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Men of Oregon Track & Field debut No. 1 ranking; Women of Oregon come in at No. 13

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It was a dominating weekend for the Oregon Track & Field squad.

The Ducks kicked off the season this past weekend in dominant fashion, and we're not just talking about the slick uniforms. After their performance at the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas last weekend, the Men of Oregon debut at the No. 1 spot in this week’s rankings, while the Women of Oregon came in at No. 13.

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According to GoDucks.com, only marks from this current indoor season are being used in calculating team rankings.

The Men of Oregon ran the fastest DMR (distance-medley relay) of all time in their season opener (9:19.42) led by Cole Hocker, Luis Peralta, Charlie Hunter and Cooper Teare.

Also those who established school records were Micah Williams in the 60 meters (6.56) and Emmanuel Ihemeje in the triple jump (16.41m/53-10.25).

As for the Women of Oregon, redshirt-junior sprinter Kemba Nelson ran a 7.19 in the 60 meters. The Ducks finished 1-3-6 in that race.

Next up for Oregon Track & Field is the Tyson Invitational back in Fayetteville, Arkansas from Friday, February 12 - Saturday, February 13.

Top-10 Marks in the NCAA (thru Jan. 30)

 

Men of Oregon

1 – Micah Williams, 60 meters – 6.56

1 – Charlie Hunter, mile – 3:54.54

1 – Cooper Teare, 3000 meters – 7:46.10

1 – Distance medley relay – 9:19.42

2 – Reed Brown, mile – 3:56.61

2 – Cole Hocker, 3000 meters – 7:46.44

2 – Emmanuel Ihemeje, triple jump – 16.41m/53-10.25

3 – Max Vollmer, heptathlon – 5,734 points

T9 – Rieker Daniel, 60 meters – 6.65

Women of Oregon

2 – Kemba Nelson, 60 meters – 7.19

4 – Mathilde Rey, pentathlon – 4,182 points

7 – Emily Sloan, 60m hurdles – 8.16

8 – Dominique Ruotolo, triple jump – 13.15m/43-1.75

T10 – Brianna Duncan, 60 meters – 7.30