1968 New England AAU Men's Indoor Championships
Rockwell Cage, M.I.T., Cambridge MA
January 31, 1968

Results

176 yard flat "square" track
(From Boston Globe Article Feb 1, 1968)

50 Yard Dash - 1.Roger Pierce, Northeastern TC; 2.Bob Donahue, B.A.A.; 3.Ray Hornblower, Harvard; 4.Bob Fowler, Rhode Island. 5.6

45 Yard High Hurdles - 1.Bill Metzger, Harvard; 2.Bob Erwin, B.C.; 3.Walt Johnson, Harvard Fr; 4.Gene Rivard, Rhode Island. 5.9

600 Yards - 1.Don Ricciato, B.C., 2.Art Ferris, Lowell HS; 3.Roger Pierce Northeastern TC; 4.Bob Maxwell, Springfield. 1:16.7

1000 Yards - 1.Clint O'Brien, Boston College; 2.John Vercollone, Milton; 3.Cliff O'Brien; 4.Bob Stempson, Harvard.
2:19.4 New England AAU record, previously held by Richard Ellis at 2:19.5, 1961

Mile - 1.John Kinchla, BC;  4:37.4; 2.Ken Paige, Huntington Prep; 3.Jack Ilea, B.C.Freshmen; 4.Gary Burden, Rhode Island. 4:37.4

Three Mile - 1.Ben Wilson, M.I.T; 2.Phil Ryun, B.A.A.  3.John Kinchla, B.C.; 4.Steve Anderson, Sandbaggers AA;
14:38.0  Sets meet record previously held by Ralph Buschman, Spartan AC

1 Mile Walk - 1.Bob Kitchen, Springfield College; 2.Steve Rebman, NMC; 3.Paul Schell, NMC; 4.Bob Page, NMC.
7:08.7  New England AAU record, breaking Olavi Yli's 7:18.8, 1964

Mile (40 and over) - 1.Ed O'Connell; 2.Ted Vogel; 3.John Gray; 4.John Wallace; 5.Johnny Kelly; 5:00.4

High Jump - 1.John Thomas, B.A.A.; 2.John Bellinger, Springfield; 3.Kirk Winges, M.I.T.; 4.George Leach, Melrose.
6-8 (13th win)

Pole Vault - Steve Sydoriak, M.I.T.; 2.Greg Olson, Boston State; 3.Paul Howard, Bellows Falls HS; 4.Ryan Aldrich, Northeastern TC. 14 ft.

Broad Jump - Skip Hare, Harvard; 2.Don MacQuarrie, Nichols; 3.Dale Johnson, Harvard; 4.Dan Burke, Eagle AC. 22-9 1/4

Shot Put -  1.Dick Benka, Harvard; 2.Andy Kenny, Northeastern; 3.Dave Klein, URI; 4.Jim Kavanaugh, Boston College.  55-3

35 lb Weight - 1.Al Hall, una,; 2.Gordon DeWitte, una; 3.Ron Wilson, Harvard; 4.Bob Narcessian, RI. 62-10

Team Scores:
1.Harvard 20;
2.Boston College 18;
3.tie between Northeastern TC and B.A.A.
5.M.I.T, 6;
6.tie between North Medford TC and U.R.I.

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