Matt Accialioli Wins Two Events At Cardinal Invitational
, Feb. 8, 2003 - Springfield College sophomore thrower Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
captured first place in the shot put (15.30 meters) and the weight throw (13.81meters) Saturday at the Cardinal Invitational hosted by Wesleyan University. There wre no team scores at the meet.
SC junior Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
lept to a first-place finish in the long jump (6.75 meter). Freshman Billy King (Wilmington, Mass.)
exploded out of the blocks to first place in the 200-meter dash (23.28). The men's 800-meter run was won by SC's Bob Mateicka (Metuchen, N.J.)
in a time of 1:58.52.
On the women's side, SC junior All-American Marisa Clapp (Charlton, Mass.)
took home a victory in the 1500 meters (4:45.94) and a second-place finish in the 3000-meter run (10:27.12).
Sophomore sprinter Sarah Martin (Madison, N.H.)
captured the 55-meter dash in a time of 9.15 seconds. Sophomore Leah Sullivan (Northboro, Mass.)
won the women's shot put with a throw of 11.57 meters.
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