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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Obsa Ali Captures NCAA Steeplechase Crown

Obsa Ali Captures NCAA Steeplechase Crown

6/8/2018 - M. Track & Field

Ali claimed the program's first national championship in the steeplechase by breaking his own school record at 8:32.23 on Friday night at Hayward Field.

Ali Advances to NCAA Steeplechase Final

Ali Advances to NCAA Steeplechase Final

6/6/2018 - M. Track & Field

Competing at historic Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, Ali led the semifinal field with a time of 8:39.17 on Wednesday to advance to Friday's final at 7:54 p.m. CT.

'U' Heads to Hayward for NCAAs

'U' Heads to Hayward for NCAAs

6/4/2018 - M. Track & Field

Representing the Gophers will be Obsa Ali (3,000 meter steeplechase), Ryan Lockard (high jump) and Kieran McKeag (hammer throw).

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