Sport: Cromwell's Crop

Oldest collegiate track meet in the U. S. is the Intercollegiate A.A.A.A. championships. Last week representatives of 31 colleges met in New York City's vast Municipal Stadium at Randall's Island for the 62nd annual meet, climax of the season.

In spite of a disheartening downpour of rain, three meet records were broken:

¶Edgar Howard Borck, captain of the Manhattan College team, ran the mile in 4 min., 13.9 sec., breaking by a half-second the classic record set by Cornell's John Paul Jones in 1913.

¶. Joseph Moclair, a third-string Manhattan entry, defeated two champion distance runners in the two-mile race, in record-breaking time...

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