👟 Kansas Track & Field Mourns Passing of Lloyd Koby
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Kansas track & field program is mourning the loss of former letterwinner Lloyd Koby, who passed away at 90 years old on Sunday. Koby was inducted into the Kansas Athletics Hall of Fame in 2008.
Koby, a stand-out on the Jayhawks track & field team from 1951-54 was the 1954 Big Seven outdoor Champion in the 880-yards. Koby also competed on the KU cross country team from 1950-53 and was a team captain on the 1953 team that won the National Championship under head coach Bill Easton.
Among Koby’s achievements at KU was being a part of the American record-setting four-mile relay team of Wes Santee, Dick Wilson and Art Dalzell in 1953.