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He won the NCAA and AAU 120-yard and 220-yard hurdles in both 1946 and 1947 and he tied world records in both events with a 22. 3 in the 220 in 1946 and a 13. 6 in the 120.
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Wabash College won the Men's Division III NCAA Championship in 1982 and their 1905 24-0 team was considered World Champions ; DePauw University and Manchester College were Div III National Finalists.
The Ball State Cardinals have won several conference championships and earned a number of NCAA Tournament berths over the years, including:
* The Evansville Purple Aces have won five national championships in the NCAA College Division ( now known as Division II ): 1959, 1960, 1964, 1965 ( 29-0 record ), and 1971.
JMU football also won the NCAA Division I-AA national title in 2004, with a 13-2 record, and are the only team in history to win the title after playing four straight road playoff games.
In track and field, Robinson won the 1940 NCAA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship in the Long Jump, jumping 24 ' 10. 5 ".
Stanford has won 103 NCAA championships ( the second-most for a university ), and Stanford's athletic program has won the NACDA Directors ' Cup every year since 1995.
Members of the sports teams, the Trojans, have won 94 NCAA team championships, ranking them third in the nation, and 361 NCAA individual championships, ranking them second in the nation.
As a member of the Pacific-12 Conference, the Bruins have won 125 national championships, including 108 NCAA team championships as of December 2011, more than any other university.
The most famous team by far is the men's basketball team, which has won 8 NCAA championships and is the winningest program in college basketball history, being the first to reach 2000 wins.
The Bears have won 19 NCAA Division III Championships — one in women's cross country ( 2011 ), one in men's tennis ( 2008 ), two in men's basketball ( 2008, 2009 ), five in women's basketball ( 1998 – 2001, 2010 ), and ten in women's volleyball ( 1989, 1991 – 1996, 2003, 2007, 2009 ) – and 144 UAA titles in 15 different sports.
In their 106-year history, the university's varsity sports teams have won twenty-nine national team championships, twenty-four of which are NCAA titles, and Gator athletes have won 243 individual national championships.
In the 2009 – 2010 season, the men's NCAA volleyball team won the HVMAC ( Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference ) Championship.
The men's ice hockey team won the last two Atlantic Hockey conference tournaments, made the first ever appearance by a service academy in the NCAA hockey tournament in 2007, and made a repeat appearance in 2008.
Between 1982-1987 the Men's Soccer team won the NCAA Division III national championship title every year except for 1984.
On March 10, 2009 the Jackrabbit women's basketball team won the Summit League Championship for the first time and played in their first NCAA Division I Tournament.
On March 8, 2011, the Jackrabbit women won their third consecutive Summit League Championship, advancing the NCAA tourney for a third straight year.
In 2012, the Jackrabbits men's and women's basketball teams both won Summit League titles, both gaining a berth in the NCAA Tournaments.
The " Conference of Champions ," the Pac-12 has won more NCAA National Team Championships than any other conference in history ; the three schools with the most NCAA team championships belong to the Pac-12 ( UCLA, Stanford and USC, in that order ).
won and AAU
Jarvis, an AAU champion in the 100 y, was among the pre-race favourites for the 100 m at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, but the hot favourite was American Arthur Duffey, who won the British Championships just prior to the Games.
Ritola never competed in the Finnish Nationals, but won a handful of medals in the AAU Championships in United States.
In 1971 he suffered his worst defeat, placing 10th at the AAU Mr. America, which was won by Casey Viator.
He was the first African-American AAU Mr. America ,( Harold Poole was the first African American to win the 1964 IFBB Mr. America ) but also the oldest winner, at age 43, of the IFBB Mr. Olympia contest, which he won in 1982.
When the officials thought he had won the race, Lorz played along with his practical joke until he was found out shortly after the medal ceremony and was banned for a year by the AAU for this stunt, later winning the 1905 Boston Marathon.
He never won a national championship in either jump, but he was the 1897 and 1903 AAU champion in the all-around, an event similar to the decathlon.
McLendon had several of his star players from Tennessee State such as John Barnhill and Ben Warley, plus several former Akron Wingfoots, such as Johnny Cox and Jimmy Darrow, who had won the AAU National Championship the year before.
As an amateur, Palomino won the 1972 National AAU Light Welterweight Champion at 137 lb., defeating eventual Olympic gold medalist Ray Seales.
During that time Brown was selected for the 1964 Summer Olympics team, on which he played on and with which he won a gold medal, while also leading the Wingfoots to the 1964 AAU National Championship.
Then he was successful again at the Mr. Illinois in 1964 but he lost in 1965 at the AAU Jr. Mr. America winning 2nd place even though he won the trophy for " Most Muscular ".
In 1905, Lightbody won AAU titles in both the 800 and 1500 metres, and the following year he competed in his second Olympics, the Intercalated Games of 1906 in Athens.
In 1918, he had already won the AAU championships in the high hurdles, and in 1920, he set a new world record in the 110 m hurdles, running 14. 4.
Cornell wrestlers have won eight individual national titles, and in 1947, the wrestling team won the NCAA Division I and AAU national championships.
In 1969, he finished second to Ryun in the NCAA indoor mile, then won the NCAA and AAU outdoor mile championships by turning the tables on Ryun and beating him.