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The Men of Oregon 2009 NCAA Indoor Champions 2009 NCAA Outdoor Runners-up Three-time Defending Pac-10 Champions

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MEN’S TEAM ROSTER Name Marshall Ackley A.J. Acosta Walker Augustyniak Chad Barlow David Bondi Bryce Burgess Matt Butcher Phillip Campbell Cameron Carter Spencer Carter Matthew Centrowitz Tim Costin Andre Crenshaw Justin Cross Ben DeJarnette Eric Dettman Matt Dettman Ashton Eaton Mac Fleet Elijah Greer Tanner Harris Eric Hersey Randall Horn Cyrus Hostetler Mitchell Hunt LaMichael James Elliott Jantzer Kevin Kahan Michael Kahan Ingmar Kerem David Klech Kenny Klotz Steven Kutsch Chris Kwiatkowski Michael Maag Danny Marconi Brian McGinty Kevin McNally Jordan McNamara Aaron McVein Daniel Mercado Diego Mercado Hank Morrison Britton Nelson Cam Norris Austin Ouderkirk Alex Pattinson Scott Penny Tyler Pinkney Luke Puskedra Josh Sanford Brian Schaudt Ken Scoggin Lane Seals Mike Simmons Travis Stanford Isaac Stoutenburgh Jordan Stray Jon Thomas Michael Thompson Travis Thompson Amin Tufa Michael VanDoren Scott Wall Vernell Warren Andrew Wheating Colin Witter-Tilton Alex Wolff

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Hometown (High School/College) Nyssa, Ore. (Nyssa) Oceanside, Calif. (El Camino) Eugene, Ore. (South Eugene) Ft. Collins, Colo. (Ft. Collins) Anchorage, Ala. (South) Portland, Ore. (Franklin) Longmont, Colo. (Longmont) Portland, Ore. (Sunset) Greeley, Colo. (West) Greeley, Colo. (West) Arnold, Md. (Broadneck) Springfield, Ore. (Springfield) Lancaster, Calif. (Antelope Valley HS) Powell, Wyo. (Powell) Mechanicsville, Va. (Atlee) Bensenville, Ill. (York) Bensenville, Ill. (York) Bend, Ore. (Mountain View) San Diego, Calif. (University City) Lake Oswego, Ore. (Lake Oswego) Eugene, Ore. (Sheldon) Los Altos, Calif. (Los Altos) Los Gatos, Calif. (Los Gatos) Newberg, Ore. (Newberg/Lane CC) Fremont, Neb. (Fremont) Texarkana, Texas (Liberty-Eylau) Medford, Ore. (Phoenix) Reno, Nev. (Reno) Reno, Nev. (Reno) Portland, Ore. (Lincoln) San Ramon, Calif. (California/UCLA) Portland, Ore. (Central Catholic) Spokane, Wash. (Mead) Bellingham, Wash. (Bellingham) Lake Oswego, Ore. (Jesuit/Princeton) Klamath Falls, Ore. (Henley) St. Louis, Mo. (Chaminade) Albuquerque, N.M. (Eldorado) Auburn, Wash. (Auburn-Riverside/Lane CC) Eugene, Ore. (Sheldon) West Covina, Calif. (West Covina) West Covina, Calif. (West Covina) Carmel, Calif. (Carmel) Aurora, Ore. (Canby) Vancouver, Wash. (Central Catholic) Newport, Ore. (Newport/Washington) Portland, Ore. (Central Catholic/Lane CC) Lawrence, Kan. (Lawrence) Everett, Wash. (Moanalua) Ogden, Utah (Judge Memorial Catholic) St. Helens, Ore. (Port Angeles/College of the Siskiyous) Philomath, Ore. (Philomath) Cottage Grove, Ore. (Cottage Grove) North Bend, Ore. (North Bend) Happy Valley, Ore. (Clackamas/Clackamas CC) Peyton, Colo. (Peyton/Northern Colorado) Central Point, Ore. (Crater) Centralia, Wash. (Centralia) Des Moines, Iowa (Roosevelt) Beaverton, Ore. (Southridge) Newport, Ore. (Newport/Lane CC) Seattle, Wash. (Roosevelt) Albany, Ore. (South Albany) Portland, Ore. (Central Catholic) Portland, Ore. (Grant) Norwich, Vt. (Kimball Union Academy) Oro Valley, Ariz. (Ironwood Ridge) Newberg, Ore. (Newberg) * - has utilized redshirt season


OTHERS TO WATCH

The Men of Oregon 2009 NCAA Indoor Champions 2009 NCAA Outdoor Runners-up Three-time Defending Pac-10 Champions

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Marshall Ackley One of the most improved members of the team in 2009 earned All-America status in the decathlon (12th at the NCAA meet), and was the runner-up in the event at the Pac-10 Championships. Also scored in the 400 meter hurdles at the Pac-10 meet and was a regional qualifier in that event. Point-scoring member of the Ducks’ 2008 Pac-10 Championship team (decathlon). As a prep, captured five Oregon 2A state championships. Was a 13-time Oregon 2A state championships qualifier, and captured titles in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and pole vault. Graduated as the 2A state meet record holder in the 300 hurdles (38.12) and pole vault (15-4).

Senior Nyssa, Ore. Nyssa High School Decathlon All-American Personal Bests Decathlon - 7,470 points, NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark., 6/10-11/09 400 Meter Hurdles - 51.94, Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/17/09 Pole Vault - 15-9/4.80m, NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark., 6/11/09 Heptathlon - 5,209 points (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/27-28/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - Decathlon, 12th, 7,470 points NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 400 Meter Hurdles, p-5th, 53.95 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - Decathlon, 2nd, 7,337 points 2009 - 400 Meter Hurdles, 8th, 51.94 2009 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 3rd, 3:08.95 2008 - Decathlon, 5th, 6,866 points

2008-09: All-American (decathlon) and a three-time Pac-10 scorer (decathlon, 400 meter hurdles, 4x400 relay). Established PRs in eight events, including a 14-foot best in the javelin (176-0), to finish second in the decathlon at the Pac-10 Championships (7,337 points). Also scored for the three-time league champions in the 400 meter hurdles (eighth, 51.94) and the 4x400 meter relay (third, 3:08.95). Hurdle time at the Pac-10 meet led to his first NCAA West Regional bid. Nearly matched his PR run in the decathlon at the NCAA Championships, where het set six PRs, including a clearance at 15-9 in the pole vault, to establish a personal best score of 7,470 and collect his first career All-America award with a 12th-place finish. Opened season by winning the decathlon at the Big Green in the Desert (6,702 points). Scored 6,933 points in a second-place finish at the Oregon Relays. Finished second in the 400 hurdles (52.92) to help Oregon defeat UCLA. Indoors, set a career best in the heptathlon (5,209 points) in a fourth-place finish at the MPSF Championships. Also set high jump PR of 6-2 at the UW Indoor Invitational. Named the team’s Dow Wilson Inspirational Award winner. Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon - 7,470 points (PR), NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark. (6/10-11/09); 400 Meters - 48.33 (PR), NCAA Championships decathlon, Fayetteville, Ark. (6/10/09); 400 Meter Hurdles - 51.94 (PR), Pacific-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/17/09); High Jump - 6-0.5/1.84m, (PR), NCAA Championships decathlon, Fayetteville, Ark. (6-1009); Pole Vault - 15-9/4.80m (PR), NCAA Championships decathlon, Fayetteville, Ark. (6/11/09). Indoors - Heptathlon - 5,209 points, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/27-28/09); High Jump - 6-2/1.88m (PR), UW Indoor Invitational heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (1/30/09); Pole Vault - 15-7/4.75m (PR), MPSF Championships heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/09). 2007-08: Helped Oregon win its fourth Pac-10 title in the last six years by finishing fifth in the decathlon at Arizona State, where he scored a season-best 6,866 points. Also cleared a season-best 15-7 in the pole vault one week later at the Pac-10 meet. Placed fourth in the decathlon at the Sacramento State Invitational in March. Indoors, established a seasonal mark in the heptathlon of 4,541 points at the UW Indoor Invitational in February. Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon - 6,866 points, Pac-10 Championships, Tempe, Ariz. (5/9-10/08); Pole Vault - 15-7, Pac-10 Championships, Tempe, Ariz. (5/17/08); 400 Meters - 50.25, Pac10 Championships decathlon, Tempe, Ariz. (5/9/08); High Jump - 5-11.5, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/08). Indoors - Heptathlon - 4,541 points, UW Indoor Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (2/1-2/08). 2006-07: Made USA Junior Championships debut at end of season and opened event with three decathlon event bests (100 meters, long jump, shot put). Made collegiate debut in Azusa Pacific decathlon in mid-April and logged seven of his freshman season decathlon bests. Besides his combined event competitions (two decathlons and two heptathlons), also competed outdoors in the 110 meter hurdles, 400 meter hurdles, pole vault, and javelin and indoors in the 200 meters, 400 meters, 60 hurdles, pole vault. Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon - 6,110 points, Azusa Pacific Decathlon, Azusa, Calif. (4/11-12/07); 400 Hurdles - 55.54, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/07). Indoors - Heptathlon - 4,515 points, UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/2526/07). Prep: All-American. As a senior in 2006, won Oregon 2A state titles in 110 hurdles (15.14, w:-1.3), 300 hurdles (38.12) and pole vault (15-4), and placed second in the 4x100 meter relay (44.16). Was a top three finisher as a junior in the 110 hurdles (first, 15.36), 300 hurdles (second, 39.78), 4x100 meter relay (third, 44.70) and pole vault (first, 14-3), and as a sophomore in the 110 hurdles (third). Ended senior season ranked top-five among Oregon preps in the 110 hurdles (fifth, 14.96), 300 hurdles (first, 38.12) and pole vault (second, 15-4). After senior season, earned prep All-America honors in the Junior Olympics decathlon (sixth, 6,044). Four-year track letterwinner. Also lettered four seasons in football, and two in basketball. Was an all-state receiver and an all-league receiver/punter in football, and received all-state honorable mention in basketball. Participated in student government. Personal: Majoring in history. His sister Jessica Rodriguez played collegiate volleyball.

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A.J. Acosta A 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials competitor in the 1,500 meters and member of Oregon’s NCAA Champion distance medley relay team redshirted the 2009 outdoor season. Four-time All-American looks to reestablish himself among the nation’s elite middle distance runners. Had a terrific 2007-08 season that saw him break the legendary Steve Prefontaine’s school record for the indoor mile (3:58.52) and earn a pair of All-America awards (indoor mile, outdoor 1,500 meters). UO’s first runner to compete in both NCAA indoor mile and outdoor 1,500 events the same year — something he’s done twice now. Ran fastest indoor mile nationally among collegiate freshmen in 2007 (4:00.37). Also a two-time U.S. junior champion in outdoor 1,500 meters — only the third ever to repeat the feat in the event.

RS-Junior Oceanside, Calif. El Camino High School Middle Distance NCAA Champion (Distance Medley Relay) 4-Time All-American Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:40.52, Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif., 5/4/08 5,000 Meters - 13:50.20, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/25/08 Mile - 3:58.52 (i), Husky Last Chance Qualifier, Seattle, Wash., 3/8/08 3,000 Meters - 7:57.45 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/16/08 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2008 - 1,500 Meters, 9th, 3:43.95 2007 - 1,500 Meters, 20th, 3:46.83 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2009 - Mile, 13th, 4:05.72 2009 - DMR, 1st, 9:29.59 2008 - Mile, 3rd, 4:04.90 2007 - Mile, 13th, 4:08.78 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2009 - 106th, 31:01.0 2007 - 146th, 31:27 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2008 - 1,500 Meters, 4th, 3:43.41 2007 - 1,500 Meters, 9th, 3:48.43 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2009 - 33rd, 31:37.10 2007 - 24th, 30:49 Pac-10 Track Championships 2008 - 1,500 Meters, 2nd, 3:42.34 2008 - 5,000 Meters, 5th, 14:25.35 2007 - 1,500 Meters, 5th, 3:48.30 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 15th, 23:38.50 2007 - 12th, 23:24

2009-10: Cross Country - Solid start to the season as Oregon’s No. 4 runner (23rd overall, 24:16.50) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Finished in the top 20 percent of the field at the Pre-National Invitational (41st, 24:37.8, 8,000 meters). Good race as Oregon’s No. 5 runner at the Pac-10 championships where he stood 15th overall (23:38.50, 8,000 meters). Also the team’s fifth scorer at the NCAA West Regional (33rd in 31:37.10, 10,000 meters). Capped season by returning to the NCAA Championships for the first time since his freshman year. Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic honorable mention. 2008-09: Member of Oregon’s NCAA Championship distance medley relay team, that ran 9:29.59 to help the Ducks win their first NCAA Indoor national title. Earned his fourth career All-America award. His relay team was just 0.20 off the school record. Also qualified for the NCAA Indoor meet in the mile. Took second in the mile at the MPSF Championships (4:01.89). Ran a season-best 4:00.11 at the Husky Last Chance Qualifier to gain entrance to the NCAA Championships, where he finished 13th (4:05.72). Redshirted the outdoor season. Competed in one cross country race, taking 28th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational (24:59.44) as Oregon’s No. 7 runner. Season Bests: Indoors - Mile - 4:00.11, Husky Last Chance Qualifier, Seattle, Wash. (3/7/09). 2007-08: All-American in the 1,500 meters and the indoor mile. Qualified for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 1,500 meters where he finished eighth in his semifinal heat (3:44.96). Earned All-America status in the 1,500 with his ninth-place finish at the NCAA Championships (3:43.95). Accounted for 12 points in helping the Ducks win their fourth Pac-10 Championship in the last six seasons by finishing second in the 1,500 meters (3:42.34) and fifth in the 5,000 meters (14:25.35). Posted a career-best 1,500 meter time of 3:40.52 at the Cardinal Invitational. Helped Oregon defeat UCLA during an April dual meet by winning the 1,500 meters (3:46.87). Indoors, broke Steve Prefontaine’s 35 year-old indoor mile school record (3:59.2) by running 3:58.52 at the Husky Last Chance Qualifier. Earned indoor All-America honors by finishing third in the mile (4:04.90) at the NCAA Championships. Clocked PR of 7:57.45 in the 3,000 meters at the Husky Classic. Helped the distance medley relay team break the school record (9:34.06) at the USATF Indoor Championships in Boston. Was named the cross country Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year. In his first fall season, was one of nation’s top freshmen and a consistent contributor for the national champion Ducks with top-six team finishes in his last five races of the year. Was the top freshman in the Pac-10 Championships (12th, 23:24), and was named to the All-West Region team. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:40.52 (PR), Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (5/4/08); 5,000 Meters - 13:50.20 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/08). Indoors - Mile - 3:58.52 (PR), Husky Last Chance Qualifier, Seattle, Wash. (3/8/08); 3,000 Meters - 7:57.45 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/16/08). 2006-07: All-American in the indoor mile. Outdoors on track, earned an NCAA at-large invitation in the 1,500 meters after he ranked second for team in the Pac-10 Championships (fifth, 3:48.30) and West Regional (ninth, 3:48.43). Sped to a 6.26-second season best in April’s Oregon Invitational (3:42.40) that was the second-fastest time nationally by a freshman and tops overall on the team. Closed outdoor season by defending his USA Junior Championships 1,500 meter title (3:49.53). In July, finished second in Pan American Junior Championships, only .01 seconds behind UO teammate Matthew Centrowitz. Indoors, made second-ever NCAA mile appearance by a Duck. Ranked eighth among collegians in mile at indoor regular season’s end with a seasonal best from the Husky Last Chance Qualifier (4:00.37). Also was an NCAA provisional qualifier at 3,000 meters (8:02.80). Redshirted in cross country. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:42.40, Oregon Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/20/07); 5,000 Meters - 14:10.47, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (3/31/07). Indoors - Mile - 4:00.37, NCAA Last Chance Qualifier, Seattle, Wash. (3/3/07); 3,000 Meters - 8:02.80, Mountain Pacific Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24/07). Prep: All-American. Won 2006 U.S. Junior Championships 1,500 meters (3:45.95) to earn a spot on U.S. Junior World Championships team, where he finished 18th at the IAAF World Junior Championships. Ran 1,500 prep best as senior in the Oregon Twilight in Eugene (3:45.73). In senior fall campaign, won the 2005 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships after he placed ninth as a junior. Won California state cross country title as senior, and was second as a junior. On the track in 2006, won state 1,600 meters (4:04.95) and was second in the 3,200 meters (8:59.15). Was also a state qualifier in the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters as a junior and senior, and also in the 1,600 meters as a sophomore. Tabbed Track and Field News Runner of the Month in December 2005 after his Foot Locker win. Personal: Economics major with a business administration minor.

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Chad Barlow Member of Oregon’s national championship and record-setting distance medley relay team was a key performer for Oregon’s first NCAA Indoor title squad. One of the Ducks’ top returning sprinters was a three-time scorer at the 2009 Pac-10 Championships to help Oregon win its third straight crown. NCAA Championships qualifier at 400 meters. As a prep, was a Colorado 5A state 400 meter championships runner-up and member of three state champion 4x400 meter relays.

