Men's Track & Field Competes At BU FasTrack, MIT Co-Ed Invitationals
BU FasTrack Results
MIT Complete Results
- Springfield College junior Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
finished first in the shot put, and junior All-American Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
won the long jump to lead the Pride at the MIT Co-Ed Invitational, Saturday.
Acciaioli's throw of 52 feet, 1/2 inch provisionally qualified him for the NCAA Division III Championships. Gulino, who finished third in the long jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships last winter, lept to an effort of 22 feet, 4 inches.
Also on Saturday, senior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
finished eighth in the 400-meter dash at the FasTrack Invitational, hosted by Boston University. Jaroszewicz logged a season-best and NCAA Championsip provisional time of 48.35.
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