1958

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Thompson Stadium (Annapolis, Md.) — May 17, 1958

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Team Scores
1. Cornell, 63 1/2
2. Navy, 40
3. Yale, 38 1/2
4. Army, 37
5. Harvard, 34 1/4
6. Penn, 23 3/4
7. Princeton, 13
8. Columbia, 4
9. Brown, 3
10. Dartmouth, 0

Most Outstanding Performer
Unknown

Recordbreakers
• Peter Harwood of Princeton in the 220y dash on the curve (:22.0), the first time the event was contested.
• John King of Cornell in the high jump (6-6 3/4), breaking the mark of 6-5 set by Penn’s Wilfred Lee in 1955.
• John Gray of Penn in the pole vault (14-4 1/2), breaking the mark of 14-0 set by Army’s Joseph Perlow in 1952.
• Wayne Morris of Navy in the javelin throw (234-1), breaking the mark of 225-9 1/8 set by Navy’s Robert Allison in 1952.

Multiple Champions
• Joel Landau, Harvard (120 hurdles, 220 hurdles)
• Bo Roberson, Cornell (100, long jump)

Individual Running Finals
100-yard dash — 1. Bo Roberson (Cornell), 9.6; 2. Arthur Smith (Navy); 3. George Vanhouten (Navy); 4. Walter Shaw (Penn); 5. Denis Dice (Army).

220-yard dash — 1. Pete Harwood (Princeton), 22.0; 2. Bo Roberson (Cornell); 3. Arthur Smith (Navy); 4. Irving Dardin (Penn); 5. Jerry Betts (Army).

440-yard dash — 1. Peter Byrne (Army), 48.4; 2. Bob Skerritt (Yale); 3. Al Gordon (Harvard); 4. John Dettbarn (Navy); 5. Ed Holahan (Yale).

880-yard run — 1. John Slowik (Yale), 1:58.0; 2. Charles Hill (Cornell); 3. Ron Salter (Army); 4. Gene Shahan (Princeton); 5. Bill Hanne (Army).

Mile run — 1. Michael Midler (Cornell), 4:17.3; 2. Jerry Lewis (Army); 3. Tom Cathcart (Yale); 4. Jim Wade (Yale); 5. John Jerbasi (Penn).

Two-mile run — 1. Nat Cravener (Cornell), 9:22.3; 2. Arthur Reider (Harvard); 3. Dave Eckel (Cornell); 4. Ed Sullivan (Brown); 5. Richard Greene (Army).

120-yard hurdles — 1. Joel Landau (Harvard), 14.2w; 2. Don Cohen (Columbia); 3. Dave Cutcomb (Navy); 4. Dave Heasley (Cornell); 5. Glenn Kelly (Princeton).

220-yard hurdles — 1. Joel Landau (Harvard), 23.7; 2. Dave Heasley (Cornell); 3. Milton McHenry (Navy); 4. Gil Roesler (Army); 5. Dave Rosenthal (Harvard).

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. John King (Cornell), 6-6 3/4; 2. Bill Fay (Army) & John deKiewlet (Harvard), 6-2; 4. Gerald Knapp (Cornell) & Al Leisenring (Yale), 6-0.

Pole vault — 1. John Gray (Penn), 14-4 1/2; 2. Bob Beaton (Navy), 14-0 1/2; 3. John McMichael (Navy), 13-0; 4. Karl Prunitsch (Army), John Young (Army), Sam Halaby (Harvard) & Barney Berlinger (Penn), 12-6.

Long jump — 1. Bo Roberson (Cornell), 24-7 3/4; 2. Bob Reed (Penn), 23-4 1/2; 3. Randolph Teague (Navy), 23-3; 4. John King (Cornell), 23-0; 5. Frank Covely (Brown), 22-6.

Shot put — 1. Carl Shine (Penn), 55-5; 2. Roger Garrett (Cornell), 52-10 3/4; 3. Bill Markle (Yale), 52-2; 4. Keith Nance (Army), 51-6 3/4; 5. George Green (Yale), 50-1 1/2.

Discus throw — 1. William Stack (Yale), 154-0; 2. William Markle (Yale), 147-8 1/2; 3. Ted Simroe (Army), 143-9; 4. Paul Mankowich (Army), 140-8 1/2; 5. Tom Clark (Army), 138-3 1/2.

Hammer throw — 1. Paul Boguski (Cornell), 177-7; 2. John Dumoulin (Harvard), 174-5 1.2; 3. Al Dorris (Army), 171-9; 4. Jim Doty (Harvard), 170-8; 5. Fred Cooper (Yale), 168-2.

Javelin throw — 1. Wayne Morris (Navy), 234-1; 2. Douglas Ayers (Princeton), 209-11; 3. Frank Wyskiel (Cornell), 200-9; 4. Carl Pescosolido (Harvard), 197-11; 5. Alasdair Swanson (Navy), 194-8.

Relays Final
Mile relay — 1. Yale (Ed Holahan, William Waldorf, Bob Skerritt, John Slowik), 3:17.8; 2. Army; 3. Yale; 4. Harvard; 5. Penn.

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