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
, 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