Men's & Women's Track & Field Finish Second At RPI
Complete Men's & Women's Results
, March 27, 2004 - Springfield College senior All-American Pawel Jaroscewicz (East Longmeadow, Mass.)
ran to victory in four events to lead the Pride men's track & field team to second place in a quad meet hosted by Rensselaer. RPI won the meet with 192 points, followed by Springfield (168.5), Westfield State (40.50) and Southern Vermont (4).
Jaroscewicz finished first in the 200-meter (22.26) and 400-meter-(48.90) dashes, while anchoring legs on the victorious 4x100-meter (43.66) and 4x400-meter (3:25.18) relays.
Also registering first-place finishes for the Pride were freshman Jeff Cogan (Walworth, N.Y.)
in the high jump (6-0.5) and triple jump (43-9), senior Brian Pearsall (Fariport, N.Y.)
in the 800-meter run (2:04.80), junior Jason Burnell (Poland, Maine)
in the 400-meter hurdles (58.12) and junior Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.)
in the shot put (48-2 3/4).
The Pride also finished second on the women's side. RPI won the meet with 172.5 points, followed by SC (153.5) and Westfield State (55).
Sophomore Megan Young (Hurley, N.Y.)
picked up a pair of victories in the 5,000-meter run (18:39.45) and the 3,000-meter steeplechase (school-record 11:32.79). Senior Alisha Miner (Sanbornton, N.H.)
finished first in the 400-meter dash (1:01.85), and sophomore Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
took top honors in the javelin (117-8).
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