Ruby Stauber To Transfer From LSU To Oregon

After a standout freshman season with LSU, Ruby Stauber will take her talents to the Pacific Northwest to compete for the University of Oregon. A since-deleted tweet from the Wayzata High School girls cross country account first made the announcement, and FloTrack later confirmed it with Stauber.

As a Tiger, Stauber set a lifetime best of 2:03.01 in the 800m at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships for fifth, and finished runner-up at the SEC indoor and outdoor championships in 2:04.31 and 2:03.95, respectively.

On the prep level, Stauber boasted quite the resume and earned hardware at some of the nation's most prestigious meets:

2016 U.S. Junior Bronze Medalist (800 Meters)
2016 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Silver Medalist (800 Meters)
2016 New Balance Indoor Nationals Silver Medalist (800 Meters)
2015 Minnesota Gatorade Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year
2015 U.S. Junior Silver Medalist (800 Meters)
2015 Pan American Junior Championships Qualifier
2014 AAU National Junior Olympics Silver Medalist (800 Meters)

Stauber is eligible to begin competing for the Ducks right away if she chooses — the earliest we could see her rocking a green and yellow jersey could be the UW Indoor Preview on January 13.

Watch the 2018 UW Indoor Preview LIVE on FloTrack

NCAA Weekend In Review: Josh Kerr Sets NCAA Record, TeeTee Terry Breaks Out

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Josh Kerr of New Mexico rightfully claims the throne as prince of the NCAA weekend after breaking one of the oldest records in Division I history: the 1500m. The three-time NCAA champion ran 3:35.01 at the Bryan Clay Invitational to narrowly beat out Sydney Maree's 3:35.3, which has stood as the DI standard since 1981.

Kipchoge Furthers His Case For Best Ever, Farah Sets British Record

Eliud Kipchoge’s eighth straight marathon victory on Sunday looked familiar to all his others. He managed a fast pace in the early miles, effortlessly whittled down the pack from 20 to 35K and flashed an inconspicuous smile when the race was at its most difficult. In short, Kipchoge again made the very difficult look sublime. 

Patience Pays For Vivian Cheruiyot In London Marathon

In the early stages of the women’s race at the London Marathon, the elite women broke into three distinct group. At the front, Mary Keitany and Tirunesh Dibaba were joined by four male pacer setters with the stated goal of breaking the women’s world record of 2:15:25. Behind them, were Brigid Kosgei and Gladys Cherono, their aims not as ambitious as that of Dibaba and Keitany, but aiming to run a historically fast time. 

Josh Kerr Smashes NCAA 1500m Record!

New Mexico’s Josh Kerr broke the NCAA 1500m record on Friday night, running 3:35.01 at the Bryan Clay Invitational. The mark eclipses Sydney Maree’s 3:35.30 that has stood since 1981.

Phyllis Francis Double, Spicy Men’s 4x400 On Tap At Michael Johnson Invite

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Some of the NCAA’s best sprinters will descend on Waco, Texas, looking for fast times at the Michael Johnson Invitational. Joining the top talent from Arkansas, Texas Tech, Texas A&M, and Baylor will be several professional athletes—including 2017 world 400m champion Phyllis Francis. You can watch the meet live on FloTrack and find the full schedule and entries here. 

After Year-Long Layoff, Marathoner Laura Thweatt Is Back

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There's at least one top U.S. marathoner who didn't compete in Boston this week.

Dominique Scott-Efurd Joins Forces With Emma Coburn

South African national record holder and five-time NCAA champion Dominique Scott-Efurd announced on Friday that she is joining the training group that includes world championship gold medalist Emma Coburn. The group, which is coached by Coburn’s husband Joe Bosshard, is based in Boulder, Colorado, and also includes Aisha Praught-Leer and Kaela Edwards.

House Of Run: What Will Be The Legacy Of The 2018 Boston Marathon?

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On the latest episode of the House of Run podcast, Jason and Kevin discuss Desiree Linden becoming the first American woman to win Boston since 1985, Yuki Kawauchi's comeback victory, the bizarre top five in both races, the panoply of DNFs, and the horrific weather in Boston.

Mary Keitany, Tirunesh Dibaba To Chase World Record At London Marathon

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It's hard to imagine a 26.2-mile race topping the drama of Monday's Boston Marathon, but the high-profile athletes assembled in London and lofty goals vocalized for this Sunday's Virgin Money London Marathon indicate that track fans may very well get two of the best marathons ever in a span of six days. 

London Marathon Men's Preview: Eliud Kipchoge Could Break World Record

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The only athletic accomplishment that reigning Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has left to garner is an official world record in the marathon. His 2:00:25 at the Nike Breaking2 Event in Monza last May didn't count for official record-keeping, but the race did prove he is more than capable of bettering Dennis Kimetto's 2:02:57 world record—given the conditions are cooperative.