National Champions

National Champions

(Pictured is Mike Spangler '88.)

The NCAA has crowned a Susquehanna University student-athlete as a Division III individual national champion on nine occasions, all in outdoor track & field.

They are:

1985

Men - Mike Spangler* - 200-meter dash - 21.76 seconds

Men - Jeff Walden - 400-meter hurdles - 52.16 seconds

 

1986

Men - Mike Spangler* - 400-meter dash - 46.55 seconds

Men - Jeff Walden - 400-meter hurdles - 51.89 seconds

 

1987

Men - Mike Spangler* - 400-meter dash - 46.30 seconds

 

1988

Men - Mike Spangler* - 400-meter dash - 46.22 seconds

 

1998

Women - Janee Shaner - Javelin Throw - 137 feet, 7.180 inches

 

2000

Men - Adam Ressler - Javelin Throw - 221 feet, 6.000 inches

 

2005

Women - Emily Lepley - 400-meter hurdles - 1 minute, 1.20 seconds

 

* = United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame