1977

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Franklin Field (Philadelphia, Pa.) — May 7, 1977

Team Scores
1. Penn, 66
2. Army, 51
3. Cornell, 46
4. Navy, 40
5. Princeton, 26
6. Harvard, 22
7. Brown, 20 1/2
8. Dartmouth, 19
9. Yale, 15
10. Columbia, 14 1/2

Most Outstanding Performer
Unknown

Recordbreakers
• Neal Hall of Cornell in the 100m dash (:10.69 in the heats), breaking the mark of :10.71 set by Penn’s James Brown in 1976.
• Carl Francis of Cornell in the 200m dash (:21.30), breaking the mark of :21.48 set by Penn’s Edward James in 1976.
• John Chafee of Harvard in the 800m run (1:49.8), breaking the mark of 1:50.3 set by Princeton’s Charles Hedrick in 1976.
• Craig Masback of Princeton in the 1,500m run (3:46.3), breaking his own mark of 3:51.2 set in 1976.
• Antoine Campbell of Navy in the 110m hurdles (:14.35), breaking the mark of :14.3h set by Penn’s Harold Schwab in 1976.
• John Escallier of Brown in the 400m hurdles (:51.6), breaking the mark of :52.0 set by Penn’s Harold Schwab in 1976.
• Curtis Alitz of Army in the steeplechase (8:44.6), breaking the mark of 8:45.0 set by Penn’s Denis Fikes in 1974.
• Michael Nepinak of Penn in the triple jump (52-6 3/4), breaking the mark of 50-11 1/2 set by Cornell’s James Leonard in 1974.
• Kent Womack of Yale in the javelin throw (242-9), breaking the mark of 241-10 set by Princeton’s Stephan Francks in 1975.
• The 4x100m relay of Cornell (:40.46), breaking the mark of :41.6 set by Penn in 1976.
• The 4x400m relay of Army (3:12.1), breaking the mark of 3:13.3 set by Dartmouth in 1976.

Multiple Champions
• James Brown, Penn (100, long jump)
• Curtis Alitz, Army (5,000, steeple)

Individual Running Finals
100-meter dash (wind-aided) — 1. James Brown (Penn), 10.34; 2. Mike Seitz (Penn), 10.61; 3. Elijah Turner (Navy), 10.66; 4. Adley Raboy (Cornell), 10.72; 5. Carl Francis (Cornell), 10.73.

200-meter dash — 1. Carl Francis (Cornell), 21.30; 2. James Brown (Penn), 21.33; 3. Mike Seitz (Penn), 21.62; 4. Jimmy Lofton (Cornell), 21.70; 5. Ernie Robertson (Penn), 21.84.

400-meter dash — 1. Daryl Anderson (Navy), 47.76; 2. Eric Randy (Army), 47.91; 3. Jeff Colvin (Navy), 47.99; 4. Mike Schaefer (Army), 48.53; 5. Mel Blackett (Brown), 48.64.

800-meter run — 1. John Chafee (Harvard), 1:49.82; 2. Bill Huntley (Penn), 1:49.92; 3. Ian Keith (Princeton), 1:50.22; 4. John Stockel (Penn), 1:50.39; 5. D.C. Adams (Army), 1:50.69.

1,500-meter run — 1. Craig Masback (Princeton), 3:46.3; 2. Phil Rice (Princeton), 3:47.2; 3. Charles Norelli (Princeton), 3:48.0; 4. Jeff Campbell (Harvard), 3:48.4; 5. Mark Fisher (Navy), 3:48.6.

5,000-meter run — 1. Curtis Alitz (Army), 14:08.72; 2. Steve Sholtes (Penn), 14:10.60; 3. Dean Stephens (Dartmouth), 14:20.52; 4. Sean McCracken (Brown), 14:22.84; 5. Larry Hanson (Columbia), 14:25.62.

