Chip McCarthy of the University of Maryland won the pole vault with a vault of 16 feet 8 inches, Allen Baginski of Maryland won the 35-pound weight throw with a distance of 62 feet and the Howard mile relay team took first place at the Princeton Indoor Relays track meet, which concluded today.

No team standings were kept. Maryland and Villanova tied for most events won -- two -- in the two-day, 63-school meet.

Howard's relay team of Edward Simms, Ricky Miller, David Charleton and Oliver Bridges originally finished third in 3:14.35, but was awarded first place when Fairleigh Dickinson and second-place Seton Hall were disqualified for hand violations on the final leg of the race.

Maryland's John Warner took second place in the pole vault, 16-5, and Cornelius Cousins of Maryland was second in the long jump, 23-7 1/2.

The University of Virginia finished second in the distance-medley relay, 9:45.98.

Villanova's Rodney Wilson won the 55-meter hurdles in 7.33, setting a meet record, and the Wildcats were first in the distance-medley relay with John Borgese, Jim Adams, John Hunter and Sidney Maree running 2 1/2 miles in 9:44.76.

Howard finished second in the sprint-medley relay (quarter mile, half mile, and two 220-yard legs), in 3:30.20.

Fairleigh Dickinson's Paul Steeds, Paul Wright, Jama Aden and Richard Ouma set a meet record in winning the two-mile relay in 7:28.37.