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Raevyn Rogers (born September 7, 1996) is an American student-athlete on the University of Oregon Ducks women's track and field team in Eugene, Oregon. The 5' 9" middle-distance runner from Houston, Texas, was awarded All-American status as a freshman for winning the 800-meter race at the 2015 NCAA Division I championship in Eugene, OR. She ran a time of 1:59.71, setting a personal best.

Raevyn Rogers
Raevyn Rogers 2018 USATF Indoor Champs.jpg
Raevyn Rogers runs the 800m at 2018 USATF Indoor Champs in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1996-09-07) September 7, 1996 (age 23)
Houston, United States
ResidenceEugene, Oregon
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Sport
CountryUnited States
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Middle-distance running
College teamUniversity of Oregon Ducks
TeamNike
Turned pro2017
Coached byRobert Johnson

CompetitionEdit

Raevyn Rogers placed fourth in the 800 meters (2:00.75) at 2018 NACAC Championships in Toronto.

Raevyn Rogers placed second in the 800 meters at 2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Raevyn Rogers placed 1st in the 4 × 400 m (3:30.54 in the prelim) and 5th in the 800 m (2:01.44) at 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships. Rogers placed 2nd in the 800 meters (2:01.74) behind champion Ajee' Wilson in Albuquerque, New Mexico at 2018 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Rogers was part of Team USA setting world indoor record in the 4 × 800 m relay February 3 at 2018 Millrose Games in 8:05.89 – Chrishuna Williams (2:05.10), Raevyn Rogers (2:00.45), Charlene Lipsey (2:01.98), Ajee' Wilson (1:58.37).[1][2]

Raevyn Rogers competed in the women's 800 meters at the 2016 NACAC Under-23 Championships in Athletics, running 2:04.78 in the final round to earn fourth place.[3]

Raevyn Rogers competed in the women's 800 meters at the 2015 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships, running 2:04.62 in the final round to earn first place.

Raevyn Rogers competed in the women's 800 meters at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Athletics, running 2:08.01 in the preliminary round to rank No. 22 as a non-qualifying athlete.[4]

Raevyn Rogers competed in the women's 800 meters at the 2013 World Youth Championships in Athletics, running 2:03.32 in the final round to earn bronze medal.[5]

AchievementsEdit

University of Oregon careerEdit

Raevyn Rogers was a six time NCAA Division I champion and ten time All-American at University of Oregon. Rogers won three consecutive outdoor 800 meters NCAA and Pac-12 Conference titles (2015, 2016, 2017). Rogers won 2017 Women Bowerman Award.

Oregon Mountain Pacific Sports Federation
Indoor track and field
NCAA
Indoor track and field
Pac-12 Conference
Outdoor Track and Field
NCAA
Outdoor Track and Field
Junior 16–17 800: DNF 800: 2:01.09 1st 800: 2:02.93 1st 800: 2:00.02 1st
4x400 meters: 3:27.07 2nd 4x400 meters: 3:32.20 2nd 4x400 meters: 3:33.13 1st
Sophomore 15–16 800: 2:03.13 1st 800: 2:02.41 1st 800: 2:00.75 1st
4x400 meters: 3:29.77 3rd 4x400 meters: DNF
Distance medley relay: 11:05.96 7th
Freshman 14–15 800: 2:06.50 6th 800: 2:01.67 1st 800: 1:59.71 1st
4x400 meters: 3:34.73 2nd 4x400 meters: 3:39.07 18th

Rogers won 800-meter title at 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships, 2016 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships, 2016 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships and 2017 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Rogers opened the 2016 indoor season in NCAA record-setting time in the 600-meter run at the Washington Preview meet at the University of Washington's Dempsey Indoor Center. The time, however, will not count as an official record because the track at the Dempsey Indoor Center is larger than indoor regulation size.[14] She is the expected winner at the Indoor Championships in March 2016.[15]

