On This Day in History | 1963

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

On this day 56 years ago, Tonnie Coane ’59 helped lead the University of Kansas men’s track team to an 86-36 win over Oklahoma, giving the Jayhawks an 18th consecutive dual meet victory.

The former Brooker won the mile relay along with Chuck Lanning, Don Hill, and Dave Crandall in 3:28.2 while teammate and future NFL Hall of Famer, Gale Sayers, won the 60 yard dash and 60 yard low hurdles.



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