|Hometown:||New Haven, CT|
|Team:||Track & Field|
Neil D. Steinberg ’75
Hometown: New Haven, CT
Sport: Track & Field
Year Inducted: 2007
A co-captain of the indoor and outdoor track and field team, Neil Steinberg ’75 lettered all four years at Brown and competed on the 60, 100, 220 and 440 relay teams.
Steinberg received the Harry Henshel Award his junior year for outstanding contribution to the Brown Track & Field Team. That year he qualified and competed in the 1974 NCAA outdoor track championships in the 4 x 100 meter relay. Despite being eliminated in the heats, it was the only New England relay team competing.
He was the leadoff runner on the 1974 relay team that still holds the Brown record of 40.90 seconds. His relay team in the 4 x 100 hold the first, third and sixth fastest all-time performances at Brown, his 4 x 200 relay was on the sixth fasted team, and his sprint medley relay was the ninth fastest.
He earned first team All-Ivy in 1973 and was All New England First Team in both 1973 and 1975. He also received All IC4A (All-East) accolades in 1975.
Since graduating, he has continued to compete. As a Masters Competitor for many years, he has consistently been ranked nationally in the top ten in his respective age group in several individual sprint events – both indoors and outdoors.
He achieved Master All-American designation many times and competed in the Penn Relays for the last 20 consecutive years. Currently, he serves as Brown University’s Chief Development Officer, and is responsible for planning, managing and operating all fund-raising programs, including the Brown Annual Fund, planned giving and major gifts.