1922 NCAA Track and Field Championships

The 1922 NCAA Track and Field Championships was the second NCAA track and field championship. The event was held at Stagg Field in Chicago, Illinois in June 1922. The University of California won the team title, and nine NCAA records were set at the two-day meet.[1]

1922 NCAA Track and Field Championships
DatesJune 16–17, 1922
Host cityChicago, Illinois
University of Chicago
VenueStagg Field
Events14
1921
1923

OverviewEdit

The 1922 NCAA Track and Field Championships were held at Stagg Field in Chicago on June 16 and 17, 1923. The University of California won the team championship with 28-1/18 points. Penn State finished in second place with 19½ points.[1]

New NCAA records were set in nine events at the meet—100-yard dash, 220-yard dash, low hurdles, mile, broad jump, discus, hammer throw, javelin and pole vault.[1]

Team ResultEdit

  • (H) = Hosts
Rank Team Points
  California 28​18
  Penn State 19​12
  Notre Dame 16​710
4 Illinois 15​710
5 Iowa 11​3435
6 Grinnell
Michigan
10
7 Penn 9
8 Georgetown 8
9 Ole Miss 7

Track eventsEdit

100-yard dash
1. Leonard Paulu, Grinnell – 9.9 seconds (new NCAA record)
2. Hayes, Notre Dame
3. Erwin, Kansas Aggies
4. Eric Wilson, Iowa
5. Smith, Nebraska

120-yard high hurdles
1. Barron, Penn State – 15.4 seconds
2. Coow, Wesleyan Union
3. Ivey, Earlham
4. Brickman, Chicago
5. Sargent, Michigan

220-yard dash
1. Leonard Paulu, Grinnell – 21.8 seconds (new NCAA record)
2. Eric Wilson, Iowa
3. Spetz, Wisconsin
4. Hayes, Notre Dame
5. Erwin, Kansas Aggies

220-yard low hurdles
1. Charles Brookins, Iowa – 25.2 (new NCAA record)
2. Desch, Notre Dame
3. Ellis, Mississippi A&M
4. Stolley, Wisconsin
5. Barron, Penn State

440-yard dash
1. Commodore Cochran, Mississippi A&M (Mississippi State)- 49.7 seconds
2. McDonald, California
3. Fessenden, Illinois
4. Pyott, Chicago
5. Brickman, Chicago

880-yard run
1. Helffrick, Penn State - 1:58.1 seconds
2. Brown, Penn
3. Morrow, Iowa
4. Hales, Illinois
5. Gardner, Nebraska

One-mile run
1. Shields, Penn State – 4:20.4 (new NCAA record)
2. Patterson, Illinois
3. Connolly, Georgetown
4. Wickoff, Ohio State
5. Furnas, Purdue

Two-mile run
1. Rathbun, Iowa State – 9:32.1
2. Doolittle, Butler
3. Thompson, Hamilton College
4. Schuyler Enck, Penn State
5. Swanson, Illinois

Field eventsEdit

Broad jump
1. Legendre, Georgetown – 24 feet, 3 inches (new NCAA record)
2. Muller, California
3. Jones, Depauw
4. Merchant, California
5. Osborne, Illinois

High jump
1. Osborne, Illinois – 6 feet, 2⅝ inches
1. Murphy, Notre Dame – 6 feet, 2⅝ inches
3. Muller, California
4. Clark, Amherst
4. Treyer, California
4. Darling, Amherst
4. Campbell, Minnesota
4. Hoffman, Iowa
4. Turner, Nebraska
4. Jones, Depauw
4. Woods, Butler
4. Platten, Wisconsin
4. Shideker, Chicago

Pole vault
1. John Landowski, Michigan – 12 feet, 6 inches
1. Norris, California – 12 feet, 6 inches
3. A. Devine, Iowa
3. Rogers, Kansas
3. Merrick, Wisconsin
3. Hogan, Notre Dame
3. Collins, Illinois

Discus throw
1. Thomas Lieb, Notre Dame – 144 feet, 2½ inches (new NCAA record)
2. MacGowan, Montana
3. Gross, Minnesota
4. Muller, California
5. Friday, Chicago

Javelin
1. Howard Hoffman, Michigan – 202 feet, 3 inches (new NCAA record)
2. Bronder, Penn
3. Sorrell, California
4. Angler, Illinois
5. Welchel, Georgia Tech

Shot put
1. Merchant, California – 44 feet, 0½ inches
2. Bronder, Penn
3. Witter, California
4. Hulscher, Western State Normal (Western Michigan)
5. Keen, Texas A&M

Hammer throw
1. Merchant, California – 161 feet, 4 inches (new NCAA record)
2. Palm, Penn State
3. Hill, Illinois
4. White, Ohio State
5. Carl Schmidt, Michigan

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Bears Win in National Meet: California, Illinois and Notre Dame Lead on Stagg Field". Ogden Standard-Examiner. 1922-06-18.