at OU: 1946-1950 Ran Cross Country and track:
Cross Country, 880 yards/800 meters/ mile
Only went out for track my Junior Year.
Cross Country Dual Meets: undefeated, set
1000 yards: set school record.
880 yards/800 meters: Big 7 Champion, Big
7/Southwest Conference Champion, National
Junior AAU Champion
Mile relay team: on the team that set the
school record at the Texax Relays
Sprint medley relay team: on the team that
set the Kansas Relays record.
Selected as a member of the 10 man USA Track
Team which toured Union of South Africa and
Portugal for 3 months.
I had three partial careers: U.S. Army (Korean
War Vet), Honeywell Inc., and Washington State
University. i retired in 1995. I married Nancy
Lynd from Bartlesville and we have 4 children
and 9 grandchildren. We have lived in 8 states,
3 countries and 1 island.
My days at OU
I was very fortunate to have John Jacobs as
both my Dad and Track coach. This association
and days at OU prepared me to meet career
and family challenges.
Contact with former teammates:
Yes, but infrequently. I am a frequent visitor
to Norman to attend sporting events, especially
track and field meets.