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UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE CROSS COUNTRY SEC CHAMPIONS 1963-72

THE CHUCK ROHE ERA (1962-1972)
CROSS COUNTRY

1963 Cross Country
Head Coach: Chuck Rohe
Regular Season Record: 7 Wins, 0 Losses
Callaway Gardens Invitational: CHAMPIONS
SEC: CHAMPIONS
USTFF: Fifth

Members of Tennessee’s 1963 varsity cross country team included Captain Tom Scott, John Ellington, Andy Heiskell, Melvin Maxwell, Don Pinkston, Bob Redington, Rocky Soderberg, Mickey Shelton, and David Storey.

The Volunteers went undefeated during the regular cross country season with wins over Tennessee Tech (twice), Alabama, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, and Milligan, and 10 teams at the Callaway Gardens Invitational. They also finished fifth in the National USTFF Meet, and won the Southeastern Conference Cross Country Meet (Coach Rohe’s first SEC Championship).

Tennessee’s first seven finishers in the 1963 SEC Cross Country Championships over the 4.4 mile course in Atlanta, Georgia, were as follows:

Place Name Time
1
2
3
4
5
7
10
David Storey
Andy Heiskell
Tom Scott
Melvin Maxwell
Rocky Soderberg
John Ellington
Mickey Shelton
21:29.70
22:01.80
22:09.10
22:30.40
22:30.40
No Time
No Time
 
 

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