Both Outdoor Track and Field Teams Rank Within Top 20

LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon Athletics is proud to announce its recent placements within the 2024 NAIA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rankings, with both teams recognized as premier programs across the nation.

In the latest rankings released by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, Eastern Oregon’s Men’s team secured the No. 18 spot. Notably, the squad stands out as one of only two Cascade Collegiate Conference members to appear in the rankings, alongside the University of British Columbia.

Meanwhile, the Mountaineers’ Women’s team claimed the No. 20 position in the NAIA Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Rankings. Their performances in multiple events have garnered attention, with top rankings achieved in several categories. The Mounties share the spotlight with fellow CCC members, the University of British Columbia, and Lewis-Clark State, with UBC securing the top overall spot.

Eastern Oregon additionally ranked highly in several individual events, listed below:

Men:

  • 400m Hurdles: 2nd
  • Steeplechase: 1st
  • 5000m: 14th
  • Shot Put: 8th
  • Hammer Throw: 18th

Women:

  • 100m: 14th
  • 100m Hurdles: 7th
  • High Jump: 5th
  • Long Jump: 13th
  • Javelin: 1st
  • Heptathlon: 1st
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