Men's Track & Field Finishes 12th At New Englands
February 28, 2004 – Springfield College senior Pawel Jaroszewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
finished second in the 400-meter dash in a school record time of 47.47 at the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships held at Boston University last weekend (Feb. 28).
SC placed in a tie for 12th at the meet, which featured all Division I, II, and III schools from New England.
In the field events, junior Justin Welch (Woburn, Mass.)
finished in a tie for second in the high jump (six feet, seven inches), and junior Blake Gulino (Old Saybrook, Conn.)
finished sixth in the long jump competition (22 feet, 3 ¾ inches). In the shot put, junior Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
finished seventh (49 feet, five inches).
On the women’s side, SC sophomore Sarah Tyman (West Suffield, Conn.)
finished third in the 500-meter run (1:21.56) as the Pride finished 31st out of 46 scoring teams at the New England Championships last weekend.
SC senior Suzie Snyder (Averill Park, N.Y.)
earned All-New England honors in the Pentathlon as she finished in eighth place (2,427 points). SC sophomore Meghan Young (Hurley, N.Y.)
finished seventh in the 3,000-meter run (10:26.81).
SC is next at the ECAC Division III Championships, held at Bowdoin College on Saturday, March 6.
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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