Men's Track and Field Competes In First Day of ECAC Championships
Troy, N.Y. - May 17, 2012
- Zach Pietras
took second in the 3,000 meter steeplechase to lead the Springfield College men's track and field team at the ECAC Division III Men's Track and Field Championships on Thursday afternoon.
Pietras was edged in the 3,000 meter steeplechase as he finished in second place in 9:02.27. The senior just missed out on the ECAC Championship by .44 seconds.
In the 5,000 meter run, Anthony Salvucci was able to score for the Pride by placing eighth in 14:53.64.
Head Coach 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.
Contact Head Coach Ken Klatka
| Phone: 413.748.3230