24 SC Student-Athletes Earn All-Academic Honors
, May 15, 2003 - Twenty-four Springfield College student-athletes were named the the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Academic team for the 2003 spring season.
The 24 SC all-academic selections, which are listed below, ranks third among the NEWMAC's 10 institutions.
The 147 NEWMAC All-Academic honorees have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 after the fall 2002 semester, attained at least sophomore standing, and been the member of a varsity team for the entire season.
Spring sports sponsored by the NEWMAC include baseball, women's crew, women's lacrosse, softball, men's tennis, and men's and women's track and field.
Springfield College's all-academic selections are: junior Tim Lison (Westminster, Mass.)
and sophomores Kevin Davidson (Claremont, N.H.)
and Anthony Gorneault (Longmeadow, Mass.)
of the baseball team; seniors Michael Bartol (Gansevoot, N.Y.)
and Dennis McGuirk (Fairport, N.Y.)
, and sophomores Jason Beal (Homer, N.Y.)
and PJ Rovinelli (Framingham, Mass.)
of the men's lacrosse team; sophomore Erin Smith (Longmeadow, Mass.)
of the women's lacrosse team; senior Jill Roach (South Hadley, Mass.)
, and sophomores Lori Baumann (Pittsfield, Mass.)
, and Carrie Boyce (New Britain, Conn.)
of the softball team; seniors Ethan Brown (Somers, Conn.)
, Adam Hughes (Bridgewater, Conn.)
, Cory Langone (Whitesboro, N.Y.)
, Jon Notary (Bethlehem, Pa.)
, Mike Notary (Bethlehem, Pa.)
, and juniors Pete Gillen (New Milford, Conn.)
, Jason Mandolesi (Wilbraham, Mass.)
, Ken Morin (Stafford Springs, Conn.)
, Brian Pearsall (Fairport, N.Y.)
, and Rob Sillman (Portland, Conn.)
of the men's track and field team; seniors Sarah Mitchinson (Haverhill, Mass.)
, Karen Polchinski (Union, N.J.)
, and junior Marisa Clapp (Charlton, Mass.)
of the women's track and field team.
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