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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Freshman Emily Capaul was selected for the NCAA Rifle Championships next week at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Capaul is one of two at-large individuals selected to compete in air rifle and will compete March 14. The Sutter, Calif. native posted a season-best score of 594 at the NCAA qualifier at UTEP. She also had scores of 593 versus Air Force and 589 versus Jacksonville State during the season.

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