Mile News Tagged Ncaa Championships


Bonthron Beat WR Holder Cunningham in 1934 NCAA Mile

February 11, 2021

In clash of U.S. Mile greats, Princeton athlete also set NCAA Outdoor Championships meet record

From USTFCCCA

Revenge was fresh on Bill Bonthron’s mind as Princeton made its first trip to the 1934 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Just a week...

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Truly “Unbroken,” Zamperini Shined at NCAAs

January 26, 2021

USC Trojan won consecutive outdoor Mile crowns from 1938-39, including meet record

From USTFCCCA

The final day’s track portion of the 1938 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships got started with one of the meet’s classic Mile races.

Returning was champion Charles Fenske of Wisconsin, but...

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Ryun raced to only one NCAA outdoor title

November 05, 2020

From USTFCCCA

Jim Ryun of Kansas was about as big a favorite as could be to win his first NCAA outdoor title at the 1967 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Provo, Utah. He had set world records in both the Mile and 880 yards in an undefeated 1966 outdoor season.

Ryun’s first...

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Steve Scott One-Upped Himself at 1978 NCAAs

October 13, 2020

UC Irvine Anteater secures NCAA DI title with strong frontrunning tactics at historic Hayward Field

From USTFCCCA

Steve Scott had no chance to win a fourth-straight NCAA Division II Mile / 1500 meter title in 1978.

That’s because his school, UC Irvine, had moved up to Division I.

However,...

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Marty Liquori: Mr. Sub-4 at NCAAs

August 02, 2020

Villanova star won three outdoor NCAA Mile crowns, all sub-4, setting two meet records

From USTFCCCA

Marty Liquori of Villanova beat a legend for his first victory at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

He was just a sophomore then and followed with two more NCAA Mile...

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Three Races That Have Shaped My Running Career

October 07, 2016

These three races don’t stand out as physical accomplishments; instead they each reflect a mental breakthrough and turning point.

By Amanda Eccleston

Every so often a race leaves a lasting impact on you that’s far more than just a good time or a nice win. Over the past 14 years of my running...

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NCAA Indoor Mile Champ Wynne Running in Rarefied Air

March 31, 2016

“I just loved the Mile, since that's kind of the track event that everybody knows about."

By Jeff White, VirginiaSports.com

CHARLOTTESVILLE -- Henry Wynne arrived at the University of Virginia in the summer of 2013. Had you asked Pete Watson then if Wynne might one day win an NCAA title, the...

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Wynne wins Virginia’s first NCAA indoor Mile title

March 15, 2016

"We mapped out the race plan this morning and Henry followed it perfectly.”

By The Daily Progress

Virginia junior Henry Wynne captured the national championship in the men’s Mile as the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships concluded Saturday at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham,...

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Huskies’ Yorks runs fastest collegiate indoor Mile ever by an American — then bows out

March 04, 2016

3:53 Miler opts to run with Distance Medley Relay team and the 3000 meters at upcoming NCAA Indoors

By Larry Stone, The Seattle Times

On Tuesday, Washington track and field coach Greg Metcalf did something so extraordinary that he had to call a friend to share it.

Sitting in his office at...

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Americans getting more bang for their buck with the Mile

December 24, 2015

"The Mile joins the 100 meters and the marathon as the most approachable and exciting events to follow for those who aren’t fans of the sport."

By Tony Casey, Johnson City Press

What’s the difference between 1500 and 1609 meters on a track? A lot more than 109 meters.

Even though the Mile...

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