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TranscriptBui earns All-America honors

Robinson caught at tape in two-mile run
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By Bob RacHawd*
DaSy Efyptun Sports Wrttst
DETROfT—Alan Robinson waa beaten at the tape
Friday night by Jerry Rlchey of the University of
Pittsburgh in the flnala of the two-mile run In the
NCAA Indoor Tract: and Field Championships. Mia
eitort earned him All-America honors.
The final results capped a spectacular finish which
began with three laps to go, bringing ihe Cobo Arena
crowd of 9, 370 to it's feet.
Both runners finished In a Urnc of 8:39.2. well ahead
of the rest of the field. Rlchey overtook Robinson on
ihe final turn and was awarded first place on a Judge's
The "Inning Rlchey said, "I had expected Dick
Duerkle of Vlllanova to win. Al ran a smart race and
I had to wait until the lau turn to pass him."
A severe setback came early for SIU *bcn sprinter
Ivory Crockett (ailed io crack the quarter-final., in
the 60-yard dash.
Crockett's mlsllrc occurred In the event's second
qualifying heat when the SIU frcshm.*n flnlBbed fourth
out ol ftyc In a blow 6.4 beconds.
Mike Goodrich, Indiana University, won the heat
in 6.2 seconds.
SIU cuach 1 - l*.it/ >.■.. in.iii.-j Crockett's Ioas -ja
a blow to SfU'ii chances to score high an a team.
"It hurt, of course." Hartzog said. "I could see
he wasn't going to qualify when he wan ten yards out
of the blocks.
"He watan't relaxed and couldn't run well, " Hartzog continued, "It'fi pimply a matter "f not being In
Crockett, recovering from a leg Injury' Jl the Central
Collegiate ChamplonnhlpH. wan FriJay notified by a
doctor al Cobo Arena that he has bronchitis.
"I think I was relieved, " said llartrog, "because
I'll admit I was moat concerned.ibout whether he
would hurt himself or not In this race and be lost for
Ihe season."
Freshman high-Jumper Mike Bernard missed all
Ihrec of his attempts at ihe opening height of 6-7.
Triple-Jump competition was not completed at press
time. SIU's Don Miller had leaped 49-2 but Obed
Gardiner wan scheduled In a later flight and had not
yet competed.
The high-flying Kansas Jayhawks were "put" Into
an early lead In ihe 'World Series* of Indoor track
on a one-lwo-'lhree sweep In the shotput.
Vlllanova's Martin Llquorl qualified for Saturday's
flnala In the mile run, breezing through a strategic
4:10.2 effort In a qualifying heal.
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