Cross Country & Track & Field (Inducted: 1997-98)
The standard for Lafayette cross country and
track and field during his time on College Hill, Jon
Barnes `68 left his mark as one of the greatest
distance runners in Lafayette history.
Barnes set five individual school records in track and field while
wearing the Maroon and White, and was also a
member of two record-setting relay teams. The Middle
Atlantic Conference mile champion in both 1967 and
1968, Barnes placed sixth in the 1,000-yard run at the
1967 NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships.
A captain of the cross country, and indoor and outdoor
track and field teams his senior campaign, Barnes was
named Outstanding Runner of the 1967 Lafayette team
that went 11-1.