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Ducks Track & Field BIO
Russell Hornsby
Player Profile:
Russell Hornsby 771089
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 6'2"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Williamsburg, Va.
High School: Georgetown Prep
Experience: High School

Pac-12 Champion

2014-15: Outdoors – Member of the 4x400 team which won at the Pac-12 Championships in 3:05.84…same team finished eighth at the NCAA West Regionals and advanced to the NCAA Championships…at the national meet, Hornsby ran third as the team finished with the eighth-fastest time in school history (3:05.39)…took third in the 800 at the Pepsi Invitational in 1:51.92…Indoors – Ran the 800 twice with a season best coming at the MPSF Championships in 1:50.69…Season Bests: 800 – 1:51.92, Pepsi Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/11/15); Indoors – 800 – 1:50.69, MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/28/15).

2013-14: Outdoors – Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in the 800 meters…opened the outdoor season at the Oregon Preview with a personal best in the 400 meter dash (48.93) and finished in sixth…was also a member of the 4x400 team that took second at the Oregon Preview…ran the 800 meters in 1:51.86, good for second at that meet…came in third at the OSU High Performance meet in the 800 meters with a season best of 1:50.30…took fifth at the Oregon Twilight with a time of 1:51.01 in the 800. Indoor – Finished in the top 10 for all seven events during the indoor season…was fourth in the 600 at the UW Preview (1:19.01) and also member of the 4x400 team that took second…timed a personal best 1:49.55 in the 800 meters at the Husky Classic…also ran a leg on the runner-up distance medley relay at the Husky Classic (9:31.64). Season Bests: Outdoors – 400 Meters – 48.93, Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/22/14); 800 Meters - 1:50.30, OSU High Performance Meet, Corvallis, Ore. (5/1/14). Indoors - 800 Meters - 1:49.55 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/15/14).
2012-13: Outdoors - A Pac-12 qualifier at 800 meters. Had a season-best 800 of 1:50.67 at the Oregon Twilight. Indoors - Redshirt season. Cross Country - Did not compete. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:50.67, Oregon Twilight, Eugene, Ore. (5/3/13).
2011-12: Outdoors - Consistent performer in the 800 meters where he scored at the conference meet. Opened year by running a seasonal best 1:49.70 at the USC Invitational. Came back later in the season to run 1:50.72 in the semifinals of the Pac-12 meet to advance to the final. There, ran 1:50.39 to finish sixth and score three points for the six-time champions. Concluded season with his first NCAA West Preliminary Round appearance. Indoors - Ran the 800 three times with a best of 1:51.83 at Husky Classic. Cross Country - Redshirt Season. Ran unattached at the Beaver Classic. Season Bests: Outdoors - 800 Meters - 1:49.70 (PR), USC Invitational, Los Angeles, Calif. (3/24/12). Indoors - 800 Meters - 1:51.83, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/11/12).
Prep: Won the 800 meters at the IAC Championships as a senior in 2011 for Georgetown Prep after finishing as the runner-up as a junior in 2010. Has a personal best of 1:53.31 in the 800. Anchored Georgetown Prep’s winning 4x400 meter team (3:26.92) at the 2011 IAC Championships. Was also on the 4x800 meter relay team that placed third in the 2010 Penn Relays’ Championship of America. High School Bests: 400 Meters - 48.84, 2011; 800 Meters - 1:50.82, 2011.
Personal: Major is cinema studies. Father is Grammy-award winning musician Bruce Hornsby, leader of the bands “Bruce Hornsby and the Range” and “Bruce Hornsby & the Noise Makers,” who has also played over 100 shows with the “Grateful Dead.”
Personal Bests

800 Meters - 1:49.55 (i),
Husky Classic,
Eugene, Ore., 2/15/14
NCAA Championships
2015 – 4x400, p-5th, 3:05.39
Pac-12 Championships
2015- 4x400, 1st, 3:05.84
2013 - 800 Meters, s-5th, 1:51.14
2012 - 800 Meters, 6th, 1:50.39

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