1976

Heps Men’s Indoor Track & Field Championships
Barton Hall (Ithaca, N.Y.) — February 28, 1976

Team Scores
1. Penn, 39
2. Princeton & Harvard, 36
4. Navy, 33 1/2
5. Cornell, 26
6. Dartmouth, 20
7. Brown, 19 1/2
8. Army, 8
9. Yale, 6
10. Columbia, 0

Most Outstanding Performer
David Merrick (Penn)

Recordbreakers
• David Merrick of Penn in the two-mile run (8:45.4), breaking the mark of 8:48.6 set by Harvard’s Douglas Hardin in 1969.
• Melvyn Embree of Harvard in the high jump (7-0 1/2), breaking his own mark of 7-0 set in 1975.

Multiple Champions
None

Individual Running Finals
60-yard dash — 1. Ed James (Penn), 6.2
600-yard run — 1. Kenneth Norman (Dartmouth), 1:10.1
1,000-yard run — 1. Charles Hedrick (Princeton), 2:10.8
Mile run — 1. Craig Masback (Princeton), 4:08.6
Two-mile run — 1. David Merrick (Penn), 8:45.4
60-yard hurdles — 1. Howie Schwab (Penn), 7.4

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Melvyn Embree (Harvard), 7-0 1/2
Pole vault — 1. Daniel Williges (Princeton), 15-0
Long jump — 1. Harper High (Navy), 23-11
Triple jump — 1. Jorman Granger (Cornell), 49-8 1/2
Shot put — 1. John Hutchinson (Navy), 55-7 1/2
Weight throw — 1. Ed Ajootian (Harvard), 61-11 1/4

Relays Finals
4×400-meter relay — 1. Dartmouth, 3:19.6
4×800-meter relay — 1. Princeton, 7:42.8