December 10, 1925—July 16, 2007

This St. Louis native went from Roosevelt High School to become a track star at the University of Missouri from 1946-1949. Ault won the Big 6 220-yard low hurdles in 1946 and 1947, then the Big 7 title in the same event in 1948 and 1949. He was also the conference champion in the 440-yard dash in 1947 and 1949. Ault went on to finish 4th in the 400-meter dash at the 1948 London Olympics.  In 1949, Ault tied the world record in the 440-yeard dash.