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Men's Track and Field Places Seventh at ECAC Championships

Steve Creamer Northampton, Mass. - March 6, 2010 - Led by senior Steve Headley, who ran the fastest time in the country, a 6.28 in the 55 meters, the Springfield College men's indoor track and field team finished seventh at the 2010 ECAC Championships hosted by Smith College.

Ithaca won the ECAC's with a team score of 52.25, followed by both Southern Maine and TCNJ, who both totaled 48 points. Springfield's 38 points were good enough for seventh place.

Headley was crowned the ECAC Champion in the 55 meters as he continued to improve his time, becoming the first person in among Division III runners in the country to break 6.30. Last season, Headley ran a time of 6.24 to win the national championship in the event.

In the 400, Nickel Hay took third as he finished in 49.95, while Steve Creamer ran a split of 2:33.89 in the 1,000 meters to take sixth place.

Springfield's 4x200 relay took third with a time of 1:30.67 and its 4x400 relay placed fourth after crossing the finish line in 3:22.98.

In the jumping events, Kevin Coyle recorded a distance of 6.81 meters (22-04.25) in the long jump to claim third place. Coyle also placed seventh in the triple jump with a mark of 13.94 meters, (45-09.00).

For finishing in the top eight of their respective events, these student athletes earned All-ECAC honors.

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Ken Klatka 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. Read more.

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