BCS History & Legends

BLACK COLLEGE SPORTS HISTORY & LEGENDS

OLYMPICS

Black College Track and Field stars have represented America well since Jesse Owens set the world on its axis in the 1936 World event. Alice Coachman high jumped her way to a gold medal and became the first African American woman to win a gold medal in the 1948 in the London Games.

Alice COACHMAN, Tuskegee Institute

Women
Baskerville, Estelle, Tennessee State
Cheeseborough, Chandra, Tennessee State
Clark, Jearl Miles, Alabama A&M
Coachman, Alice, Tuskegee
Daniels, Isabel, Tennessee State
Faggs, Mae, Tennessee State
Ferrell, Barbara, Tennessee State
Hardy, Cathy, Fort Valley State
Hemmings, Deon, Central State, Ohio
Holmes, April, Norfolk State
Hudson, Martha, Tennessee State
Jackson, Nell, Tuskegee Institute
Jones, Barbara, Tennessee State
Manning, Madeline, Tennessee State
Matthews, Margaret, Tennessee State
McCrory, Francena, Hampton
McDaniel, Mildred, Tuskegee Institute
McGuire, Edith, Tennessee State
McMillan, Kathy, Tennessee State
Netter, Mildred, Alcorn State

Wilma RUDOLPH, Tennessee State


Patton, Jean, Tennessee State
Patterson, Audrey, Tennessee State
Rudolph, Wilma, Tennessee State
Sturrup, Chandra, Tennessee State
Tyus, Wyomia, Tennessee State
Watson, Martha, Tennessee State
White, Willye B., Tennessee State
Williams, Lucinda, Tennessee State
Young, Dannette, Alabama A&M

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