Dayton Represents Men's Track and Field at NCAA Division III Championships
La Crosse, Wisc. - May 24, 2013 - Competing for the first time on the national stage, junior John Dayton placed 19th in the hammer throw on Friday at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The Bolton, Conn. product reached a distance of 178-00 (54.25m) in his first toss of the day as he finished 19th out of 20 competitors in the event.
Dayton had qualified for the national meet earlier this season with a mark of 56.52 meters.
Photo credit: Frank Poulin
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.
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