ARKANSAS TRACK & FIELD HALL OF FAME
Dunbar High School, Texarkana, TX, 1963.
AM&N (UAPB) 1964, 65, 66, 67.
US Army 1969-70.
At age 16 was the top track individual in the Nashville, AR, Peach Blossom relays.
Won the 100 yd dash in 9.8, 220 in 22.3 and 440 in 49.5. Won state in the 440 (48.5) his senior year.
While attending AM&N accomplished the following:
SWAC All-Conference—1964, 65, 66, 67.
NAIA All-American—1964, 65, 66, 67.
Student body Outstanding Athlete of the Year Award 1965.
SWAC 440 Champion 1966 and member of SWAC Mile Relay Championship team.
In 1966 his 440 relay team ran 40.4, 4th best in the country. (World record was 39.9.)
Overall Arkansas State record holder for the 220 and 440 yard dashes in 1967.
Charles T. Meyer Foundation Amateur Athlete Award for the month of July 1967,
1967 Charles T. Meyer Foundation Amateur Athlete of the year runner-up award for excellence in Athletics.
Ranked 5th in the nation in the 440 yard dash.
Member of the AM&N Mile relay team ranked second in the nation (3:06.1) Record was 3:03.5. AM&N team later in the season ran a 3:05.4.
NAIA National Mile Relay Champions 3:05.4.
Broke the Kansas Relays mile relay record 3:07.5
In the 1967 National AAU Championship, finished fourth in the 440 (45.7). Time was 6th best in the country.
Member of the 1967 Pan-American Games 1600 meter first place relay team in Winnipeg, Canada.
Ran for the United States on the AAU Goodwill tour of Sweden in 1969, winning eight out of 9 races.
In 1970 was rated fastest quarter miler in the Army after he won the gold medal at the all army track & field meet. Fastest 440 while running for the Army was 45.0. The world record then was 44.8.
Inducted into the AM&N/UAPB Sports Hall of Fame in October 2003 Earned his degree (UAPB) in 1972.
Taught and coached for 22 years at the Arkansas Boys Training School in Pine Bluff and 12 years at the Pine Bluff Junior High School.
Retired, 2005; lives in Pine Bluff.
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