10,000-meter run — 1. Peter Pfitzinger (Cornell), 30:02.4; 2. Tim Cummins (Navy), 30:05.6; 3. Richard McNally (Columbia), 30:16.4; 4. Dan Schlesinger (Yale), 30:22.2; 5. Peter Slevin (Princeton), 30:22.6.

110-meter hurdles — 1. Antoine Campbell (Navy), 14.35; 2. Gregg White (Penn), 14.40; 3. Harry Davis (Yale), 14.44; 4. David Petri (Navy), 14.88; 5. Joe Duncan (Dartmouth), 15.14.

400-meter hurdles — 1. John Escallier (Brown), 51.6; 2. Ivory Carson (Army), 51.8; 3. Mark Mancini (Penn), 52.2; 4. Dave Morey (Penn), 52.9; 5. Mike Patterson (Army), 53.2.

3000-meter steeplechase — 1. Curtis Alitz (Army), 8:44.6; 2. Paul Heck (Columbia), 8:51.2; 3. Jerry Kooymans (Princeton), 8:56.4; 4. Bruce Fiori (Penn), 8:58.4; 5. Andy Fisher (Cornell), 9:10.2.

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Robert Holsington (Army), 6-10; 2. Charles Allen (Columbia), 6-10; 3. Mark Fonda (Penn), 6-10; 4. Dan Sullivan (Harvard), 6-9; 5. Brian Edwards (Columbia), 6-8.

Pole vault — 1. Geoffrey Stiles (Harvard), 15-6; 2. Peter Slovenski (Dartmouth), 14-9; 3. Jim Adlam (Penn), 14-9; 4. James Dillingham (Navy), 14-6; 5. Ray Pietrzak (Navy), 14-0.

Long jump — 1. James Brown (Penn), 24-3 1/4; 2. Greg Witherspoon (Cornell), 23-9; 3. Ken Boddie (Cornell), 23-3 1/2; 4. Jorman Granger (Cornell), 23-3 1/4; 5. Terry Mitchell (Army), 22-11 1/2.

Triple jump — 1. Michael Nepinak (Penn), 52-6 3/4; 2. Colm Cronin (Brown), 50-3 1/2; 3. Jorman Granger (Cornell), 50-2 3/4; 4. Tor Brostrom (Princeton), 49-11 1/4; 5. Greg Witherspoon (Cornell), 49-0 1/2.

Shot put — 1. Joseph Bruce (Cornell), 53-11 1/2; 2. John Sinnott (Brown), 52-11 1/2; 3. Mike Saner (Penn), 52-11; 4. Chris Queen (Harvard), 51-5 1/4; 5. Joe Alix (Penn), 50-10 1/4.

Discus throw — 1. Ed Kania (Dartmouth), 165-2; 2. Kurt Reimann (Dartmouth), 163-2; 3. Joe Bruce (Cornell), 160-7; 4. Brian Wood (Yale), 159-10; 5. Edward Opich (Army), 159-8.

Hammer throw — 1. David Weiner (Army), 192-5; 2. Gene Mancino (Princeton), 188-10; 3. Scott Leishman (Army), 187-8; 4. Tom Lenz (Harvard), 185-11; 5. Ken Jansson (Dartmouth), 185-11.

Javelin throw — 1. Kent Womack (Yale), 242-9; 2. Dave Barile (Navy), 237-5; 3. Steve Kreider (Army), 225-4; 4. Dave Kinney (Harvard), 219-0; 5. Erik Grubman (Navy), 215-8.

Relays Finals
4×100-meter relay — 1. Cornell (Adley Raboy, Carl Francis, Jimmy Lofton, Neal Hall), 40.46; 2. Penn, 40.52; 3. Navy, 40.93; 4. Yale, 41.82; 5. Army, 42.12.

4×400-meter relay — 1. Army (Clay Slack, Ivory Carson, Eric Handy, Mike Schaefer), 3:12.1; 2. Navy, 3:13.2; 3. Brown, 3:13.7; 4. Columbia, 3:16.0; 5. Penn, 3:16.8.

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