Senior Ft. Collins, Colo. Ft. Collins High School Sprints NCAA Champion (Distance Medley Relay) School Record (Distance Medley Relay) 2-Time All-American Personal Bests 200 Meters - 21.80, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore., 3/22/08 400 Meters - 46.69, Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/17/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - 400 Meters, p-5th, 47.15 2008 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 18th, 3:11.51 2007 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 14th, 3:07.24 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2009 - DMR, 1st, 9:29.59 2008 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 7th, 3:07.89 2008 - DMR, 9th, 9:36.80 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 400 Meters, 5th, 47.11 2008 - 400 Meters, 8th, 47.67 2008 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 2nd, 3:05.77 2007 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 3rd, 3:08.79 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 400 Meters, 6th, 46.69 2009 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 3rd, 3:08.95 2009 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 7th, 41.23 2008 - 400 Meters, 8th, 46.77 2008 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 2nd, 3:04.85 2007 - 400 Meters, 8th, 47.97 2007 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 4th, 3:09.93

2008-09: National Champion and school record on the distance medley relay team (indoors). Three-time Pac10 scorer (400 meters, both relays). Pair of memorable distance medley performances (400 meter leg) included a record-setting run at the UW Indoor Invitational (9:29.39) and a thrilling national championship at the NCAA meet at Texas A&M (9:29.59). Helped Oregon win its first-ever NCAA Indoor title. Outdoors, opened season with five straight wins at 400 meters - Oregon Preview, Stanford Invitational, Pepsi Team Invitational, OregonUCLA dual and the Oregon Relays. Victory against UCLA was crucial in a tight dual meet victory, where he sealed the meet by anchoring the winning 4x400 meter relay team. Ran a career-best 46.69 in the prelims of the Pac-10 Championships, before taking sixth in the finals (46.87). Also scored on both relay teams at the conference meet. Placed fifth in the 400 meters at the NCAA West Regional to earn his first individual bid to the NCAA Championships. Named the team’s Dow Wilson Inspirational Award winner. Season Bests: Outdoors: 400 Meters - 46.69 (PR), Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/17/09). Indoors: 400 Meters 47.34, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/14/09). 2007-08: All-American in the 4x400 meter relay (indoors). NCAA qualifier on the outdoor 4x400 meter relay team. Regional qualifier in the 400 meters. Pac-10 scorer in both the 400 meters and the 4x400 meter relay. Ran a career-best 46.77 to finish eighth in the 400 meters at the Pac-10 Championships, scoring a point for the eventual champions. Ran the anchor leg of Oregon’s Pac-10 runner-up 4x400 meter relay team, which clocked a season-best 3:04.85. Helped the 4x400 relay team advance to the NCAA Championships with a second place finish at the NCAA West Regional (3:05.77). Won the 400 at the Oregon Relays (47.19). Helped Oregon defeat UCLA in a dual meet by taking fourth in the 200 meters (22.14). Ran a career-best 21.80 in the 200 in finishing third at the Oregon Preview. Indoors, earned his first career All-America honors running on Oregon’s seventh place 4x400 meter relay team (3:07.89). Finished third in the 400 meters at the MPSF Championships (47.19). Was also a member of the distance medley relay team that placed ninth at the NCAA Championships (9:36.80). Earlier in the indoor season, helped the distance medley relay team break the school record (9:34.06) at the USATF Indoor Championships in Boston. Season Bests: Outdoors: 200 Meters - 21.80 (PR), Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/22/08); 400 Meters - 46.77 (PR), Pac10 Championships, Tempe, Ariz. (5/17/08). Indoors: 300 Meters - 34.42 (PR), UW Indoor Preview, Seattle, Wash. (1/19/08); 400 Meters - 47.19 (PR), Mountain Pacific Championships, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08). 2006-07: NCAA qualifier in the NCAA Championships 4x400 meter relay after top-four finishes in the Pac-10 Championships (fourth, 3:09.93) and NCAA West Regional (third, 3:08.79). In the 400 meters, capped season with two of his three fastest season times in the Pac-10 Championships. Opened May with his first collegiate win in Oregon Twilight 400 meters and also claimed a runner-up finish earlier in season in late March’s Clif Bar ASU Invitational with a season best. Indoors, finished second overall in Mountain Pacific Championships - three places better than his pre-meet seeding. Ran on the 4x400 meter team that placed second in the Mountain Pacific Championships (3:09.92) and ran three NCAA provisional qualifying efforts (3:09.91, 3:09.92, 3:10.03). Season Bests: Outdoors: 200 Meters - 22.11, Oregon Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/21/07); 400 Meters - 47.25, ASU Clif Bar Invitational, Tempe, Ariz. (3/24/07); Indoors: 200 Meters - 22.34 (PR), Husky Collegiate, Seattle, Wash. (2/10/07); 400 Meters - 47.82, Mountain Pacific Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24). Prep: Capped senior season with second-place finish in the 5A state 400 meters (47.14) - a 0.40- second season and personal best at the time and the ninth-fastest time in state history. Also ran on the 4x400 meter relay state champions as a sophomore, junior and senior. Four-year track letterwinner and one year basketball letterwinner. Personal: Sociology major.

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Bryce Burgess Two-time state 6A cross country and 3,000 meter champion hails from a long line of talented Oregon natives running for the Ducks. 2009-10: Cross Country - Made Oregon debut at the Pre’s Trail Pre-View where he ran second. Also placed second at the Mike Hodges Invitational. Saw action at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Made Pac-10 debut to begin the championships season (34th, 24:13.08). Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic honorable mention. 2008-09: Redshirted the cross country and track seasons. Raced unattached three times, including a seasonbest 14:42.66 in the 5,000 meters at the Oregon Relays. In the fall, ran unattached twice, with a top-10 finish at the Mike Hodges Invitational. Season Bests: Outdoors - 5,000 Meters - 14:42.66 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/24/09).

RS-Freshman Portland, Ore. Franklin High School Distance Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 34th, 24:13.08

Prep: Won back-to-back Oregon 6A state 3,000-meter titles as a junior (8:47.18) and senior (8:36.83). PR in the 3,000, 8:30.7 which was the top 3,000-meter time in the state and fourth nationally, came at the Noaln Reardon Memorial Hillsboro Relays. Also claimed the 2007 6A state cross country crown. The state’s 2007 Gatorade Boys Cross Country award recipient also finished third in the 1,500 meters at the 2007 (3:59.80) and 2008 (3:56.00) state high school track championships. 2007 season best of 3:59.57 in the 1,500 ranked third in the state’s class 6A, while his 3,000-meter best of 8:41.63 led the state encompassing all classifications. As a sophomore, finished seventh in the 4A state meet 3,000 with a time of 8:51.19. High School Bests: 800 Meters - 1:59.0; 1,500 Meters - 3:56.00; 3,000 Meters - 8:30.7; 5,000 Meters - 15:23. Personal: Major is material and product studies.

Matt Butcher Pac-10 scorer (4x100 relay) gained a wealth of experience as Oregon’s top rookie sprinter in 2009. State of Colorado sprint champion adds to Oregon’s impressive collection of young speedsters. 2008-09: Pac-10 scorer for the three-time league champions on the 4x100 meter relay team. Also ran the 200 meters at the league meet. The team’s top performer at 200 meters. Saw action in three indoor meets, running a season-best in the 200 (22.16) at the MPSF Championships. Outdoors, set a seasonal best, 21.82, in the 200 in a wind-aided effort during the UCLA dual meet. Won that event at the Oregon Twilight (22.13). Ran third leg of Oregon’s seventh-place Pac-10 4x100 meter relay team (41.23). That squad clocked a seasonbest 40.65 in the preliminary round. Season Bests: Outdoors - 200 Meters - 21.82 (w), Oregon-UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/18/09). Indoors - 200 Meters - 22.16 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/27/09).

Sophomore Longmont, Colo. Longmont High School Sprints

Prep: Broke the Colorado boys 400-meter state record while capturing the 2007 4A title in 47.01. Scored points in the 400 all four years, helping Longmont win the state championship as a senior in 2008. Won backto-back state titles in the 200 in 2007 (21.55) and 2008 (personal-best 21.28). Was third in the 100 as a junior. High School Bests: 100 Meters - 10.72; 200 Meters - 21:28; 400 Meters - 47.01. Personal: Major is undeclared.

Personal Bests 200 Meters - 21.28, Colorado State Championships, 2008 400 Meters - 47.01, Colorado State Championships, 2007 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 200 Meters 2009 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 7th, 41.23

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Matthew Centrowitz The No. 1-ranked collegian at 1,500 meters (3:36.92, seventh fastest in NCAA history) in 2009 was tabbed the Pac-10’s Track & Field Newcomer of the Year. The 2009 Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional champion at 1,500 meters. Scored points with his sixth place finish in the mile to help Oregon win its first ever NCAA Indoor Track & Field national title. Ranked No. 6 in the United States in the 1,500 meters and No. 16 in the mile. Was a 2009 All-American in cross country, helping Oregon to a runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships with a 27th-place finish. Won the 5,000 meters at the 2008 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships to advance to the World Championships.

RS-Sophomore Arnold, Md. Broadneck High School Middle Distance Pac-10 T&F Newcomer of the Year Pac-10 Champion (1,500) 2-Time All-American Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:36.92, Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif., 5/2/09 5,000 Meters - 13:49.15, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/24/09 Mile - 3:57.92 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/14/09 3,000 Meters - 7:55.90 (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/28/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - 1,500 Meters, p-9th, 3:43.19 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2009 - Mile, 6th, 4:02.69 2009 - 3,000 Meters, 12th, 8:10.73 2008 - DMR, 9th, 9:36.80 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2009 - 27th, 30:09.5 2008 - 45th, 29:27.8 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 1,500 Meters, 1st, 3:38.30 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2009 - 73rd, 32:29.80 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 1,500 Meters, 1st, 3:51.00 2009 - 5,000 Meters Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 5th, 23:09.35 2008 - 11th, 23:47.95 2007 - 27th, 23:46

2009-10: Cross Country - All-American had a terrific start to the season as Oregon’s top runner (fourth overall) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in 23:39.87. Took 27th at the Pre-National Invitational (24:22.8, 8,000 meters) as Oregon’s No. 4 runner to help the Ducks capture the team victory. Established career best at the Pac-10 Championships with a fifth-place finish (23:09.35) as Oregon’s No. 2 runner. Also raced in his first career NCAA West Regional. Sparked Oregon’s second-place finish at the NCAA Championships by placing 27th individually — one of four Ducks in the top 31 — to earn his first career cross country All-America award. 2008-09: Vital component of two NCAA Championship teams - Cross Country and Indoor Track & Field - as well as leading the nation outdoors in the 1,500 meters (3:36.92) and earning Pac-10 Track & Field Newcomer of the Year honors. Season got off to a strong start in the mile indoors where he briefly set the school record at the Husky Classic, running 3:57.92, before Galen Rupp clipped that mark by .06 late in the season. Finished indoor campaign with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships in 4:02.69 to help Oregon win its firstever NCAA Indoor title. Also qualified for the indoor championships at 3,000 meters, where he placed 12th (8:10.73). Won the MPSF title at that distance in 7:55.90, the fifth-best time indoors at Oregon. Outdoors, helped the Ducks defeat UCLA with a second-place finish at 1,500 meters (3:47.77) before his eye-popping turn of 3:36.92 at the Cardinal Invitational. That time ranked third all-time at Oregon and was less than half a second off the school record of 3:36.48 set by Olympic gold medalist Joaquim Cruz in 1984. It was the seventh-fastest time in NCAA history, and garnered Pac-10 athlete of the week honors. Ran lead leg of Oregon’s thrilling collegiate record in the 4x1 mile relay (16:03.24) at the Oregon Twilight. At the Pac-10 Championships, led a 1-2-3 Oregon sweep in the 1,500 meters (3:51.00) as the Ducks won their third straight Pac-10 title. Went on to win the NCAA West Regional in 3:38.30. Suffered a setback due to a stress fracture prior to his first NCAA Outdoor Championships, but still fought gamely to a ninth-place finish in his provisional heat. Also set a PR at 5,000 meters, running 13:49.15 at the Oregon Relays. In the fall, helped Oregon win its second straight NCAA Cross Country Championship as the Ducks’ No. 4 runner at the national meet. Finished 45th overall in his championships debut in 30:21.3. Varsity opener came at the Pac-10 Championships where he helped Oregon to its third straight title with his 11th place showing (fifth on the team) in 23:47.95. Also successful running unattached at the Mike Hodges Invitational, where he tied Andrew Wheating for first, and at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, where he was ninth. Named the team’s George Scharpf Outstanding Athlete Award winner. Season Bests: Outdoors: 1,500 Meters - 3:36.92 (PR), Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (5/2/09); 5,000 Meters 13:49.15 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/24/09). Indoors: Mile - 3:57.92 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/14/09); 3,000 Meters - 7:55.90 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/09). 2007-08: After redshirting the outdoor NCAA season, won the 5,000 meters at the USA Junior Track & Field Championships in June, running 14:44.67. Advanced to the World Junior Championships, where he finished 11th in a season-best 13:58.31. Indoors, placed fourth in the mile at the Husky Classic (4:00.26) and sixth in that event at the UW Indoor Invite (4:03.08). Was a member of the distance medley relay team that placed ninth at the NCAA Championships (9:36.80). Competed in two cross country races for Oregon. Claimed a top-30 finish at the Pac-10 Championships as a true freshman (27th, 23:46). Opened his collegiate career in late September at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Season Bests: Outdoors: 5,000 Meters - 13:58.31, World Junior Championships, Bydgoszcz, Poland (7/13/08). Indoors: 800 Meters - 1:51.57 (PR), Husky Last Chance Qualifier, Seattle, Wash. (3/8/08); Mile - 4:00.26, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/24/08); 3,000 Meters - 8:13.19, USATF Indoor Championships, Boston, Mass. (2/23/08). Prep: Finished eighth in the 2006 Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships as a senior. Earlier in the fall season, he placed fifth in the Foot Locker Northeast Regional and won his third Maryland 4A state cross country title. On the track, won the 2007 Pan American Junior Championships 1,500 meter title (3:56.63) over Duck teammate A.J. Acosta by .01 seconds, two weeks after they reversed their places and were .01 seconds apart in the USA Junior Championships (3:49.53/3:49.54). In mid-June, Centrowitz won the 2007 Nike Outdoor Nationals 2-Mile (8:41.55) in the third-fastest time in prep history. Two weeks before, he ran a mile best (4:03.40) in the Reebok Grand Prix. As a junior in the spring of 2006, he won the Penn Relays 3,000 meters in 8:20.09, a time that ranked him second on the national season best list. At the state level, he won the 1,600 meter title as a senior (state meet record 4:04.09) and 3,200 meter title as a junior (9:13.68), and also placed top five as a sophomore (second) and freshman (fourth). Personal: Sociology major. His father Matt Centrowitz was a two-time Olympian and All-America distance runner for Oregon.

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Ashton Eaton

Senior Bend, Ore. Mountain View High School Decathlon 3-Time NCAA Champion (Decathlon, twice, Heptathlon-i) Pac-10 Champion (Decathlon, twice) Bowerman Award Finalist USTFCCCA Field Athlete of the Year (Indoor & Outdoor) Pac-10 Field Athlete of the Year School Record (Heptathlon-i) 5-Time All-American Personal Bests Decathlon - 8,241w (legal - 8,122 points), NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark., 6/10-11/09 100 Meters - 10.35w (legal - 10.49), NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark., 6/10/09 400 Meters - 46.34, Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/17/09 110 Meter Hurdles - 13.85, NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark., 6/11/09 High Jump - 6-10.25/2.09m (i), UW Indoor Invitational, Seatte, Wash., 1/30/09 Pole Vault - 16-9/5.10m, OTC All-Comers Meet, Eugene, Ore., 7/30/09 Long Jump - 25-9.25/7.85m, IAAF World Championships, Berlin, Germany, 8/19/09 Heptathlon - 6,174 (i), UW Indoor Invitational, Seattle, Wash., 1/30-31/09 60 Meters - 6.84 (i), UW Indoor Invitational, Seattle, Wash., 1/30/09 60 Meter Hurdles - 7.90 (i), NCAA Indoor Championships, College Station, Texas, 3/14/09

