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Notary Brothers Named To Verizon All-Academic Team

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 29, 2003 – Springfield College seniors Jon Notary and Mike Notary were both named to the Verizon Academic All-District I Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team.

Mike and Jon are both from Bethlehem, Pa., and, as academic all-district selections, they move on to the Academic All-America ballot for track & field/cross country. The team will be announced on June 17.

Mike has a 3.93 grade-point average (g.p.a.) as a business management major. He was a second-team all-conference selection in the 800 meters, and a NEWMAC All-Academic Team selection. Mike was part of SC’s 4 X 400 meter relay team that placed second (3:18.41) in the 2003 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship helping the Pride captured its second-consecutive ECAC crown this season. He finished 17th at the NEWMAC Cross-Country Championship (Nov. 2).

Jon, who was an academic all-district selection in 2002, carries a 3.91 g.p.a. in business management. He won the 400-meter dash (49.43) at the Division III New England Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 3). Jon was honored as a second-team all-NEWMAC selection in the 4 X 400 meter relay, and was also a three-year member of the cross-country team.

To be eligible for the Verizon Academic District I team, a student-athlete must play at a Division II or III institution based in New England or New York. The student-athlete must have a minimum 3.2 g.p.a. and be a starter or significant reserve on his team. The team is voted on by the sports information directors of those institutions.
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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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