Men's Track & Field Finishes 20th At NCAAs
March 13, 2004 – Springfield College senior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
placed third in the 400-meter dash (48.33) to earn All-America honors as the Pride finished in a tie for 20th out of 55 scoring teams at the NCAA Division III Championships held at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday.
SC’s 4x400 meter relay team, consisting of freshman Dave Forrette (Chicopee, Mass.)
, senior Art Fredericks (Wallingford, Conn.)
, sophomore Billy King (Wilmington, Mass.)
, and Jaroszewicz, finished sixth in a time of 3:20.40. All four runners were named All-Americans.
In the field events, it was junior Justin Welch (Woburn, Mass.)
who took eighth place in the high jump (6 feet, 6 inches) to earn his first All-America award.
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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