1955

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Palmer Stadium (Princeton, N.J.) — May 14, 1955

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Team Scores
1. Cornell, 44 1/28
2. Yale, 44
3. Harvard, 43 2/7
4. Army, 27 1/28
5. Penn, 25
6. Princeton, 24 3/4
7. Dartmouth, 12 9/28
8. Brown, 4
9. Columbia, 0

Most Outstanding Performer
Unknown

Recordbreakers
• John Haines of Penn in the 100y dash (:09.5), breaking the mark of :09.7 set by Princeton’s Paul Cowie in 1947.
• Joseph Myers of Princeton in the 440y dash (:47.8), breaking the mark of :47.9 set by Cornell’s Charles Moore in 1950 and 1951.
• Wilfred Lee of Penn in the high jump (6-5), breaking the mark of 6-4 set by Army’s William Boyd in 1954.

Multiple Champions
None

Individual Running Finals
100-yard dash — 1. John Haines (Penn), 9.5; 2. Gabriel Markisohn (Princeton); 3. Alan Kline (Penn); 4. Bob Kyasky (Army); 5. Art Boland (Cornell).

440-yard dash — 1. Joseph Myers (Princeton), 47.8; 2. Karl Van Horn (Yale); 3. Lawrence Lattomus (Cornell); 4. Stanley Johnson (Army); 5. Andrew Dadagian (Cornell).

880-yard run — 1. Michael Browne (Cornell), 1:54.9; 2. Peter Jobsen (Dartmouth); 3. Douglas Brew (Dartmouth); 4. Richard Wharton (Harvard); 5. Gerald Jagrowski (Army).

Mile run — 1. Robert Schaller (Yale), 4:18.1; 2. Phillip Williams (Harvard); 3. John Rosenbaum (Cornell); 4. Walter Meukow (Navy); 5. James Smith (Penn).

Two-mile run — 1. Jackman Vodrey (Princeton), 9:34.1; 2. Donald Farley (Cornell); 3. Daniel Maltese (Penn); 4. Paul Loberg (Cornell); 5. Joseph French (Harvard).

120-yard hurdles — 1. Richard Mathewson (Cornell), 14.7; 2. Bob Rittenburg (Harvard); 3. Jack Garrow (Navy); 4. Gilbert Batchman (Army); 5. Joel Cohen (Harvard).

220-yard hurdles — 1. Wallace Mossop (Navy), 23.8; 2. Bob Rittenburg (Harvard); 3. Joel Cohen (Harvard); 4. Lawrence Reno (Yale); 5. Richard Mathewson (Cornell).

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Wilfred Lee (Penn), 6-5; 2. Rogerson Meyer (Yale), 6-3; 3. Bud Hall (Army), 6-2; 4. Harper Keeler (Army), Thomas Hibben (Cornell), Richard Fairley (Dartmouth) & Doug Carpenter (Princeton), 6-0.

Pole vault — 1. Bill Howell (Navy); David McIntyre (Navy); Bill Buchanan (Dartmouth); Louis Metzger (Dartmouth); Kilby Smith (Harvard); Norm Beachley (Cornell) & Mike Keating (Army), 13-0.

Long jump — 1. Robert Rittenburg (Harvard), 23-5 1/4; 2. Joe Harrison (Navy), 23-5 1/4; 3. Dick Goss (Yale), 22-8 1/2; 4. Andy Dadagian (Cornell), 22-6 1/2; 5. Bob Kyasky (Army), 22-3 1/4.

Shot put — 1. Stewart Thompson (Yale), 53-3; 2. Arthur Siler (Harvard), 50-4; 3. David Patton (Army), 49-11 1/2; 4. Tom Henderson (Yale), 49-10 1/4; 5. Andrew Longton (Navy), 49-2 1/2.

Discus throw — 1. Arthur Siler (Harvard), 155-5 1/2; 2. Stewart Thompson (Yale), 155-1 1/2; 3. Rogerson Meyer (Yale), 146-11 1/2; 4. Donald May (Navy), 139-5 1/2; 5. Roger Machanic (Harvard), 138-4.

Hammer throw (ring was oversize) — 1. Albert Hall (Cornell), 193-7; 2. Tom Henderson (Yale), 185-6 1/2; 3. Don Siefert (Brown), 180-0 1/2; 4. Carl Goldman (Harvard), 177-11 1/2; 5. Stewart Thompson (Yale), 175-3.

Javelin throw — 1. Donald Alser (Navy), 196-11 5/8; 2. Donald Miller (Yale), 191-11 5/8; 3. David Patton (Army), 189-5; 4. Jim Rothrock (Navy), 187-10; 5. Vince Jazwinski (Brown), 185-11 5/8.

Relays Finals
4×110-yard relay — 1. Penn (Peter Berman, Bob Lebengood, Alan Kline, John Haines), 42.5; 2. Princeton; 3. Army; 4. Cornell; 5. Yale.

4×440-yard relay — 1. Cornell (Larry Lattomus, Andrew Dadagian, Richard Stanton, John Morris), 3:18.0; 2. Princeton; 3. Harvard; 4. Army; 5. Navy.

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