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 Bob O'Leary
Bob O'Leary
Position:
Track and Field

Bob O'Leary '60

- A versatile and gifted athlete, he established school records in the 880-yard (1:54.1), mile (4:12), 1500-meter (3:52.6), and indoor two mile (9:32) events.

- He set the Boston College standard on Franklin Park's 4-mile cross-country course (20:05) and broke course records at three other venues.

- A three-event winner as BC captured the first Greater Boston League Indoor Intercollegiate Track Championship.

- Was Eastern Champion in both 880-yard and mile events and qualified for the 1960 NCAA championships and U.S. Olympic Trials.

- Equally proficient in academic areas, he served as President of his Senior Class and was graduated Magna Cum Laude. He was the first winner of the Jack Ryder Track Club's Student- Athlete Award.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996.