Robert Ritchie (1959-61/ Basketball, Track and Field)





Ritchie, who lettered in basketball in 1959 and track and field at Nevada in 1959-61, finished seventh at the 1960 NCAA Track Field Championship at Berkeley, Calif., in the long jump with a leap of 23 feet, 11 inches. Later in the summer of 1960, he placed eighth at the United States Olympic Trials at Stanford California, in the long jump. Ritchie, who lives in the Bay Area, was a three-time Far Western Conference champion, 1959-61, in his specialty and also qualified for the 1961 NCAA meet.

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Fiyin Olusola

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The sophomore ran to an event win in the 100m hurdles Saturday afternoon at the Hornet Invite. The California native clocked in at 13.62 seconds. Her time in the event is a personal record and also ranks as the second-fastest time in the Nevada all-time outdoor record book. It is the best time in the Mountain West so far this outdoor season by a full second.

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