Hall of Fame induction: 2008
This 1967 graduate of A.I. DuPont High School competed mostly in the 100, 220 and high jump. In his senior year, he anchored the State Indoor Champion Mile Relay team and placed 4th in the 220 at the Outdoor State meet. After graduation he competed for Butler University where in most meets he participated in 6 events – 100, 200, high Jump,4 x 100 relay, long jump and triple jump. He qualified three times for the NCAA Championships, placing fifth in the long jump at the 1970 indoor championships.
His Butler U. records of 24’10-1/2″ indoor and 25’7″ outdoor in the long jump and 47’4-1/4″ indoor and 50’2″ outdoor in the triple jump still stand three decades later. He broke or tied more than forty track & field records during his four years at Butler University. He won Butler’s Andy William’s Award for leadership (1971), the Scott Ham Outstanding Track Athlete Award (1970 and 1971), and the Indiana Collegiate Conference (ICC) Track Man of the Year (1970 and 1971). In 1971, he was victorious in eight events in the ICC Championship Meet.
He was inducted into the Butler University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000.