Bob Rautio (1961, 1967-68/Men's Track & Field)





Bob Rautio won Far Western Conference championships in the javelin in 1961, 1967 and 1968, each of his three years as a member of the Wolf Pack men's track and field team. In 1961, he earned All-America honors and set a national record for javelin throw by a freshman, a mark that stood for four years). He also ranked third in the nation and finished third at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in 1961. He joined the U.S. Army where he was stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina and was the All-Army javelin champion in 1966. Rautio returned to Nevada in 1967 and 1968, winning two more Far Western Conference championships in the javelin and finishing fifth at the NCAA Championships in 1968.
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Emily Myers

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Track & field junior Emily Myers broke yet another school record this weekend. The distance runner ran a 3000 meter time of 9:29.67, shattering the old record by 10 seconds. She now holds five school records between cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field, the most out of any current Nevada athlete in any sport.

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