NCAA Champions

Team

1948 - NCAA Team Champions
(Head Coach - Jim Kelly; Team Captain - Fortune Gordien)

Individual

Indoor
1986 - Ron Backes (Shot Put, 68-11 1/4)
1993 - Martin Eriksson (Pole Vault, 18-0 1/2)
1998 - Vesa Rantanen (Pole Vault, 18-2 1/2)
2015 - Luca Wieland (Heptathlon, 6,070 pts.) 

Outdoor
1942 - Jack DeField (Pole Vault, 14-1)
1942 - Bob Fitch (Discus, 164-8 1/2)
1943 - Jack DeField (Pole Vault, 14-1)
1946 - Fortune Gordien (Discus, 153-10 3/4)
1947 - Fortune Gordien (Discus, 173-3)
1948 - Fortune Gordien (Discus, 164-0 1/4)
1948 - Lloyd LaMois (Triple Jump, 45-10)
1971 - Garry Bjorklund (Six Mile, 27:43.1)
2003 - Adam Steele (400m, 44.57)

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