Track & Field Teams Compete At Tufts Holiday Classic
Dec. 14, 2002 - Freshman Billy King (Wilmington, Mass.)
finished first in the 200-meter dash (23.16 seconds), third in the 50-meter dash (6.72) and ran a leg on the victorious 4x200-meter relay (1:33.75) to lead Springfield College at the Tufts Holiday Classic, Saturday.
Junior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
finished first in the triple jump (12.97 meters) and second in the long jump (6.44), behind sophomore teammate Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.) (6.59).
Graduate student Bob Mateicka (Metuchen, N.J.)
took first place in the 1,500-meter run (4:03.86).
On the women's side, junior All-American Marisa Clapp (Winchendon, Mass.)
ran to first-place finishes in the 5,000-meter run (17:51.35) and the 1,500-meter run (4:44.80), and ran a leg on the victorious 4x400-meter relay (4:14.20). Freshman Meghan Young (Hurley, N.Y.)
finished second in the 5,000 (19:20.17).
Junior Leyla Williams (Unionville, N.Y.)
and freshman Christina Davis (Orange
swept the top-two places in the 20-pound weight throw with throws of 13.76 and 12.93 meters, respectively.
Head Coach Ken Klatka
Ken Klatka, just inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame in October, 2011, enters his 37th season as head coach of the men’s track and field program in 2012-2013. He ranks among the nation’s most successful coaches, with an overall record of 442 wins, 144 losses, and two ties for an impressive .753 winning percentage. Under his direction, Kevin Coyle '12 won the 2011 Division III Indoor Long Jump National Championship.
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