Lewis and Headley Compete in Opening Day of NCAA Championships
March 14, 2008
- Springfield College's Steve Headley
and John Lewis
competed in the first day of the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships.
In the weight throw event, Lewis finished 12th in the nation with a toss of 54-9 1/4 or 16.69 meters.
Headley, who has been one of the top sprinters in the country all season, opened up his competition with the prelims in the 55-meter dash on Friday evening. Headley had the second-fastest qualifying time of the day after he crossed the finish line in 6.34 seconds.
Headley will line up next to the defending national champion, Eddie Bynum of Salem State, in lane three on Saturday.
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