Men's Track & Field Finishes Second At Tufts
Jan. 25, 2003 - Springfield College senior Jason Jackson (Phippsburg, Maine)
finished first in both the 55- and 200-meter dashes to lead the Pride to second place at the Tufts Invitational, Saturday. Host Tufts won the meet with 167 points followed by SC's 156 and Bates' 139 in the nine-team field.
Jackson clocked winning times of 6.57 seconds in the 55, and 22.51 seconds in the 200. Springfield won the 4x200 in a time of 1:32.98.
Junior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
lept to first-place in the triple jump (40 feet, 9 3/4 inches) and third in the long jump (20-6 1/4), behind sophomore teammate Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, N.Y.)
who won the event (22-1 1/2).
Senior Bob Matiecka (Metuchen, Mass.)
ran to first place in the 1,000-meter run with a 2:34.58 clocking.
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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