Men's Track & Field Finishes Third At ECAC Championships
March 8, 2004 – Springfield College senior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
won the 400-meter dash and ran legs on the winning 4x200 and 4x400-meter relay teams as the Pride finished third out of 36 scoring teams at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Championships on Saturday (Mar. 6) held at Bowdoin College.
Jaroszewicz’s winning time in the 400 was 48.43. He then joined sophomore Billy King (Wilmington, Mass.)
, sophomore Chris Keyser (West Newbury, Mass.)
and senior Art Fredericks (Wallingford, Conn.)
, to win the 4x200 in a time of 1:30.76. SC’s 4x400 relay team, made up of freshman Dave Forrette (Chicopee, Mass.)
, Fredericks, King, and Jaroszewicz, took first place in 3:18.61.
SC freshman Tetsuji Kambera (Osaka, Japan)
finished third in the 3,000-meter run with an 8:44.82 time.
In the field events, junior Justin Welch (Woburn, Mass.)
finished second in the high jump (6 feet, 8 ¼ inches), and junior Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
took second in the shot put (52 feet, 1 inch).
On the women’s side, SC sophomore Alisha Miner (Sanbornton, N.H.)
finished fifth in the 400-meter dash (59.86) as the Pride finished 21st out of 38 scoring teams.
In the field events, freshman Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
put up a fourth-place finish in the weight throw (49 feet, ¼ inch), and a sixth-place performance in the shot put (41 feet, 6 ½ inches).
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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