The top combined event competitor among the college ranks has won three straight NCAA Championships (2008 decathlon, 2009 heptathlon, 2009 decathlon). 2009 Bowerman Award finalist. Represented Team USA in the decathlon at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin after finishing second at the 2009 USA Track & Field Championships (8,075 points). The 2009 USTFCCCA Indoor & Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year. Pac-10 Field Athlete of the Year. Has scored over 8,000 points in seven straight decathlons dating back to the 2008 NCAA Championships. Contributed 10 team points with his heptathlon win (5,988 points) as Oregon claimed its first ever NCAA Indoor Track & Field title in 2009. Matched that with a decathlon win (8,241 points) and 10 points for the national runners-up at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor meet. Has accounted for more than 50 points (50.25) during Oregon’s run of three straight Pac-10 championships (26 in 2009, 17.5 in 2008 and 6.75 in 2007). Was the top collegian at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials (8,122 points). Ranked No. 16 in the world and No. 3 in the United States in the decathlon. Invaluable member of Oregon’s sprint, relay and long jump corps, in addition to the decathlon. 2008-09: Bowerman Award finalist was a two-time NCAA champion and a Pac-10 champion during a remarkable junior season. Won the NCAA Indoor heptathlon and Outdoor decathlon titles, as well as the Pac-10’s decathlon crown. Scored 26 points in five events as the Ducks won their third straight Pac-10 title and was named the Pac-10 Field Athlete of the Year. Named the USTFCCCA Indoor and Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year. Two-time All-American. Indoors, etched his name all over the Oregon record book. Broke his own school record in the heptahlon at the UW Indoor Invitational (6,194 points). Scored 5,988 points in winning his first NCAA heptathlon title, and helped lead Oregon to its first ever NCAA Indoor championship. Other noteworthy indoor marks included a 7.90 in the 60 meter hurdles (No. 3 all-time) at the NCAA Championships and 6.84 in the 60 meters (No. 4 all-time) at the UW Invitational. Both marks came during heptathlon performances. Also cleared a personal-best 6-10.25 in the high jump at the UW meet and an indoor best 16-8.75 pole vault at the NCAA meet. Scored more than 8,000 points in all five decathlons of the outdoor season. Made first combined events appearance at the Oregon Relays, where he won with 8,023 points. Successfully defended his Pac-10 decathlon title by scoring 8,091 points. Also scored in the long jump (second, 25-6.75), 400 meters (third, 46.34) and on both relays to earn performer of the meet honors. Time in the 400 was a personal best that led Oregon in 2009 and ranks seventh all-time at the University. Was an NCAA West Regional qualifier in the 400 (6th, 47.19). Set bests in the 100 meters (10.35w) and the 110 meter hurdles (13.85) in scoring a wind-aided 8,241 points to win his second straight NCAA decathlon title. Time in the hurdles ranks as the seventh-best in school history. Scored 10 points for the national runners-up as Oregon has its best finish at the NCAA meet in a quarter century. Earned a spot on Team USA by finishing second in the decathlon at the USA Track & Field Championships (8,075 points). Notched a personal-best in the pole vault, 16-9, in an OTC all-comers meet in July before heading off to the IAAF World Championships. There, he again topped 8,000 points (8,061) in an 18th-place finish that was highlighted by his personal best leap in the long jump, 25-9.25. That mark is the eighth-best long jump at Oregon. Named the team’s Harry Ritchie High Point Award winner. Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon 8,241w (PR), NCAA Championships decathlon, Fayetteville, Ark. (6/10-11/09); 100 Meters - 10.35w (PR), NCAA Championships decathlon, (6/10/09); 400 Meters - 46.34 (PR), Pac-10 Championships (5/17/09); 110 Meter Hurdles - 13.85 (PR), NCAA Championships decathlon, Fayetteville, Ark. (6/11/09); High Jump 6-8.75/2.05m (PR), Oregon Relays decathlon, Eugene, Ore. (4/23/09) & USA Track & Field Championships, Eugene, Ore (6/25/09); Pole Vault - 16-9/5.10m (PR), OTC All-Comers Meet, Eugene, Ore. (7/30/09). Long Jump - 25-9.25/7.85m (PR), IAAF World Championships decathlon, Berlin, Germany (8/19/09). Indoors Heptathlon - 6,174 (PR), UW Indoor Invitational heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (1/30-31/09); 60 Meters - 6.84 (PR), UW Indoor Invitational heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (1/30/09); 60 Meter Hurdles - 7.90 (PR), NCAA Championships heptathlon, College Station, Texas (3/14/09); High Jump - 6-10.25/2.09m (PR), UW Indoor Invitational heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (1/30/09); Pole Vault - 16-8.75/5.10m (PR), NCAA Championships heptathlon, College Station, Texas (3/14/09); Long Jump - 24-11/7.59m, UW Indoor Invitational heptathlon, Seattle, Wash. (1/30/09).

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MEN’S PROFILES NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - Decathlon, 1st, 8,241 points 2008 - Decathlon, 1st, 8,055 points 2007 - Long Jump, 18th, 24-2.5 /7.37m 2007 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 14th, 40.77 2007 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 14th, 3:07.24 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2009 - Heptathlon, 1st, 5,988 points 2008 - Heptathlon, 6th, 5,676 points 2008 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 7th, 3:07.89 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 400 Meters, 6th, 47.19 2008 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 2nd, 3:05.07 2007 - Long Jump, 5th, 24-6.25/7.47m 2007 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 3rd, 40.26 2007 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 3rd, 3:08.79 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - Decathlon, 1st, 6,664 points 2009 - Long Jump, 2nd, 25-6.75/7.79m 2009 - 400 Meters, 3rd, 46.34 2009 - High Jump, t10th, 6-6.75/2.00m 2009 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 3rd, 3:08.95 2009 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 7th, 41.23 2008 - Decathlon, 1st, 7,604 points 2008 - 200 Meters, 6th, 21.43 2008 - Long Jump, 7th, 23-8.25/7.21m 2008 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 2nd, 3:04.85 2008 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 7th, 40.62 2007 - Long Jump, 5th, 23-8.25/7.21m (w: 6.7) 2007 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 3rd, 40.63 2007 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 4th, 3:09.93

Ashton Eaton (continued) 2007-08: Was the 2008 NCAA Champion in the decathlon, as well as being the Pacific-10 Champion in the event. Was a Pac-10 scorer in five events: decathlon (first, 10 points), 200 meters (sixth, 3 points), long jump (seventh, 2 points) 4x100 meter relay (seventh, 2 points) and the 4x400 meter relay (second, 8 points) to play a role in 25 of the Ducks’ 144.5 total points in winning the team crown for the fourth time in the last six years. Took part in four decathlons in 2008. Opened with an NCAA automatic mark of 7,792 points at the Sacramento State Invitational. Won the Pac-10 decathlon with 7,604 points. Broke the 8,000-point barrier in winning the NCAA Championships, scoring 8,055 points. Became just the second NCAA decathlon champion from Oregon, joining Santiago Lorenzo (2001). Scored a career-best 8,122 points at the U.S. Olympic Trials to finish as the highest collegian and fifth overall. That mark ranks second all-time at Oregon, just 45 points behind the record of 8,167 set by Pedro daSilva in 1992. Had Oregon’s best time in the 400 meters, an NCAA provisional 46.74, that earned him a first-place finish in the UCLA dual meet in April. Had Oregon’s best overall long jump of the outdoor season, a 25-2.5 effort in the decathlon at the NCAA Championships. Also Oregon’s top competitor in the 110 hurdles, winning the Pepsi Team Invite in 14.30. Ranked second on the squad in the 200 meters (21.39) and third in the 100 meters (10.57). Also a member of Oregon’s NCAA Championship-qualifying 4x400 meter relay team, which had a season-best of 3:04.85 in finishing second at the Pac-10 Championships, and the NCAA Regional 4x100 squad (40.20). Indoors, shattered Santiago Lorenzo’s school record heptathlon record of 5,608 points with his 5,859-point performance at the UW Indoor Invite. Went on to finish sixth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (5,676). Had the No. 3 indoor long jump at UO (25-3.25) at the UW Indoor Invite. Placed second in the 60 meter hurdles at the MPSF Championships (8.12). Earned All-America status with the indoor 4x400 meter relay team which finished seventh at the NCAA Championships (3:07.89). Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon - 8,122 (legal PR), U.S. Olympic Trials, Eugene, Ore. (6/29-30/08); Long Jump - 25-2.5, NCAA Championships decathlon, Des Moines, Iowa (6/11/08); 100 Meters - 10.57, Pac-10 Championships decathlon, Tempe, Ariz. (5/9/08); 200 Meters - 21.39 (PR), Pac-10 Championships, Tempe, Ariz. (5/16/08); 400 Meters - 46.74, Oregon-UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/19/08); 110 Hurdles - 14.30, Pepsi Team Invite, Eugene, Ore. (4/5/08). Indoors Heptathlon - 5,859, UW Indoor Invite, Seattle, Wash. (2/1/08); Long Jump - 25-3.25 (PR), UW Indoor Invite, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08); 60 Hurdles - 8.03, MPSF Indoors, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08). 2006-07: Pac-10 scorer in the long jump and decathlon. NCAA Qualifier (long jump, 4x100 meter relay, 4x400 meter relay). Was one of only three freshmen to qualify provisionally for NCAAs in the combined events both indoors and outdoors. Finished second in Pac-10 Championships decathlon with a season-best 7,123 points in only his second career decathlon. Earlier in the season, won the Jim Click Open Decathlon with 6,977 points. Competed in NCAA Championships long jump (18th, 24-2.5) after he placed fifth in the West Regional (24-6.25) and Pac-10 Championships. Helped the 4x100 meter relay to third-place finishes in the Pac-10 and West Regional (40.63/40.26) and a 14th-place effort in the NCAA finale (40.77). Added to busy schedule in NCAA finale in Sacramento with leg on 4x400 meter relay (14th, 3:07.24) after thirdand fourth-place finishes in the West Regional and Pac-10 Championships. Placed third at the USA Junior Championships decathlon (7,155 points) and second in the long jump (24-0.25), the latter of which earned him a trip to Brazil for the Pan American Junior Championships. Indoors, in the team’s season opener, met the NCAA provisional score in his heptathlon debut in the UW Invitational (second, 5,370). At indoor season’s end, led UO in the heptathlon and long jump, and ranked top three in the 60 meters, high jump and 60 meter hurdles. Also ran on indoor 4x400 meter relay that placed second in the Mountain Pacific Championships. Season Bests: Outdoors - Decathlon - 7,123, Pac-10 Championships Decathlon, Stanford, Calif. (5/5-6/07); Long Jump - 24-6.25 (w:1.3), West Regional, Eugene, Ore. (5/25/07); 100 Meters - 10.66, Jim Click Open decathlon, Tucson, Ariz. (3/22/07); 200 Meters - 21.62 (w:2.1), California Collegiate Challenge, Berkeley, Calif. (4/28/07); 400 Meters - 48.55, Jim Click Open decathlon, Tucson, Ariz. (3/22/07). Indoors - Heptathlon - 5,370, UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/26-27/07); Long Jump - 24-3, UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/26/07). Prep: In 2006, won Oregon 4A state titles as a senior in 400 meters (48.69) and long jump (24-0 1/4w), and was runner-up in the 200 meters (22.10) to land athlete of the meet honors. As a junior posted a second-place state finish in the long jump with a then-personal best (23-2 1/4). Led the state long jump rankings in 2006 (24-1) and also ranked top-three in the state in the 100 meters (third, 10.84), 200 meters (second, 21.69) and 400 meters (second, 48.69). Also lettered in football as a halfback and wrestled. Personal: Majoring in psychology. His grandfather James Eaton was a Michigan State halfback.

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Mac Fleet 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. Heads an impressive class of distance and middle-distance freshmen. Nationally, ranked second in the mile (4:02.90) and sixth at 800 meters (1:50.31) among all high schoolers in 2009. 2009-10: 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 PreNational 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.

Freshman San Diego, Calif. University City High School Middle Distance Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:47.44, U.S. Junior Track & Field Championships, Eugene, Ore., 6/28/09 Mile - 4:02.90, Portland Track Festival, Portland, Ore., 6/13/2009

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 undeclared.

NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2009 - 49th, 31:58.69 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 33rd, 24:11.74

Eric Hersey Pac-10 scorer in the 110 meter hurdles as a redshirt freshman. Was one of nation’s top prep hurdlers in 200607 and a California state meet placer in both hurdles events as a senior.

RS-Sophomore Los Altos, Calif. Los Altos High School Hurdles Personal Bests: 110 Hurdles - 13.84w (legal - 14.21), California State High School Meet, 2007 60 Meter Hurdles - 8.17 (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/28/09 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 110 Meter Hurdles, p-6th, 14.21 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 110 Meter Hurdles, 5th, 14.23

2008-09: Pac-10 scorer in 110 meter hurdles. 60 meter hurdle specialist indoors where he ran 8.18 at the New Balance Invitational in New York and then hit a career-best 8.17 in the preliminaries at the MPSF Championships. Took seventh in the final (8.24). Outdoors, scored for Oregon’s three-time Pac-10 champions with a fifth-place run in the 110 meter hurdles (14.23). Won that race at the Oregon Preview and the Oregon Twilight (14.28). Ran a seasonal best in the event at the NCAA West Regional (14.21). Also ran the 400 meter hurdles with a best of 54.00 at the Oregon Relays. Pac-10 All-Academic second team. Season Bests: Outdoors - 110 Hurdles - 14.21, NCAA West Regional, Eugene, Ore. (5/29/09); 400 Meter Hurdles - 54.00 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/09). Indoors - 60 Meter Hurdles - 8.17 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/09) 2007-08: Redshirted the outdoor season. Competed at the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships, where he ran 14.28 in the 110 hurdles to place 14th. Had three appearances during the indoor season. Placed fourth in the 60 meter hurdles at the Husky Classic (8.49). Also ran third at that meet in the 400 meters (50.46). Season Bests: Outdoors - 110 Hurdles - 14.28, USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Columbus, Ohio (6/20/08). Indoors - 60 Meters - 8.31, UW Indoor Invite, Seattle, Wash. (2/2/08); 60 Meter Hurdles - 8.49, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/16/08); 400 Meters - 50.46, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/16/08). Prep: As senior, ran a 110 hurdles personal best in the 2007 California state meet (fifth, 13.84, w:2.3) and also placed in the 300 hurdles (eighth, 37.98) with a time that was just off his personal best (37.67) from the CIF Central Coast Section final. During senior season, placed fourth in the Arcadia Invitational 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles. He also placed ninth at the state meet in the 110 hurdles as a sophomore. Named team MVP and Athlete of the Year. Also lettered at forward two soccer seasons and scored 30 goals. Personal: Political science major.

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Cyrus Hostetler Pac-10 Champion and 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials competitor owns one of the best throws by a collegian in NCAA history. Effort of 272-10 from the Pepsi Team Invitational is a school and Pac-10 record and ranks fourth all-time in the NCAA. Ranked No. 16 in the world and second in the United States in the javelin. Joins Alex Wolff and Mike Simmons to give Oregon three All-America javelin throwers.

RS-Senior Newberg, Ore. Newberg High School/Lane CC Javelin Pac-10 Champion (Javelin) Pac-10/School Record (Javelin) All-American Personal Bests: Javelin - 272-10/83.16m, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore., 4/4/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - Javelin, 4th, 238-6/66.16m NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - Javelin, 1st, 239-8/73.06m Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - Javelin, 1st, 250-5/76.32m

2008-09: Won the javelin during every regular season meet before claiming the titles at the Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional championships. Finished fourth at the NCAA Championships to earn his first AllAmerica award. Also qualified for the USA Track & Field Championships, where he just missed a spot on Team USA with a fourth-place finish. Surpassed 250 feet in four different meets. Won the Oregon Preview (218-11) and the Stanford Invitational (245-3) before his Herculean toss at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Mark of 272-10 broke John Stiegeler’s school record by 20 feet. Also broke Esko Mikkola’s 1998 Pac-10 record of 268-7 (Arizona) and established a new Pepsi Team Invitational standard. The 272-10 mark is fourth all-time among collegians, trailing only Patrik Bodén of Texas (292-4), Tom Pukstys of Florida (273-3) and Matti Närhi of Texas-El Paso (273-2). Continued hot streak with wins in the UCLA dual meet (257-2) and the Oregon Relays (261-11) before claiming his first Pac-10 title with a throw of 250-5. Scored 10 team points to help Oregon win its third straight Pac-10 title. Also won the NCAA West Regional crown with a mark of 238-6. At the NCAA Championships, placed fourth with a throw of 238-6 to score five point for the national runners-up. Capped season with a fourth-place showing at the USA Track & Field Championships (247-11). Named the team’s George Scharpf Outstanding Athlete Award winner. Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin 272-10/66.16m, Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/4/09). Before Oregon: Competing for Lane Community College, won the 2008 NWAACC javelin title as a sophomore with a conference and school record throw of 241-0. That effort also qualified him for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials. Best throw at the trials was 219-3, which was the top collegian and 17th overall. Was also the top collegian (third overall) at the Twilight Meet in May with a then-school record throw of 233-7. Also finished fourth in decathlon at the NWAACC meet, scoring 5,919 points. As a freshman, placed second at the NWAACC meet with a throw of 208-6. Also played basketball for Lane as a freshman. Attended Weber State for one year after high school, but did not compete. LCC Bests: Outdoors - Javelin - 241-0, NWAACC Championships, Gresham, Ore. (5/23/08); Decathlon - 5,919 points, NWAACC Championships, Gresham, Ore (4/28-29/08). Prep: A USATF junior All-American in the javelin after placing fifth (205-2). First team all-state in the javelin, where he ranked 10th nationally. Also played football, basketball and baseball for Newberg. Was a first team all-conference pick at tight end. Graduated with honors from Newberg. Personal: Art major. Wants to become a cast member on the Discovery Channel’s Myth Busters.

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David Klech One of the conference’s top hurdlers. Ran the ninth-fastest 400 meter hurdles in school history in his first outdoor race as a Duck. Redshirted the 2007-08 season. Competed for UCLA as a freshman during the 2006-07 season after one of the most prolific prep careers in California state history. The 2006 Gatorade National Athlete of the Year and 2005 and ’06 Gatorade California State Athlete of the Year. A four-time national champion, 12-time prep All-American, 400 hurdles state record holder, and Nike Indoor Nationals pentathlon champion and meet record holder.

