1937

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Harvard Stadium (Cambridge, Mass.) — May 8, 1937

Team Scores
1. Yale, 53
2. Dartmouth, 40 3/4
3. Cornell, 37
4. Columbia, 35
5. Harvard, 29
6. Princeton, 25 3/4
7. Penn, 19 1/2

Recordbreakers
• Six individual and two relay running events were contested for the first time in 1937, with the following establishing records: Easton Burlingame of Yale in the 100y dash (:09.8); Patrick Gorman of Dartmouth in the 880y run (1:55.6); Howard Welch of Cornell in the mile run (4:22.8); William Bassett of Cornell in the two-mile run (9:37.6); John Donovan of Dartmouth in the 120y hurdles (:14.7); John Irwin of Princeton in the 220y hurdles (:23.6); the Penn 4x110y relay (:42.8) and the Dartmouth 4x440y relay (3:18.0).
• Francis Ryan of Columbia in the shot put (50-6 3/4), breaking the mark of 49-4 3/8 set by Dartmouth’s Anthony Geniawicz in 1936.

Multiple Champions
None

Individual Running Finals
100-yard dash — 1. Easton Burlingame (Yale), 9.8; 2. Herb Weast (Columbia); 3. Ben Johnson (Columbia); 5. Millett (Yale); 5. Bill Wilson (Princeton); 6. James Pender (Cornell).

880-yard run — 1. Patrick Gorman (Dartmouth), 1:55.6; 2. John Meaden (Cornell); 3. Pete Bradley (Princeton); 4. John Congdon (Yale); 5. Levy (Cornell); 6. Paul Applegate (Princeton).

Mile run — 1. Howard Welch (Cornell), 4:22.8; 2. Stuart Whitman (Dartmouth); 3. Holderness (Yale); 4. Lawrence Quinlan (Columbia); 5. Boyton (Cornell).

Two-mile run — 1. Bill Bassett (Cornell), 9:37.6; 2. Wilbur Woodland (Yale); 3. Wright (Harvard); 4. Rosengarten (Princeton); 5. Fox (Yale).

120-yard hurdles — 1. John Donovan (Dartmouth), 14.7; 2. Bill Watson (Dartmouth); 3. Schmidt (Harvard); 4. Rossiter (Cornell); 5. Hamilton Hucker (Cornell).

220-yard hurdles — 1. John Irwin (Princeton), 23.6; 2. Hamilton Hucker (Cornell); 3. John Donovan (Dartmouth); 4. Alfred Mills (Yale); 5. Hessberg (Yale).

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Bob Haydock (Harvard), 6-0 1/8; 2. Maas (Yale), 5-11 1/4; 3. James Dillingham (Columbia), Hammell (Dartmouth), James Cuffe (Dartmouth), Charles Scott (Princeton), Grandin Wise (Princeton) & Badman (Yale), 5-9 1/2.

Pole vault — 1. Bill Harding (Yale), 13-4; 2. Richard Ganslen (Columbia), 13-0; 3. Ulysses Wharton (Dartmouth), 12-6; 4. Bill Bailey (Dartmouth), Beltzner (Penn); Charles Rainear (Princeton) & Mason (Penn), 12-0.

Long jump — 1. Arnold Sharpley (Penn), 22-8; 2. Hunter Ethridge (Yale), 22-5; 3. Schuenemann (Penn), 22-3 1/2; 4. Bill Wilson (Princeton), 22-3 1/8; 5. Palmer Way Jr. (Princeton), 21-9 1/4.

Shot put — 1. Frank Ryan (Columbia), 50-6 3/4; 2. Taylor (Columbia), 49-4; 3. Anthony Geniawicz (Dartmouth), 47-8 3/8; 4. Betram Litman (Harvard), 44-7 5/8; 5. Vreeland (Cornell), 44-4 7/8.

Discus throw — 1. John Herrick (Harvard), 139-7 1/2; 2. Ryan (Columbia), 136-8; 3. William Craemer (Penn), 131-7 1/2; 4. Anthony Geniawicz (Dartmouth), 130-8; 5. Parks (Dartmouth), 130-0 1/2.

Hammer throw — 1. John Castle (Yale), 159-3 3/8; 2. Young (Harvard), 151-4 5/8; 3. Mike Pappas (Columbia), 151-2 1/2; 4. Stephan Brennan (Harvard), 150-8 1/4; 5. Grace (Princeton), 144-2 1/4.

Javelin throw — 1. Elliott Hooper (Cornell), 190-9 1/2; 2. Hunter Ethridge (Yale), 175-10; 3. Douglas Brooks (Yale), 167-0 3/4; 4. Johnston (Princeton), 166-7 1/4; 5. Ryan (Columbia), 164-2 1/4.

Relays Finals
4×110-yard relay — 1. Penn (Lyon, Peters, Warwick, Steele), 42.8; 2. Cornell; 3. Columbia; 4. Yale; 5. Princeton.

4×440-yard relay — 1. Dartmouth (Hatch, Hoffstetter, Gorman, Foster), 3:18.0; 2. Princeton; 3. Harvard; 4. Yale; 5. Cornell; 6. Columbia.

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