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,1 Friday, September 13, 1968

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Page Seven

Seagren sets record;

Newcomb in driver's
seat as 'M' golf coach

STUDENTS

Carlos'
By The Associated Press
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.
-' Bob Seagren broke the world
>ole vault record by an inch yes-
terday with a vault of 17' 83/4"
and John Carlos beat Tommie
Smith and broke Smith's world
record in the 200-miter dash by
three tenths of a second at 19.7
seconds but his mark may not
be accepted because of the shoes
he wore.
After setting the pole vault re-
cord, Seagren said that far from
finding the alt tude at this 7,377-
foot site a hindrance, he felt it
actually helped him.
"It may be the lighter air, I
don't know," the 21-year-old resi-
dent of Pomona, Calif., said. "It's
not going to hurt us, that's for
sure. I'd like to have made 18 feet,
but I'm very happy."
The other two spots on the U.S.
Olympic pole vault team went to
former world record holder John
0 Pennel /and Casey Carrigan, the
first high school vaulter in history
to clear 17 feet.
Seagren actually cleared 17' 9"
but when converting the height
from meters, International rules
required the height be scaled down,
one-quarter inch.
4 Pennel and Carrigan each clear-
er 17 ft. as did Dick Railsback but
the latter made the height on his
second try while Pennel and the
17-year-old Carrigan cleared 'it
on their first attempts.
After setting his record, Sea-
gren missed three times at 18-1.
Less than 30 minutes after Sea-
gren had cleared the bar and re-
gained the pole vault record from
his University of Southern Cali-
fornia teammate Paul Wilson,
Carlos set his record.
Dashing around the turn hidden
by trees at the site of these high
0 altitude United States Olympic
Trials, he sped to the tape a yard
ahead of Smith, who finished
second in 19.9.
Smith holds the record for 220
yards on a straightaway of 19.5.
No time was kept for him that
day in meters but since 220 yards
is 213% meters, the record would
stand for both distances. Around
the turn his record was 20 seconds
flat.'
Larry Questad won the third
spot on the team, tying Smith's
old record and Jerry Bright fin-
ished a disappointed fourth in the
, fantastically competitive race at
20.1.
The race had no sooner been
run than a controversy arose about
the record because of the shoes
Carlos had worn.
DAILY OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 3)
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1968. Application blanks may be obtain-
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(Continued on Page 8)

mark d
International regulations re-
quire that a track shoe have no
more than eight spikes, six on the
sole and two on the heel.
Carlos wore a new shoe, made
especially for the rubberized Tar-
tan track used here and becoming
increasingly popular around the
world, that instead of spikes has
68 tiny rubber brushes on the
sole.
Hilmer Lodge, chairman of the
Olympic Track and Field Com-
mittee, said, "The record will be
submitted for International rec-
ognition with the notation that
the shoe worn has 68 brushes."

loubted
Pressed for his opinion on the
record, Lodge said, "I imagine it
will not be allowed."
Carlos said, "My feeling is this:
I ran the race, everybody saw it.
If they don't want to give me the
record that's their business."
Mark Murro, a 19-year-old
Mesa, Ariz., junior college stu-
dent, won the javelin competition
with a heave of 263' 9".
Ed Burke led the qualifiers in
the hammer at 221' 9" and Harold
Connolly, bidding to qualify for
his fourth Olympics, made it with
a heave of 214' 5".

Athletic Director Don Canham
announced the appointment yes-
terday of Bill Newcomb as Mich-
igan's new golf coach.
Newcomb, the 1967 Michigan'
amateur golf champion, will re-
place Bert Katzenmeyer who re-
signed last spring to take over as
athletic director at Wichita State.
Canham also appointed B i l l
Newton as Newcomb's assistant.
This is a newly created staff posi-
tion and marks the first time
Michigan has had a full-time golf
assistant.
Both Newcomb, 28, and Newton,
- 24, are forme Michigan captains
and are regarded as two of the
finest amateur golfers in the state.
Newcomb won the Indiana
State open title in 1961 and cap-
tured the State Amateur, the top
non-pro event in Michigan, at
Charlevoix in 1967.
A native of Logansport, In-
diana, he recently joined the fa-
culty of the School of Landscape
Architecture here, after operat-
ing his own golf course architec-
tural firm in Ann Arbor for three
years.

BILL NEWCOMB
MICHIGAN GOLF COACH
daily
sports
NIGHT EDITOR:
DIANA ROMANCHUK

Newton, who was twice All-
American, and Michigan captain
two years ago, won the Big Ten
golf championships in 1965 and
finished third in two other con-
ference events.
At age 16, he captured the
Northern Michigan Open. He has
won both the junior and senior
Ann Arbor championships, and:
is the only golfer ever to win con-
secutive medals in the Ann Arbor
qualifying round for the national
Junior Chamber of Commerce
tournament.
Newton also holds the course
record at the demanding Point 'O
Woods Country Club in Benton
Harbor with a 68.
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SPRINTER JOHN CARLOS is greeted by Larry Questad at the
finish of yesterday's 200 meter final of the U.S. Summer Olympic
Trials. Carlos set a world record of 19.7 seconds which may not
be recognized due to the special shoes he wore in the race.

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