1978

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Shea Stadium (West Point, N.Y.) — May 5-6, 1978

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Team Scores
1. Cornell, 72
2. Penn, 63 1/2
3. Army, 45
4. Princeton, 31
5. Navy & Harvard, 26
7. Dartmouth, 25 1/2
8. Brown, 20
9. Yale, 11
10. Columbia, 0

Most Outstanding Performer
Unknown

Recordbreakers
• James Brown of Penn in the 100m dash (:10.64), breaking the mark of :10.69 set by Cornell’s Neal Hall in 1977.
• Carl Francis of Cornell in the 400m dash (:47.08), breaking the mark of :47.61 set by Navy’s Daryl Anderson in 1976.
• Tom Murray of Penn in the 1,500m run (3:44.67), breaking the mark of 3:46.3 set by Princeton’s Craig Masback in 1977.
• Steve Sholtes of Penn in the 5,000m run (13:57.54), breaking the mark of 14:04.0 set by Penn’s David Merrick in 1976.
• Curtis Alitz of Army in the 10,000m run (29:18.5), breaking the mark of 29:36.0 set by Army’s Dennis Trujillo in 1976.
• Mike Willis of Army in the 110m hurdles (:14.35), matching the mark set by Navy’s Antoine Campbell in 1977.
• The 4x100m relay of Cornell (:40.28), breaking the mark of :40.46 set by Cornell in 1977.

Multiple Champions
None

Individual Running Finals
100-meter dash — 1. James Brown (Penn), 10.64; 2. Neal Hall (Cornell), 10.84; 3. Adley Raboy (Cornell), 10.95; 4. Jimmy Lofton (Cornell), 10.99; 5. Howie Peyton (Brown), 11.06.

200-meter dash — 1. Neal Hall (Cornell), 21.51; 2. James Brown (Penn), 21.63; 3. Kevin Carty (Princeton), 21.78; 4. Howie Peyton (Brown), 21.89; 5. Jimmy Lofton (Cornell), 22.00.

400-meter dash — 1. Carl Francis (Cornell), 47.08; 2. Osman Lake (Brown), 47.68; 3. Tony Green (Cornell), 48.21; 4. Julian Schmoke (Dartmouth), 48.99; 5. Jeff Colvin (Navy), 49.07.

800-meter run — 1. Charles Nadler (Dartmouth), 1:51.75; 2 John Stockel (Penn), 1:52.16; 3. D.C. Adams (Army), 1:52.16; 4. John Chafee (Harvard), 1:52.92; 5. Jim Draddy (Cornell), 1:53.19.

1,500-meter run — 1. Tom Murray (Penn), 3:44.67; 2. Steve O’Connell (Princeton), 3:46.05; 3. Matt Stavish (Army), 3:47.49; 4. Marlin Osborne (Yale), 3:48.86; 5. Bart Petracca (Cornell), 3:49.09.

5,000-meter run — 1. Steve Sholtes (Penn), 13:57.54; 2. Curt Alitz (Army), 13:58.59; 3. John Enright (Army), 14:12.00; 4. Jim Cioban (Dartmouth), 14:26.70; 5. Joe Brandon (Penn), 14:27.80.

10,000-meter run — 1. Curtis Alitz (Army), 29:18.5; 2. Pete Pfitzinger (Comell), 29:25.3; 3. Ed Sheehan (Harvard), 29:34.3; 4. Sean McCracken (Brown), 29:40.5; 5. Mike Syckoff (Cornell), 29:50.5.

110-meter hurdles — 1. Mike Willis (Army), 14.35; 2. Harry Davis (Yale), 14.64; 3. Jeff Cook (Army), 14.70; 4. Gregg White (Penn), 14.77; 5. Ken Williams (Penn), 14.87.

400-meter hurdles — 1. Mark Mancini (Penn), 52.70; 2. Brett Ferrari (Brown), 53.96; 3. Mike Fahnestock (Army), 54.00; 4. Frank Harrison (Penn), 54.07; 5. Jim Kinnier (Cornell), 54.20.

3000-meter steeplechase — 1. Peter Fitzsimmons (Harvard), 9:04.2; 2. Andy Fischer (Cornell), 9:12.8; 3. Jerry Kooymans (Princeton), 9:14.0; 4. Dave Weller (Penn), 9:14.9; 5. Charles Hautau (Navy), 9:16.6.

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Rainer Malzbender (Princeton), 6-8; 2. Mike Young (Harvard), 6-8; 3. Steve Woodmaska (Navy), 6-8; 4. Dan Sullivan (Harvard), 6-6; 5. Bart Moroney (Penn), 6-6.

Pole vault — 1. James Dillingham (Navy), 15-8 1/4; 2. Dan Williges (Princeton), 1S-4; 3. Randy Duhrkopf (Navy), 15-0; 4. Geoff Stiles (Harvard), 14-6; 5. John Dwyer (Penn) & Pete Slovenski (Dartmouth), 14-6.

Long jump — 1. Greg Witherspoon (Cornell), 23-11 1/2; 2. James Brown (Penn), 23-9 1/2; 3. Rich Konsens (Dartmouth), 23-7; 4. Ken Boddie (Cornell), 23-4; 5. Reggie Johnson (Army), 22-8 1/2.

Triple jump — 1. Michael Nepinak (Penn), 51-3; 2. Keith Smothers (Penn), 50-0; 3. Greg Witherspoon (Cornell), 49-7 1/4; 4. Tor Brostrom (Princeton), 48-11; 5. Mike Randolph (Penn), 48-8 1/4.

Shot put — 1. David Doupe (Cornell), 59-2 3/4; 2. Eric Christensen (Navy), 56-4; 3. Ken Jansson (Dartmouth), 54-6; 4. John Sinnott (Brown), 54-4; 5. Tim Spears (Yale), 53-7.

Discus throw — 1. Paul Baginski (Cornell), 172-8 1/2; 2. Duane Fuller (Army), 172-5; 3. Joe Pellegrini (Harvard), 170-1; 4. Phil Olson (Dartmouth), 168-7; 5. Ed Kania (Dartmouth), 167-9.

Hammer throw — 1. Ken Jansson (Dartmouth), 193-11; 2. Tim Bruno (Brown), 191-11; 3. Ed Ajootian (Harvard), 191-8; 4. Dave Wiener (Army), 190-10; 5. Tom Lenz (Harvard), 188-10.

Javelin throw — 1. Steve Kreider (Army), 241-8; 2. Tom Meyer (Princeton), 236-9; 3. Kent Womack (Yale), 234-10); 4. Dave Barile (Navy), 226-9; 5. John Hamilton (Yale), 221-5 1/2.

Relays Finals
4×100-meter relay — 1. Cornell (Adley Raboy. Carl Francis, Jimmy Lofton, Neal Hall), 40.28; 2. Penn, 41.43; 3. Princeton, 41.47; 4. Navy, 41.95; 5. Army, 42.07.

4×440-yard relay — 1. Cornell (Tony Green, Jacob Dennis, Neal Hall, Carl Francis), 3:14.88; 2. Navy, 3:15.92; 3. Penn, 3:16.00; 4. Princeton, 3:16.06; 5. Brown, 3:16.37.

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