1938

Heps Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Palmer Stadium (Princeton, N.J.) — May 21, 1938

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Team Scores
1. Princeton, 59 1/4
2. Cornell, 53 1/6
3. Columbia, 34 1/2
4. Harvard, 33 11/12
5. Yale, 29 5/12
6. Dartmouth, 15 5/12
7. Penn, 14 1/3

Recordbreakers
• Peter Bradley of Princeton in the 880y run (1:52.7), breaking the mark of 1:55.6 set by Dartmouth’s Patrick Gorman in 1937.
• Alex Northrup of Harvard in the mile run (4:16.5), breaking the mark of 4:22.8 set by Cornell’s Howard Welch in 1937.
• Lester Murdock of Cornell in the high jump (6-2 1/2), matching the mark set by Columbia’s Robert Pitkin in 1935.
• William Harding of Yale in the pole vault (13-10 1/4), breaking the mark of 13-7 7/8 set by Harvard’s Emile Dubiel in 1935.
• Anson Perina of Princeton in the long jump (24-2), breaking the mark of 24-0 1/4 set by Harvard’s Milton Green in 1936.
• Francis Ryan of Columbia in the shot put (50-9 1/4), breaking his own mark of 50-6 3/4 set in 1937.
• William Lynch of Princeton in the hammer throw (168-8 1/2), breaking the mark of 163-1 set by Yale’s John Castle in 1936.
• The 4x110y relay of Princeton (:41.8), breaking the mark of :42.8 set by Penn in 1937.

Multiple Champion
• Francis Ryan, Columbia (shot, discus)

Individual Running Finals
100-yard dash — 1. Herb Weast (Columbia), 10.0; 2. James Pender (Cornell); 3. Bill Wilson (Princeton); 4. Palmer Hughes (Penn); 5. Warren King (Dartmouth).

880-yard run — 1. Pete Bradley (Princeton), 1:52.7; 2. Larry Quinlan (Columbia); 3. Paul Applegate (Princeton); 4. John Congdon (Yale); 5. Donald Campbell (Yale).

Mile run — 1. Alex Northrop (Harvard), 4:16.5; 2. Peter Bradley (Princeton); 3. Edmund Mezitt (Cornell); 4. Stewart Whitman (Dartmouth); 5. George Tarant (Penn).

Two-mile run — 1. Howard Welch (Cornell), 9:41.4; 2. Weymouth Kirkland (Princeton); 3. Art Gilkis (Princeton); 4. John Erhard (Harvard); 5. Emory Wingerter (Cornell).

120-yard hurdles — 1. Bill Watson (Dartmouth), 15.0; 2.Jay Shields (Yale); 3. Ted Day (Yale); 4. Mason Fernald (Harvard); 5. John Donovan (Dartmouth).

220-yard hurdles — 1. Hamilton Hucker (Cornell), 24.2; 2. Al Hessberg (Yale); 3. Warren Wittens (Penn); 4. Walter Ziteel (Cornell); 5. John Donovan (Dartmouth).

Individual Field Finals
High jump — 1. Lester Murdock (Cornell), 6-2 1/2; 2. Robert Haydock (Harvard) & Richard Robinson (Princeton), 6-1 1/2; 4. Grandin Wise (Princeton), 6-0 1/2; 5. Guilliame Arthen (Harvard), John Ferguson (Yale), James Cuffe (Dartmouth), Robert Reeves (Penn), Louis Mathis (Columbia) & Charles Knight (Penn), 5-10.

Pole vault — 1. Bill Harding (Yale), 13-10 1/4; 2. Richard Ganslen (Columbia) & Fuller Patterson (Princeton), 13-6; 4. William Bailey (Dartmouth), 13-3; 5. Ulysses Wharton (Dartmouth), Winslow Pettingell (Harvard), David Campbell (Yale) & Charles Rainear (Princeton), 13-0.

Long jump — 1. Anson Perina (Princeton), 24-2; 2. Palmer Way Jr. (Princeton), 23-9 7/8; 3. Lester Murdock (Cornell), 23-8 1/4; 4. Hunter Ethridge (Yale), 23-4 3/8; 5. John Tallman (Cornell), 22-11 3/4.

Shot put — 1. Frank Ryan (Columbia), 50-9 1/4; 2. George Downing (Harvard), 48-7; 3. Alfred Van Ranst (Cornell), 46-3 1/2; 4. Murray Oguss (Columbia), 45-4 1/2; 5. Grandin Wise (Princeton), 45-3 1/4.

Discus throw — 1. John Herrick (Harvard), 149-7; 2. Frank Ryan (Columbia), 141-6; 3. William Craemer (Penn), 137-8; 4. Bruce Alger (Princeton), 133-10; 5. George Downing (Harvard), 131-6.

Hammer throw — 1. Bill Lynch (Princeton), 168-8 1/2; 2. John Castle (Yale), 164-8; 3. William McKeever (Cornell), 161-10; 4. Mike Pappas (Columbia), 160-0 3/4; 5. S.H. Brennan (Harvard), 159-2.

Javelin throw — 1. Frank Ryan (Columbia), 189-3 1/2; 2. Bertram Litman (Harvard), 186-3 1/2; 3. Elliot Hooper (Cornell), 183-4; 4. Douglas Brooks (Yale), 179-10; 5. Nathaniel Bedford (Princeton), 173-10 1/4.

Relays Finals
4×110-yard relay — 1. Princeton (Kemble White, Nelson Whitman, Anson Perina, William Wilson), 41.8; 2. Cornell; 3. Columbia; 4. Penn; 5. Yale.

Mile relay — 1. Cornell (Mittel, Scott, Hucker, Nevius), 3:19.0; 2.Harvard; 3. Penn; 4. Dartmouth; 5. Princeton.