RS-Junior San Ramon, Calif. California High School/UCLA Hurdles/Jumps Personal Bests: 110 Meter Hurdles - 14.37, UCLA Dual Meet, Eugene, Ore., 4/18/09 400 Meter Hurdles - 50.34, 2006 High Jump - 7-0.75/2.13m, 2005 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 400 Meter Hurdles, p-4th, 52.80

2008-09: Had four races in the 400 meter hurdles and two in the 110 hurdles. In his first outdoor race in an Oregon singlet, ran the ninth-fastest 400 meter hurdle time in school history, 50.75, in a win at the Stanford Invitational. Also won the 400 hurdles at the Pepsi Team Invitational (51.67). Pulled off a double victory in the 110 meter hurdles (14.37) and the 400 hurdles (50.77) to help Oregon defeat UCLA in their dual meet. Ran second in the 110 hurdles at the Oregon Relays (14.55). Finished season with his first ever Pac-10 appearance, where he was slowed by an injury. Ran on winning 4x400 meter relay teams at the Pepsi Team Invitational (3:12.51) and the Oregon Relays (3:10.90). Indoors ran on the 4x400 meter relay team at the MPSF Championships (3:10.40) and the Iowa State NCAA Qualifier (3:09.33). Pac-10 All-Academic first team. Season Bests: Outdoors - 110 Meter Hurdles - 14.37 (PR), UCLA Dual Meet, Eugene, Ore. (4/18/09); 400 Meter Hurdles - 50.75, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (3/27/09). 2007-08: Redshirt season. Before Oregon: Saw limited action for UCLA indoors and outdoors in 2007. Events included the 110 and 400 hurdles, high jump, long jump and 4x400 meter relay. Prep: Won the 400 meter hurdles bronze medal in the 2005 World Youth Championships, the same event in which he won the 2006 Junior Olympic title and placed third in the 2006 USA Outdoor Junior Championships. Was tabbed Gatorade California Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year in 2005 and 2006, Track & Field News magazine Boys Athlete of the Year runner-up in 2006 and a USA Today All-American. Also was a 10time league champion and 16-time All-League honoree. Two-time team captain, three-time team MVP, and six-event school record holder (400 meters, 800 meters, 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, high jump, long jump). California state record holder in the 400 meter hurdles and indoor pentathlon. Two-time Arcadia Invitational champion in the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles (meet record). Stanford Invitational MVP in 2005 and 2006. Also set Stanford Invitational meet records in the 110 hurdles, 400 hurdles and high jump. 2005 Golden West Champion in the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles. Nike Indoor Nationals pentathlon champion and meet record holder. Nike All-American in 2005. Ranked top-five nationally in the following events - 110 hurdles (2006), 300 hurdles (2006), 400 hurdles (2006), high jump (2005) and pentathlon (2006). High School Bests: 400 Meters - 47.67; 800 Meters - 1:53.1; 110 Hurdles - 13.69; 300 Hurdles - 35.4; 400 Hurdles - 50.34; High Jump - 7-0.75; Long Jump - 24-7.75; Pentathlon - 3,980 points. Personal: Majoring in psychology.

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Kenny Klotz Senior and 2009 cross country All-American is Oregon’s most experienced cross country runner in terms of his championship races. Has run at four consecutive cross country NCAA Championships, NCAA West Regionals and Pac-10 Championships. One of four cross country All-Americans among the talented Oregon contingent. Made a name at the national level with USA and Pan American Junior titles in the 10,000 meters, and USA Junior runner-up finishes in the 5,000 meters and cross country.

Senior Portland, Ore. Central Catholic High School Distance 2-Time All-American Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:46.02, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore., 3/22/08 5,000 Meters - 13:58.15, Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif., 5/4/08 Mile - 4:04.82 (i), UW Last Chance Qualifier, Seattle, Wash., 3/8/08 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2009 - 29th, 30:13.9 2008 - 66th, 30:35.8 2007 - 37th, 30:36 2006 - 186th, 33:35 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2008 - 5,000 Meters, 6th, 14:14.22 2007 - 5,000 Meters, 17th, 14:31.10 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2009 - 32nd, 31:32.37 2008 - 14th, 29:28.08 2007 - 12th, 30:26.40 2006 - 19th, 30:40.15 Pac-10 Track Championships 2008 - 5,000 Meters, 6th, 14:26.25 2008 - 10,000 Meters, 2nd, 30:18.77 2007 - 5,000 Meters, 9th, 14:31.48 2007 - 10,000 Meters, 8th, 29:50.26 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 37th, 24:27.26 2008 - 23rd, 24:26.71 2007 - 13th, 23:25.0 2006 - 42nd, 24:45.42

2009-10: Cross Country - Closed out his cross country career at Oregon with an All-America run that was also his best-ever finish at the NCAA Championships. After opening the season at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, posted a solid run at the Pre-National Invitational as Oregon’s No. 3 runner. His 11th-place finish in 24:05.3 (8,000 meters) helped Oregon claim the team title. Began championships season with his fourth career Pac10 appearance. Was the Ducks’ No. 4 runner at the NCAA West Regional (32nd in 31:32.37, 10,000 meters). Helped spark Oregon to a second-place finish at the NCAA Championships with his 29th-place finish in 30:13.9 to claim his second career All-America award in four career Championships races. 2008-09: Limited track season saw him run three times indoors and six times outdoors. Continued to be one of Oregon’s most consistent cross country performers. Was the Ducks’ No. 4 runner at the NCAA West Regional where the team won its third straight title. Placed 14th overall in 29:28.08. Made his third career appearance at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., where he was the No. 6 runner for the 2008 national champions. Finished in the top third overall in 30:35.8. Made his season debut at the Pac-10 Championships, where he placed 23rd (24:26.71) for the three-time league champions. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:49.38, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/21/09); 5,000 Meters - 14:36.00, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (3/27/09). Indoors - Mile - 4:09.63, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/14/09). 2007-08: All-American in cross country. Pac-10 track championships scorer in the 10,000 and 5,000 meters. NCAA Regional qualifier in the 5,000 meters. Most outdoor races came at 5,000 meters. Won the event at the UCLA dual meet (14:10.70) to help the Ducks defeat the Bruins. Ran a personal-best 13:58.15 in the 5,000 at the Cardinal Invitational to finish sixth. Dual event scorer at the Pac-10 championships, where he finished second in his only 10,000-meter race of the season (30:18.77) and placed sixth in the 5,000 meters (14:26.25) to score 11 team points and help the Ducks win their second straight Pac-10 title. Ran sixth in the 5,000 (14:14.22) at the NCAA West Regional. In cross country, shined as one of the most reliable runners on the Pac-10, West Regional and NCAA Champion team. Was one of three runners, along with juniors Galen Rupp and Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott, to finish on the team’s top-five in every appearance. Took 37th (30:36) in second NCAA Championships trip and was one of five All-Americans for UO. In weeks prior was an All-Pac-10 Second Team pick and 13th overall in the Pac-10 Championships (23:25), and improved to 12th in the West Regional (30:27) two weeks later. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:46.92 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/08); 5,000 Meters - 13:58.15 (PR), Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (5/8/08); 10,000 Meters - 30:18.77, Pac-10 Championships, Tempe, Ariz. (5/17/08). Indoors - Mile - 4:04.82 (PR), UW Last Chance Qualifier, Seattle, Wash. (3/8/08); 3,000 Meters - 8:06.43, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08); 5,000 Meters - 14:05.30, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/16/08). 2006-07: Pac-10 scorer in the 10,000 meters. U.S. Junior 10,000 meter champion. Donned UO jersey for first time on track in early May and ran a 5,000 meter regional qualifier in the Oregon Twilight. Came back following week to score in the Pac-10 Championships in his 10,000 meter debut (eighth, 29:50.26), and the next day finished ninth in the 5,000. A month later in USA Outdoor Junior Championships, won the 10,000 meters the day after he finished second in the 5,000. Capped track season in early July with Pan American junior title in the 10,000 meters. Did not race indoor track as he competed in the USA and World Junior Cross Country finales. In winter of 2007, led Americans in World Junior Cross Country Championships (56th, 27:11) in Mombasa, Kenya, a month after he finished second in the USA Junior Cross Country Championships. In fall cross country slate, earned All-Region honors in the West Regional (19th), then followed with his NCAA debut. Ran on victorious Pac-10 team squad. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:49.80, Prefontaine Classic ‘B Section’, Eugene, Ore. (6/9/07); 5,000 Meters - 14:07.78, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/07); 10,000 Meters - 29:50.26 (PR), Pac-10 Championships, Stanford, Calif. (5/12/07). Prep: In Foot Locker Championships, placed fourth as a senior in 2005 and 24th as a junior in ‘04. Was the first two-time harrier of the Oregon-Washington Border Clash as a senior and junior. Placed sixth in the 2004 Foot Locker West Regional as a junior, and won the 2005 Nike Team Nationals in Portland, Ore. Won Oregon 4A state cross country titles as a senior and junior, and was 17th as a sophomore. In state track finals, won the 1,500 meters and 3,000 meters as a senior (3:55.23/8:18.35), and was second in ‘05 in the 1,500 and 3,000 (3:54.36/8:21.24), and third in the 3,000 as a freshman in ’03 (8:54.60). As a senior, led the nation in the 3,000 meters (8:18.35), and ranked top-10 in the 1,500 (second, 3:49.99) and 1,600 (10th, 4:11.02). Personal: English major.

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Jordan McNamara Veteran runner came on late in the 2009 season and was a finalist in the 1,500 meters at both the 2009 NCAA Track Championships and the USA Track & Field Championships. Season best of 3:41.15 is just :02 shy of Oregon’s career top 10. Also broke the 4:00 mile mark for the first time in his career (3:59.87) during the summer of ’09. 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier at 1,500 meters. Joined the program in the spring of 2008 after posting impressive marks at Lane Community College. 2009-10: Cross Country - Great race in his Pac-10 championships debut, closing late to finish eighth overall (23:21.14) as Oregon’s No. 3 runner. Made Oregon cross country debut at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Capped fall with his first NCAA Championships appearance.

RS-Senior Auburn, Wash. Auburn-Riverside High School/Lane CC Distance School Record (Distance Medley Relay) Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:52.29, 2007 1,500 Meters - 3:41.13, 2007 5,000 Meters - 14:09.01, 2007 Mile - 3:59.87, OTC All-Comers’ Meet, Eugene, Ore., 7/16/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - 1,500 Meters, 11th, 3:42.42 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2009 - 179th, 31:40.3 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 1,500 Meters, 5th, 3:43.10 2008 - 1,500 Meters Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 1,500 Meters, 9th, 3:53.26

2008-09: After getting a late start to the spring season due to minor injuries, came on strong at the NCAA West Regional, NCAA Championships and USA Track & Field Championships. Gutsy fifth-place finish in the 1,500 meters in 3:43.10 at the NCAA West Regional to earn his first trip to the NCAA Championships. Put together two solid performances in Fayetteville where he ran 3:42.09 in his preliminary heat before taking 11th in the final in 3:42.42. At the USA Track & Field Championships, just missed a PR and the school’s career top-10 list with a preliminary 1,500 of 3:41.15. In the national final, placed 10th in 3:46.08. Also notched a career highlight when he broke the 4:00 mile barrier at an all-comers’ meet in July, crossing the tape in 3:59.87. Indoors, ran lead leg of Oregon’s record-setting distance medley relay team (9:29.39) at the UW Indoor Invitational in January. Did not run in cross country. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters 3:41.15, USA Track & Field Championships, Eugene, Ore. (6/25/09); Mile - 3:59.87 (PR), OTC All-Comers’ Meet, Eugene, Ore. (7/16/09). Indoors - Mile - 4:06.03, New Balance Invitational, New York, N.Y. (2/7/09). 2007-08: Ran season-best 3:47.20 in the 1,500 meters and finished second to help Oregon defeat UCLA in their dual meet. Also an NCAA West Regional qualifier in the 1,500. Placed 10th in his preliminary heat at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:47.20, Oregon-UCLA dual meet, Eugene, Ore. (4/19/08). Before Oregon: Competing for Lane Community College, finished 13th in the 10,000 meters (30:55) at the USA Club Cross Country Championships after he won the NWAACC cross country title in the fall of 2007. On track as a sophomore the previous spring (2007), won conference 1,500 meters, 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters titles. During season, he ran personal bests in the 800 meters (1:52.29), 1,500 meters (3:41.13), 5,000 meters (14:09.01) and 10,000 meters (29:36.33). As a freshman, competed in cross country for the University of Washington and ran at the NCAA Championships (224th), Pac-10 (54th) and West Regional (51st). Owned an indoor 5,000 meter track best of 14:17.19 from the 2006 Last Chance Qualifier. Did not compete in the outdoor season. Prep: Placed third in Washington state championships as a senior in 2005 in the 1,600 meters (4:16.6) and 3,200 meters (9:19). Owned prep bests in the 1,600 and 3,200 of 4:15.17 and 9:05.32, respectively. Personal: Political science major.

Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 8th, 23:24.50

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Aaron McVein Eugene native has grown into a Pac-10 talent in the decathlon. Scored in that event for Oregon’s league championship team and just missed adding another point in the high jump. One of three Pac-10 decathlon scorers on the team. Former state high jump champion for Sheldon High School.

Senior Eugene, Ore. Sheldon High School Decathlon Personal Bests Decathlon - 6,664 points, Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/9-10/09 High Jump - 6-8.75 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/14/09 Heptathlon - 4,759 points (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/27-28/09 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - Decathlon, 8th, 6,664 points 2009 - High Jump, 9th, 6-6.75

2008-09: Pac-10 scorer in his first full season as a decathlete. Competed in three decathlons. Was second at the Big Green in the Desert with 6,501 points and third at the Oregon Relays (6,390). Established a personal best by scoring 6,664 points in placing eighth at the Pac-10 Championships and scoring a point for the eventual team champs. Also competed in the high jump at the Pac-10 Championships and just missed scoring in that event with a ninth-place clearance at 6-6.75. Established an outdoor college best in the high jump with a clearance at 6-7.5 versus UCLA and matched that in the Oregon Relays decathlon. Indoors, competed in his first heptathlon and scored 4,759 points at the MPSF Championships. Also set a personal best in the high jump with a clearance of 6-8.75 at the Husky Classic. Tied for first in the high jump at the MPSF Championships (6-7). Season Bests: Outdoors – Decathlon - 6,664 points (PR), Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/9-10/09); High Jump - 6-7.5/2.02m, UCLA Dual Meet, Eugene, Ore. (4/18/09) & Oregon Relays decathlon, Eugene, Ore. (4/23/09). Indoors - Heptathlon - 4,759 points (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/27-28/09); High Jump - 6-8.75/2.05m (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/14/09). 2007-08: Competed in a range of events from the jumps to the throws. Saw action at the Oregon Preview (long jump), Pepsi Team Invite (high jump, javelin), Oregon Relays (high jump, javelin) and Oregon Twilight (long jump, discus). Did not compete indoors. Season Bests: Outdoors – High Jump - 6-3.5, Pepsi Team Invite, Eugene, Ore. (4/5/08) and Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/08). 2006-07: During freshman season, split time between football and track squads. Competed twice outdoors locally in high jump and redshirted indoor campaign. Season Bests: Outdoors - High Jump - 6-5.5, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/17/07). Prep: As senior, won Oregon state 4A high jump title (6-6) for Sheldon High School, and added top-10 finishes in the 100 meters (eighth, 11.67), 200 meters (10th, 22.75) and 4x100 meter relay (seventh). During the 2006 regular season, ranked second in the state in high jump (6-8) – two inches better than his junior best - and also ranked among the state leaders in 2006 in the 200 meters as a senior (22.24). Also competed in the state meet as a junior in the 4x100 meters (sixth), high jump (seventh, 6-6), 200 meters (10th, 23.03) and 4x400 meter relay (11th, 3:29.29). High School Bests: High Jump - 6-8 (2006). Personal: Sociology major.

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Daniel Mercado Double event scorer for Oregon’s 2009 Pac-10 track title team and an NCAA Championships qualifier at 10,000 meters. Two-time All-American in cross country. Established PRs at 1,500 meters, 5,000 meters (indoors and outdoors) an 10,000 meters in 2009. Was Oregon’s fifth scorer at the 2007 NCAA Cross Country Championships to help the Ducks capture the national crown. As a prep, was a Foot Locker Championships qualifier as a senior and USA Junior Championships 5,000 meter qualifier.

