Results From The Vern Cox Invitational
, April 17, 2004 – Springfield College senior All-American Pawel Jarosczewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
finished first in the 200-meter dash 22.17 and anchored the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:23.07) to lead the Pride in the Vern Cox invitational on Blake Track. The meet was non-scoring.
In the field events, freshman Chris Allen (Sandwich, Mass.)
was victorious in the high jump (6 feet, 6 inches), junior Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn)
finished first in the long jump (22 feet, 4 ½ inches), junior Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
won the shot put (48 feet, 5 ¼ inches), and senior Jason Mandolesi (Wilbraham, Mass.)
took first in the discus (139 feet, 8 inches) for Springfield.
In the running events, freshman Dave Forrette (Chicopee, Mass.)
took top honors in the 400-meter dash (49.37), while senior Brian Pearsall (Fairport, N.Y.)
ran to victory in the 800-meter run (2:00.24).
On the women’s side, senior Leyla Williams (Unionville, N.Y.)
finished first in the hammer throw (151 feet, 2 inches), junior Leah Sullivan (Northboro, Mass.)
took top honors in the shot put (40 feet, 9 ¾ inches), and sophomore Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
placed first in the javelin (121 feet, 3 inches) in the field events.
Sophomore Megan Young (Hurley, N.Y.)
ran to victory in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (11:27.10), sophomore Yasmin Goris (Worcester, Mass.)
placed first in the 100-meter dash (13.07) and sophomore Sarah Tyman (West Suffield, Conn.)
was victorious in the 800-meter run (2:27.62) for SC on the track.
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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