He became known as “Mr. Anchor” as he ran the final leg for USC’s two-time NCAA champion 4x110 yard relay team that won the title in 1971 and 1972.
Track & Field
COMMENCEMENT: Sprinter Chioma Okonkwo, aivil engineering major, hopes to medal in the NCAA Women’s Track and Field Championships and perhaps even run in the Olympics.
The decorated USC alumna and Olympic standout inspires Trojans to be “champions on and off the field.”
TITLE IX: USC will honor the USC alumna — the nation’s most decorated track and field Olympian — at the formal dedication of Allyson Felix Field on Monday.
Felix, the most decorated U.S. track and field athlete in Olympic history, is a frequent collaborator with the university and a women’s rights advocate.
COMMENCEMENT 2022: The well-known names include leaders from the worlds of philanthropy, entertainment, sports and journalism.
COMMENCEMENT 2022: The Trojan Olympian — winner of seven Olympic gold medals and the most decorated U.S. track and field athlete in history — brings a message of empowerment and perseverance.
Babka, one of the greatest discus throwers in USC history, co-captained the Trojans’ 1958 USC NCAA championship track and field team.
Year in review: USC fans celebrated Olympic medals, three national championships and a couple of headline-grabbing hires that indicate a promising future.
Officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday for the modern facility.