The Spike or Victoria University College Review Silver Jubilee 1924
The Shield. In 19 contests for the Shield, V.C. has been victorious 6 times, Otago in the lead with 7 wins.
|100 yds.||19 contests||7½ wins.|
|220 yds.||19 contests||7 wins and record, 22 4/5 sees, by L. A. Tracy in 1920.|
|440 yds.||19 contests||5 wins.|
|880 yds.||19 contests||5 wins, including records by A. S. Henderson (2 mins. 3 1/5, sees, in 1902), and K. M. Griffin (2 mins. If sees.) in 1922.|
|1 mile||19 contests||7 wins, including record (4 mins. 3 2/5 sees.) by A. Hudson in 1914.|
|3 miles||14 contests||9 wins—an unbroken run from 1908 to 1919, omitting war years, and record, 15 mins. 24 sees, in 1914 by A. Hudson.|
|1 mile walk||19 contests||4 wins, including record 7 mins. (i sees, by A. B. Sievwright in 1914.|
|120 yds. h'dles 19||contests 8||Wins|
|440 yds. h'dles||18 contests||8 wins, including 1st record, 62§ sees, by A. S. Henderson in 1903.|
|High Jump||19 contests||2 wins. In all 19 contests there has not been one really good high jump, the record 5 ft. 6] ins. not being up to the New Zealand Championship standard.|
|Broad Jump||19 contests||3 wins. With seven winning efforts of 21 ft. including two of 22 ft. or better, Varsity broad jumping is on an altogether different plane from its high jumping.|
|Shot||19 contests||Not a single win!|
|Hammer||18 contests||1 win, and that through an importation from Otago.|
The Ladies Cup has been won by F.W.B. Goodbehere in 1907, 1908 and 1912; L.A. Tracy and Jackson (tie with Webber, Auckland) in 1920; by L.A. Tracy in 1921.
The Relay Cup has been held four time by V.C., 1907, 1908, 1922 and 1923.