Michael Goodrich


IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2013)


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.