NCAA Quotes Of The Day

"The idea of somebody outworking me … it just sickens me."

And ...

"If I could fight like [Rupp], I'd be really good."

- Quote 1 is from Galen Rupp the perfectionist, who may finish off a perfect 2008-2009 with wins in the 10,000 and 5,000 and the Oregon team title. Quote 2 is from Liberty's Sam Chelanga, who will face Rupp in the 10,000m on Thursday night in Arkansas.

2009 NCAA Meet Starts Wednesday On John McDonnell Field *Get Your LRC Prediction Contest Filled Out! *Meet Schedule *Live Results And "Watch Live" (Track Events Begin 6 pm EST) *Men Heat Sheets *Women's Heet Sheets

Rupp All Over The News:
*LRC: Pre-Meet Report From Arkansas: Does Matt Centrowitz Have A Foot Injury?
"Pardon The InteRUPPtion" Employee #1's take on Galen Rupp's amazing senior season.
*Rupp On The Front Page Of USA Today Sports Dick Patrick wrote a great article, including quotes from Alberto, Lananna, Rupp's Dad and Sam Chelanga.
*Lengthy Oregonian Article On Rupp It mentions the "Haters" on
*The Register-Guard Preview:
Rupp, Centro & Wheating Lead The Way As Ducks Favored To Win First Title In 25 Years
*AP Preview:
New Coach Bucknam Trying To Make His Own Mark At Host Arkansas
Watch Out For Oregon's Big-Meet Long Jumper Jamesha Youngblood  Oregon will need points from unheralded stars like Youngblood if they want to upend a strong Texas A&M squad.
John McDonnell And Arkansas Excited To Host NCAA Outdoors And Hope To One Day Host Olympic Trials
2009 NCAA Men's Preview
We break down the men's mid-d and distance events plus the relays, 100, 400 and team competition for you.
LRC: 2009 NCAA Women's Preview We break down the women's mid-d and distance events plus the relays, 100, and team competition for you.'s 2009 NCAA Prediction Contest After reading our previews, we dare you to see how your knowledge stacks up against that of the very brightest - the community. Who has truly the best knowledge of NCAA track and field? Enter the contest and find out. Get your friends and compete in your own group. And because we are kind-hearted souls, a perfect distance ballot will net you $20,900.