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Brame , Herman L.
Herman L. Brame was born in Portland, Oregon on May 16, 1945, and attended Jefferson High School where he participated in cross country, wrestling and track. Although he did not compete in high school sports his senior year he resumed his athletic career with the University of Oregon track team in 1964. While at Oregon (1964-67) he was the school's leading long jump/triple jump performer. In 1966, he qualified for the NCAA championship meet. Brame was injured early in 1967, and missed his senior season. He had a personal best in the triple jump at 48 ft. 3 1/2 inc. (1966 vs. UCLA) and a personal best in the long jump 24 ft. 1 in. (1966 Summer AAU meet.) At the close of the 1966 regular season he won the long jump in the Bob Woodell Invitational Meet which was the first of the great University of Oregon Twilight Meets. During his career he placed second in the Northern Division Championships triple jump, placed 5th in the PAC-8 Conference meet in the long jump,placed 10th in the NCAA Championship triple jump, and in 1966 was the third leading scorer on the team. After college, while in his forties, he participated in Masters Track & Field winnning the State Games of Oregon Triple Jump and attaining Masters All-American honors. In 2009, Brame was inducted into the University of Oregon Athletic Hall of Fame as a member of the 1965 track & field championship team.