On This Day in History | 1964

B Cross Country XC 1958
Coane (middle) with the ’58 cross country squad

On this day 54 years ago, Tonnie Coane ’59 finished in a tie for 4th in his 880 yard heat at the NCAA Championships in a blazing time of 1:51.9.

Coane won the Big Eight Conference Championship in the 880 that season with a mark of 1:51.1.

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Results

1.Bruce BessUSC1:51.6
2.Noel CarrollVillanova1:51.8
2.Barry SagdenOhio1:51.8
4.Tonnie CoaneKansas1:51.9
4.Don ScottOregon1:51.9
6.Mike GibeauSan Jose State1:55.1

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