1951

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Brown Stadium (Providence, R.I.) — May 19, 1951

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Team Scores
1. Cornell, 50
2. Yale, 39 1/2
3. Navy, 34
4. Harvard, 27 1/2
5. Dartmouth, 26
6. Army, 24 1/2
7. Princeton, 24 1/2
8. Columbia, 12
9. Brown, 11
10. Penn, 7

Recordbreakers
• Charles Moore of Cornell in the 440y dash (:47.9), matching his own mark set in 1950.
• Peter McCreary of Dartmouth in the 120y hurdles (:14.5), breaking the mark of :14.6 set by Yale’s Jay Shields in 1939 and Yale’s Sherwood Finley in 1947.
• Meredith Gourdine of Cornell in the 220y hurdles (:23.2), breaking the mark of :23.6 set by Princetons John Irwin in 1937, Cornell’s Walter Zittel in 1940, Navy’s Arthur Bigley in 1947 and Penn’s Jeffrey Kirk in 1948.
• Robert Allison of Navy in the javelin throw (217-8 3/8), breaking the mark of 205-1 set by Harvard’s Donald Trimble in 1947.

Multiple Champion
• Meredith Gourdine, Cornell (220 hurdles, long jump)

Individual Running Finals
100-yard dash — 1. Mark Winfield (Columbia), 9.9; 2. John Cook (Dartmouth); 3. Ira Kane (Navy); 4. Charlton Lewis (Yale); 5. Stuart Merz (Cornell); 6. Bruce Hardy (Army).

440-yard dash — 1. Charles Moore (Cornell), 47.9; 2. Edward Geutzner (Harvard); 3. James Lingel (Cornell); 4. Rolland Sultze (Yale); 5. William Romm (Penn); 6. David Krivitsky (Dartmouth).

880-yard run — 1. Robert Mealey (Cornell), 1:53.1; 2. Robert Akeley (Princeton); 3. Samuel Daniell (Dartmouth); 4. Warren Clifford (Yale); 5. Harold Moores (Army).

Mile run — 1. Walter Molineaux (Brown), 4:19.6; 2. C. Thoburn Maxwell (Princeton); 3. Edward Dinges (Army); 4. Thomas Trout (Navy); 5. John O’Grady (Navy).

Two-mile run — 1. Richard Shea (Army), 9:15.0; 2. Albert Pittis (Princeton); 3. Richard Snedeker (Princeton); 4. Ray Tacke (Navy); 5. Lou Davis (Army); 6. Robert Johnson (Yale).

120-yard hurdles — 1. Peter McCreary (Dartmouth), 14.5; 2. Walter Ashbaugh (Cornell); 3. Harold Schultz (Army); 4. Lawrence Johnson (Army); 5. Charles Durakis (Harvard); 6. Robert Twitchell (Harvard).

220-yard hurdles — 1. Meredith Gourdine (Cornell), 23.2; 2. Lawrence Johnson (Army); 3. Peter McCreary (Dartmouth); 4. Charles Durakis (Harvard); 5. Robert Dettmer (Navy).

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Nelson Ehinger (Dartmouth), 6-2; 2. George Hipples (Yale); John Hipple (Yale); Ezra Creswell (Brown); Walter Ashbaugh (Cornell) & Richard Barwise (Harvard), 6-0.

Pole vault — 1. George Appel (Yale) & Eugene Zeiner (Cornell), 13-4; 3. Neil King (Yale), Carleton Jacob (Princeton), Robert Mello (Harvard) & Warren Eisenhart (Army), 13-0.

Long jump — 1. Meredith Gourdine (Cornell), 24-3 3/8; 2. F. Morgan Taylor (Princeton), 23-7 1/8; 3. Charles Andrews (Navy), 23-3 1/2; 4. Walter Ashbaugh (Cornell), 22-11 3/4; 5. Ben Moore (Princeton), 22-7 1/2.

Shot put — 1. John McCallum (Penn), 48-4 1/2; 2. Robert Cameron (Navy), 47-10 1/4; 3. Robert Ray (Harvard), 47-8 1/4; 4. Allen Wilson (Harvard), 47-5 1/4; 5. Richard Brown (Cornell), 47-3 3/4.

Discus throw — 1. Allen Wilson (Harvard), 154-10 7/8; 2. Robert Spears (Yale), 143-10 1/2; 3. Philip Swett (Yale), 142-5 3/4; 4. George Rambour (Dartmouth), 142-0; 5. Fritz Davis (Navy), 134-3 7/8.

Hammer throw — 1. Joseph Chadbourne (Yale), 166-2 1/4; 2. Edmund Ross (Yale), 165-1 1/2; 3. Samuel Lutterloh (Army), 162-8 1/2; 4. Arthur Gardiner (Cornell), 160-6; 5. Robert Curran (Harvard), 157-7.

Javelin throw — 1. Robert Allison (Navy), 217-8 3/8; 2. Gerald Helland (Navy), 202-2; 3. Maurice Matteodo (Brown), 197-5 7/8; 4. Alan Reich (Dartmouth), 191-11 3/4; 5. Fred Revreby (Harvard), 185-10 7/8.

Relays Finals
4×110-yard relay — 1. Columbia (George Shaw, Robert Zegger, Marvin Berkman, Mark Winfield), 43.0; 2. Yale; 3. Navy; 4. Princeton; 5. Harvard.

Mile relay — 1. Cornell (Meredith Gourdine, James Lingel, Charles Moore, Robert Mealey), 3:17.8; 2. Navy; 3. Harvard; 4. Yale; 5. Princeton.

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