Men's Track & Field Downs Westfield State, 129.5-63.5
April 5, 2005 – Springfield College freshman Joe Dubuc (South Hadley, Mass.)
placed first in the 110-meter hurdles (16.13) and second in the 400-meter hurdles (58.78) to lead the Pride past Westfield State today in Track & Field action at Blake Track.
In the distance events, senior Steve Wilson (West Hartford, Conn.)
ran to a first place finish in the 1500-meters (4:19.90), junior Scott Barton (Fort Plain, N.Y.)
won the 5000-meters in a time of 16:20.61, and senior Patrick DeRocco (Utica, N.Y.)
was victorious in the 800-meters (2:00.91).
In the field events, Pride senior All-American Justin Welch (Woburn, Mass.)
won the high jump with a leap of 6 feet,2.75 inches. Leading the Pride in the sprints was junior Chris Keyser (West Newbury, Mass.)
who took first in the 100-meter dash (11.29) and second in the 200-meter dash (23.25).
On the women’s side, in a non-scoring meet, junior Yasmin Goris (Worcester, Mass.)
ran to victory in the 100 meter dash (12.51) and was second in the 200-meter dash (27.47). SC freshman Kristyn Meade (Raynham, Mass.)
won the 800-meters in a time of 2:32.32, while juniorSarah Tyman (Suffield, Conn.)
took first place in the 400-meter dash (64.22).
In the throws, Pride junior Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
took first place in the discus throw with a toss of 117 feet, 1 inch. Tess Donoghue of Westfield State was the only double winner of the day as she placed first in the long jump (18-02.5) and the high jump (5-02).
The Springfield College men host Bates on Saturday, April 9 at 1 p.m. at Blake Track while the women travel to Trinity College for the Trinity Invite.
Head Coach Ken Klatka
Ken Klatka, just inducted into the Springfield College Athletic Hall of Fame in October, 2011, enters his 37th season as head coach of the men’s track and field program in 2012-2013. He ranks among the nation’s most successful coaches, with an overall record of 442 wins, 144 losses, and two ties for an impressive .753 winning percentage. Under his direction, Kevin Coyle '12 won the 2011 Division III Indoor Long Jump National Championship.
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