Amendola and Brognano Named To USTFCCCA Division III Men’s All-Academic Track and Field Team
New Orleans, La. - July 9, 2009
- Matt Amendola
and Tom Brognano
were recently honored for their academic success as they were both named to the 2009 USTFCCCA Division III Men’s All-Academic Track and Field Team.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 and have met the NCAA Division III Indoor or Outdoor automatic or provisional qualifying standard in their respective event.
Both Amendola and Brognano were a part of Springfield's 4x100 relay team that earned All-America status in the outdoor season. Along with teammates Nickel Hay and Steve Headley, the Pride finished sixth with a time of 41.36 seconds.
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