Men's Track & Field Competes At FasTrack Invitational
Feb. 14 - Springfield College senior Michael Heitkamp (Orwell, Vt.)
finished third in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 5 inches (1.96 meters) to lead the Pride at the FasTrack Invitational at Boston University. The meet included Division I, II, III and open competitors from around the East Coast.
Senior Jason Jackson (Phippsburg, Maine)
ran to fourth-place in the 200-meter dash (21.90 seconds), while sophomore Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
lept to sixth place in the long jump (21 feet, 6 1/4 inches, 6.56 meters) as both finished as the top Division III competitors in each event.
Head Coach Ken Klatka
, an associate professor of physical education
at Springfield College, will enter his 38th season as head
coach, and 44th as a coach overall, of the men’s track and field program in 2013-2014. He ranks
among the nation’s most successful coaches, with an
overall record of 447 wins, 156 losses, and two ties for
an impressive .743 winning percentage. In 2011, Klatka was inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame.
Contact Head Coach Ken Klatka
| Phone: 413.748.3230