4/1/50 USC vs SJSt, Fresno St.

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4/1/50 USC vs SJSt, Fresno St. - Troy Overwhelms an Jose, M Attlesey Races Over...
Troy Overwhelms an Jose, M Attlesey Races Over Highs in 14.1s. as Winners Run Up 1 1 5-Point Total BY BOB WEIDE Southern California's ever-winning tracksters proved in capital letters they're READY for Stanford's talented In dians this week as they thundered to an easy triangular triumph over San Jose State Coliseum. Jess Hill's SC cindermen put 115 points on the elaborate Coliseum scoreboard to finish ahead of San Jose (30) and Fresno State (16). Dick Attlesey, Trojan hurdle star, was an absolute show-stopper as he glided over the highs in the impressive time of 14.1S;, second best time in the nation this season, and then came back to annex the 220 lows in 23.5s. Attlesey had never gone the full 220 yards over the low barriers before, either in a meet or practice. Lawrence Hot , Coach Hill had further cause to rejoice when Al Lawrence, who was quite a star in the Trojan camp way back in 1944-46, finished second to Attlesey in the high3 in the fine time of Fresno and Fresno yesterday at the 14.5s., and then was clocked in 23.6s. in grabbing runner-up honors in the lows. Attlesey's high-hurdle mark eclipsed the SC-Fresno meet mark held by Phil Cope at 14.5s., and his low-barrier time equaled the record claimed by Gil Stro-ther and Earl Vickery. Bob Pruitt, making his first start in a race other than a relay lap this season, amazed the small but enthusiastic gathering when he positively,- blazed the final 200 yards to take Teammate Wally Wilson by 10 yards in a scintillating lm. 53.8s. half-mile. New Mark Pruitt's final furlong earned him a new meet record, wiping Loute Zamperini's old mark of lm. 54.4s. off the record book. Wilson trotted across the final line in lm. 54.7s. after easing to Turn, to Page 16, Column 2

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  1. The Los Angeles Times,
  2. 02 Apr 1950, Sun,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 89

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