1950

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Dewitt-Cuyler Field (New Haven, Conn.) — May 20, 1950

Team Scores
1. Yale, 62 1/6
2. Cornell, 44 1/10
3. Army, 35 14/15
4. Penn, 35 1/5
5. Princeton, 27 1/2
6. Harvard, 21
7. Dartmouth, 15 1/2
8. Brown, 10 3/5
9. Columbia, 4

Recordbreakers
• Charles Moore of Cornell in the 440y dash (:47.9), breaking the mark of 48.4 set by Army’s John Hammack in 1949.
• Richard Hart of Penn in the two-mile run (9:10.4), breaking the mark of 9:27.1 set by Army’s James Thompson in 1949.
• James Fuchs of Yale in the shot put (58-2), breaking his own mark of 55-0 3/4 set in 1949.

Multiple Champions
None

Individual Running Finals
100-yard dash — 1. Ben Kreitzberg (Penn), 9.9; 2. Marv Berkman (Columbia); 3. John Cook (Dartmouth); 4. David Carter (Harvard); 5. George Ellis (Yale).

440-yard dash — 1. Charles Moore (Cornell), 47.9; 2. Bob Mealey (Cornell); 3. Sam Howell (Princeton); 4. Ed Gautzner (Harvard); 5. Harvey Thayer (Harvard).

880-yard run — 1. Robert Mullen (Penn), 1:53.6; 2. Henry Stoltmann (Yale); 3. Bob Akeley (Princeton); 4. Dick MacDougal (Yale); 5. Jonathan Tobey (Brown).

Mile run — 1. George Wade (Yale), 4:17.1; 2. Tom Kirwan (Penn); 3. Ronald Wittreich (Princeton); 4. Josh Tobey (Brown); 5. Gail Wilson (Army).

Two-mile run — 1. Richard Hart (Penn), 9:10.4; 2. Jim Thompson (Army); 3. Ed Means (Yale); 4. Dick Shea (Army); 5. Bob Trossman (Cornell).

120-yard hurdles — 1. Walter Ashbaugh (Cornell), 14.7; 2. Harold Schultz (Army); 3. Ed Myers (Dartmouth); 4. Harry Coyle (Cornell); 5. Raymond Leeth (Brown).

220-yard hurdles — 1. Meredith Gourdine (Cornell), 24.7; 2. Bob Hunt (Cornell); 3. Lawrence Johnson (Army); 4. Dick Brooks (Yale); 5. Bill Easton (Yale).

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Richard Phillips (Brown) & Nelson Ehinger (Dartmouth), 6-3; 3. John Hipple (Yale), 6-2; 4. Walter Ashbaugh (Cornell); Paul Keogh (Penn); Herbert Agocs (Penn); John Kulpa (Army) & Ezra Creswell (Brown), 6-0.

Pole vault — 1. George Appel (Yale), Neil King (Yale) & Richard Bastar (Army), 13-6; 4. Gene Zelner (Cornell) & Carleton Jacob (Princeton), 13-0.

Long jump — 1. Edgar Davis (Princeton), 24-0 5/8; 2. David Carter (Harvard), 23-3 3/4; 3. Bill Rapp (Army), 23-0 1/2; 4. Gene Gribble (Army), 22-10 1/2; 5. Charlton Lewis (Yale), 22-8 1/2.

Shot put — 1. James Fuchs (Yale), 58-2; 2. Victor Frank (Yale), 50-9; 3. Art Gardiner (Cornell), 48-7 1/2; 4. Geoffrey Tootell (Harvard), 48-4; 5. Lou Bretzke (Army), 47-2.

Discus throw — 1. Victor Frank (Yale), 168-8 5/8; 2. Jim Fuchs (Yale), 166-10 3/8; 3. Geoffrey Tootell (Harvard), 140-11 5/8; 4. Hardy Stone (Army), 140-7; 5. Hiram Wilson (Harvard), 138-8.

Hammer throw — 1. Arthur Gardiner (Cornell), 168-7 1/2; 2. Spencer Cone (Yale) & Tom Richmond (Dartmouth), 165-10 1/2; 4. Franklin Reeve (Princeton), 159-11; 5. Gil Borjeson (Brown), 156-10 3/4.

Javelin throw — 1. John Thomas (Penn), 202-2 7/8; 2. Don Trimble (Harvard), 200-3 3/4; 3. Carleton Jacob (Princeton), 199-4 1/8; 4. Don Novak (Army), 194-11 1/4; 5. Jim McNeely (Dartmouth), 192-3 1/4.

Relays Finals
4×110-yard relay — 1. Army (Deane Welch, Robert Simpson, Tyler Tandler, Edward Mastaglio), 43.3; 2. Cornell; 3. Princeton; 4. Penn; 5. Yale.

4×440-yard relay — 1. Yale (Rolland Sultze, Dick MacDougal, Henry Stoltmann, Fred Swope), 3:19.4; 2. Penn; 3. Princeton; 4. Harvard; 5. Army.

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