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Natasha Landon Sets New Pole Vault Record For Women's Track & Field Team

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 5, 2005 – Springfield College junior Natasha Landon (Hudson Falls, N.Y.) surpassed her previous polem vault school record by clearing 10 feet, 10 3/4 inches to earn second place this past weekend at the Trinity Last Chance Track and Field Invitational, hosted by Yale University.

SC junior Christina Davis (Orance, Conn.) captured first place in the weight-throw with a toss of 47-7.75

On the men’s side, senior captain Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.) placed first and sophomore Alex Kampersal (Natick, Mass.) took second in the shot-put with distances of 53-5 and 49-1 1/2, respectively.

SC senior Justin Welch (Woburn, Mass.) cleared 6-4 3/4 to place second in the high jump.
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Jim Pennington Jim Pennington enters his 30th season as head coach of the Springfield College women’s cross country and track and field teams in 2013-2014. Under Pennington’s direction, the Pride has recorded seven top 20 finishes at the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championships, and seven top 15 finishes at the NCAA Cross Country Championships. Read more.

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