Fast forwarding in history from the New York Times June 21, 1972
John Van Reenen
If you are wanting to know more about Tim Vollmer Wikipedia fills in the facts.
Timothy William "Tim" Vollmer (born September 13, 1946) is a retired American athlete who mainly competed in the discus throw. In 1971 he won the AAU title and a silver medal at the Pan American Games. He placed in the top four at the AAU Championships in 1968–73 and finished eighth at the 1972 Summer Olympics. Vollmer is a member of the Portland Interscholastic League Sports Hall of Fame.
Back to Roy's reporting: The previous month Norwegian Arne Kvalheim of Oregon had set the collegiate two mile record of 8:33.2. Lindgren was one of those left looking at his backside in that race. He vowed not to let that be the case in this meet's three mile. Running an uneven pace (4:13 mile, 8:50 2M), Lindgren leads on the last lap until Kvalheim passes him on the backstretch only to have Lindgren rally for the victory with the fastest US time this season, 13:16.4 to Kvalheim's 13:19.2.
Clearly the Compton coach did not look at Ishy's origins and family name when selecting an event. Had he done so, Ishy would have been throwing the javelin. ed.
This from the Book of Names:
Ishman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Ishman family
will still be called Hayward Field upon completion? Check this article from the Sept. 10