National Champions

 

TEAM
Year: 1970 Coach: Clarence Robison

BYU scored 35 points to claim a share of the national title at the 1970 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held June 16-18 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Cougars were led by All-Americans Altti Alarotu, David Hindley, Ken Lundmark and national champion Ralph Mann who set a new world record of 48.8 seconds in the 440-yard hurdles at the NCAA Championships. 

Ralph Mann crossing the finish line at the 1970 NCAA Championships
Ralph Mann at the 1970 NCAA Championships
INDOOR
Date Name Event Mark Location
March 12, 2011 Miles Batty Mile 3:59.49 Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium, College Station, Texas
March 11, 2011 Miles Batty
Brian Weirich
Chris Carter
Justin Hedin
DMR Relay 9:29.28 Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium, College Station, Texas
March 11, 2011 Leif Arrhenius Shot Put 19.92m/65-4.25 Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium, College Station, Texas
March 9, 2002 Jeff Hansen Pole Valut 5.48m/17-11.75 Randal Tyson Track Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
March 8, 1991 Frank Fredericks 200 meter 20.68 RCA Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana
March 10, 1990 Per Karlsson 35-Pound Weight Throw 20.67m/67-9.75 RCA Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana
March 9, 1985 Soren Tallhem Shot Put 21.25m/69-8.5 Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York
March 14, 1981 Doug Padilla 2 Mile 8:26.52 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan
March 11, 1978 Alan Shultz
Kim Coombs
Kevin Hyde
Jay Woods
DMR Relay 9:46.24 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan
March 11, 1977 Luis Hernandez 3 Mile 13:20.55 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan
March13/14, 1970  Ken Lundmark High Jump 2.13m/7-0.0 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan
March 10/11, 1967 Ken Patera Shot Put 18.14m/59-6.0 Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan
OUTDOOR
Date Name Event Mark Location
June 5, 2019 Clayton Young 10,000m 29:16.60 Mike A. Myers Stadium, Austin, Texas
June 12, 2009 Kyle Perry 3000m Steeplechase 8:29.24 John McDonnell Field, Fayetteville, Arkansas
June 8, 2007 Niklas Arrhenius Discus 62.84m/206-02 Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, California
June 10, 2006 Josh McAdams 3000m Steeplechase 8:34.10 Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, California
June 10, 2005 Robison Pratt Pole Vault 5.50m/18-00.50 Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, California
June 11, 2005 Rodrigo Mendes Triple Jump 17.04m/55-11.00 Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, California
June 5, 1999 Leonard Myles-Mills 100 Meters 9.98 Bronco Stadium, Boise, Idaho
June 6, 1998 Leonard Myles-Mills 100 Meters 10.20 UB Stadium, Buffalo, New York
June 1, 1991 Frank Fredericks 100 Meters 10.03 Hayward Field, Eugene, Oregon
June 1, 1991 Frank Fredericks 200 Meters 19.9 Hayward Field, Eugene, Oregon
May 31, 1985 Ed Eyestone 5,000 Meters 13:56.72 Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas
June 1, 1985 Ed Eyestone 10,000 Meters 28:46.87 Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas
June 1, 1984 Ed Eyestone 10,000 Meters 28:05.30 Hayward Field, Eugene, Oregon
June 3, 1981 Tito Steiner Decathlon 8279 Bernie Moore Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
June 7, 1980 Goran Svensson Discus 202-6.0 Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas
May 31, 1979 Tito Steiner Decathlon 7918 Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois
June 3, 1978 Kenth Gardenkrans Discus 210-0 Hayward Field, Eugene, Oregon
June 1, 1977 Tito Steiner Decathlon 7659 Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois
June 4, 1975 Raimo Pihl Decathlon 8079 LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, Utah
June 4-8, 1974 Zdravko Pecar Discus 190-2.0 Mike A. Myers Stadium, Austin, Texas
June 4-8, 1974 Runald Backman Decathlon 7874 Mike A. Myers Stadium, Austin, Texas
June 4-8, 1974 Paul Cummings Mile 4:01.8 Mike A. Myers Stadium, Austin, Texas
June 5-9, 1973 Raimo Pihl Decathlon 7782 Bernie Moore Stadium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
June 17-19, 1971  Mike Louisiana Discus 194-10.0 Husky Stadium, Seattle, Washington
June 17-19, 1971 Ralph Mann 440-Yard Hurdles 49.6 Husky Stadium, Seattle, Washington
June 16-18, 1970  Ralph Mann 440-Yard Hurdles 48.8 Drake Stadium, Des Moines, Iowa
June 19-21, 1969 Ralph Mann 440-Yard Hurdles 49.6 Tom Black Track, Knoxville, Tennessee
June 19-21, 1969 Pertti Pousi Triple Jump 52-1.5 Tom Black Track, Knoxville, Tennessee
June 13-15, 1968 Pertti Pousi Long Jump 26-3.5 Edwards Stadium, Berkeley, California
June 16-18, 1966 Bob Richards 3000m Steeplechase 8:51.6 Robert C. Haugh Track & Field, Bloomington, Indiana
June 18-20, 1964 Bob Tobler 400m 45.9 Hayward Field, Eugene, Oregon