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13 Student-Athletes Named to NEWMAC Men's Track and Field All-Academic Team

Vijay Saxena Babson Park, Mass. - May 4, 2011 - The Springfield College men's track and field team had 13 student-athletes selected to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men's Track and Field Academic All-Conference Team.

Springfield selections that were honored for their academic success included Eric Archambeault, Stephen Creamer, Brian Fuller, Steven Gilfeather, Brandon Gruver, Alex Harrington, Russell Johnson, Matt Krakowski, Anthony Pelleteri, Chris Quetant, Vijay Saxena, Garrett Sharnick, and Ryan Ux.

Honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2010 fall semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.

The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference consists of 10 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S Coast Guard Academy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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Head Coach Ken Klatka

Ken Klatka 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. Read more.

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