1978 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships

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1978 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships
DatesJune 1−3, 1978
Host cityOregon Eugene, Oregon
VenueHayward Field
University of Oregon

The 1978 NCAA Men's Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships were contested June 1−3 at the 56th annual NCAA-sanctioned track meet to determine the individual and team national champions of men's collegiate Division I outdoor track and field events in the United States.

This year's meet was hosted by the University of Oregon at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.[1][2]

UCLA and UTEP, each with 50 points, tied atop the team standings and were declared co-national champions; it was the Bruins' sixth title and the Miners' second.

Team result[edit]

  • Note: Top 10 only
  • (H) = Hosts
Rank Team Points
1st place, gold medalist(s) UCLA
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Oregon (H) 40
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Auburn 36
4 USC 35
5 UC Irvine 28
6 BYU 27
7 Villanova 26
8 Maryland
Washington State
9 Oklahoma 22
10 Washington 21


  1. ^ "NCAA Division I Men's Track and Field Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved June 29, 2016.
  2. ^ "1978 NCAA Track and Field Championship Results". USTFCCCA InfoZone: Single-Meet Report. USTFCCCA. Retrieved June 29, 2016.