Hay and Ux Earn NEWMAC Men's Track and Field Weekly Honors
Springfield, Mass. - April 25, 2011
- After leading the Springfield College men's track and field team to a second-place showing at the Springfield College Invitational on Saturday, Nickel Hay
and Ryan Ux
were honored by the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). Hay earned NEWMAC Men's Track Athlete of the Week honors, while Ux garnered NEWMAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week accolades.
A senior from Norwalk, Conn. Hay won the 100 meter dash (11.05), placed second in the 200 (22.41) while also running on the winning 4x100 relay team that crossed in 43.31.
A sophomore from Nashua, N.H., Ux continued to excel in the javelin for head coach Ken Klatka. On Saturday, Ux placed second in the javelin with a toss of 190-04.
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
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