Men's & Women's Track & Field Finish Second At RPI
Complete Men's & Women's Results
, March 27, 2004 - Springfield College senior All-American Pawel Jaroscewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
ran to victory in four events to lead the Pride men's track & field team to second place in a quad meet hosted by Rensselaer. RPI won the meet with 192 points, followed by Springfield (168.5), Westfield State (40.50) and Southern Vermont (4).
Jaroscewicz finished first in the 200-meter (22.26) and 400-meter-(48.90) dashes, while anchoring legs on the victorious 4x100-meter (43.66) and 4x400-meter (3:25.18) relays.
Also registering first-place finishes for the Pride were freshman Jeff Cogan (Walworth, N.Y.)
in the high jump (6-0.5) and triple jump (43-9), senior Brian Pearsall (Fariport, N.Y.)
in the 800-meter run (2:04.80), junior Jason Burnell (Poland, Maine)
in the 400-meter hurdles (58.12) and junior Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
in the shot put (48-2 3/4).
The Pride also finished second on the women's side. RPI won the meet with 172.5 points, followed by SC (153.5) and Westfield State (55).
Sophomore Megan Young (Hurley, N.Y.)
picked up a pair of victories in the 5,000-meter run (18:39.45) and the 3,000-meter steeplechase (school-record 11:32.79). Senior Alisha Miner (Sanbornton, N.H.)
finished first in the 400-meter dash (1:01.85), and sophomore Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
took top honors in the javelin (117-8).
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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