BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The 2018 track season will continue for Cooper Teare and Joseph Anderson.
The two Oregon freshmen finished in second place in their respective events Friday at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships to earn a spot on the U.S. World Junior team heading to the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, in July.
Teare was the runner up in the men's 5,000 meters on Friday, crossing in 14 minutes, 33.54 seconds. Drew Bosley, a high school senior from Wisconsin, was the winner in 14:32.75.
Teare is also entered in the 1,500 final on Sunday.
Anderson was second in the men's 110 hurdles in 13.58, behind Corey Poole of Florida who won in 13.34.
Also Friday, Oregon freshmen sprinters Jasmin Reed (11.47) and Lauren Rain Williams (11.60) finished sixth and seventh, respectively, in the women's 100 final.
West, Hunter finish 3-4 in Stumptown 1,500
PORTLAND — Oregon's James West and Charlie Hunter finished 3-4 in the men's high performance 1,500 meters Friday during the Stumptown Twilight meet at Lewis & Clark College, and Lilli Burdon was second in the women's HP 1,500.
Burdon, who was third at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships last week in the 5,000, finished in 4 minutes, 13 seconds, just off the winning time of 4:12.95 by Courtney Hufsmith.
In the men's 1,500, West finished in 3:41.42 and Hunter in 3:42.29. West just finished his junior season and Hunter was a late-season addition to the team as a freshman from Australia.
Burdon, West and Hunter were all competing unattached.
Former Oregon star Raevyn Rogers was entered in the women's 800 but announced early Friday she was pulling out to focus on the U.S. Outdoor championships that are coming up next week.