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Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict’s Prep Will Attend Oregon

February 16, 2013

By Jim Lambert, The Star-Ledger

Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict's Prep, the No. 1 high school distance runner in the nation and the best distance runner in New Jersey high school history, announced his eagerly anticipated college choice tonight.  

And the winner is Oregon!!!!!

He made his decision official just a few hours before he broke the national high school indoor two-Mile record by running 8:39.15 in the elite men's race to place 8th at the Millrose Games at the 168th Street Armory in New York City. The old record was 8:40.0 by Gerry Lindgren of Rogers High in Spokane, Wash. in 1964. It was the oldest boys high school national indoor record in the book.

Continue reading at: nj.com

Tags: university of oregon (10) , millrose games (55) , edward cheserek (15)

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