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
, 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
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