Headley Captures 100 Meter Dash at All-New England's at Northeastern
Dedham, Mass -- May 8, 2010
-- The Springfield College men's track & field team, once again led by senior Steve Headley
, finished 14th of 39 scoring teams at the New England Track & Field Championships, Open Division, at Northeastern University earlier today. Headley finished first in the 100 meters with a time of 10.40 seconds, contributing 10 team points.
Others also contributed to SC's total of 25 team points. They were Kevin Coyle, who finished third in the long jump with a leap of 6.88 meters or 22-feet, 7-inches. That produced six points. Matt Amendola placed fifth in the 200 with a time of 22.25 seconds. That produced four points.
The Pride ran two relays. The 4x100 finished fourth in 42.09, producing the remaining five points. The 4x800 relay finished 12th in 7:52.62.
The top 15 team scores were as follows: URI (95.33 pts), UMass-Lowell 90, Boston College (50.33), New Hampshire (47), AIC (45.33), MIT (36), Stonehill (35), Williams (31), UMass (30), Northeastern (29), Wheaton (28), Tufts and So. Conn. State (27), Springfield (25), and Bates (21). Thirty-nine teams scored at least one point.
Springfield will be hosting the ECAC Division III Track & Field Championships on its very own Blake Track next Thursday and Friday (May 13 and 14).
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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