Cheserek, is the second Oregon student-athlete to earn the award since Galen Rupp was honored in back-to-back years in 2007-08.
Edward Cheserek's dominance continues as he picked up his second USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Year award.
Edward Cheserek pulled clear of the field with 2,000 meters remaining and sprinted home to win the 2014 NCAA Men's Cross Country title.
The 2014 season culminates at the NCAA Championships Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind., for the Oregon cross country teams.
Oregon had nineteen student-athletes earn Pac-12 All-Academic Team honors, including three first-team honorees.
Freshman Sam Prakel finished second in 25:47.0 to lead the Oregon men's cross country team Saturday at the USATF Oregon State XC Championships at Pier Park.
Duck men and women clinch automatic berths to the NCAA Championships.
Oregon will race at the NCAA West Regional in Stanford, Calif., on Friday, and will do so with an eye toward the national championships a week later.
Oregon begins its quest for the NCAA Championships at the NCAA West Regional Friday morning at Stanford Golf Course.
Edward Cheserek's reign in the Pac-12 continues as the sophomore was named Pac-12 Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row.
Sophomore Edward Cheserek was named the Division I USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week after winning his second straight Pac-12 title.
Cheserek claims back-to-back Pac-12 crowns on All Hallows' Eve.