Junior Sam Robinson ran two firsts and anchored the winning mile relay team yesterday as Harvard's thinclads claimed the Greater Boston Collegiate title for the sixth time.
The Crimson amassed nearly twice as many points as the nearest opposition. Harvard piled up 114 points while Boston College claimed 58 1/2. Northeastern was third with 47, and Boston University fourth with 33 1/2.
Northeastern edged the Yardlings, 91 1/2-89 1/2. B.C. took third in the freshman meet with 35.
On a cold wind-swept track, Robinson contributed his first five points to the Crimson total with a victorious 49.4 in the 440. Harvard's Jeff Huvelle ran second in 49.6.
In the 220. Robinson surprised favored Wayne Anderson of Harvard and finished first in 21.9. Anderson took a disappointing fourth in 22.3. Running against the wind. Anderson won the 100 with a slow 10.2.
Harvard's mile relay team beat B.C. and finally broke 3.20 as three men ran legs under 50 seconds. Huvelle surpassed Robinson's anchor lap of 49.3 with a fast 49 flat, and Trey Burns sped to a 49.7. Frank Haggerty, who is not a 440 man, finished in 51.6.
Haggerty was better in his speciality, placing second in the intermediate hurdles with a 54.5. With Harvard captain Tony Lynch sidelined. B.U.'s outstanding Dave Hemery had little trouble claiming first.
Sophomore Trey Burns ran a 1:54.8 to clinch the half-mile.
Although favored in the distance events. Harvard could only place second in the mile and the two-mile. Sophomore Jim Baker was second in the mile with a more than respectable 4:15.2.
Walt Hewlett dropped out of the two-mile race about half-way through because of a pain in the calf. Since Harvard didn't need the points. Hewlett didn't want to risk injury before the Yale meet and the Heptagonals. But Dave Allen added four points to Harvard's already fat lead as he took second in 9:19.3.
The Crimson won the 440 relay in 43 flat.