Notary Brothers Named To Verizon All-Academic Team
, 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.
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.
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.
Contact Head Coach Ken Klatka
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