RS-Junior West Covina, Calif. West Covina High School Distance 2-Time All-American Personal Bests 5,000 Meters - 14:03.28 (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/27/09 10,000 Meters - 28:53.02, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. 3/27/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - 10,000 Meters, 14th, 29:22.54 2008 - 10,000 Meters, 25th, 31:05.10 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2009 - 31st, 30:15.4 2007 - 41st, 30:37 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2009 - 14th, 31:02.80 2008 - 33rd, 30:02.29 2007 - 15th, 30:32.75 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 5,000 Meters, 8th, 14:16.72 2009 - 10,000 Meters, 7th, 29:22.54 2008 - 5,000 Meters, 16th, 14:39.24 2008 - 10,000 Meters, 6th, 30:30.36 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 13th, 23:34.85 2008 - 17th, 24:10.71 2007 - 28th, 23:46.7

2009-10: Cross Country - Great fall culminated in his second career All-America certificate. Opened year with a third-place finish at the Pre’s Trail Pre-View. Impressed with an eighth-place run (Oregon’s No. 2) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in 23:44.40. Followed that with perhaps the best performance of his career to date, a sixth-place run at the Pre-National Invitational (23:59.6, 8,000 meters) to help Oregon take the team title. Was Oregon’s No. 4 runner at the Pac-10 championships where he placed 13th overall (23:34.85). Moved back up to the team’s No. 2 runner at the NCAA West Regional, where he posted a regional personalbest 14th-place finish in 31:02.80 over 10,000 meters. His 31st-place finish (30:15.4) helped spur Oregon to second-place at the NCAA Championships. Run as Oregon’s No. 4 scorer garnered All-America status for the first time since his freshman season. 2008-09: Scored in two events at the Pac-10 Track Championships to help Oregon collect its third straight title. Also qualified for the NCAA Championships at 10,000 meters for the second straight year. Raced three times indoors, including a third-place showing at the MPSF Championships in the 5,000 meters where he ran a personal-best 14:03.28. Outdoors, ran a personal-best 28:53.02 10,000 meters at the Stanford Invitational, a time that just missed the Oregon top 10. Ran an outdoor PR at 5,000 meters (14:09.75) to finish third and help Oregon defeat UCLA. At the Pac-10 Championships, posted a seventh-place finish in the 10,000 meters (29:47.63) before coming back the next day to score another team point with an eighth-place showing at 5,000 meters (14:16.72). Capped season with a solid 10,000 meter run at the NCAA Championships where he placed 14th in 29:22.54. In cross country, raced in four meets, including the Pac-10 Championships and the NCAA West Regional. Finished fourth on the team and 15th overall (24:40.35) as Oregon won the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Had another top-20 finish at the Pac-10 Championships, placing 17th in 24:10.71 as Oregon’s No. 7 runner, helping the Ducks win their third straight league title. Finished 33rd at the NCAA West Regional (30:02.29). Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:51.14 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/9/09); 5,000 Meters - 14:09.75 (PR), Oregon-UCLA Dual Meet, Eugene, Ore. (4/18/09); 10,000 Meters - 28:53.02 (PR), Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (3/27/09). Indoors - 5,000 Meters - 14:03.28 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/27/09). 2007-08: All-American in cross country and a Pac-10 scorer in the 10,000 meters. Also qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 10,000 meters. Saw action mainly at the 5,000- and 10,000-meter distances during the outdoor season. Ran an outdoor best 14:13.73 in finishing 14th in the 5,000 at the Oregon Relays. Broke 30 minutes in the 10,000 meters at the Cardinal Invitational, where he ran 29:04.24 to finish 19th. Pac-10 point-scorer in the 10,000 with a sixth-place finish (30:30.36). Made NCAA outdoor debut with a 25th-place finish at Drake (31:05.10). Also set PR in the 1,500 meters (3:51.18) in finishing sixth at the Oregon Preview. Indoors, ran a season-best in the 5,000 meters, 14:13.06, in finishing fifth at the MPSF Championships. In debut cross country season, scored in four of his five races. Overcame fall in second mile of NCAA finale to earn his first All-America honor and complete the scoring for the Ducks. Also scored for team as its fourth finisher in the Dellinger Invitational (15th, 23:53) and West Regional (15th, 30:33). Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:51.18, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/22/08); 5,000 Meters 14:13.73, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/08); 10,000 Meters - 29:04.24, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (4/4/08). Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 8:23.93, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/16/08); 5,000 Meters 14:13.06, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08). 2006-07: Redshirted outdoor and indoor track and cross country seasons. Competed unattached in four track races outdoors in the 1,500 meters and 5,000 meters. Clocked one of the fastest times by a collegiate freshman with his season best in the Oregon Invitational 5,000 meters (10th-section, 14:15.46). In cross country, raced unattached twice, in the Willamette Invitational (fourth, 24:15) and Mike Hodges Invitational (ninth, 19:22). Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:52.54, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/6/07); 5,000 Meters - 14:15.46, Oregon Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/20/07). Prep: Led preps indoors in the 5,000 meters in 2006 (14:47.72). Capped senior cross country season with eighth-place finish in 2005 Foot Locker Championships after he took sixth place in West Regional and sixth in California state meet. In state track meet placed third in 3,200 meters as junior (9:09.15) and was sixth as a senior (9:20.35). Took seventh in 2005 USA Junior Championships 5,000 meters. His twin brother Diego is also a Foot Locker veteran and a 2006 USA Junior Championships 10,000 meter winner. Personal: Psychology major.

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Diego Mercado Four-time NCAA Cross Country Championships scorer with two coming as part of Oregon’s back-to-back national title teams. A two-time cross country All-American. Also a two-time NCAA Championships qualifier at 10,000 meters who holds the ninth-best time in school history at that distance (28:48.54). Established PRs at 5,000 meters (indoor and outdoor) and 10,000 meters during the 2009 season. Key performer at the 2008 Pac-10 Championship, helping the Ducks win the title by scoring points in both the 5,000 meters (second) and 10,000 meters (fifth).

RS-Junior West Covina, Calif. West Covina High School Distance 2-Time All-American Personal Bests 5,000 Meters - 13:57.79 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/14/09 10,000 Meters - 28:48.54, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif., 3/27/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - 10,000 Meters 2008 - 10,000 Meters, 19th, 30:14.87 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2009 - 61st, 30:34.4 2008 - 54th, 30:31.0 2007 - 30th, 30:27 2006 - 49th, 31:57 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2009 - 28th, 31:25.08 2008 - 15th, 29:29.75 2006 - 11th, 30:33.90 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 5,000 Meters, 9th, 14:19.05 2008 - 10,000 Meters, 8th, 30:00.32 2008 - 5,000 Meters, 2nd, 14:17.82 2008 - 10,000 Meters, 5th, 30:22.15 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 32nd, 24:09.69 2007 - 38th, 24:02.4 2006 - 9th, 23:38.08

2009-10: Cross Country - Oregon’s fifth scorer at the NCAA Championships where his 61st-place finish (30:34.4) helped lock up the Ducks’ runner-up trophy. It was his fourth consecutive NCAA Championships appearance. Oregon’s No. 3 runner at the NCAA West Regional, finishing in 28th place overall (31:25.08, 10,000 meters). Checked in as the Ducks’ fifth scorer (34th overall, 24:27.9, 8,000 meters) to help Oregon win the Pre-National Invitational. Was Oregon’s No. 5 runner (25th overall, 24:18.77) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Also ran at the Pac-10 championships. 2008-09: Pac-10 scorer and NCAA Championships qualifier at 10,000 meters. Established a huge PR (:15) with a time of 13:57.79 in the 5,000 meters indoors at the Husky Classic. Also dipped under 14:00 in that event while finishing second at the MPSF Championships (13:58.79). Outdoors, ran the ninth-fastest 10,000 meter time in school history, 28:48.54, at the Stanford Invitational to earn his second trip to the NCAA Championships. Also scored for the Pac-10 champions at that distance in 30:00.32 (eighth). At 5,000 meters, recorded outdoor PR at the Oregon Relays in 14:12.21. In the fall, two of his three cross country appearances came during the championship season. Ran 15th overall and was the fifth Duck to cross the finish line (29:29.75) as Oregon won its third straight NCAA West Regional. At the NCAA Championships, was Oregon’s No. 5 runner, crossing the line in 30:31.4 to lock up the Ducks’ second straight national championship. Placed among the top 25 percent overall. Also ran in the Bill Dellinger Invitational. Season Bests: Outdoors - 5,000 Meters - 14:12.21 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/14/09); 10,000 Meters 28:48.54 (PR), Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (3/27/09). Indoors - 5,000 Meters - 13:57.79 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/14/09). 2007-08: All-American in cross country and a key Pac-10 scorer in both the 5,000 meters and the 10,000 meters, accounting for 12 team points. Helped Oregon win its fourth Pac-10 track and field championship in the last six years by placing second in the 5,000 meters in a season-best 14:17.82, and fifth in the 10,000 meters (30:22.15). Made his NCAA Championships debut in the 10,000 meters, where he placed 19th in 30:14.87. Set seasonal best in the event earlier in the year when he ran 29:14.58 at the Stanford Invitational. Helped Oregon defeat UCLA in a dual meet with a third-place finish in the 5,000 (14:17.89). Indoors, established his seasonal best time in the 5,000 meters, 14:12.40, in a fourth-place showing at the MPSF Championships. In the fall, shined against the nation’s finest cross country runners at the NCAA Championships, finishing 30th in 30:27 and was one of five All-Americans for UO. Also scored for Ducks in the Dellinger Invitational (16th, 23:53) and helped team beat seven returning NCAA team qualifiers, including the then top-ranked team. Opened postseason with his second Pac-10 trip and helped team to the Pac-10 Championship title for the second year in a row. Season Bests: Outdoors - 5,000 Meters - 14:17.82, Pac-10 Championships, Tempe, Ariz. (5/17/08); 10,000 Meters - 29:14.58, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (4/4/08). Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 8:13.07 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/16/08); 5,000 Meters - 14:12.40, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08). 2006-07: All-American in cross country. Became first Duck freshman All-American in cross country (49th, 31:57) since 1999. Was the Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year for placing ninth in the Pac-10 Championships (23:39) and was also the top freshman in the NCAA West Regional (11th, 30:34). Also placed top-10 in the Bill Dellinger Invitational (seventh, 23:36). Redshirted the outdoor and indoor track seasons. Prep: Two-time Foot Locker Cross Country Championships qualifier and took 11th place as senior in 2005. Won 2006 USA Junior Championships 10,000 meters as a senior (31:36.35), and also competed in 5,000 meters in 2005 (third, 14:25.89) and ‘04 (seventh). In California state meets, was a two-time cross country qualifier (sixth in 2004, 13th in ’03) and on the track in the 3,200 meters in 2006 and 2005 (third). Personal: Spanish major.

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Britton Nelson Another of Oregon’s talented javelin throwers who had an excellent showing at the 2008 U.S. Junior Championships. Pac-10 scorer and NCAA West Regional qualifier in the javelin. One of the state’s top prep javelin throwers as a senior in 2007 and ranked 13th nationally based on season bests. 2008-09: Pac-10 scorer in the javelin. Competed in seven meets. Went 210-9 to win the B section of the Stanford Invitational. Finished third at the Pepsi Team Invitational (208-9) and the UCLA dual meet (2083). Set personal best with a throw of 214-6 at the Oregon Relays. Scored a pair of points for the Pac10 Champions with a seventh place toss (204-2) at the league meet. Capped season with his first NCAA West Regional appearance, taking 13th at 200-3. Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin - 214-6, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/24/09).

Junior Aurora, Ore. Canby High School Javelin Personal Bests Javelin - 214-6/65.39m, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/24/09

2007-08: Threw the javelin in five meets, including four times at Hayward Field. Finished sixth at the Pepsi Team Invite (187-2). Peaked toward the end of the spring with a throw of 193-2 at the Oregon Twilight. Capped year with a season-best effort of 193-10 at the U.S. Junior Championships in Columbus, Ohio. Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin - 193-10, U.S. Junior Championships, Columbus, Ohio (6/22/08). Prep: In 2007, ranked second in Oregon state rankings in javelin as a senior (204-5). At end of senior season, was invited to compete in the Golden West Invitational (third, 179-7). 2007 Elden Keller Invitational and Aloha Relays champion. School javelin record holder. Lettered two football seasons at center and linebacker. National Honor Society and honor roll member. Personal: Pre-business administration major.

NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - Javelin, 13th, 200-3/61.04m Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - Javelin, 7th, 204-2/62.23m

Scott Penny One of Oregon’s busiest throwers in 2008 when he competed in the hammer, shot put, discus, javelin and indoor weight throw. An NCAA Regional qualifier in the hammer. Two-time Pac-10 All-Academic first team selection. As a prep, was a three-time Kansas state champion in the shot put and discus. 2008-09: Competed in the hammer throw in four meets. Just missed a second NCAA West Regional bid. Season-best effort of 180-10 came in a second-place throw at the Oregon Relays. Was fourth at the Oregon Preview (170-11), UCLA dual (176-5) and Oregon Twilight (172-4). Redshirted the indoor season. Pac-10 All-Academic first team. Season Bests: Outdoors - Hammer - 180-10/55.11m, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/24/09); Discus - 146-9/44.73m, UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/18/09).

RS-Junior Lawrence, Kan. Lawrence High School Throws

2007-08: NCAA Regional qualifier saw extensive action in the hammer, but also competed in other throwing events. In the hammer, set personal best in five consecutive meets. Opened the season with a throw of 167-11 at the Oregon Preview. Improved on that to 175-9 at the Oregon-UCLA dual and then went to 180-2 at the Oregon Relays. Threw 185-6 at the Oregon Twilight before topping out with a personal-best 186-6 at the Western Oregon Twilight. Finished season with his first NCAA West Regional appearance (183-9). Indoors, had a pair of top-five finishes in the shot put, with a best of 46-11.75 at the UW Indoor Invite. At that same meet, set personal best in the weight throw (55-1). USTFCCCA All-Academic first team. Pac-10 All-Academic first team. Season Bests: Outdoors - Hammer - 186-6 (PR), Western Oregon Twilight, Monmouth, Ore. (5/10/08); Discus - 141-5, Pepsi Team Invite, Eugene, Ore. (4/5/08); Javelin - 162-6, Pepsi Team Invite, Eugene, Ore. (4/5/08); Shot Put - 45-1.75, Pepsi Team Invite, Eugene, Ore. (4/5/08). Indoors - Weight Throw - 55-1 (PR), UW Indoor Invite, Seattle, Wash. (2/2/08); Shot Put - 46-11.75, UW Indoor Invite, Seattle, Wash. (2/2/08).

Personal Bests Hammer - 186-6/56.84m, Western Oregon Twilight, Monmouth, Ore., 5/10/08 Weight Throw - 55-1/16.78m (i), UW Indoor Invite, Seattle, Wash., 2/2/08

2006-07: Redshirted outdoor season. His unattached marks ranked tops among freshmen and top-four overall on team in the shot put, discus and hammer. Indoors, donned Oregon jersey and was its top freshman in the shot put and weight throw and overall ranked third and fifth, respectively, on the squad. Season Bests: Outdoors - Shot Put - 55-1.5 (PR), Oregon Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/21/07); Discus - 137-7, Oregon Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/21/07); Hammer - 157-8, Oregon Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/20/07). Indoors - Shot Put - 48-11 (PR), UW Indoor Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/27/07); Weight Throw - 46-9, Husky Collegiate, Seattle, Wash. (2/10/07).

NCAA West Regional Performances 2008 - Hammer, 25th, 183-9/56.00m

Prep: Won Kansas 6A state titles as a senior in the shot put (56-11 3/4) and discus (165-2) and as a junior in the shot put (52-5 1/2). Was also a state shot put qualifier in 2004 (fourth, 52-0 1/4) and 2003 (13th). Won regional titles in shot put and discus as a senior and junior. Personal: Pre-business/Pre-medicine major.

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Luke Puskedra The NCAA’s top cross country freshman and the 2008 Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year leads the next generation of Oregon distance runners. Was one of only two freshmen nationally to earn All-America honors in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track. NCAA Indoor scorer at 5,000 meters. Pac-10 scorer and NCAA Outdoor qualifier at 10,000 meters. Also earned selection in the 10,000 for the USA Track & Field Championships. Ranked No. 17 in the United States at 10,000 meters. Finished third at the USA Junior Cross Country Championships and represented Team USA at the World Championships. Repeat All-America selection for cross country as a sophomore.

Sophomore Salt Lake City, Utah Judge Memorial Catholic High School Distance 2008 Pac-10 Cross Country Newcomer of the Year 4-Time All-American Personal Bests 5,000 Meters - 13:46.52 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/14/09 10,000 Meters - 28:34.17, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/24/09 3,000 Meters - 7:58.42 (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/28/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - 10,000 Meters, 11th, 29:20.18 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2009 - 5,000 Meters, 6th, 13:50.82 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2009 - 21st, 30:01.9 2008 - 5th, 29:27.8 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2009 - 6th, 30:48.40 2008 - 6th, 28:45.48 Pac-10 Track Championships 2008 - 10,000 Meters, 4th, 29:18.11 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2009 - 4th, 23:05.04 2008 - 2nd, 23:32.11

2009-10: Cross Country - Led Oregon’s second-place finish at the NCAA Championships with his teambest 21st-place finish (30:01.9 10,000 meters), where he also picked up his fourth career All-Amercia award. Paced Oregon to a second-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships with his fourth-place finish (23:05.04). Gained national attention with his win in the Blue race at the Pre-National Invitational in mid-October. Edged Andy Baker of Butler by five seconds, covering the 8,000 meter course in 23:40.2 to lead Oregon to the team title. Also paced Ducks at the NCAA West Regional, where he ran sixth in 30:48.40 over the 10,000 meter course. Opened season with an 11th-place finish (Oregon’s No. 3 runner) at the Bill Dellinger Invitational in 23:53.96. Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic second team. 2008-09: Impressive freshman campaign saw him place as the top freshman at the NCAA Cross Country Championships and then go on to win All-America honors for both indoor and outdoor track. Was one of only two freshmen nationally to accomplish that feat. Opened track season by running a personal best 13:46.52 in the indoor 5,000 meters at the Husky Classic. That time ranked as the fourth-best indoor mark at Oregon. After scoring at the NCAA Indoor Championships by finishing sixth in the 5,000 meters (13:50.82) and earning All-America honors for Oregon’s first NCAA Indoor national champions, went on to earn a spot on Team USA’s junior cross country team by finishing third at the 2009 U.S. championships. Helped the United States to a fifth place finish at the IAAF World Junior Cross Country Championships in Jordan in March. Returned to the track in April and helped Oregon defeat UCLA with his second place finish at 5,000 meters (14:03.45). Focused on 10,000 meters for the championship season and turned in an NCAA automatic time of 28:34.17 in a second-place finish at the Oregon Relays. That time ranks sixth all-time at the University. Helped Oregon to its third straight Pac-10 track championship with his fourth-place finish at 10,000 meters (29:18.11). Capped collegiate season with an All-America performance at 10,000 meters at the NCAA Championships where he placed 11th (29:20.18). Had one of his best times of the season in the 10,000 at the USA Track & Field Championships, where he finished 16th (29:11.32). In the fall, turned in the best freshman performance at the NCAA Championships by an Oregon runner since the legendary Steve Prefontaine finished third as a rookie in 1969. His fifth-place finish in 29:27.8 helped the Ducks win their second-straight NCAA Championship and the school’s sixth overall title. Was one of three cross country All-Americans for Oregon, joining Galen Rupp and Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott. Was named the Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year. Had four top-six finishes on the season. Ran sixth at the NCAA West Regional and third on the team in 28:45.48 as Oregon claimed its third straight NCAA West Regional title. Finished second at the Pac-10 Championships (23:32.11) to Rupp, helping Oregon win its third straight league title. Led the Ducks to the Bill Dellinger Invitational title as the top Oregon runner (third overall) in 24:06.90. Named the team’s Perry Holloman Newcomer of the Year. Season Bests: Outdoors - 5,000 Meters - 14:03.45 (PR), Oregon-UCLA dual meet, Eugene, Ore. (4/19/08); 10,000 Meters - 28:34.17 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/24/09). Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 7:58.42 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/09); 5,000 - 13:46.52 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/14/09). Prep: Claimed Utah 3A state track championships in the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters as a prep sophomore, junior and senior and the state cross country crown as a junior and senior. Set all-classifications records his senior year at 3,200 meters (8:54.40) and 1,600 meters (4:09.40). Became the first Utah prep runner to break 9:00 at 3,200 meters. Placed fifth at the 2007 Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships. He turned in the top high school mile time in the country (4:08.77) at the time in the 2008 Reebok Boston Indoor Games before he was clocked in one of the fastest prep 2-mile times in U.S. history in winning the Nike Indoor Nationals in 8:49.58. Was second in both the mile (4:06.60) and two-mile (8:47.06) at the Nike Outdoor Nationals. Took tenth in the two-mile at the 2008 Prefontaine Classic (8:46.41). The three-time Utah Boys Gatorade Player of the Year recipient (2007-08 track and 2007 cross country) posted at the time, the state’s fastest 2-mile mark ever in the 2007 state meet (9:04.6) after finishing fourth in the Penn Relays high school boys mile in 4:25.11. Was the 2007-08 Salt Lake Tribune Athlete of Year ( all sports) and a USA Today All-American at one and two miles. High School Bests: Mile - 4:06.60; 1,600 Meters - 4:09.40; Two Mile - 8:46.41; 3,200 Meters - 8:54.40. Personal: Major is history.

