Men's Track & Field Finishes Third At ECAC Championships
March 8, 2004 – Springfield College senior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
won the 400-meter dash and ran legs on the winning 4x200 and 4x400-meter relay teams as the Pride finished third out of 36 scoring teams at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Championships on Saturday (Mar. 6) held at Bowdoin College.
Jaroszewicz’s winning time in the 400 was 48.43. He then joined sophomore Billy King (Wilmington, Mass.)
, sophomore Chris Keyser (West Newbury, Mass.)
and senior Art Fredericks (Wallingford, Conn.)
, to win the 4x200 in a time of 1:30.76. SC’s 4x400 relay team, made up of freshman Dave Forrette (Chicopee, Mass.)
, Fredericks, King, and Jaroszewicz, took first place in 3:18.61.
SC freshman Tetsuji Kambera (Osaka, Japan)
finished third in the 3,000-meter run with an 8:44.82 time.
In the field events, junior Justin Welch (Woburn, Mass.)
finished second in the high jump (6 feet, 8 ¼ inches), and junior Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
took second in the shot put (52 feet, 1 inch).
On the women’s side, SC sophomore Alisha Miner (Sanbornton, N.H.)
finished fifth in the 400-meter dash (59.86) as the Pride finished 21st out of 38 scoring teams.
In the field events, freshman Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
put up a fourth-place finish in the weight throw (49 feet, ¼ inch), and a sixth-place performance in the shot put (41 feet, 6 ½ inches).
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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