1959

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Dewitt-Cuyler Field (New Haven, Conn.) — May 16, 1959

Team Scores
1. Yale, 64
2. Navy, 41 1/5
3. Harvard, 40
4. Penn, 25 1/5
5. Army, 22 1/5
6. Dartmouth, 20
7. Brown, 15 1/5
8. Cornell, 13
9. Columbia, 9
10. Princeton, 6 1/5

Most Outstanding Performer
Unknown

Recordbreakers
• Stephen Snyder of Yale in the 220y dash straightaway (:21.6), breaking the mark of :21.7 set by Cornell’s Arthur Boland in 1957.
• Edward Bagdonas of Army in the hammer throw (203-0), breaking the mark of 190-9 set by Cornell’s Albert Hall in 1956.
• The 4x440y relay of Yale (3:14.7), breaking the mark of 3:14.9 set by Harvard in 1957.

Multiple Champions
• Stephen Snyder, Yale (100, 220)
• Angelo Sinisi, Brown (120 hurdles, 220 hurdles)

Individual Running Finals
100-yard dash — 1. Stephen Snyder (Yale), 9.9; 2. Arthur Smith (Navy); 3. George Van Houten (Navy); 4. David Sloper (Dartmouth); 5. Peter Lundell (Yale).

220-yard dash (run on straightaway) — 1. Stephen Snyder (Yale), 21.6; 2. David Bain (Yale); 3. Arthur Smith (Navy); 4. David Coffin (Penn); 5. George Ekstrom (Cornell).

440-yard dash — 1. James Stack (Yale), 48.0; 2. Richard Edmunds (Princeton); 3. William Waldorf (Yale); 4. James Dun (Navy); 5. David Brahms (Harvard).

880-yard run — 1. Thomas Carroll (Yale), 1:52.0; 2. Ed Slowick (Yale); 3. George Katterman (Penn); 4. William Hanne (Army); 5. Frederick March (Navy).

Mile run — 1. Charles Hill (Cornell), 4:15.5; 2. Richard Benjamin (Harvard); 3. Jared Fitzgerald (Harvard); 4. Arnold Cummings (Cornell); 5. Richard Healy (Army).

Two-mile run — 1. Dyke Benjamin (Harvard), 9:12.6; 2. Robert Kunkle (Navy); 3. John Morrison (Yale); 4. Bobby Lowe (Brown); 5. Ernest Tracy (Penn).

120-yard hurdles — 1. Angelo Sinisi (Brown), 14.9; 2. Donald Cohen (Columbia); 3. James Neal (Navy); 4. John Winter (Cornell); 5. James Carney (Yale).

220-yard hurdles — 1. Angelo Sinisi (Brown), 24.4; 2. John Ebers (Dartmouth); 3. James Carney (Yale); 4. Milton McHenry (Navy); 5. Ewen Tyler (Army).

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. John deKierwiet (Harvard), 6-3; 2. Lewis Hilder (Navy) NM; 3. Raymond Barry (Brown), Gene Laborne (Army), Willard Marshall (Navy), Stewart White (Princeton) & Andrew Wohlgemuth (Penn), 6-0.

Pole vault — 1. Bernard Berlinger (Penn), 13-9; 2. Thomas Blodgett (Harvard), 13-8; 3. Robert Michael (Navy), John Murray (Cornell) & Charles Dill (Yale), 13-0.

Long jump — 1. Robert Reed (Penn) & Gerald Monroe (Columbia), 24-3 3/4; 3. John Haas (Army), 24-0 1/4; 4. Charles Thorell (Navy), 23-7; 5. David Wagstaff (Princeton), 23-4.

Shot put — 1. Carl Shine (Penn), 54-1 3/4; 2. Keith Nunce (Army), 53-8 3/4; 3. William Markle (Yale), 53-1 3/4; 4. James Hart (Navy), 51-3; 5. George Green (Yale), 50-5.

Discus throw — 1. George Ramming (Dartmouth), 157-5; 2. Mike Pyle (Yale), 154-0 1/2; 3. Jim Hart (Navy), 153-7; 4. John Bronstein (Harvard), 150-4; 5. William Markle (Yale), 144-7.

Hammer throw — 1. Ed Bagdonas (Army), 203-0; 2. Myrel Maxson (Navy), 194-8 3/4; 3. Stan Doten (Harvard), 180-5 1/2; 4. James Doty (Harvard), 176-3; 5. Morton Cross (Yale), 174-2 1/2; 6. Al Dorris (Army), 170-4.

Javelin throw — 1. Karl Mayer (Dartmouth), 213-0 1/2; 2. Charles Weingarten (Dartmouth), 195-0 1/2; 3. Myrel Maxson (Navy) 194-8 1/2; 4. James Maxmillian (Yale), 193-6 1/2; 5. Thomas Blodgett (Harvard), 189-7.

Relays Final
Mile relay — 1. Yale (John Slowik, Jack Knebel, William Waldorf, James Stack), 3:14.7; 2. Harvard; 3. Army; 4. Navy; 5. Penn.

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