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Brian Schaudt Pac-10 qualifier and a former state champion triple jumper who helped lead Philomath High School to the OSAA track & field team championship. A 2009 USA Junior Championships competitor. Son of Oregon Sports Hall of Famer Carol Menken-Schaudt, who won an Olympic gold medal as the starting center on the United States’ women’s basketball team at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.

Sophomore Philomath, Ore. Philomath High School Jumps Personal Bests Long Jump - 22-10/6.95m, 2008 Triple Jump - 48-9/14.85m, Oregon State Championships, 2008 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - Triple Jump, 12th, 47-9.25/14.56m

2008-09: Oregon’s top triple jumper as a freshman was a Pac-10 and USA Junior Championships qualifier. Competed in the triple jump in 11 meets (three indoor, eight outdoor) and the long jump twice. Indoor best was 48-2 in a ninth-place finish at the New Balance Invitational in New York. Was seventh at the MPSF Championships (47-5.25). Outdoors, won the triple jump at the Oregon Preview (47-4.5) and the Oregon Twilight (47-10). Had a pair of leaps over 48 feet, including 48-2 in a third-place finish at the Pepsi Team Invitational and a season-best 48-2.5 in the Oregon-UCLA dual meet. Took 12th at the Pac-10 Championships (47-9.25) and wrapped season at the USA Junior Championships. Season Bests: Outdoors - Long Jump - 22-7/6.88m, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/21/09); Triple Jump - 48-2.5/14.69m, UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/18/09). Indoors - Triple Jump - 48-2/14.68m (PR), New Balance Invitational, New York, N.Y. (2/7/09). Prep: Won 2008 state championship with Philomath High School. Was the individual triple jump winner, going a personal-best 48-9 at the state meet. Also won the 2008 Border Duel Track Classic triple jump (47-1.25). Was the 2008 Valco individual champion in the triple jump, high jump and discus. Was second in the league in the long jump (21-11.25) and third in the state in the event (22-1). Personal best effort in the long jump is 22-10. Jumped 5-10 to win the league high jump title. Also threw the discus (1.6 kilograms), where he won the Valco league title (127-10) and placed ninth at the state meet (126-9). Helped club team, Timber Hill Harriers, place fourth at the USATF national championships. Also played soccer for the league champions and swam during his high school career. High School Bests: High Jump - 6-0; Long Jump - 22-10; Triple Jump - 48-9. Personal: Major is undeclared. Mother, Carol Menken-Schaudt, was the starting center for the United States’ Olympic gold-medal winning women’s basketball team at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. As a star player for Oregon State, she led the nation in field goal percentage in 1981 (.750) and was fourth in scoring (29.6 points per game).

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Mike Simmons An All-American in the javelin who ranks eighth all-time at the University in the event. One of three javelin All-Americans on the roster is looking for a comeback season after sitting out 2008-09 recovering from surgery. 2008 Pac-10 scorer. 2008-09: Redshirted the season recovering from surgery.

RS-Senior Happy Valley, Ore. Clackamas High School/Clackamas CC Javelin All-American Personal Bests Javelin - 226-8/69.08m, Oregon-UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore., 4/19/08 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2008 - Javelin, 9th, 215-0.5/65.54m NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2008 - Javelin, 9th, 214-11/65.50m Pac-10 Track Championships 2008 - Javelin, 7th, 210-10/64.26m

2007-08: Earned All-America status in the javelin with his ninth place finish at the NCAA Championships (215-0.5). Threw over 210 feet in all six meets. Hit mark of 214-11 to finish ninth at the NCAA West Regional. Also picked up a couple of points for Oregon’s Pac-10 Championship track & field team with his seventhplace finish (210-10) in the event. Personal-best effort of 226-8 came in a first-place showing at the OregonUCLA dual meet as he helped the Ducks defeat the Bruins. That mark ranks eighth all-time at Oregon. Was third at the season-opening Oregon Preview (211-1) and fourth at the Oregon Relays in April (215-10). Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin - 226-8/69.08m (PR), Oregon-UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/19/08). Before Oregon: Competed for Clackamas Community College in Portland, and was a two-time NWAACC Conference javelin champion in 2006 and ’07. Threw season best to win conference title in ’07 (224-0). Prep: As a senior in 2005, was state runner-up with prep best (213-0), and finished only five inches behind winner and Duck teammate Alex Wolff and those marks ranked top-two overall in the state that season. Placed sixth in state as a junior (187-1) and ranked third overall in state season rankings (195-1). Personal: Sociology major.

Isaac Stoutenburgh Two-time Pac-10 competitor is one of the more versatile athletes on the team who has raced at all distances between 1,500 and 10,000 meters. 2008 NCAA West Regional qualifier in the steeplechase. Ran on UO’s victorious Pac-10 cross country team in 2006. Is a three-time veteran of the USA Outdoor Junior Championships, and was also a top-15 finisher in the 2006 USA Junior Cross Country Championships. 2009-10: Cross Country - Appeared at the Pre’s Trail Pre-View and the Bill Dellinger Invitational. 2008-09: Pac-10 Championships competitor in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Raced four times in the steeple, including a sixth-place finish versus UCLA to help the Ducks defeat the Bruins. Was 13th at the Pac-10 Championships. Did not compete indoors. Ran in four cross country races with a second-place showing at the season-opening Pre’s Trail Run. Also ran in the Bill Dellinger Invitational, the Mike Hodges Invitational and the Beaver Classic. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:55.07, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/14.09).

RS-Junior Central Point, Ore. Crater High School Steeplechase/Distance Personal Bests 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 8:52.22, Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif., 5/4/08 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2008 - 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 9th, 8:57.19 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 13th, 9:42.04 2009 - 10,000 Meters 2008 - 3,000 Meter Steeplechase, 11th, 9:08.71 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2006 - 37th, 24:38.31

2007-08: Raced at distances as short as a mile and as long as 10,000 meters. Saw most of his action in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, where he was an NCAA Regional qualifier. Opened season with a secondplace showing at the Pepsi Team Invite (9:10.09). Cut nearly eight seconds off that mark to finish fourth (9:02.37) at the Oregon-UCLA dual meet and help the Ducks defeat the Bruins. Ran career-best 8:52.66 at the Cardinal Invitational to place seventh. Just missed a trip to the NCAA Championships when he placed ninth at the NCAA West Regional in 8:57.19. Redshirted cross country season, and shined in his two races as an unattached entrant. Crossed the line first in the Beaver Classic (24:10) with Duck teammate Patrick Werhane. Added runner-up finish in the Willamette Invitational (23:59). Season Bests: Outdoors - 3,000 Meter Steeplechase - 8:52.66 (PR), Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (5/4/08). Indoors - 5,000 Meters 14:36.30 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08). 2006-07: USA Junior Championships competitor (Cross Country/10,000 meters). Redshirted track seasons and competed unattached. In the fall, wore Duck jersey in cross country and was one of UO’s top true freshmen. At end of spring, made third appearance in USA Outdoor Junior Championships, finishing seventh in the 10,000 meters. Early in outdoor season ran 5,000 meter outdoor best in Stanford Invitational. Did not race indoors and opted instead to race in the USA Junior Cross Country Championships and was second Duck finisher (14th, 26:51). In fall cross country slate, competed on victorious UO squads in both of his appearances, the Pac-10 Championships and Bill Dellinger Invitational. Season Bests: Outdoors 1,500 Meters - 3:52.23 (PR), Oregon Twilight, Eugene (5/5/07); 5,000 Meters - 14:36.46 (PR), Stanford Invitational, Stanford (3/30/07).

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MEN’S PROFILES Prep: Foot Locker Cross Country Championships qualifier as a senior. Three-time Oregon 4A state cross country qualifier, and placed second as a senior and 11th as a junior. In the 4A state track meet, he placed top-five as senior in the 1,500 (fourth, 3:59.73) and 3,000 meters (third, 8:36.45), and finished fourth in both races as a junior (3:55.97/8:55.97). In ’05 national rankings he ranked third in the 5,000 meters (14:38.23), 10th in the 1,500 meters (3:53.99) and 17th in the 3,000 meters (8:30.74). Ran impressive doubles in USA Junior Championships in 2006 (1,500 meters, 10th, 3:55.81; 10,000 meters, 12th) and 2005 (5,000 meters, fifth, 14:38.23; 1,500 meters (ninth, 3:53.99). Personal: Majoring in sociology.

Jordan Stray Two-time Pac10 scorer and NCAA West Regional qualifier has been one of the busiest hammer throwers on the team the last two seasons. Ranks among the school’s best in both the hammer and indoor weight throw. A 2008 NCAA Championships qualifier who finished third at the 2008 U.S. Junior National meet. Two-time prep All-American in the hammer and the Gatorade Athlete of the Year as a senior. Ranked second among seniors and third overall among preps in the hammer in 2007 based on season bests (229-10).

Junior Centralia, Wash. Centralia High School Throws Personal Bests Hammer - 215-8/65.73m, UCLA-Oregon Dual Meet, Eugene, Ore., 4/19/2008 Weight Throw - 60-5.25/18.42m (i), New Balance Invitational, New York, N.Y., 2/7/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2008 - Hammer, 23rd, 192-7.5/58.71m NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - Hammer, 9th, 201-8/61.46m 2008 - Hammer, 8th, 203-7/62.05m Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - Hammer, 6th, 200-11/61.23m 2008 - Hammer, 5th, 203-8/62.07m

2008-09: Pac-10 scorer and an NCAA West Regional qualifier in the hammer throw. Competed in the hammer in eight outdoor meets in 2009 and in the weight throw in four indoor competitions. Set PR in the weight throw at the New Balance Invitational in New York with a toss of 60-5.25. That mark ranks fifth all-time at Oregon. Outdoors, went over 200 feet four times, including a second-place effort of 201-1 to help Oregon defeat UCLA in a dual meet. Threw 200-5 in a win at the Oregon Twilight. Took sixth at the Pac-10 Championships (200-11) to help Oregon win its third straight league title. Threw 201-8 at the NCAA West Regional, where he finished eighth. Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - Hammer - 201-8/61.46m, NCAA West Regional, Eugene, Ore. (5/30/09). Indoors - Weight Throw - 605.25/18.42m (PR), New Balance Invitational, New York, N.Y. (2/7/09). 2007-08: NCAA Championships qualifier and bronze medal winner at the U.S. Junior Championships in the hammer. Had seven top-three finishes in the event in 2008. First-place throws came at the Pepsi Team Invite and the Oregon Twilight (205-9). Best throw of the college season was a 215-8 mark that placed him second in the Oregon-UCLA dual meet as he helped the Ducks defeat the Bruins. That throw ranks ninth all-time at the University. Pac-10 scorer with his fifth-place finish (203-8) for the back-to-back champions. At the NCAA West Regional, advanced to the national championships by placing eighth (203-7). After making his first NCAA Championships appearance, where he was the only freshman to make the hammer throw field, capped season with third-place effort at the U.S. Junior Championships with a toss of 221-11 (junior implement). Indoors, won the weight throw at the UW Indoor Preview (56-9) and threw a season-best 59-11.25 in a third-place finish at the UW Indoor Invite before taking seventh at the MPSF Championships (59-6.75). Season Bests: Outdoors - Hammer - 215-8, UCLA-Oregon Dual Meet, Eugene, Ore. (4/19/08). Indoors - Weight Throw - 59-11.25, UW Indoor Invite, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08). Prep: All-American in the hammer. As senior, won USATF Junior Olympic title (221-11) with meet record and finished second in USA Junior Championships (212-4). Earlier in the season won Team XO Invitational (222-7) at Hayward Field and placed second in the Golden West Invitational (229-11). As a junior, ranked third nationally among preps (223-11) and second in his class. Won the 2006 USATF Junior Olympic title (210-2) and broke the meet record by almost 19 feet after he won titles earlier in the season in the Washington state championships (212-8), Golden West Invitational (205-1) and Tri-Cities and Camas Championships (208-11/197-0). Placed second in state discus as a senior (162-3), and was only seven inches off his season best (162-10). Lettered four track seasons and three football seasons at tackle for 2006 state runners-up. Allleague academic selection and owned a 3.96 GPA. Personal: Family and human services major.

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Travis Thompson Pac-10 scorer was a vital member of Oregon’s 4x400 meter relay team and a consistent performer at 800 meters. NCAA West Regional qualifier. State champion sprinter won the 2007 NWAACC 400 meter championship for Lane Community College.

RS-Junior Newport, Ore. Newport High School/Lane CC Sprints Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:49.11, NCAA West Regional, Eugene, Ore., 5/29/09 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 800 Meters, p-5th, 1:49.11

2008-09: Pac-10 scorer on the 4x400 meter relay team for the three-time defending league champions. NCAA West Regional qualifier at 800 meters. Following a pair of indoor races, was a consistent presence in the 800 meters and the 4x400 meter relay team. Had six races at 800 meters and led the team with five appearances on the 4x400 meter relay squad, helping the Ducks to relay wins at the Oregon Preview, Pepsi Team Invitational, UCLA dual meet and the Oregon Relays. Ran third leg at the Pac-10 Championships, where the Ducks finished third in a season-best 3:08.95. Dipped under 1:50 three times at 800 meters, including the Oregon Relays (1:49.18), the Oregon Twilight (1:49.25) and the NCAA West Regional, were he clocked a personal-best 1:49.11 in the preliminaries. Also ran in the 800 at the Pac-10 Championships. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:49.11 (PR), NCAA West Regional, Eugene, Ore. (5/19/09). Indoors - 400 Meters - 48.62 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/09). Before Oregon: Running for Lane Community College, won the 2007 NWAACC Championship in the 400 meters with a personal best time of 48.37. LCC Bests: 100 Meters - 11.27; 200 Meters - 22.29; 400 Meters - 48.37. Prep: Had the third-fastest 400 time (49.35) among all Oregon prep classifications, right behind current UO teammate Ashton Eaton. Was the state 3A (49.94) and Valco (49.35) 400 meter champion as a senior. Also won the league’s 100 meter title that year (11.25). A four-year letterwinner in basketball. High School Bests: 100 Meters - 11.25; 400 Meters - 49.35. Personal: Major is undeclared.

Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 800 Meters, p-3rd, 1:51.43 2008 - 4x400 Meter Relay, 3rd, 3:08.95

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Scott Wall All-American (indoor 5,000 meters) returns to Eugene with one season of indoor eligibility remaining. Was a 5,000-meter NCAA Championships qualifier both indoors and outdoors in 2009 and also competed in his first USA Track & Field Championships. Has seen consistent improvement during his Oregon career. Twotime Pac-10 scorer. Six-time Pac-10 All-Academic selection in track and cross country combined.

