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UB Sports History

Track

Buffalo's first track team formed during the 1899-1900 academic year. It did itself proud by winning a mile relay race at an indoor meet at the 74th Armory on March 3rd, 1900. The members of this team were: Peter McPherson, Wm. W. Carlton, G. McK. Hall, L. W. H. Gibbs, L. R. Bums, Cotton and Archeson.

Track Team 1899-1900

Winners of Mile Relay Race. 74th. R. A. A. Indoor Meet, March 3rd. 1900

Track Team 1899-1900

 

  • PETER McPHERSON. Dental '01, Geneseo, N.Y.
    U. of B. F. B. Team, 1898-99.
    U. of B. Track Team, 1898-99-00.
    Age, 24 Years.
    Height, 5 ft. 7 1/2 in.
    Weight, 155 lbs.
  • WM. W. CARLETON, Medical '01, Waterloo, N.Y.
    Age, 21 years
    Height, 5 ft. 10 in.
    Weight, 138 lbs.
  • G. McK. HALL, Medical '01, Galt, Ont.
    Galt A. A. A. 1896-97.
    U. of B. F. B. Team, 1899.
    U. of B. Track Team, 1898-99-00.
    Age, 24 years.
    Height, 5 ft. 11 in.
    Weight, 178 lbs.
  • L. W. H. GIBBS, Law, '00, Limestone. N.Y.
    Alfred Univ. 1894-98.
    U. of B. F. B. Team, 1898-99.
    U. of B. Track Team, 1898-99-00.
    Age, 24 years.
    Height, 6 ft. 1 in. Weight, 175 lbs.
  • T. R. BURNS, Law, '01, Buffalo, N.Y.
    B. C. H. S. 1895-96-97.
    U. of B. Track Team, (Sub) 1900.
    Age, 24 years.
    Height, 5 ft. 10 in.
    Weight, 152 lbs.
  • COTTON, Pharmacy, '00, Perry, N.Y.
    Univ. of Michigan, 1897-98.
    U. of B. F. B. Team, 1899.
    U. of B. Track Team (sub), 1900.
    Age, 21 years.
    Height, 5 ft. 8lh in.
    Weight, 160 lbs.
  • ACHESON, Medical, '00, Rochester, N.Y.
    Univ. of Rocllester, 1896.
    U. of B. Track Team, 1897.
    U. of B. Track Team, (Sub) 1900.
    Age, 24 years.
    Height, 5 ft. 8lh in.
    Weight, 1521bs.

Track Team 1917-1918

From the Buffalo Courier, March 2, 1918. The members of this team were: Minimack, O'Brian, Coates, Ehringer, Cutrona, Lindgren and Paul.

Track Team 1917-1918


Track Team 1918-1919

From the Univesity Bison, 1919.

Track Team 1918-1919