a three-year starter for the Rogue River basketball team. High School Bests: 400 Meters - 50.57, 2009; 800 Meters - 1:52.48, 2009; 1,500 Meters - 3:50.84, 2010; 3,000 Meters - 8:45.10, 2010. Personal: Major is product design.

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Daniel Winn Former Oregon state middle distance champion is coming into his own as a collegiate runner. Lots of raw talent still in the developmental stage. 2011-12: Outdoors - Saw action in four meets, racing between 800 and 1,500 meters. Had a seasonal best in the 1,500 meters of 3:49.65 at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Indoors Competed in four meets at the mile and 3,000 meters. Ran a seasonal best of 4:05.18 in the mile at the MPSF Championships. Cross Country - Finished ninth at the Beaver Classic in 25:10 (8,000 meters) for his first top-10 finish. Was Oregon’s No. 2 runner as the Ducks claimed the team title. Made Oregon debut at the Bill Dellinger Invitational and finished 46th in 24:52.38 (8,000 meters). Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:49.65, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/7/12). Indoors Mile - 4:05.18 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/25/12).

Junior Portland, Ore. Cleveland High School Distance

2010-11: Outdoors - Good finish to the season at the Oregon Twilight, where he ran a personal-best 3:49.39 to win the second section of the 1,500 meters. Ran unattached in the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Preview (3:53.20). Made varsity debut in the 800 meters at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Indoors - Redshirt season. Cross Country - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:49.39 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/6/11).

Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:49.39, Oregon Twilight Eugene, Ore., 5/6/11

Prep: Was a double winner at the state 5A championships, taking both the 1,500 (4:01.39) and 3,000 (8:51.88) meters as a senior in 2010 for Cleveland High school. Had the No. 2 time in the state in the 1,500 (3:58.78). Finished sixth in the state at the 2009 5A cross country championship for Cleveland High School. Was also fifth in the 1,500 meters at the 2009 state outdoor meet. Won the 3,000 meters at the 2010 Border Classic in a meet and stadium record 8:33.79. High School Bests: 1,500 Meters - 3:58.78, 2010; 3,000 Meters - 8:33.79, 2010. Personal: Major is political science.

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Kevin Anding Quarter-miler comes to Oregon for his final spring of eligibility after helping Virginia win the 2012 ACC 4x400 meter title in school record time (3:08.80). Member of Virginia’s 2009 ACC championship team.

RS-Senior Houston, Texas Kinkaid High School / Virginia Sprints Personal Bests 200 Meters - 21.34w (legal - 21.59), IC4A Championships, Princeton, N.J., 5/16/10 400 Meters - 46.84, IC4A Championships, Princeton, N.J., 5/16/10

Before Oregon: Led off the 4x400 meter relay team that won the 2012 ACC title and broke the Virginia school record in 3:08.80. Was sixth in the 400 meters at the ACC meet in a seasonal best 47.76. Terrific day as a sophomore at the IC4A Championships where he had personal bests in both the 200 and 400. Was fourth in the 400 in 46.84 (No. 3 in UVa history) and eighth in the 200 in a windy 21.34. Legal best 200 of 21.59 came earlier in the season. Two-time NCAA East Preliminary Rounds qualifier in the 4x400 relay. Four-time ACC all-academic (three indoor, one outdoor). Virginia Bests: 100 Meters - 10.91, 2010; 200 Meters - 21.34w, 2010; 400 Meters - 46.84, 2010. Prep: Seven-time All-South Zone athlete and a seven-time All-Southwest Prep Conference honoree for Knkaid High School. Holds two school records (400 meters, 4x800 meter relay). High School Bests: 400 Meters - 48.5, 2008. Personal: Graduate student. Major is business. Father Robert was a pole vaulter for Louisiana State. Sister Katie was a pole vaulter and hurdler at Emory.

T.J. Brassil Talented young thrower comes to Oregon with a lot of potential. Set De La Salle record in the shot put (57-2). Prep: Was a California state qualifier and NCS Meet of Champions runner-up in the shot put as a senior for De La Salle High School. Had a throw of 56-7 to finish second at the 2012 NCS Tri-Valley Championships. Also won the shot at the Sacramento Meet of Champions (56-2.75). Played tight end, left tackle and defensive end for De La Salle’s football state championship team. High School Bests: Shot Put - 57-2. Discus - 144.

Freshman Clayton, Calif. De La Salle High School Throws

Personal: Major is undeclared.

Chris Bray International runner is an intriguing addition to the middle distance group. Ranked No. 5 in Australia in the 800 meters in 2012 for the under-20 age group. Has 800 meter best of 1:51.97.

