Men's Indoor Track And Field Finishes Fourth at Bowdoin
, Feb. 1, 2003 - Springfield sophomore Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
placed first in the long jump with an NCAA provisional qualifying 23-3.5 foot jump as the Pride finished fourth out of four teams at Bowdoin College Saturday afternoon.
MIT (197.5) won the event followed by Bowdoin (165), Tufts (151) and SC (132.5).
Sophomore Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Championship with a second-place finish in the shot-put (51 feet 3.5 inches).
Senior Jason Jackson (Phippsburg, Maine)
finished first in the 55-meter dash (6.52) and the 200-meter dash (22.41). Senior Adam Hughes (Bridgewater, Conn.)
took third place in the 55-meter hurdles (7.83) and junior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow) finished second in the 200-meter dash (22.85)
On the women's side, sophomore Marisa Clapp (Charlton, Mass.)
finished first in the 1000-meter run (3:04.01) and second in the 600-meter run (1:41.22) to help lift the Pride to a third place finish out of five teams with a score of 129.
Freshman Alisha Miner (Sanbornton, N.H.)
placed first in the 400-meter dash (1:02.31). SophomoreSarah Martin (Madison, N.H.)
finished second in the triple jump (10,19m) and finished third in the 55-meter hurdles (9.28).
Men's Final Results
1. MIT, 197.5
2. Bowdoin, 165
3. Tufts, 165
4. SPRINGFIELD, 132.5
1. Tufts, 256
2. Bowdoin, 165
3. SPRINGFIELD, 129
4. Smith, 78
5. Gordon, 1
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