Mac Umstattd of the University of Texas anchors the Sprint Medley Relay. Texas won with a time of 3:23.2, a new Drake Relays, American collegiate, and American record. Other team members were Morris Barefield, Billy Seay and Fred Ramsdell.
Ralph Tate competes in the Long Jump. Tate won the event with a distance of 24'7.25". He also won the 120-Yard High Hurdles that year with a time of :14.6 and was named the Outstanding Performer of the 1943 Drake Relays.
The official starter, W.J. "Doc" Monilaw, prepares to fire the starting gun. Monilaw was an M.D. and an educator from the University of Chicago. He was a well known official in high school and college athletics.
A majorette does a routine in front of the pole vault competition. There was a three-way tie in the pole vault that year, with Ed Hoyle of Marquette University, Ken Pollard of the University of Nebraska and Jim Johnston of Purdue reaching the height…