Best Efforts For Each Year

Here are the best efforts in each event for a given year going from 1975 to the present.

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Event 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
100 Mark Nelson Mark Nelson Nelson, Butts Barry Fox Barry Fox
--- 11.0 (+.9) 10.7 (+.9) 10.7 (+.9) 10.8 (+.9) 10.8 (+.9)
200 Mark Nelson Mark Nelson Mark Nelson Barry Fox Barry Fox
--- 24.0 23.1 23.1 23.5 23.5
400 Dale Nemitz Mark Nelson Mark Nelson Barry Fox Barry Fox
--- 54.8 52.2 52.8 52.7 51.4
800 Kent Hoff Kent Hoff Bob Walder Mike Reise Dan Wolter
--- 2:06.4 2:03.6 2:05.0 2:06.6 2:04.6
1600 Kent Hoff Kent Hoff Mike Reise Mike Reise Dan Wolter
--- 4:45.6 (-1.6) 4:45.1 (-1.6) 4:41.7 (-1.6) 4:40.1 (-1.6) 4:40.8 (-1.6)
3200 Kent Hoff Kent Hoff Mike Reise Mike Reise Dan Miller
--- 10:51.5 (-3.4) 10:24.0 (-3.4) 10:25.3 (-3.4) 10:53.7 (-3.4) 10:56.0 (-3.4)
110H Bob Gessert Bob Gessert Willie Lindsay Willie Lindsay Willie Lindsay
--- 16.4 15.3 17.5 16.8 16.8
300H Jim Butts Bob Gessert Timm Fischer Willie Lindsay Mark Schultz
--- 23.3 (180 LOWS) 23.3 (180 LOWS) 41.1 43.6 41.4
4x100 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
--- N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
4x200 Butts, Nelson, Day, Nemitz Fischer, Arnsmeier, Butts, Nelson Fischer, Turner, Butts, Nelson Montgomery, Pinnow, Bramble, Nelson Montgomery, Coplien, Collins, Nelson
--- 1:38.4 1:36.7 1:34.6 1:39.1 1:36.3
4x400 Burnside, Butts, Hoff, Nemitz Nelson, Arnsmeier, Hoff, Fischer Fischer, Nelson, Fox, Bramble Bramble, Fox, Nelson, Reise Maurer, Fox, Nelson, Collins
--- 3:44.5 3:32.6 3:38.1 3:37.9 3:36.3
4x800 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
--- N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Shot Mike Coplien Mike Coplien Manuel Matta Jim Stewart Britt Coplien
--- 37' 2" 46' 10" 46' 5" 42' 4" 44' 8"
Disc Mike Coplien Mike Coplien Matta, Schneider Britt Coplien Britt Coplien
--- 118' 0" 125' 1" 136' 8" 122' 0" 128' 0"
Pole Vault Kurt Severson Joe Looze Joe Looze Joe Looze Markham, Roth
--- 11' 6" 11' 0" 11' 8" 11' 0" 10' 6"
Long Jump Mark Nelson Jim Butts Jim Butts Randy Reise Barry Fox
--- 18' 9" 20' 0" 20' 10" 19' 1" 18' 4"
Triple Jump N/A N/A Jim Butts Barry Fox Willie Lindsay
--- N/A N/A 39' 10" 38' 3" 38' 5"
High Jump Dale Nemitz Jeff Day Fischer, Binger Nelson, Markham Keith Nelson
--- 5' 10" 5' 10" 5' 10" 5' 10" 5' 10"

