RECORD NUMBER OF ENTRIES
OVER ONE THOUSAND TO COMPETE IN INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK MEET.
More than 1050 entries for the intercollegiate games to be held in the Stadium May 30 and 31 have been received by the University. These entries represent 581 athletes coming from 22 colleges from all parts of the United States.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is sending the largest number of competitors, while the University comes fifth with 45 men entered. The names of the other colleges with the number of men entered is as follows: Yale, 58; Cornell, 52; Princeton, 48; Pennsylvania, 37; Pittsburg, 30; Johns Hopkins, 24; Lafayette, 22; Michigan, 21; Fordham, 20; Columbia, 19; Swarthmore, 11; Amherst, 11; New York University, 10; Syracuse, 10; Rutgers, 9; Bowdoin, 8; Georgetown, 6; Maine, 6; and Haverford, 3.
In the half-mile there are the largest number of competitors, the total being 104. There are 103 entered in the 100, 220, and 440 yard runs. The University has entered 11 men in the hundred-yard dash, while Dartmouth, Yale, and M. I. T. are sending 12 men each. The quarter-mile will have a dozen University and Dartmouth runners, with 11 Elis. Two prominent contestants in the mile are D. F. O'Connell '21 and Klemspehm of Lafayette. Dussu, Cornell's two-miler, who won the event at Philadelphia, will have 99 men with which to compete. Edman of Princeton and G. C. Krogness '21 will be the chief competitors out of 66 for the high hurdles. The other events of importance are the high jump, 57 entries; pole-vault, 47; and the hammer-throw, 54.