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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Senior helped the Wolf Pack secure a top-five finish in this weekend’s WCC Preview meet. Kirsch ran at a  21:50.8 pace in the 6K event, good for a 16th-place finish

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