Full name: Ned Alvin Merriam
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: October 26, 1884 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 9, 1956 in Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Chicago Maroons, Chicago (USA)
Country: United States
Ned Merriam ran for the University of Chicago. He also starred on the football team from 1905-08 for the Maroons. Merriam later became a track coach, initially at Texas A&M, Iowa State, DePauw, and then Yale. In 1929 he returned to his alma mater and coached Chicago from 1929-50, when he retired.
Personal Best: 440y â 49.6 (1906).
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