Freshman Kyoto, Japan The Friends’ School Middle Distance

Prep: Ranked No. 5 in Australia in the 800 meters for the men’s under-20 age group in 2012. Ran for The Friend’s School and was the 2010 Tasmania state champion in the 800. Prep best of 1:51.97 in the 800. High School Bests: 800 Meters - 1:51.97. Personal: Major is undeclared. Attended school in Japan through junior high and then went to high school in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:51.97, 2012

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Nejmi Burnside Transfer from South Carolina is a former SEC scorer in the 400 meter hurdles. Before that, was the Bahamian national high school champion in the 400 hurdles.

Junior Nassau, Bahamas St. Andrews High School / South Carolina Hurdles Personal Bests 400 Meter Hurdles - 53.28, SEC Championships, Athens, Ga., 5/13/11

Before Oregon: SEC scorer for South Carolina in the 400 meter hurdles as a freshman in 2011. A two-time SEC Championships competitor both indoors and outdoors. Top time in the 400 hurdles, 53.28, came in the prelims of the 2011 SEC meet. Best race as a sophomore was the 2012 Georgia Spec Towns Invitational where he timed 53.74 in the 400 hurdles. Indoors, has competed at the SEC meet in the 200 and 400 meters. Posted a best time of 49.20 in the 400 as a freshman in 2011. South Carolina Bests: 400 Meters - 49.20 (i), 2011; 400 Meter Hurdles - 53.28, 2011. Prep: Won the Bahamas national championship in the 400 meter hurdles for St. Andrews in a time of 52.48. Won the high school division of the Penn Relays and medaled at the CAFIRITA Games. One of three flag bearers for the Bahamas at the IAAF World Junior Championships. Top time in the 400 hurdles at 52.23. High School Bests: 200 Meters - 21.8, 2010; 400 Meter Hurdles - 52.23, 2010. Personal: Major is education.

Ryan Hunter-Simms Nationally ranked in both the shot put and the discus and looking to have an immediate impact on the throws. Rising athlete with tremendous upside. Ranked No. 9 nationally in the discus (198-2) among high schoolers in 2012.

Freshman Highland, Calif. San Gorgonio High School Throws

Prep: Ranked ninth nationally in the discus in 2012 as a senior for San Gorgonio High School. Qualified for the California state meet in both the shot put and discus as a senior and placed fifth in the shot (60-10.25). Impressive discus throw of 194-4 came early at the Arcadia Invitational. Upped that to a prep best 198-2. Best shot put, 62-3, came at the Division I meet. That throw ranked 21st nationally. As a junior, ranked 19th in the country in the discus with a mark of 192-5. Placed third in the state in the discus in 2011, becoming the first San Gorgonio competitor to qualify for the state championships in the discus. Also a two-year all-league honoree in football. High School Bests: Shot Put - 62-3, 2012; Discus - 198-2, 2012. Personal: Major is human physiology.

Brett Johnson NCAA All-American in the 1,500 meters transfers from Virginia. Two-time NCAA semifinalist in the 1,500. Three-time ACC scorer in the 1,500. Two-time All-American in the mile as a high schooler. Won that race at the Meet of Champions. Footlocker cross country finalist.

Senior Ocean City, N.J. Ocean City School / Virginia Middle Distance Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:44.44, Mason Spring Invitational, Fairfax, Va., 4/9/11 Mile - 4:03.62 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/12/11

Before Oregon: Two-time NCAA Championships qualifier in the 1,500 meters for Virginia. Earned AllAmerica honors (second team) in 2011. As a junior in 2012, was an ACC scorer in the 1,500 meters (eighth). Clocked a season best 3:44.59 at the Lannigan Last Change meet. At the NCAA East Preliminary meet, was 10th in the quarterfinals to advance to the NCAA Championships. There he just missed a PR by running 3:44.63 in the national semifinals (ninth). In 2011, won the 1,500 meters at the Mason Spring Invitational in a Virginia best 3:44.44. Went on to score in the 1,500 at the ACC meet (sixth) before placing sixth at that distance at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in 3:47.56 to advance to the NCAA Championships. Earned All-America honors by finishing eighth (3:47.96) in his national semifinal heat. In the 800 meters, timed a Virginia best 1:50.73 in 2011. Also a member of Virginia’s relay team that won the 4x800 race in a school record 7:12.15. Was sixth in the 1,500 at the ACC meet as a freshman in 2010. Indoors, placed third in the mile at the 2011 ACC indoor meet (4:07.93). Best time in the mile, 4:03.62, came at the Husky Classic. Redshirted the 2012 indoor season. Also ran cross country for Virginia in 2010 and 2011. Virginia Bests: 800 Meters - 1:50.73, 2011; 1,500 Meters - 3:44.44, 2011; Mile - 4:03.62 (i), 2011. Prep: Two-time All-American for Ocean City High School. Won the mile at the Meet of Champions. Twotime New Jersey state champion in the 800 meters. Footlocker finalist in cross country. Personal: Major is undeclared.

