Glynn Fields (2006)
Baylor University 1960-63
In November 2005 he was inducted into the Baylor Athletic Hall of Fame.
In 1963 as a senior he was named Baylor’s Outstanding Track Athlete.
He earned 30.5 points in SWC Conference meets over 3 years, 2nd highest total points in Baylor’s track history. In 1963, as the SWC High Point winner with 12 points, he helped Baylor win 1st in the SWC Conference Meet by running on the 1st place 440 relay and 3rd place Mile relay teams, and placing 2nd in the 100 and 220 dashes.
In 1962, as High Point runner-up, he helped Baylor win 1st in the SWC Conference Meet, by running on the 1st place 440 and Mile relay teams, and placing 2nd in the 100 and 220-yard dashes.
In 1961, Baylor placed 2nd in the SWC Conference Meet. In 1961, 1962, his, 44 and, 880 relay teams, won 1st at Kansas and Drake Relays.
In 1960, Baylor Freshmen won 1st in the SWC Conference Meet and his 440 & mile relay teams set the SWC Freshman records of 41.0 and 3:15.5 respectfully while his 440 team set the world record for the freshman 440 relay (40.7 sec).
He ran the best 440-dash (47.8 sec) freshman time in the nation. In 1957 & 58 he ran for the State Track Champion LRCHS. His 440 team ran a top 10 time of 42.9 in the US in 1958. His mile relay team set the state record of 3:25.5 in 1958.
When LRCHS closed 1958-59 he ran for Southwest DeKalb High School, in DeKalb, Georgia.
In 1959 as a senior he was named the Top High School Track Athlete in the State of Georgia, won the 100 and 440 dashes, and set the Montgomery, Alabama, Coliseum Relays broad jump record 22’ 9¼” that had stood for approx. 20 years.