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Oregon State’s best efforts came during the two Oregon dual meets. In both meets. Rusty Brown (left) anchored the 440 relay team to impressive victories. Ken McGowen (below, far left) turned in two clutch performances in winning the javelin in both meets, while Butch Lumby (below, second from left) spurted to 100 and 220 victories. In the second and winning dual, the two most impressive performances came from Tom Wyatt ana Gregg Macy in the high hurdles (below, middle), and Morgan Groth in the mile (below, second from right). Tom and Gregg went 1-2 in record times and Morgan soloed to an impressive 4:01.6 mile victory. Terry Monrot? (below, far right) wrapped up the win in the second dual with his triple jump victory.
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beavers continue duck domination
There were bright spots and some outstanding clutch efforts during the year. The bulk of these performances came during the two dual meets with Oregon. The first meet was supposedly an easy Duck victory. They had defeated every Northwest foe to date while the Beavers had lost to every opponent. Oregon State was without the help of hospitalized Tracy Smith and Bob McLaren, top men in the two mile and quarter-mile. Rusty Brown, Terry Cox, and Marv Radlof were all running sick, having climbed out of bed to compete.
Irked by an editorial in a Portland newspaper slamming Coach Bell, the Beavers were not about to roll over and play dead. On his last throw of the javelin competition, Ken McGowen unleashed a 228 ft. heave that not only gave the Beavers five clutch points but set off a chain reaction of outstanding efforts in nearly every event. Rusty Brown brilliantly anchored the 440 relay team to victory. Sickly Radlof and Cox went 1-2 in the pole vault
and Charlie White surprised everyone with a high jump victory. The deleted strength in the quartermile and distances were too much to overcome, however, and the Beavers fell 75-70. The second dual brought together a Beaver team at full strength for the first time all season. McGowen again came through with a great javelin win and the 440 relay repeated their victory. Morgan Groth ran close to the magic four-minute mile (4:01.6) in capturing that event, and Tom Wyatt and Gregg Macy went 1-2 in the high hurdles while setting school and personal records of 13.9 and 14.0. The most improved man on the team, sprinter Butch Lumby, captured both sprints: and triple jumper Terry Monroe added the final points needed. Oregon State had a deserved 79-66 win over three-time NCAA champion Oregon; and Coach Bell had a deserved final dual meet victory and ride on his men’s shoulders.
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OSU Season’s Bests 100—Butch Lumby (9.5)
220—Butch Lumby (21.4)
440—Bob McLaren (48.2)
880—Morgan Groth (1:47.5)
Mile—Morgan Groth (4:01.6)
2 Mile—Tracy Smith (9:00.0)
3 Mile—Tracy Smith (14:02.8)
6 Mile—Tracy Smith (29:12.3) Steeplechase—Tracy Smith (9:08.0) High Hurdles—Tom Wyatt (13.9)
330 Inter. Hrdls-Tom Wyatt (37.2) 440 Inter. Hdls—Tom Wyatt (51.6) Shot Put—Lahcen Samsam (59'4") Discus—Don Tollefson (161'7") Javelin—Ken McGowan (228'IOH ) High Jump—Charlie White (6'6K ' ) Broad Jump—Terry Monroe (23'9K ) Pole Vault—Terry Cox (15'6V$") Triple Jump—Terry Monroe (49'lH'‘) 440 Relay-Lumby, Wright, Macy,
Mile Relay—Pancoast Shook, Wyatt, McLaren (3:16.6)
Oregon State made great performances at the NCAA Championships. Don Roberts (far abotv, left) and Lahcen Samsam (far aboie, right) made the finals in the shot put with the season’s boat puts. Tracy Smith (right, 307) led the Beavers in four events and became the second man in NCAA history to score in three distance events at the championships.
Terry Cox (aboir) set a school pole vault record of 15' 6 W'.
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