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Bradley Laubacher State high jump champion showed dramatic improvement - nearly a foot PR - as a senior in high school. Member of Summit’s back-to-back state championship teams.

Freshman Bend, Ore. Summit High School High Jump Personal Bests High Jump - 6-10/2.08m, Oregon 5A State Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/18/12

Prep: Helped Summit High School win the 2012 Oregon 5A state title by claiming first in the high jump as a senior. Winning height was 6-10/2.08m. His final season at Summit, improved nearly a foot over his junior year best (6-0), and set five personal bests, including the clearance at 6-10. Was also a state qualifier in the 400 meters and ran the third leg on Summit’s 4x400 meter relay team that placed third in the state in 2012. Also a key member of Summit’s 2011 state championship team. In basketball, set five school records and wa an all conference selection. High School Bests: 800 Meters - 6-10/2.08m, 2012. Personal: Major is undeclared. Father Roger ran track and San Diego State, and uncle Mike played basketball at Saint Mary’s.

Patrick Todd Well-traveled transfer from Virginia and Texas will conclude his college career at Oregon with a season of cross country and outdoor track and field. Was a 2012 NCAA Championships qualifier in the 1,500 meters and qualified for the USATF Championships at that distance in 2011.

RS-Senior Highland Park, Texas Highland Park High School / Texas / Virginia Middle Distance Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:49.83 (i), Alex Wilson Invite, 2009 1,500 Meters - 3:40.91, American Milers Club High Performance Meet, 2011 Mile - 3:59.76, Music City Distance Carnival, Nashville, Tenn., 2011

Before Oregon: While at Virginia in 2011-12, helped the Cavaliers distance medley relay team finish second at the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships. He ran a season-best 3:41.51 1,500 meters at the Virginia Challenge. During the 2012 Indoor season, timed a 4:02.70 mile at the Husky Classic that was the seventh-best in school history. Ran some of the best times of his career during his redshirt season of 2011. Broke the 4:00 mark in the mile, going 3:59.76 at the Music City Distance Carnival. Later ran 3:40.91 in the 1,500 meters at the American Milers Club High Performance meet and competed at USATF Championships, placing 16th in 3:41.92. Also ran two seasons of cross country for the Cavaliers. Began his college career at Texas where he was a two-time Big 12 indoor champion at 1,000 meters (2009-10). Also won the 1,500 meters at the 2009 Texas Relays. Indoors, timed a personal-best 1:49.83 800 meters at the Alex Wilson Invite in 2009, and also captured the college division of the 800 at the New Balance College Invite. Virginia-Texas Bests: 800 Meters - 1:49.83, 2009; 1,500 Meters - 3:40.91, 2011; Mile - 3:59.76, 2011. Prep: Set the Texas state record in the 800 meters at Highland Park High School, running 1:53.90. Won the state title in 1:55.14 as a senior. Earned four letters in track and field and two in cross country. High School Bests: 800 Meters - 1:53.90, 2008. Personal: Major is liberal arts. Father, Shawn, competed in track and field at Baylor.

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OTHERS TO WATCH

Others to Watch

Cameron Acosta

Jordan Alviso

Matt Hidalgo

Joe Holvey

Freshman / Javelin Portland, Ore. Westview High School

Senior / Pole Vault Granite Bay, Calif. Granite Bay High School / Mt. San Antonio College

RS-Freshman / Pole Vault Banks, Ore. Banks High School

Freshman / Distance Eugene, Ore. South Eugene High School

Mitch Hunt

B.J. Kelley

Blake Kemp

Caleb Kruse

RS-Junior / Distance Fremont, Neb. Fremont High School

Sophomore / Sprints Fresno, Calif. Central High School

RS-Freshman / Decathlon Coos Bay, Ore. Marshfield High School

RS-Junior / Jumps Coos Bay, Ore. Marshfield High School

Jordan Latt

Marcus McArdle

Matt Miner

Hank Morrison

RS-Sophomore / Sprints Tigard, Ore. Tigard High School / Lane CC

RS-Freshman / Throws Independence, Ore. Cenrtal High School / Western Oregon

RS-Senior / Middle Distance Ashland, Ore. Ashland High School / Dartmouth

Senior / Distance Carmel, Calif. Carmel High School

Ron Perkins

Philippe Ueng

Miles Walk

Trent Warren

RS-Sophomore / Throws Redmond, Ore. Redmond High School

Freshman / Pole Vault Temple City, Calif. Temple City High School

Senior / Throws Lilburn, Ga. Parkview High School / Lane CC

RS-Freshman / Middle Distance Chula Vista, Calif. Eastlake High School

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