Honoree

Michael Goodrich

AWARDS

IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2013)

BIOGRAPHY

Goodrich won track letters in 1969, 1970 and 1971. He won Big Ten indoor sprint titles in the 300 in 1969-70-71 and outdoor Big Ten titles in the 220 in 1970 and 1971. He ran the lead-off leg on the winning 440-relay teams in 1969-70-71, which established a Big Ten record. Goodrich earned sixteen medals in Big Ten Championships, eight of which were gold. In addition, he earned the status of All-American five times. At the time of his graduation he held IU records in 300-yard dash and shared a record in the 60-yard dash indoors, and was record holder in the 100 and 220-yard dashes outdoors as well at 440-yard relay. Goodrich also held Big Ten records in the 300 and 220 and shared the 100-yard record. He was co-captain of the team in 1970-71, was a recipient of the Billy Hayes Award and the L G Balfour Award and in 1968 was named the fastest indoor freshman sprinter of the year by Track & Field Magazine. He advanced to the quarterfinal of the 1976 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200 meters while running for the University of Chicago Track Club.