Men's Track & Field Competes At New England Championship
, - March 1, 2003 - Springfield College sophomore Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
finished sixth in the shot put with a 50 foot, 7 1/4 inch effort to lead the Pride to 24th place out of 41 Division I, II and III teams at the New England Championship, Saturday, at Boston University.
Senior Ethan Brown (Somers, Conn.)
lept to eighth place in the high jump with a 6 foot, 3 1/4 inch performance.
Senior Bob Mateicka (Metuchen, N.J.)
, sophomore Steve Wilson (West Hartford, Conn.)
, junior Brian Pearsall (Fairport, N.Y.)
and senior Mike Notary (Bethlehem, Pa.)
set a school record in the 4x800-meter relay, finishing eighth in 7:48.06.
Senior Adam Hughes (Bridgewater, Conn.)
, junior Art Fredericks (Wallingford, Conn.)
, senior Jon Notary (Bethlehem, Pa.)
and freshman Sean Kupiec
teamed to finish ninth in the 4x400-meter relay with a season-best 3:21.57 time.
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