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Jonas Legernes
Jonas Legernes

Baerums Verk, Norway

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Track Cats Seek Pac-12 Title

The Pac-12 Championships will take place on May 11-12 at USC's Cromwell Field and Katherine B. Loker Stadium.


Barrett Wins and Sets Top Mark in the World

Senior Brigetta Barrett won her 21st-straight meet versus collegiate competition on Friday at the Stanford Invitational.


Track Cats to Compete at Stanford Invitational

The University of Arizona Wildcats No. 20 men's and No. 3 women's track and field teams will compete in the Stanford Invitational this weekend in Palo Alto, Calif.


Split-Squad Action For Track Cats This Weekend

The No. 10 men's and No. 13 women's track and field teams will be split between the Husky Classic in Seattle and the Don Kirby Invitational this weekend.


Lalang and Sambu Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships

The No. 4 women's team tied for second place in the 6,000-meter race while sophomore Lawi Lalang won the men's 10K on Friday.

BEFORE ARIZONA: Legernes attended the University of Tulsa for the fall semester of 2011 ... He competed on the cross country team.

HIGH SCHOOL: He attended high school at Rudbeck in Norway ... He earned a first-place finish at the Swedish Junior Championships in the 2,000-meter steeplechase ... At the European Junior Championships he finished in ninth place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Legernes also competed at the World Junior Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Helga and Lotta Legernes and was born in Gothenburg, Sweden ... He has three brothers, two twins, Erik and Henrik, and Johan ... He is pursuing a degree in physiology and aspires to be a physical therapist.