1930 NCAA Track and Field Championships

The 1930 NCAA Track and Field Championships was the ninth NCAA track and field championship. The event was held at Stagg Field in Chicago, Illinois in June 1930. The University of Southern California won the team title. The highlight of the meet was a new world record in the 100-yard dash, as Frank Wykoff ran the event in 9.4 seconds. Wykoff's time broke the prior world record of 9.5 seconds set by Eddie Tolan.[1]

1930 NCAA Track and Field Championships
Host cityChicago, Illinois
University of Chicago
Date(s)June 1930
Main stadiumStagg Field
Events14
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1931

Team scoringEdit

  1. University of Southern California - 57-27/70
  2. Washington - 40
  3. Iowa - 30-1/7
  4. Ohio State - 29-1/10
  5. Stanford - 28
  6. Illinois - 27-17/70
  7. Michigan - 20-1/7
  8. Indiana - 20
  9. Oregon - 12
  10. Wisconsin - 11-1/10

Track eventsEdit

100-yard dashEdit

  1. Frank Wykoff, USC - 9.4 seconds (new world record)
  2. George Simpson, Ohio State
  3. Edwin Toppino, Loyola (New Orleans)
  4. Eddie Tolan, Michigan
  5. Claude Bracey, Rice

120-yard high hurdlesEdit

  1. Steve Anderson, Washington - 14.4 (equals world record)
  2. Lee Sentman, Illinois
  3. James Hatfield, Indiana
  4. W. Lamson, Nebraska
  5. John Morris, Southwest Louisiana Institute

220-yard dashEdit

  1. George Simpson, Ohio State - 20.7 seconds (new NCAA record)
  2. Cy Leland, Texas Christian
  3. Eddie Tolan, Michigan
  4. C.M. Farmer, North Carolina
  5. Allen East, Chicago

220-yard low hurdlesEdit

  1. Lee Sentman, Illinois - 23.2 seconds (equals NCAA record)
  2. Richard Rockaway, Ohio State
  3. Steve Anderson, Washington
  4. O.R. Welch, Missouri
  5. E. Payne, USC

440-yard dashEdit

  1. Reginald Bowen, Pitt - 48 seconds
  2. Victor Williams, USC
  3. Russell Walter, Northwestern
  4. A. Wilson, Notre Dame
  5. T. Hartley, Washington

880-yard runEdit

  1. Orval Martin, Purdue - 1:54.2 (new NCAA record)
  2. Dale Letts, Chicago
  3. B. Little, Notre Dame
  4. Ralph Wolf, Northwestern
  5. William McGeagh, USC

One-mile runEdit

  1. Joseph Sivak, Butler - 4:19.3
  2. Rufus Kiser, Washington
  3. Joseph Mackeever, Illinois
  4. Ray Swartz, Western Michigan
  5. L. Erwall, Carleton College

Two-mile runEdit

  1. Harold Manning, Wichita - 9:18.1 (new NCAA record)
  2. H.A. Brockwaithe, Indiana
  3. W.E. Clapham, Indiana
  4. Russell Putnam, Iowa State
  5. C.E. Meisinger, Penn State

Field eventsEdit

Broad jumpEdit

  1. Edward Gordon, Iowa - 25 feet
  2. Ed Hamm, Georgia Tech
  3. R. Barber, USC
  4. D. Hamilton, Colorado
  5. D. Graydon, Georgia Tech

High jumpEdit

  1. James Stewart, USC - 6 feet, 3-3/4 inches
  2. M. Ehrlich, Kansas City State Agricultural College
  3. R. Bowa, Mississippi A&M
  4. M. Strong, Southwestern State Teachers
  5. C. Bradey, Louisville
  6. Parker Shelby, Oklahoma

Pole vaultEdit

  1. Tommy Warne, Northwestern - 13 feet, 9 inches (new NCAA record)
  2. L.L. Lansrud, Drake
  3. W. Hubbard, USC
  4. P. Miller, Washington University, St. Louis
  5. R. Robinson, Oregon

Discus throwEdit

  1. Paul Jessup, Washington - 160 feet, 9-3/8 inches (new NCAA record)
  2. Eric Krenz, Stanford
  3. Eugene Moeller, Oregon
  4. Hall, USC
  5. Harlow Rothert, Stanford

JavelinEdit

  1. Kenneth Churchill, California - 204 feet, 2 inches
  2. L. Friedman, Geneva College
  3. Jess Mortensen, USC
  4. L.D. Weldon, Iowa
  5. O.E. Nelson, Iowa

Shot putEdit

  1. Harlow Rothert, Stanford - 52 feet, 1-3/4 inches (new NCAA record)
  2. Eric Krenz, Stanford
  3. H. Rhea, Nebraska
  4. Paul Jessup, Washington
  5. Sam Behr, Wisconsin

Hammer throwEdit

  1. Holly Campbell, Michigan - 162 feet, 8-1/4 inches
  2. J.M. Gilchrist, Iowa
  3. Arthur Frisch, Wisconsin
  4. W.J. Youngerman, Iowa
  5. J.O. Hart, Iowa

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Charles W. Dunkley (1930-06-08). "Wykoff Shatters Record as Trojans Score". Los Angeles Times.