Bill Jacobs

7734 Crest D. NE
Seattle, WA 98115

New Address Oct 1:
610 North Watson Way
Eagle, ID 83616




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Years at OU: 1946-1950 Ran Cross Country and track: 1949-50

Cross Country, 880 yards/800 meters/ mile relay

Best Performances-1950
Only went out for track my Junior Year.
Cross Country Dual Meets: undefeated, set school record.
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.



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