1921 NCAA Track and Field Championships

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1921 NCAA Track and Field Championships
Host city Chicago, Illinois
University of Chicago
Date(s) June 17–18, 1921
Main stadium Stagg Field
Events 14
1922

The 1921 NCAA Track and Field Championships was the first NCAA track and field championship. The event was held at Stagg Field in Chicago, Illinois in June 1921. The University of Illinois won the team title.

Overview[edit]

The 1921 NCAA Track and Field Championships were held at Stagg Field in Chicago on June 17 and 18, 1921. The University of Illinois won the team championship with 20¼ points. Notre Dame finished in second place.[1]

Gus Pope of the University of Washington was the individual points leader with 10 points earned through first-place finishes in both the shot put and the discus.[1]

Results[edit]

Team standings[edit]

  • Note: Top 10 only
  • (H) = Hosts
  • Full results[2]
Rank Team Points
1st, gold medalist(s) Illinois 2014
2nd, silver medalist(s) Notre Dame 1634
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Iowa 14
4 Washington 1214
5 Wisconsin 10
6 Nebraska 8
7 Grinnell 7
8 Northwestern
Ohio State
6
10 Ames College 512

Individual titles, by team[edit]

Track events[edit]

100-yard dash[edit]

  1. Leonard Paulu, Grinnell – 10 seconds
  2. Hayes, Notre Dame
  3. Smith, Nebraska
  4. Wilson, Iowa
  5. Hurley, Washington

120-yard high hurdles[edit]

1. Earl Thomson, Dartmouth - 14.4 seconds (tied his own world record)
2. Crawford
3. Anderson, Minnesota
4. Wynn, Notre Dame
5. Couglan, University of the South

220-yard dash[edit]

1. Eric Wilson, Iowa - 22.6 seconds
2. Smith, Nebraska
3. Leonard Paulu, Grinnell
4. Hayes, Notre Dame
5. Jing, Ohio

220-yard low hurdles[edit]

1. Gus Desch, Notre Dame - 24.8 seconds
2. Kollin, Wisconsin
3. Frazier, Baylor
4. Wallace, Illinois
5. Wynn, Notre Dame

440-yard dash[edit]

1. Frank Shea, Pittsburgh - 49 seconds
2. Butler, Michigan
3. Donohoe, Illinois
4. Pratt, Washington
5. Johnson, Wisconsin

Half-mile run[edit]

1. Earl Eby, Penn - 1:57.4
2. Higgins, Ames
3. Nash, Wisconsin
4. Yates, Illinois
5. Donohoe, Illinois

One-mile run[edit]

1. Ray Watson, Kansas Aggies - 4:23.4
2. McGinnis, Illinois
3. Sweitzer, Minnesota
4. Ferguson, Ohio State
5. Graham, Ames

Two-mile run[edit]

1. John Romig, Penn State - 9:31
2. Wharton, Illinois
3. Rathbun, Ames
4. Canton, St. Olafs
5. Finkle, Wisconsin

Field events[edit]

Broad jump[edit]

1. Gaylord Stinchcomb, Ohio State - 23 feet, 3⅜ inches
2. Sward, Knox
2. Osborn, Illinois
4. Sundt, Wisconsin
5. Alberts, Illinois

High jump[edit]

1. Johnny Murphy, Notre Dame - 6 feet, 3 inches
2. Alberts, Illinois
3. Hoffman, Iowa
4. Frankland, Washington
4. Osborne, Illinois

Pole vault[edit]

1. Longino Welch, Georgia Tech - 12 feet
1. Eldon Jenne, Washington State - 12 feet
1. Lloyd Wilder, Wisconsin - 12 feet
1. R. Gardner, Yale - 12 feet
5. Merrick, Wisconsin
5. Hogan, Notre Dame

Discus throw[edit]

1. Gus Pope, Washington - 142 feet, 2¼ inches
2. Blackwood, Northwestern
3. Praeger, Kalamazoo
4. Duke Slater, Iowa
5. Weiss, Illinois

Javelin[edit]

1. Flint Hanner, Stanford - 191 feet, 2-l/4 inches
2. Tuck, Oregon
3. Hoffman, Michigan
4. Mahan, Texas A&M
5. Oberst, Notre Dame

Shot put[edit]

1. Gus Pope, Washington - 45 feet, 4½ inches
2. Dale, Nebraska 3. Weiss, Illinois
4. Lindsay, Rice
5. Shaw, Notre Dame

Hammer throw[edit]

1. Charles Redmon, Chicago - 133 feet 9¾ inches
2. Blackwood, Northwestern
3. Duke Slater, Iowa
4. Skidmore, University of Southern Illinois

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Illinois First in Great Meet: Notre Dame Second in National Collegiate Contests". Ogden Standard-Examiner. 1921-06-19. 
  2. ^ http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/track_outdoor_champs_records/2012-13/2012_d1_motf.pdf