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Springfield Men, Wheaton Women Win ECAC Division III Track and Field Championships

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 17, 2002-The Springfield College men and the Wheaton College women won team titles at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Track and Field Championship hosted on Springfield College's Blake Track.

The Pride men scored 82 points, ahead of Williams (77), Wheaton (57), MIT (36) and SUNY Cortland (34), while the Lyon women's 109 points outdistanced SUNY Cortland (67), Williams (57), MIT (36) and Saint Lawrence (34).

Despite winning only one individual event, the 4x100-meter relay, the Springfield men improved upon its second-place finish to Wheaton from a year ago. The Wheaton women defended its 2001 title by scoring four first-place finishes.

SUNY Cortland senior Jennifer White (Rochester, N.Y) was the two-day event's lone double-winner, finishing first in both the 100 hurdles (14.57) and 400 hurdles (1:02.30).

Men's Team Scores:
1. Springfield 82
2. Williams 77
3. Wheaton 57
4. MIT 36
5. Cortland 34
6. Coast Guard 33
7. Rochester 30
8. St. Lawrence 29
9. York 26
10. Bowdoin 25
11. RPI 24
12. Ithaca 23
13. Tufts 22
14. Union 21
15 Bates 20
16. Westfield State 17
T17. Rutgers-Camden, Dickinson 16
19. Brockport 15.5
20. Muhlenburg 15
21. Middlebury 14
22. Grove City 11.5
T23. Kean, Trinity, Keene State, Eastern Connecticut, Babson, Wesleyan 11
T29. William Paterson, DeSales WPI, Richard Stockton 10
T33. Lebanon Valley, Bridgewater State, Conn. College, UMass-Dartmouth, NYU 6
T38. Hartwick, Plattsburgh 5
T40. Misericordia, Albright, Brandeis 4
T43. Colby-Sawyer, Amherst, Southern Maine 3
T46. Penn State-Behrend, Kings Point 1.

Women's Team Scores:
1. Wheaton 109
2. Cortland 67
3. Williams 57
4. MIT 36
5. St. Lawrence 34
6. Amherst 29
T7. Tufts, Southern Maine 26
9. Ithaca 24
10. Conn. College 23
11. Wesleyan 22
T12. WPI, New Jersey City 21
14. York 20
T15. Rochester, Middlebury 18
17. NYU 16
18. Mt. Holyoke 15
19. Brandeis 14
20. Lebanon Valley 13
21. Bowdoin 12
T22. Hartwick, Coast Guard 11
T24. Colby-Sawyer, Richard Stockton, Bates, Rutgers-Camden 10
T28. RPI, RIT, Trinity, Colby 9; T32. Salem State, Keene State, Grove City 8
T35. Ursinus, Springfield, Westfield, DeSales 7
T39. Bridgewater State, Dickinson, Thiel, Ramapo 6
T43. Brockport, Kean, Medgar Evers, Babson, UMass-Dartmouth 3
T48. Muhlenburg, Misericordia 2
50. William Paterson 1.
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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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