Mateicka and Jaroszewicz Earn Firsts At Husky Winter Carnival
Mass. Dec. 7, 2002 – Springfield College junior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
finished first in the long jump and grad student Bob Mateicka (Metuchen, N.J.)
took first place in the 1,000-meter run at the Husky Winter Carnival at the Reggie Lewis Center.
Jaroszewicz won the long jump leaping 6.77 meters while Mateicka finished first in the 1,000- meter run with a time of 2:33.06 in a meet for all Division I, II and III athletes as well as open competitors.
Other member of the Pride track and field team had a strong showing as senior Ethan Brown (Somers, Conn.)
tied for second in the high jump (6 feet, 4 inches), senior Jon Notary (Bethlehem, Pa.)
finished fourth in the 500-meter run (1:07.22) and freshman Bill King (Wilmington, Mass.)
tied for fourth in the 200-meter dash (22.83).
On the women’s side, freshman Meg Young (Hurley, N.Y.)
finished fifth in the 3,000-meter run (11:00.37) while freshman Jen Saucier (Derry, N.H.)
finished sixth (11:03.54).
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
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