RS-Senior Portland, Ore. Central Catholic High School Distance All-American Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:43.82, Prefontaine Classic ‘B Section’, Eugene, Ore., 6/9/07 5,000 Meters - 13:49.40, Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif., 3/27/09 10,000 Meters - 29:23.84, Pac-10 Championships, Stanford, Calif., 5/12/07 Mile - 4:03.90, Oregon Relays Eugene, Ore., 4/25/09 3,000 Meters - 7:59.27 (i), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash., 2/28/09 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - 5,000 Meters NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2009 - 5,000 Meters, 14th, 14:24.18 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2007 - 196th, 31:59.1 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 5,000 Meters, 13th, 14:20.58 2008 - 5,000 Meters, 12th, 14:30.27 2007 - 5,000 Meters, 7th, 14:14.26 NCAA Cross Country West Regional 2007 - 16th, 30:35 2005 - 38th, 31:17.5 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 5,000 Meters 2008 - 5,000 Meters, 8th, 14:30.62 2007 - 10,000 Meters, 6th, 29:23.84 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2008 - 42nd, 24:56.46 2007 - 11th, 23:22 2005 - 44th, 25:39

2008-09: All-American (indoor 5,000 meters) set personal bests in the 5,000 meters (indoors and outdoors), the 3,000 meters (indoors) and the mile. Ran a personal-best 13:54.20 in the 5,000 meters at the Husky Classic to qualify for his first NCAA Indoor Championships, where he earned his first career All-America award with a 14th place finish (14:24.18). Also set a PR in the 3,000 meters during the indoor season, running 7:59.27 at the MPSF Championships. Both indoor bests are just off the UO career top five. Outdoors, qualified for his first NCAA Championships. Opened with a personal-best run in the 5,000 meters (13:49.40) at the Stanford Invitational. Also competed in the 5,000 at the NCAA and Pac-10 championships. Qualified for the USA Track & Field Championships at that distance (19th, 14:15.63). Set a personal best in the mile (4:03.90) at the Oregon Relays. Won the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Preview (3:48.17). In the fall, finished as Oregon’s No. 6 runner and was 22nd overall in 24:51.47 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational to help the Ducks earn a close team victory. Also saw action at the Pac-10 Championships. Pac-10 All-Academic first team selection in both track and cross country. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:48.17, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/21/09); Mile - 4:03.90 (PR), Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/09); 5,000 Meters - 13:49.40 (PR), Stanford Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (3/27/09). Indoors - 3,000 Meters - 7:59.27 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/09); 5,000 Meters - 13:54.20 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/14/09). 2007-08: An NCAA Regional qualifier in the 5,000 meters, and a Pac-10 scorer in that event as well. Placed eighth in the 5,000 (14:30.62) at the Pac-10 Championships to earn a point for the two-time champion Ducks. Capped season with a 12th-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA West Regional (14:30.27). Set a seasonal best in the 5,000 meters by running 13:58.22 at the UW Indoor Invite. Also set personal mark in the mile, clocking 4:08.12 at the UW Indoor Preview. In cross country, was one of six Ducks who placed top-14 in the Pac-10 Championships (11th) and ranked third for the Pac-10 champion squad. Two weeks later, finished top-20 overall in the West Regional (16th), scoring for the team as the Ducks repeated as NCAA West Region champions. Capped season with NCAA debut for the NCAA Champions. USTFCCCA All-Academic first team. Pac-10 all-academic first team selection in both track and cross country. ESPN the Magazine All-Academic District 8 second team. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:50.09, Cardinal Invitational, Stanford, Calif. (5/4/08); 5,000 Meters - 14:06.28, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (5/17/08). Indoors - Mile - 4:08.12 (PR), UW Indoor Preview, Seattle, Wash. (2/2/08); 3,000 Meters - 8:17.57, UW Indoor Invite, Seattle, Wash. (2/2/08); 5,000 Meters - 13:58.22, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/16/08). 2006-07: Regional scorer in the 5,000 meters and a Pac-10 scorer in the 10,000 meters. NCAA provisional qualifier in the indoor 3,000 meters. Placed sixth in his 10,000 meters event debut in the Pac-10 Championships (29:23.84) and helped Oregon win third league team title in five years. Came back two weeks later to score in West Regional debut, then two weeks later ran 1,500-meter personal best in Prefontaine Classic ‘B Section’ (3:43.82). In April, claimed UO’s first individual victory in the Penn Relays 5,000 meters (13:57.64). Indoors, ran a pair of bests in the 3,000 meters, including at the Mountain Pacific Championships. Pac-10 all-academic first team selection in both track and field and cross country. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:43.82 (PR), Prefontaine Classic ‘B Section’, Eugene, Ore. (6/9/07); 5,000 Meters - 13:57.64, Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Penn. (4/26/07); 10,000 Meters - 29:23.84 (PR), Pac-10 Championships, Stanford, Calif. (5/12/07). Indoors - Mile - 4:10.02, UW Indoor Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/27/07). 3,000 Meters 8:02.86, Mountain Pacific Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24/07). 2005-06: In indoor track and field, competed once for UO indoors in mile before receiving a medical redshirt. Redshirted the outdoor season. In fall, posted highest cross country finish on team in season finale, the West Regional (38th). Season Bests: Indoors - Mile - 4:15.08, UW Invitational, Seattle, Wash. (1/27/06). 2004-05: USA Junior Championships Competitor in the 5,000 meters. Enrolled for the 2005 spring term. Outdoors, ran five races in span of 2 1/2 months, and clocked his season bests in his debuts in the 3,000 meters, steeplechase and 5,000 meters. Capped year with appearance in USA Junior Championships (5,000 meters, 12th, 14:51.77). Season Bests: Outdoors - 3,000 Meters - 8:18.50, Pepsi Team Invitational (4/9/05); 5,000 Meters - 14:30.18, Cardinal Invitational (5/1/05).

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MEN’S PROFILES Prep: In spring of 2004, competed in the 3,000 meters in the Oregon 4A state track meet as senior (third, 8:30.11), junior (sixth, 8:33.81) and sophomore (14th, 9:09.41). In regular season state 3,000-meter rankings, ranked top-six as senior (third, 8:30.11) and junior (sixth, 8:33.81). Competed in state cross country finale all four seasons, and took sixth as senior (15:33) and 14th as junior (16:06). Ran for state cross country champion Central Catholic High School as a senior, and for Grant High School his first three seasons as squad took second (2002), sixth (‘01) and 13th (‘00). Personal: Business administration major.

Vernell Warren NCAA Championships qualifier in the long jump was a three-time Pac-10 scorer as a sophomore. Led Oregon in the high jump and was No. 2 in the long jump. Also a key member of the 4x100 meter relay team. The two-sport star showed impressive potential in his short high jump career as a senior, and was also drafted to play baseball by the Atlanta Braves.

Junior Portland, Ore. Grant High School Jumps Personal Bests High Jump - 6-10.75/2.10m, UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore., 4/18/09; Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/17/09 Long Jump - w25-0/7.62m (legal - 24-11/7.59m), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash, 3/1/08 NCAA Track Championships 2009 - Long Jump, p-11th, 24-11.25/7.60m (w+2.3) NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - Long Jump, 3rd, 25-0/7.62m (w+3.7) 2009 - High Jump, t7th, 6-8.75/2.05m Pac-10 Championships Performances 2009 - High Jump - 4th, 6-10.75/2.10m 2009 - Long Jump - 4th, 24-11/7.59m 2009 - 4x100 Meter Relay, 7th, 41.23 2008 - High Jump, 13th, 6-4.75 2008 - Long Jump, 11th, 22-7.75

2008-09: Earned his first NCAA Championships bid with a third place PR in the long jump (25-0, windaided) at the NCAA West Regional. Secured a pair of fourth place finishes (high jump, long jump) at the Pac-10 Championships. Improved his PR in the long jump by nearly a foot over his freshman best. The team’s top high jumper and No. 2 long jumper. Indoors, competed in five meets and set an indoor PR in the long jump in a third-place finish at the MPSF Championships (24-7.25). Outdoors, opened at 24-0.25 to win the Oregon Preview and match his freshman season best, and then watched his PR jump to 24-1.25 in the UCLA dual meet, 24-11 at the Pac-10 Championships and finally 25-0 at the NCAA West Regional. Was fourth in the long jump at the Pac-10 championships to help Oregon win its third straight league title. Good effort versus a strong field at the NCAA Championships produced his second-best jump of the season, 2411.25 (w+2.3). Made the most of limited attempts in the high jump. Set a PR at 6-10.75 to finish second in the UCLA dual, and then matched that in a fourth-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships. Tied for seventh in his first NCAA West Regional with a clearance of 6-8.75. Also ran the lead leg of Oregon’s 4x100 meter relay team five times, including a seventh-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships (41.23), and ran the 100 meters four times. Season Bests: Outdoors - High Jump - 6-10.75/2.10m (PR), UCLA Dual, Eugene, Ore. (4/18/08) & Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/17/09); Long Jump - 25-0/7.62m (w+3.7) (PR), NCAA West Regional, Eugene, Ore. (5/29/09). Indoors - Long Jump - 24-7.25/7.50m (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/27/09). 2007-08: The team’s top freshman in the long jump and high jump. Competed in 11 meets combined during the indoor and outdoor seasons. Had first-place finishes in the high jump at the Oregon-UCLA dual meet (6-7.5) and the Oregon Twilight (6-6.75). Matched season-high with 6-7.5 clearance at the Oregon Relays, where he also posted his outdoor best in the long jump, 24-0.25 (second). Cleared seven meters four times in the long jump. Capped season with his first Pac-10 championships appearance, where he was 11th in the long jump (22-7.75) and 13th in the high jump (6-4.75). Indoors, set seasonal best in the long jump with a leap of 24-4.5 to finish seventh. Had a season-best clearance in the high jump of 6-9 at the UW Indoor Invite. Season Bests: Outdoors - High Jump - 6-7.5, Oregon-UCLA Dual Meet, Eugene, Ore. (4/19/08) and Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/08); Long Jump - 24-0.25, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/25/08). Indoors - High Jump - 6-9 (PR), UW Indoor Invite, Seattle, Wash. (2/2/08); Long Jump - 24-4.5, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08). Prep: As a senior in 2007, cleared a high jump personal best that won the Oregon 6A state title (6-10) and ranked second overall in the state season rankings. Before the state finale, began competing in the event as a senior and jumped in only five meets. After senior track season, competed in the Junior Olympics (sixth-tie, 6-6 3/4). Personal: Political science major.

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Andrew Wheating A 2008 Olympian. One of the nation’s most exciting 800 meter runners at all levels earned his first two NCAA titles in 2009 and was an integral part of Oregon’s near-triple crown in 2008-09. Was the 2009 NCAA Outdoor champion at 800 meters and the NCAA Indoor 800 meter runner-up. Also ran the 800-meter leg on Oregon’s NCAA Indoor Champion and school record-setting distance medley relay team. Four-time All-American. A twotime Pac-10 champion at 800 meters and a Pac-10 scorer in both cross country and at 1,500 meters. His 800 meter runner-up performance remains one of the indelible moments of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials. Ranked No. 7 in the United States at 800 meters. Is the first native of Vermont to run a sub-4:00 mile. 2009-10: Cross Country - Redshirt season.

Senior Norwich, Vt. Kimball Union Academy Middle Distance 2008 Olympian 2-Time NCAA Champion (800 Meters, Distance Medley Relay) 4-Time All-American Pac-10 Champion (800 Meters, twice) 2 School Records (800 Meters-i, Distance Medley Relay) Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:45.03, U.S. Olympic Trials, Eugene, Ore., 6/30/08 1,500 Meters - 3:38.60, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore., 5/6/08 Mile - 3:58.16, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/25/08 NCAA Outdoor Track Championships 2009 - 800 Meters, 1st, 1:46.21 2008 - 800 Meters, 2nd, 1:45.03 NCAA Indoor Track Championships 2009 - 800 Meters, 2nd, 1:48.54 2009 - DMR, 1st, 9:29.59 2008 - DMR, 9th, 9:36.80 NCAA Cross Country Championships 2008 - 75th, 30:40.3 NCAA West Regional Track Championships 2009 - 800 Meters, 1st, 1:49.48 2008 - 800 Meters, 1st, 1:47.93 2007 - 800 Meters, 7th, 1:51.61 Pac-10 Track Championships 2009 - 800 Meters, 1st, 1:49.83 2009 - 1,500 Meters, 3rd, 3:51.27 2008 - 800 Meters, 1st, 1:46.83 2007 - 800 Meters, 7th, 1:50.96 Pac-10 Cross Country Championships 2008 - 9th, 23:46.79 2007 - 14th, 23:26.5

2008-09: The 2009 NCAA Outdoor and Pac-10 champion at 800 meters. Also was the 800 meter runner-up at the NCAA Indoor Track Championships and ran the anchor leg of Oregon’s winning distance medley relay team as the Ducks captured their first ever NCAA Indoor title. After helping the Ducks set the school record in the distance medley relay (9:29.39) at the UW Indoor Invitational in January, ran his second career sub4:00 mile at the New Balance Invitational (3:59.11, fourth all-time indoors at Oregon). One week later, set the school record in the 800 meters in winning the Husky Classic in 1:47.03. At the NCAA Indoor Championships, helped lead Oregon to its first national title by taking second in the 800 meters (1:48.54) and running the 800-meter leg on Oregon’s national championship distance medley relay team (9:29.59), earning a pair of AllAmerica certificates along the way. Outdoors, won all five finals at 800 meters and posted a first and a third at 1,500 meters for good measure. Opened up with a win at 800 meters versus UCLA (1:48.76) to help Oregon defeat the Bruins. Doubled up with a pair of victories at the Oregon Relays, taking the 1,500 meters in 3:40.92 and the 800 in 1:47.66. Helped Oregon win its third straight Pac-10 title with his second straight victory at 800 meters in 1:49.83 and a third-place finish at 1,500 meters in 3:51.27. Cruised to his second straight NCAA West Regional 800 meter title in 1:49.48. Gutsy effort at the NCAA Championships to claim his first outdoor title. Won his preliminary heat in 1:49.42 and captured his semifinal race in 1:46.21. In the final, overcame a tight calf down the stretch and used all of his 6-5 frame to lean at the tape and win in 1:46.21. Also played a key role as the second leg on Oregon’s collegiate record in the 4-mile relay (16:03.24) at the Oregon Twilight Meet. In the fall, ran three races for the back-to-back NCAA cross country champions. Opened season by winning the Mike Hodges Invitational (19:40). Helped Oregon win its third consecutive Pac-10 title by finishing ninth (23:46.79) as the fifth Oregon runner to cross the line. Made NCAA Championships debut in his first 10,000 meter race. Named the team’s Harry Ritchie High Point Award winner. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:46.21, NCAA Championships, Fayetteville, Ark. (6/11/09 & 6/13/09). 1,500 Meters - 3:40.92, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/24/09). Indoors - 800 Meters - 1:47.03 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/14/09); Mile - 3:59.11 (PR), New Balance Classic, New York, N.Y. (2/7/09). 2007-08: Phenomenal outdoor season for the 2008 Olympian saw him win 11 straight races before finishing second by .01 in the finals of the 800 meters at the NCAA Championships (1:45.32). That only served as a prelude to his silver medal run in the final of the 800 meters at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, clocking a PR 1:45.03 to become the first Oregon undergraduate to compete in the Olympic Games since Matt Centrowitz in 1976. That time ranks second on the school’s all-time 800 list. All-American was the Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional champion in the 800. Also ranks seventh in the 1,500 meters (3:38.60). Became the first native of Vermont to run the mile in under 4:00 when he clocked a 3:58.16 at the Oregon Relays. Truly impressive run of victories in the 800 (nine straight) actually began in the indoor season with a win at the MPSF Championships (1:48.82). Nearly matched that time in his outdoor 800 debut in helping Oregon win the UCLA dual meet by taking the event in 1:48.83. Improved his best time to 1:47.82 in winning the Cardinal Invitational. After winning his preliminary 800 heat at the Pac-10 championships, set yet another personal best in winning the final in 1:46.83. Became Oregon’s first Pac-10 800 meter champion since Simon Kimata in 2002. Scored another pair of firsts in breezing though the preliminaries and finals (1:47.93) at the NCAA West Regional. Was equally as impressive at the NCAA Championships, winning his two preliminary rounds in 1:48.88 and 1:47.15 to set up the most exciting race of the national meet. Just missed an NCAA Championship when he finished second to Texas’ Jacob Hernandez by one hundredth of a second in the finals. Set yet another personal best in that race, 1:45.32. In the U.S. Olympic Trials, thrilled the Hayward Field crowd by advancing through the two preliminary heats in 1:47.85 (first) and 1:46.23 (second), respectively, before taking part in the signature moment of the 2008 Trials, the final of the men’s 800. Hanging near the back of the pack with eventual champ Nick Symmonds for most of the race, Wheating used his trademark kick on the final curve to surge around the pack and finish second to Symmonds in a personal record 1:45.03 that ranks second all-time on the Oregon top 10. That finish earned him his first trip to the Olympic Games, where he took fourth in

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Colin Witter-Tilton Oregon’s top returning pole vaulter was a Pac-10 scorer and an NCAA Championships qualifier in 2008. As a prep, was an Arizona state champion as a senior and runner-up as a junior. 2008-09: Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional qualifier. Solid start to the indoor season with a clearance of 16-7.25 at the UW Indoor Preview. Also cleared that bar at the Husky Classic. Tied for sixth in a season-best performance at the MPSF Championships, where he cleared 16-11.5. Outdoors, took third in the UCLA dual meet (16-6.75). Made his second straight Pac-10 Championships appearance. Ended year with a seasonbest effort at the NCAA West Regional (16-7.25). Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - 16-7.25/5.06m, NCAA West Regional, Eugene, Ore. (5/30/09). Indoors - 16-11.5/5.17m, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/09).

