Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Sweep Quad Meets at WPI
April 16, 2005 – Springfield College senior Sarah Martin (Madison, N.H.)
took first place in the 100-meter hurdles (15.89 seconds) and triple jump (34 feet, 5 inches) to lead the Pride to first place in a quad meet hosted by WPI.
The Pride scored 249 points, followed by Coast Guard (171), WPI (126), and Babson (42).
Other double winners for the Pride included juniors Yasmin Goris (Worcester, Mass.)
and Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
. Goris sprinted to victory in the 100- (12.65) and 200-meter (27.69) dashes while Davis was first in the discus (114-10) and the javelin (111-5).
On the men’s side, junior All-American Bill King (Wilmington, Mass.)
took first place in the 200- (22.58) and 400-meter (50.98) dashes, while senior All-American Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
won the shot put (50-9) as SC took first place out of four teams at WPI.
The Pride scored 274 points, outdistancing Coast Guard (176), WPI (156), and Babson (48).
Pride sophomore Tetsuji Kambara (Osaka, Japan)
won the 5000-meter run in a time of 15:19.80, while freshman Joe Dubuc (South Hadley, Mass.)
won the 110-meter high-hurdles in 16.55.
In the field events, SC freshman Mike Miller (Storrs, Conn.)
won the pole vault (13-00) while sophomore Jeff Cogan (Walworth, N.Y.)
was victorious in the long jump (20-9).
The Men’s and Women’s teams travel to New London next Saturday, April 23, for the Conn. College Invitational.
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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