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Event 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
100 D. Montgomery D. Montgomery C. Montgomery C. Montgomery C. Montgomery
--- 11.8 11.41 11.6 11.3 10.99
200 Dave Maurer D. Montgomery C. Montgomery C. Montgomery C. Montgomery
--- 24.2 23.7 23.9 23.3 23.1
400 Dave Maurer Craig Roth Tim Collins Bill Anderson Dan Purdue
--- 53.5 52.1 55.1 54.0 51.5
800 Dan Wolter Craig Roth Jim Wolter Tom Balch Dan Purdue
--- 2:06.1 2:02.6 2:14.6 2:12.0 2:04.1
1600 Dan Wolter Bettenhausen Tom Balch Tom Balch Dan Purdue
--- 4:42.3 4:40.1 5:01.0 5:03.0 4:56.1
3200 Dan Wolter Bettenhausen T. Schwartzlow T. Schwartzlow T. Schwartzlow
--- 10:49.0 10:25.9 10:29.1 10:35.0 10:50.0
110H Mark Schultz Dave Wolter B. Garzonio Kevin Pearson Kevin Pearson
--- 16.8 17.7 16.8 17.1 16.1
300H Mark Schultz Tim Collins Tim Collins Bill Anderson Kevin Pearson
--- 41.6 40.1 41.9 41.3 40.5
4x100 N/A N/A N/A N/A Ainsworth, Wright, T & C Montgomery
--- N/A N/A N/A N/A 46.48
4x200 Montgomery, Nelson, Collins, Maurer Beutel, Collins, D & C Montgomery Montgomery, Collins, Beutel, Anderson Weeden, Anderson, Halprin, C. Montgomery N/A
--- 1:35.5 1:35.7 1:36.9 1:36.4 N/A
4x400 Roth, Collins, Nelson, Maurer Wolter, Riemer, Collins, Roth Halloran, Kuhn, Anderson, Pearson Halprin, Pearson, Anderson, Riter Gutshall, Riter, Purdue, Pearson
--- 3:37.5 3:33.3 3:42.4 3:37.4 3:41.0
4x800 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
--- N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Shot Jim Meyer Jim Meyer Jim Beutel Eric Thornton Eric Thornton
--- 46' 1" 49' 6" 42' 7" 45' 5" 47' 6"
Disc Dave Maurer Jim Meyer Rob Bramble Eric Thornton Eric Thornton
--- 118' 4" 127' 9" 128' 1" 130' 11" 128' 1"
Pole Vault Rob Riemer Rob Riemer Kevin Pearson Kevin Pearson D. Trumbower
--- 11' 0" 11' 6" 10' 6" 12' 0" 11' 6"
Long Jump Scott Coplein Tim Collins Tim Collins Ken Halprin Jeff Riter
--- 18' 7" 19' 11" 19' 4" 19' 4" 20' 1"
Triple Jump Tim Collins Tim Collins Tim Collins Jeff Riter Kevin Pearson
--- 39' 0" 39' 7" 38' 1" 36' 11" 40' 10"
High Jump Keith Nelson Dave Wolter Ken Halprin Ken Halprin Jeff Riter
--- 5' 10" 5' 10" 5' 8" 5' 10" 5' 10"

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Event 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
100 Derrick Wright Derrick Wright Jason Harding Jason Harding Brandon Arn
--- 11.8 11.3 11.8 11.4 11.5
200 Dan Purdue Derrick Wright Pete Newcomer Tom McCarthy Tom McCarthy
--- 22.77 23.3 24.1 23.3 22.9
400 Dan Purdue Pete Newcomer Tom McCarthy Tom McCarthy Tom McCarthy
--- 49.2 53.3 52.2 51.7 51.6
800 Dan Purdue M. Henningsen Sira Nsibirwa Sira Nsibirwa Justin Morgan
--- 2:00.1 2:05.0 2:06.5 2:02.0 2:08.8
1600 Mike Henningsen Sira Nsibirwa Sira Nsibirwa Sira Nsibirwa Chris Speth
--- 4:39.0 4:43.7 4:31.1 4:28.8 5:24.0
3200 Dan Riese Sira Nsibirwa Sira Nsibirwa Sira Nsibirwa Bill Ferguson
--- 10:35.5 10:16.0 9:50.2 9:48.0 11:24.0
110H Matt Gutshall Joe Rothengass Doug Thayer Doug Thayer Doug Thayer
--- 15.9 15.9 17.0 16.2 15.64
300H Jeff Riter Joe Rothengass Pete Newcomer Jason Harding Chad Garthwaite
--- 41.3 41.2 42.2 42.2 43.77
4x100 Ainsworth, Montgomery, K & D Wright Montgomery, Pryce, Wright, Wheeler Garthwaite, Joranlien, Shere, Keesler Garthwaite, Thayer, Sheafor, Andreas Garthwaite, Arn, Ives, Hershey,
--- 45.6 46.2 48.8 49.0 46.9
4x200 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
--- N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
4x400 Wright, Riter, Newcomer, Purdue Henningsen, Morgan, Rothengass, Newcomer Troyer, Harding, Newcomer, McCarthy Morgan, Harding, Marchant, McCarthy Morgan, Hershey, Garthwaite, McCarthy
--- 3:33.8 3:35.5 3:32.5 3:32.8 3:42.2
4x800 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
--- N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Shot Eric Thornton Todd Ward John Meier Todd Keesey Todd Keesey
--- 51' 6.5" 50' 11.75" 45' 4" 40' 4" 46' 2"
Disc Eric Thornton Todd Ward John Meier Adam Benton Tom Sheafor
--- 150' 5" 145' 7" 121' 0" 114' 4" 124' 8"
Pole Vault Chad Morgan Chad Morgan Chad Morgan Justin Cowan Justin Cowan
--- 12' 6" 13' 0.5" 13' 6" 12' 0" 12' 6"
Long Jump Dan Purdue Derrick Wright Jason Harding Tom McCarthy Tom McCarthy
--- 20' 10" 20' 10" 19' 8" 20' 3" 20' 3"
Triple Jump Jeff Riter Derrick Wright Pete Newcomer Todd Keesey Lapo Grassellini
--- 43' 5" 41' 4" 39' 2" 37' 7" 40' 11"
High Jump M. Turnmire, J. Riter, M. Gutshal Keesey, Pryce, Turnmire Todd Keesey Todd Keesey Todd Keesey
--- 5' 10" 5' 10" 6' 2" 6' 4" 6' 5"

