Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 4/5/13
On Saturday, the Oregon Ducks will be taking the track at Hayward for the Pepsi Invitational. Oregon will host Texas A&M, Washington, and Washington State in a meet that is already shaping up to showcase top national competition. The women go into the weekend ranked 2nd in the polls and the men are ranked 4th. The women are in the chase for the Triple Crown after back-to-back cross country and indoor track and field championships while the men have boasted success with a number of athletes this year. With the yellow and green climbing their way to the top, much is at stake at the Pepsi Invitational, and for viewers there will be plenty to watch. Here’s some matchups, runners, and events to keep your eyes on: Women’s 4x100 Relay The women’s relay team is a force to be reckoned with.  The quartet comprised of Phyllis Francis, English Gardner, Chizoba Okodogbe, and Jenna Prandini are ranked sixth. The team finished third at the Texas Relays last week with the fourth f...
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