Oregon Twilight Meet

Women’s triple jump: Oregon State’s Maus warms up for NCAAs

Just last week, Portland’s Katherine Maus broke the Oregon State stadium record in the women’s triple jump with a jump of 40 feet, 7.75 inches. It was her third straight event recording a personal best.

Today, she continued her success at Hayward Field under clear blue skies by winning the Oregon Twilight with a jump of 40 feet, 4.75 inches. It was only her fourth attempt after fouling on her first two. Maus, who is competing in two other events –100 meters and long jump – opted to pass on her final two jumps with the event in hand. (more…)

Men’s Steeplechase: Darland breaks 9 minutes

Oregon’s Jackson Darland dropped more than four seconds from his personal best in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase to win the event in 8 minutes, 59.95 seconds at the Oregon Twilight at Historic Hayward Field.

He did it with help from his teammate, Chris Mulverhill, who set the pace for the first six laps before dropping out. (more…)

Twilight Preview: Catching up with Alexi Pappas

Last weekend, Alexi Pappas ran her first 10,000-meter race at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Palo Alto, California. She also set her first Olympic “A” Standard time, crossing the line in 16th in 32 minutes, 2.22 seconds.

She beat the standard by just under 13 seconds.

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Twilight Preview: Last home meet for Oregon seniors

Each of their experiences at the University of Oregon was different. But the seniors of Oregon’s track and field program can all agree: nothing will compare to their time representing the Ducks.

In a Q&A session at this week’s TrackTown Tuesday, Oregon seniors Arthur Delaney, Trevor Ferguson and Daniel Winn from the men’s squad, and Lauren Crockett, Katie Porada and Jillian Weir from the women’s team shared memories of their time at Oregon.

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