2015 Spring seasonEdit

Rogers enjoyed a breakthrough season her first spring with the Ducks. At the 2015 Penn Relays, Rogers ran the 400m leg of the Sprint Medley, which won the race in a time of 3:44.59, narrowly defeating Clemson University.[16] Her win at the NCAA championships contributed 10 points to a total of 59 team points, which won the meet for Oregon for the first time since 1985.[17] She also won the 800 at the 2015 Outdoor U.S. Junior Championships and the 2015 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships.[18]

Awards and recordsEdit

Rogers won the 800-meter title at the 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, OR. Her time of 1:59.71 was the fastest ever run by a freshman, and the fourth-fastest run by a Duck. She qualified for that race by winning the 800-meter title at the Pac-12 championships in 2:01.67. She has been named a Track and Field News All-American three times. She earned a bronze medal in the 800 at the World Youth Championships in 2013, where she also ran on a medley relay that took gold.[19]

Personal bestsEdit

Event Result
200m 24.56
400m (indoor) 53.19 (2016)
400m Relay 49.77 (2017)
400m 52.06 (2018)
600m (indoor) 1:26.34 (2016)
800m (indoor) 1:59.99 (2018)
800m 1:57.69 (2018)

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HighschoolEdit

Rogers attended The Kinkaid School in Houston, Texas, where she competed for the Falcons. Raevyn Rogers won gold in relay and bronze in 800 meters video of 2013 IAAF WYC 800 meters at the 2013 Donetsk IAAF World Youth Championships. She still holds individual school records in the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1600m.[23] Raevyn won 2014 New Balance Nationals Outdoor championship in 800 meters. She graduated in 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American Relay Sets Indoor World Record at the Millrose Games". New York Times. Retrieved February 3, 2018.
  2. ^ "American women set 4x800 world record at Millrose Games". Washington post. Retrieved February 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "2016 NACAC Under-23 Championships in Athletics 800 Metres Women – Final". TimerHub. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  4. ^ "SUMMARY 800 Metres Women – Round 1" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  5. ^ "2013 World Youth Championships in Athletics 800 Metres Women – Final". IAAF. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  6. ^ IAAF World Youth Championships Results Donetsk (UKR) 10–14 July 2013 – Medley Relay Girls – Final IAAF
  7. ^ "2018 USA Track & Field – USATF Outdoor Championships Results – 6/21/2018 to 6/24/2018 Drake Stadium". USATF.org. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "2018 USA Track & Field – USATF Indoor Championships Results – 2/16/2018 to 2/18/2018 Albuquerque Convention Center". USATF.org. Retrieved February 5, 2018.
  9. ^ "2017 USA Track & Field – Results – FULL USATF Championships – 6/22/2017 to 6/25/2017 Hornets Stadium, Sacramento Results". USATF.org. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  10. ^ "2016 United States Olympic Trials (track and field) Complete Results". USATF.org. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  11. ^ "2015 US Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships Complete Results". USATF.org. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  12. ^ "2014 US Track & Field World Junior Trials Complete Results". USATF.org. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  13. ^ "2013 US Track & Field World Youth Trials Results 800 Meter Run Women". USATF.org. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  14. ^ "Women's 600m, Heat 5 – Raevyn Rogers Fastest Collegiate Time EVER!". FloTrack.
  15. ^ "2016 NCAA 800 Preview: Raevyn Rogers Should Dominate Women's Field - LetsRun.com". LetsRun.com.
  16. ^ "The Oregon Ducks bring home two victories at the Penn Relays". OregonLive.com.
  17. ^ "Raevyn Rogers set goals last August, accomplished them in June with 800 win". OregonLive.com.
  18. ^ 2015 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships results
  19. ^ "IAAF World Youth Championships – News – Team USA wins 17 medals at World Youth Championships – USA Track and Field". RunnerSpace.com.
  20. ^ "Raevyn Rogers – Articles". Texas MileSplit.
  21. ^ "Raevyn Rogers Kinkaid HS Houston, Texas results". Athletic.net.
  22. ^ "Raevyn Rogers University of Oregon results". TFRRS.
  23. ^ "Raevyn Rogers '14 Penn Relays Champion".

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Awards
Preceded by
Courtney Okolo
The Bowerman (women's winner)
2017
Succeeded by
Keturah Orji