Trackmen Kill Brown, Sweeping Five Events

The Harvard track team slipped and shivered through the motions, but that was enough to clobber Brown 113 to 40 last Saturday. The Crimson won fourteen of the eighteen events, sweeping five of them.

Frank Haggerty was the only double winner, copping both hurdle races. The slendor junior took his speciality, the 440 hurdles, in 54.9 and came back to win the highs for the first time since freshman year. His lead-off leg in the winning mile relay gave him 11 1/2 points for the day, more than his entire winter season total.

Captain Wayne Anderson came close to equaling Haggerty's performance. A close decision gave teammate Joe Sam Robinson the victory in the 100 in 10.2, but Anderson coasted through the tape in the 220 and in the anchor leg of the 440 relay.

The two exciting races of the day were won by Brown. Large Chip Ennis thundered past steady but slow Doug Hardin in the last 150 yards of the two mile to win in 9:27.5.

Eager Jim Wich of Brown ran a cautions race to win the 880. Trey Burns controlled the pace for the first 700 yards. Then Which and Crimson sophomore Tom Callahan made their moves. Callahan wasted his by trying to get by Burns on the inside, but Wich took the outside route and dfinally got by Burns fifty yards from the finish.


Harvard junior Dick Howe built up an early lead in the mile and hung on to win in 4:18.8. Hardin placed third as he doubled for the first time this year. Junior Jeff Huvelle led a slow sweep of the 440 for Harvard. Dave McKelvey took second, and came back for another second in his maiden effort in the 220.

Harvard's sophomore weightmen each won his speciality. Dick Benka took the shot with a toss of 52'10''; Bruce Hedenhal won the discus at 155'1''; and serious Charley a jootian threw the hammer 164'3''. Ron Wilson's broken bone in his left foot restricted him to seconds in the hammer and discus.

The pole vaulters had the most trouble. Four of the six failed to clear any height and only three jumps were successful. Steve Schoonove fresh from his 15'7'' leap indoors, needed three trys to make 12 feet. But won when he made 12'6'' on his first try after he had taken off one of his two sweat suits.

Coach Bill McCurdy credited the victory to the inspiration provided by manager Dick Loebel.

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