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Event 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
100 Brandon Arn Brandon Arn Brandon Arn Jared Arn Jared Arn
--- 11.66 11.37 11.3 10.9 11.0
200 Brandon Arn Brandon Arn Todd Malcook Jared Arn Jared Arn
--- 23.82 23.9 23.6 23.22 22.9
400 Justin Morgan Todd Malcook Todd Malcook Todd Malcook Jamie Krahenbuhl
--- 56.2 52.9 52.0 51.3 52.2
800 Tim King Justin Morgan Jeff Kleeman Jeff Kleeman Jason Mertens
--- 2:08.2 2:06.8 2:12.5 2:08.0 2:05.0
1600 Tim King Aaron Gretebeck Brent Clark Brent Clark Brent Clark
--- 5:04.0 5:06.8 5:08.0 4:44.7 4:45.2
3200 Bill Ferguson Aaron Gretebeck Brent Clark Brent Clark Brent Clark
--- 11:15.0 11:11.5 10:46.9 10:25.5 10:22.7
110H Justin Corbit Justin Corbit Justin Corbit Doug Bailey Doug Bailey
--- 17.2 17.16 17.11 16.1 15.5
300H Justin Corbit Greg Schultz Jed Tinkle Doug Bailey Doug Bailey
--- 44.4 44.5 45.3 44.44 41.7
4x100 Andreas, B. Arn, Nenneman, Johnson Morgan, B. Arn, Andreas, Johnson J & B Arn, Johnson, Melvin K & M Johnson, Sullivan, J. Arn Laube, J. Arn, Krahenbuhl, Johnson
--- 47.0 45.5 44.7 45.0 45.13
4x200 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
--- N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
4x400 Morgan, King, Melvin, Andreas Morgan, Melvin, Malcook, Andreas Melvin, Sullivan, Stephenson, Johnson Riemer, Olsen, Laube, Tinkle Malcook, Kleeman, Olsen, Krahenbuhl
--- 3:45.0 3:37.5 3:40.4 3:40.2 3:29.7
4x800 N/A N/A N/A N/A J. Mertens, J. Krahenbuhl, J. Kleeman, B. Clark
--- N/A N/A N/A N/A 8:18.7
Shot Adam Benton Adam Benton Aaron Larsen Aaron Larsen Aaron Larsen
--- 42' 7" 45' 1" 43' 11" 48' 5" 50' 9"
Disc Adam Benton Adam Benton Mark Johnson Brandon Doherty Brandon Doherty
--- 138' 0" 134' 10" 139' 0" 148' 11" 158' 11"
Pole Vault T. King, J. Morgan Gavin King Gavin King Isaac Laube Isaac Laube
--- 12' 6" 13' 6" 14' 0" 12' 6" 13' 6"
Long Jump Jim Andreas Todd Malcook Todd Malcook Todd Malcook Todd Malcook
--- 17' 10" 19' 11.75" 21' 8.5" 22' 4.75" 22' 5"
Triple Jump Jack Melvin Chris Stephenson Chris Stephenson Chris Stephenson Todd Malcook
--- 35' 1" 40' 8" 42' 7" 42' 11" 43' 5.5"
High Jump Jason Benton Chris Stephenson Chris Stephenson R. Pinnow, C. Stephenson Ryan Pinnow
--- 5' 2" 6' 1" 6' 5" 6' 4" 6' 5.5"

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Event 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
100 Jared Arn Kerry Johnson Josh Isely Josh Isely Kyle Wescott
--- 10.7 11.0 11.2 11.2 11.2
200 Jared Arn Kerry Johnson Chris Wilkins Chris Wilkins Chris Wilkins
--- 22.4 22.8 23.4 23.1 23.08
400 Curt Woelky Curt Woelky Chris Wilkins Chris Wilkins Chris Wilkins
--- 53.2 54.3 53.2 52.9 53.1
800 Jason Mertens Jason Mertens Jason Mertens Juraj Lapin Ben Pawlisch
--- 2:07.3 2:06.4 2:07.0 2:10.1 2:12.7
1600 Brent Clark Jason Mertens Kyle Searls Kyle Searls Matt Roemer
--- 4:49.3 4:51.4 4:47.8 4:51.0 5:21.1
3200 Brent Clark Curt Gratz Kyle Searls Kyle Searls Nate Burchell
--- 10:12.4 10:34.4 10:32.2 10:36.5 11:30.2
110H Doug Bailey Chad Dix Chad Dix Terry Zilliox Rob Rosario
--- 15.4