Gulino Earns All-America Honors At NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship
, March 15, 2003 – Springfield College sophomore Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
placed fourth in the long jump at this weekend’s NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by Depauw University.
Gulino, the 2003 New England Division III Champion in the event, jumped 22 feet, 5 ¾ inches, and earned All-America honors for the first time. On the strength of Gulino’s performance, SC placed 36th overall at the meet.
On the women’s side, junior All-American Marisa Clapp (Charlton, Mass.)
ran in two events at the NCAA Championships. Clapp placed ninth in the 1,500 meters (4:36.67) and 12th in the 5,000 (17:43.62)
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.
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