1948 NCAA Team Champions

Team Scoring

1. Minnesota - 46
2. USC - 41.5
3. Texas - 40
4. Illinois - 34.25
5. California - 19.25

1948 NCAA Championships were held on the University of Minnesota campus.

Golden Gopher Top-Three Finishes

Pole vault
1. Warren Bateman, Colorado – 14 feet
1. George Rasmussen, Oregon – 14 feet
3. Harry Cooper, Minnesota – 13 feet, 10 inches

Discus throw
1. Fortune Gordien, Minnesota – 164 feet, 6½ inches
2. Victor Frank, Yale – 164 feet, 3⅔ inches
3. George Kadera, Texas A&M – 155 feet, 1½ inches

Shot put
1. Charlie Fonville, Michigan – 54 feet, 7 inches
2. Fortune Gordien, Minnesota – 52 feet, 7½ inches
3. Rollin Prather – 52 feet, 3⅞ inch

Hop, step and jump
1. Lloyd Lamois, Minnesota – 45 feet, 10 inches
2. John Gough, Oklahoma – 45 feet, 7½ inches
3. John Robertson, Texas – 44 feet, 9½ inches

 

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