Ducks Face Loaded Field at Nuttycombe
EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon cross country team returns to competition Friday with the Nuttycombe Invitational in Madison, Wis. The women's championship 6K starts at 10:20 a.m. (PT) followed by the men's 8,000-meter race at 11 a.m.
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The Women of Oregon check in at No. 21 in the most recent USTFCCCA national poll (Oct. 4) while the UO men are ranked 24th entering the meet. Friday's meet will feature 43—24 women, 19 men—teams ranked among the top 30 in the country.
The Ducks last raced Sept. 23 at the Dellinger Invitational in Springfield with each coming away with a team title. Individually, senior Aaron Bienenfeld ran to victory in an 8K time of 23:41.7 and sophomore Harper McClain (20:07.2) was the Ducks' top performer in the women's race.
Bienenfeld, a returning All-American from a season ago, finished fourth at last year's Nuttycombe.
Along with the loaded field that features eight top-10 teams on each side, the Ducks will also face off with Pac-12 foes Colorado, Oregon State (women), Stanford, Utah (women) and Washington.
The 2022 postseason begins in two weeks at the Pac-12 Championships in Riverside, Calif. Both races will air on the Pac-12 Network. Click HERE for the Ducks' full schedule.
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