five

McDonnell’s teams won 5 triple crowns – National titles in cross country, indoor and outdoor track in the same academic year. UTEP won 3 triple crowns. No other school has managed the feat.

42

His teams won 42 NCAA titles. Including, 12-consecutive indoor track championships (1984-1995), the longest string of national titles by any school in any sport in collegiate history.

"Winning is going to go away"

John looks back on his career and hopes he made a difference in people’s lives. Indeed you did John.

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