Senior Oro Valley, Ariz. Ironwood Ridge High School Pole Vault Personal Bests Pole Vault - 17-1/5.21m, NCAA West Regional, Northridge, Calif., 5/30/08 NCAA Championships Performances 2008 - Pole Vault NCAA West Regional Performances 2009 - Pole Vault, t13th, 16-7.25/5.06m 2008 - Pole Vault, 5th, 17-1/5.20m Pac-10 Championships Performances 2009 - Pole Vault, 11th, 16-6.75/5.05m 2008 - Pole Vault, 5th, 16-6.75/5.05m

2007-08: NCAA Championships qualifier and Pac-10 scorer capped his sophomore season with a careerbest 17-1 clearance at the NCAA West Regional. Won the pole vault at the Oregon Preview (16-0.75) and the Pepsi Team Invite (16-6.75). Matched that mark at the Pac-10 Championships to finish fifth to score four points as Oregon won its fourth Pac-10 title in six years. Terrific effort at the NCAA West Regional, where he cleared 17-1 to earn his first trip to the NCAA Championships. Established indoor career best 170.25 to finish fourth at the MPSF Championships. Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention. Season Bests: Outdoors - 17-1 (PR), NCAA West Regional, Northridge, Calif. (5/30/08). Indoors - 17-0.25 (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (3/1/08). 2006-07: Outdoors, led Ducks in three pole vault competitions, the Clif Bar ASU Invitational, Pepsi Team Invitational and Oregon Twilight. Opened and closed outdoor season with runner-up finishes and season bests of 16-0.75 in the Oregon Preview and Oregon Twilight. Scored first collegiate win in mid-April’s Oregon Invitational. At season’s end, ranked third among Pac-10 freshmen. Indoors, competed in four meets in Seattle and raised indoor best in three of them. Season Bests: Outdoors - 16-0 3/4, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/5/07). Indoors - 16-1 1/4, Husky Collegiate, Seattle, Wash. (2/10/07). Prep: Won Arizona 4A state pole vault title as a senior (14-6), and also was state runner-up as a junior (14-3). Four-time regional champion and four-year track letterwinner. Personal: Journalism major.

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Alex Wolff Two-time All-American and a 2009 USA Track & Field Championships qualifier. Two-time Pac-10 scorer set three PRs in 2009 as he continues to gain strength following surgery in 2007. One of three javelin AllAmericans on the roster ranks fifth all-time in the event at Oregon. As a high school senior in 2005, ranked top-five nationally among preps and was a two-time, top-two Oregon state meet placer.

RS-Senior Newberg, Ore. Newberg High School Javelin 2-Time All-American Personal Bests Javelin - 235-5/71.77m, Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/17/09 NCAA Championships Performances 2009 - Javelin, 10th, 219-11/67.04m 2008 - Javelin, 7th, 220-1.5/67.09m NCAA West Regional Performances 2009 - Javelin, 4th, 233-5/71.16m 2008 - Javelin, 6th, 220-2/67.10m Pac-10 Championships Performances 2009 - Javelin, 3rd, 235-5/71.77m 2008 - Javelin, 5th, 219-3/66.82m

2008-09: NCAA All-American and a Pac-10 scorer in the javelin in his first healthy full season at Oregon. Opened year with a personal-best throw at the Stanford Invitational of 224-11. Improved that by 10 feet a week later at the Pepsi Team Invitational with a second-place 234-4 effort. Won the javelin at the Sea Ray Relays in Konxville, Tenn. (231-0). Took second (229-10) to help Oregon defeat UCLA in their annual dual meet. Established third and final PR of the season in an impressive third-place performance at the Pac-10 Championships. His throw of 235-5 ranks fifth all-time at Oregon as was good for six team points towards Oregon’s third straight Pac-10 Championship. Topped 70 meters again (71.16, 233-5) in a fourth-place finish at the NCAA West Regional to advance to his second straight NCAA Championships, where he earned his second career All-America award with a 10th place showing (219-11). Qualified for his first USA Track & Field Championships and took 15th (220-5) against a strong professional field. Pac-10 All-Academic second team. Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin - 235-5/71.77m (PR), Pac-10 Championships, Eugene, Ore. (5/17/09). 2007-08: Still recovering from a 2007 injury, earned All-America status in the javelin with his seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championships and was a key point-scorer for the Pac-10 Championship Ducks. Didn’t begin season until the Oregon-UCLA dual in mid-April where he took second with a then-personal best throw of 214-5 to help the Ducks win the meet. Found his groove in the championship season. Improved his season best to 219-3 to finish fifth at the Pac-10 Championships. Then, facing a preliminary elimination at the NCAA West Regional, threw another career-best, 219-9 to move on to the finals, where he improved on his mark again. Season-best throw of 220-2 was good for a sixth-place Regional finish and a trip to his first NCAA Championships. Continued dramatic performances at the national meet, where he needed a late throw of 220-1.5 to jump to seventh and earn his first career All-America award and score two team points. USTFCCCA All-Academic first team. Pac-10 All-Academic first team. Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin 220-2, NCAA West Regional, Northridge, Calif. (5/30/08). 2006-07: Competed twice in javelin before an arm injury sidelined him the rest of the season. Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin - 195-0, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/17/07). 2005-06: Redshirted. Competed once unattached during outdoor campaign in Oregon Preview (fifth, 193-5). Did not compete indoors. Season Bests: Javelin - 193-3, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/18/06). Prep: Won Oregon 4A state title as a senior in 2005 with personal best (213-5) and ranked fourth nationally after he missed part of the early season with a leg injury. Took second in state meet as a junior with a thenpersonal best (191-2) that tabbed him 30th nationally and third in the state rankings. Two-time all-league javelin choice. Lettered two seasons in football at inside linebacker and tight end, and was a first-team allleague pick. Salutatorian of his class and National Honor Society member. Personal: Human physiology major.

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Ben DeJarnette Virginia state 3,200 meter outdoor and indoor champion comes across the nation to compete for the Men of Oregon. 2009-10: 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).

Freshman Mechanicsville, Va. Atlee High School Distance

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.

Personal Bests Mile - 4:15.64 (i), Virginia Tech Invitational, Blacksburg, Va., 1/23/2009

Elijah Greer 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. 2009-10: Cross Country - Redshirt season.

Freshman Lake Oswego, Ore. Lake Oswego High School Middle Distance Personal Bests 800 Meters - 1:47.68, USATF Junior Track & Field Championships, Columbus, Ohio, 6/21/08 1,500 Meters - 3:50.56, OSAA State Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/23/09 Mile - 4:08.08, Portland Track Festival, Portland, Ore., 6/13/2009

Prep: Capped senior season by winning the state 800 meter title for the second year in a row (1:59.51) and claiming his second career 1,500 meter crown (3:50.56) for Lake Oswego High School. Also won the 800 as a junior (1:50.60) and the 1,500 as a sophomore (3:57.76). His last two years of high school also saw him post eye-catching times in national and international competition. Ran the fourth-fastest junior 800 meter time in U.S. history, 1:47.68, to win the event at the 2008 USATF Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Columbus, Ohio. That sent him to his first IAAF World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, where he advanced to the semifinals. It was also the fastest time ever run by a junior and broke the Oregon state high school record. As a senior, his season-best time of 1:48.97 at the Oregon Twilight ranked second nationally, while his time in the mile from the Portland Track Festival, 4:08.08, ranked 10th nationally. Was a three-time Three Rivers League district champion at 800 meters and a two-time winner at 1,500 meters. Also ran cross country for Lake Oswego and finished ninth in the state as a senior and 15th as a junior. Won the district meet as a senior. Named the Johnny Carpenter Prep Athlete of the Year at the 2008 Oregon Sports Awards. High School Bests: 400 Meters - 50.31, 2008; 800 Meters - 1:47.68, 2008; 1,500 Meters - 3:50.56, 2009; Mile - 4:08.08, 2009. Personal: Major is business administration.

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Mitchell Hunt Three-time state champion (twice at 3,200 meters and once at 1,600 meters) comes to Oregon from Nebraska after being selected as that state’s Gatorade Athlete of the Year. 2009-10: Cross Country - Redshirt season. Ran unattached at the Bill Dellinger Invitational, Mike Hodges Invitational (seventh) and Beaver Classic. Prep: Swept the Nebraska state 3,200 meter and 1,600 meter races as a senior for Fremont High School to earn Gatorade Athlete of the Year honors. Took the 1,600 meters in 4:21.09 and the 3,200 in 9:28.40. Placed fifth in the 800 meters (1:57.87 ). Was the 2008 Nebraska state champion at 3,200 meters (9:25.32), after finishing sixth in the 3,200 meters as a sophomore (9:53.08). Also scored points as a junior in the 1,600 meters, where he finished second (4:26.60) and the 800 meters (eighth, 1:57.18), and ran the lead leg of Fremont’s second-place 3,200 meter relay team. In cross country, ran fourth at the 2008 Nebraska Class A Championships in a time of 16:38. Won the 2007 UNK Class A Cross Country Invite, covering the 5,000 meter course in 16:26.37, and was 13th at the Nebraska Class A Cross Country Championships as a junior (16:49.68). High School Bests: 800 Meters - 1:57.18; 1,600 Meters - 4:21.09, 2009; 3,200 Meters - 9:25.32, 2008.

Freshman Fremont, Neb. Fremont High School Distance

Personal: History major.

Elliott Jantzer The Nike Cross Nationals qualifier was the 4A state champion at 1,500 meters and 3,000 meters, and in cross country as a senior. Ranked second among all state classifications at 3,000 meters (8:33.45) as a senior. Set that mark at the Oregon Relays, a meet record. Won nine state track and cross country titles in high school. 2009-10: Cross Country - Redshirt season. Prep: Nine-time 4A state champion for Phoenix High School. Nike Cross Nationals qualifier. Two-time Oregon state cross country champion, taking titles his junior (15:35) and senior (15:42.8) seasons. Was third in cross country as a sophomore (16:16). On the track, captured seven state titles, including three straight at both 1,500 and 3,000 meters. As a sophomore, won the 1,500 in (4:00.10) and the 3,000 meters (8:45.18). His junior year saw wins come in 3:58.53 at 1,500 meters and 8:40.47 at 3,000 meters. Recorded his best times yet as a senior, winning the 1,500 meters in 3:57.14 and the 3,000 in 8:43.40. Time in the 1,500 final ranked as the third best in the state. Earlier his senior year ran the 3,000 meters in 8:33.45 at the Oregon Relays, which ranked as the second-best time among all Oregon prep classifications in 2009 and was also a meet record. Ran on Phoenix’s 2009 state champion 4x400 meter relay team. Was also a two-time state scorer at 400 meters, placing third as a junior (49.46) and second as a senior (50.68). First scored at the state meet as a freshman in 2006 by placing third in the 3,000 meters (8:59.7). High School Bests: 400 Meters - 49.46, 2008; 800 Meters - 1:54.40, 2009; 1,500 Meters - 3:57.14, 2009; 3,000 Meters - 8:33.45, 2009. Personal: Major is undeclared.

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Freshman Medford, Ore. Phoenix High School Distance Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:57.14, OSAA State Championships, Eugene, Ore., 5/23/09 3,000 Meters - 8:33.45, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore., 4/24/09


NEWCOMER PROFILES

Michael Maag All-American (2009 5,000 meters, 2007 cross country) and Princeton graduate joins the program as a redshirt senior with one season outdoor eligibility remaining. Holds the Princeton record in the 5,000 meters (13:41.17). Oregon native was a state meet scorer in the 1,500, 3,000 and cross country as a senior at Jesuit High School.

RS-Senior Lake Oswego, Ore. Jesuit High School/Princeton Distance Personal Bests 1,500 Meters - 3:46.53, Sam Howell Invitational, Princeton, N.J., 4/3/09 5,000 Meters - 13:41.17, Mt. SAC Relays, Walnut, Calif., 4/18/09 Mile - 4:00.43 (i), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash., 2/16/08 3,000 Meters - 7:56.40 (i), New Balance Collegiate Invitational, New York, N.Y., 2/16/08

Before Oregon: Was a track and cross country All-American for Princeton. Ran 10th in the 5,000 meters at the 2009 NCAA Track and Field Championships (14:14.67). NCAA qualifier in the indoor mile. An Ivy League champion in cross country (2007) and at 1,500, 3,000 and 5,000 meters, including the 2009 titles at 1,500 and 5,000 meters. Set the school record in the 5,000 meters, 13:41.17, at the 2009 Mt. SAC Relays. Also on the Ivy League-winning distance medley relay team. Was among 51 Princeton students who traveled to China during the summer of 2007. Princeton Bests: 1,500 Meters - 3:46.53, Sam Howell Invitational, Princeton, N.J. (4/3/09); Mile (I) - 4:00.43, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/16/08); 3,000 Meters (I)7:56.40, New Balance Collegiate Invitational, New York, N.Y. (2/16/08); 5,000 Meters - 13:41.17, Mt. SAC Relays, Walnut, Calif. (4/18/09); 10,000 Meters - 31:02.47, Walt Disney World Invitational, Orlando, Fla. (3/21/09). Prep: As a senior, scored at both the state track and cross country meets for Jesuit High School. Was fourth in the 1,500 meters and fifth at 3,000 meters as a senior. Took third at the 2004 state cross country championships. Helped Jesuit win the 2003 state cross country title. High School Bests: 1,500 Meters - 3:56, 2005; 3,000 Meters - 8:26, 2005. Personal: Major is computer science. Brother Peter runs for Princeton.

Michael VanDoren State champion in the shot put was a four-time OSAA scorer for South Albany High School (shot and discus, twice). Impressed with a third-place finish in the shot put at the 2009 Golden West Invitational. Threw 62-4 in the shot as an unattached competitor at an OTC All-Comers meet during the summer of 2009.

Freshman Albany, Ore. South Albany High School Throws

Prep: Rising senior improved his shot put PR by six feet while winning the 2009 5A state championships (54-1) for South Albany High School. Also scored in the discus (fourth, 152-3) as a senior. Went on to finish second in the shot (54-5.75) and third in the discus (159-2) at the Border Duel Track Classic, before taking third in the shot put at the Golden West Invitational (55-4.25). Prep PR in the shot, 58-8.75 came in the season-opening dual versus Lebanon, his first of 10 straight shot put wins in 2009. After high school, saw another big jump in the shot with a throw of 62-4 at an OTC All-Comers meet in the summer of 2009. Hit high school best in the discus, 165-8, in winning the 2009 Mid-Willamette District meet, where he also swept the shot (50-0). Took sixth in the state in the shot as a junior (50-9.5). Placed fifth in the discus at the state meet as a sophomore (144-3). Was also an all-league defensive end for South Albany’s football team. High School Bests: Shot Put - 58-8.75/17.90m, 2009; Discus - 165-8/50.49m, 2009. Personal: Major is undeclared. Aspires to be on the “World’s Strongest Man” competition.

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Walker Augustyniak

David Bondi

Phillip Campbell

Cameron Carter

RS-Freshman / Distance Eugene, Ore. South Eugene High School

RS-Junior / Distance Anchorage, Alaska South High School

RS-Freshman / Jumps Portland, Ore. Sunset High School

RS-Junior / Middle Distance RS-Sophomore / Distance Greeley, Colo. Greeley, Colo. West High School West High School

Freshman / Distance Springfield, Ore. Springfield High School

Andre Crenshaw

Justin Cross

Eric Dettman

Matt Dettman

Tanner Harris

Randall Horn

RS-Junior / Distance Bensenville, Ill. York High School

RS-Junior / Distance Bensenville, Ill. York High School

Freshman / Throws Eugene, Ore. Sheldon High School

RS-Sophomore / Throws Los Gatos, Calif. Los Gatos High School

Junior / Hurdles RS-Senior / Jumps Powell, Wyo. Lancaster, Calif. Antelope Valley High School Powell High School

Spencer Carter

Tim Costin

LaMichael James

Kevin Kahan

Michael Kahan

Ingmar Kerem

Steven Kutsch

Chris Kwiatkowski

RS-Freshman / Sprints Texarkana, Texas. Liberty-Eylau High School

RS-Freshman / Sprints Reno, Nevada Reno High School

RS-Freshman / Sprints Reno, Nevada Reno High School

Sophomore / Decathlon Portland, Ore. Lincoln High School

Freshman / Distance Spokane, Wash. Mead High School

RS-Sophomore / Distance Bellingham, Wash. Bellingham High School

Danny Marconi

Brian McGinty

Kevin McNally

Hank Morrison

Cam Norris

Austin Ouderkirk

Sophomore / Jumps Klamath Falls, Ore. Henley High School

Senior / Pole Vault St. Louis, Mo. Chaminade High School

Senior / Distance Albuquerque, N.M. Eldorado High School

Freshman / Distance Carmel, Calif. Carmel High School

RS-Sophomore / Throws RS-Freshman / Pole Vault Vancouver, Wash. Newport, Ore. Central Catholic High School Newport High School/UW

Alex Pattinson

Tyler Pinkney

Josh Sanford

Ken Scoggin

Lane Seals

Travis Stanford

Junior / Throws St. Helens, Ore. Port Angeles High School/ College of the Siskiyous

RS-Junior / Distance Cottage Grove, Ore. Cottage Grove High School

Sophomore / Jumps North Bend, Ore. North Bend High School

Junior / Middle Distance Peyton, Colo. Peyton High School/N. Colo.

RS-Senior / Jumps Freshman / Jumps Portland, Ore. Everett, Wash. Central Catholic High School Moanalua High School

Jonathan Thomas

Michael Thompson

Amin Tufa

RS-Senior / Distance Des Moines, Iowa. Roosevelt High School

RS-Freshman / Throws Beaverton, Ore. Southridge High School

RS-Freshman / Jumps Seattle, Wash. Roosevelt High School

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