Men's Track & Field Opens Indoor Season At Northeastern Invitational
Complete Men's Results
, Dec. 4, 2004- Springfield College senior All-American Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I)
opened the 2004-2005 season with a second and third place finish at the Northeastern Invitational on Saturday.
Acciaioli placed second in the shot put (50 feet, 5.25 inches) and third in the weight throw (48-3.25) amongst a field of competitors that included Division I and II schools.
Senior All-American Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
leaped to second place in the long jump with a distance of 22-8.5.
Sophomore Jeff Cogan (Walworth, N.Y.)
placed sixth in the triple jump (43-10) while senior All-American Justin Welch (Woburn, Mass.)
and sophomore Chris Allen (Sandwich, Mass.)
placed sixth (6-4) and seventh (6-2), respectively, in the high jump.
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