Dayton Leads Men's Track and Field at New England Division III Championships
Waterville, Maine - May 3-4, 2013 - The Springfield College men's track and field team competed at the New England Division III Championships over the weekend and finished in 18th place.
As a team, Springfield totaled 14 points in the competition and had several student-athletes earn All-New England honors by placing in the top eight of their event.
John Dayton was the regional runner-up in the weight throw after registering a toss of 185-05, while teammate Peter Andrews placed eighth in the event with a mark of 166-09.
In the 3,000 meter steeplechase, Anthony Salvucci clocked in at 9:11.25 to finish fourth.
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