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Here are some of the top Mid American Conference Men Track & Field men Athletes since 1960:

Akron

Clayton Murphy – Bronze medalist 800 meters 2016 Olympics

Shawn Barber – pole vault 2016 Olympics

Mark Godale - 1999 ultra runner of the year, American record for 24 hours

 

Bowling Green

Dave Wottle – Gold medal 800 1976 Olympics

Sid Sink – American record holder in the steeple chase from 1969-1972

 

Central Michigan

Bruno Pauletto – shot put 1980 & 1984 Olympics

Jeff Drenth - World Cross Country Championships – 1986, 1987, 1988

 

Eastern Michigan

Hayes Jones – Bronze medalist 110 meter hurdles 1960 Olympics, Gold medalist 110 meter hurdles

          1964 Olympics, member of 4 x 100 meter relay World record 1961

Hasley Crawford - Gold medalist 100 meters 1976 Olympics

Earl Jones – Bronze medalist 800 meters 1984 Olympics

Tommy Asinga -three time Olympian 800 meters 1988, 1992, 1996

Clement Chukwu - Silver medalist 4 x 400 meter relay 2000 Olympics, 400 meters 1996 Olympics

Nduka Awazie – Silver medalist 4x400 meter relay 2000 Olympics

Jamie Nieto – High Jump 2004 Olympics

Eric Alejandro – 400 meter hurdles 2012 Olympics

Paul McMullen -1500 meters 1996 Olympics

Greg Rhymer – 800 meters, 4 x 400 meter relay 1996 Olympics

Fabian Rollins – 400 meters, 4 x 100 meter relay 2000 Olympics

Dave Ellis – 5,000 meters 1968 Olympics

Eric Alejandro – 400 meter hurdles 2012 & 2016 Olympics

 

Kent State

Gerald Tinker Gold medalist 4x100 meter relay 1972 Olympics, tied American record

Jud Logan – Hammer throw 1984, 1988. 1992 & 2000 Olympics

Thomas Jefferson -200 meters 1984 Olympics

William Barnes - 110 meter hurdles 2016 Olympics

Al Schotterman - Hammer throw 1972 Olympics

Jacques Acambre – Hammer throw 1972 & 1976 Olympics

 

Miami University

Bob Schul – Gold medal 5,000 meters 1964 Olympics

Bob Schul American record holder in 2 mile, 3 mile and 5,000 meters

Jack Bachelor - 5,000 meters 1968 Olympics, marathon 1972 Olympics

Dan Huling – 3,000 meter steeple chase - World Championships 2009, 2011, 2013

 

Ohio University

Elmore Banton won NCAA Division I Men's Cross Country championship 1964

Les Carney - Silver medal 200 meters 1960 Olympics

Stan Huntsman head Men Track & Field Olympic coach 1988

 

Toledo

Paul Sehzue – 110 meter hurdles 2000 Olympics

Henry Patterson – high jump 1996 Olympics

 

Western Michigan

NCAA National Cross Country Champions - 1964 and 1965

Phil McMullen – ranked 2nd in the country in 2004 in decathlon, World Championships 2005 decathlon    


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