1945

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Thompson Stadium (Annapolis, Md.) — June 2, 1945

Team Scores
1. Navy, 87 1/2
2. Dartmouth, 35
3. Cornell, 35
4. Penn, 33 1/2
5. Virginia, 27 1/2
6. Columbia, 17
7. Princeton, 4 1/2

Recordbreakers
• John Kandl of Cornell in the two-mile run (9:34.1), breaking the mark of 9:37.6 set by Cornell’s William Bassett in 1937.
• Joseph Conley of Dartmouth and Paul Robeson Jr. of Cornell in the high jump (6-3 7/8), breaking the mark of 6-3 3/4 set by Columbia’s William Vessie in 1943.

Multiple Champion
• Clyde Scott, Navy (120 hurdles, 220 hurdles)

Individual Running Finals
100-yard dash — 1. John Van Velzer (Navy), 10.1; 2. Justin Wenger (Virginia); 3. — Schickman (Penn).

880-yard run — 1. Milton Smith (Columbia), 1:58.2; 2. — Carlon (Navy); 3. — Kelly (Columbia).

Mile run — 1. Walt Barry (Navy), 4:26.4; 2. Dick Hall (Navy); 3. — Deprosse (Cornell).

Two-mile run — 1. John Kandl (Cornell), 9:34.1; 2. — Hanley (Dartmouth); 3. — Traschel (Virginia).

120-yard hurdles — 1. Clyde Scott (Navy), 14.8; 2. Dick Johnson (Navy); 3. Joe Conley (Dartmouth).

220-yard hurdles — 1. Clyde Scott (Navy), 24.9; 2. — Snyder (Dartmouth); 3. — Mock (Cornell).

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Joseph Conley (Dartmouth) & Paul Robeson Jr. (Cornell), 6-3 7/8; 3. — Martin (Navy) & — Bredin (Penn), 6-2 7/8.

Pole vault — 1. Gray Carrington (Virginia) & Frank Kelly (Navy), 12-0; 3. — Rodgers (Princeton) & — Duda (Virginia), 11-6.

Long jump — 1. Frederick Bouwman (Navy), 22-10 3/4; 2. Skip Minisi (Penn), 21-1 3/8; 3. Joe Conley (Dartmouth), 20-11.

Shot put — 1. Newbold Smith (Navy), 47-5 1/4; 2. — Bouley (Cornell), 43-3 1/2; 3. — Savitsky (Penn), 42-7 3/4.

Discus throw — 1. Frank Sorenson (Navy), 142-0 3/4; 2. — McBratney (Virginia), 139-4 3/4; 3. — Whitlatch (Virginia), 128-8 3/4.

Hammer throw — 1. Samuel Felton (Dartmouth), 150-6 3/4; 2. — Penico (Penn), 142-5 1/8; 3. — Bouley (Cornell), 141-5.

Javelin throw — 1. William Patton (Navy), 188-7; 2. — Fetzer (Dartmouth), 181-10; 3. — Speer (Virginia), 176-8 1/2.

Relays Finals
4×110-yard relay — 1. Navy (Strickler, Ellsworth, Hall, Hamburg), 43.8; 2. Penn; 3. Dartmouth.

Mile relay — 1. Navy (Bouwman, Simons, Bigley, Kash), 3:19.4; 2. Penn; 3. Columbia.

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