Memorabilia Monday: Track Medals

June 5, 1926

Gold medal, June 5, 1926

These are the medals of Rice track star, Nelson Greer. He competed in a wide variety of track distances from a mile to 100 yards.

Southwest Athletic Conference, 1st Place, 1928

Southwest Athletic Conference, One Mile Relay, 1st Place, 1928

The photograph below came with the medals, 28 in all. Although it is unlabeled, I would wager the blurred man is Greer. Based on photographs from the Campanile, he was one of the smallest runners on the team.

ca. 1927

ca. 1927

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