South Jersey Track Coaches Association
The South Jersey Track Coaches Association announces the names of the 2013 class of inductees to the South Jersey Track and Field Hall of Fame. The induction banquet and ceremony will be held Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Luciens Manor, Rt. 30, Berlin, NJ. Anyone interested in banquet ticket information should contact Bill Collins at 856-381-7763 or log onto the South Jersey Track Coaches web site at www.sjtca.org for dinner order forms.
2013 South Jersey Track and Field Hall of Fame
Eddie Blakely - Haddon Township 1975 One of the most versatile distance runners ever in South Jersey. He won the Meet of Champions in the 880, the Penn Relays in the two mile and also won the Eastern State Cross country Championship. He ran an impressive 4:04 in the mile while competing for Arizona State
Raffael Craig- Millville 1999 NJ All-Century team in the Pentathlon, High Jumped 7-0and jumped 6-10 indoors. Rafael went on to compete at the University of Conn. and was all-Big East in the decathlon
Dennis Hurley Long time official and meet referee as well as the coach of Camden County College where his team went undefeated for ten years. Coached National champs in the 5000 meters and the Javelin.
Paul Klemic- Mainland 2000 High Jump Meet of Champion winner; still holds state record at 7-4 1/2. 3 time All American at Stockton State in the high jump and 2 time All American in the long jump
Shameka Marshall - Oakcrest 2001 She was a two time Meet of Champions winner in the long jump and triple jump. Two time all American while at Rutgers and placed second at the NCAA indoor National Championships. Currently coaches track and field at Temple University
Oscar Moore Long time coach at Glassboro State College where he coached five National championship teams and many individual all-Americans. Oscar was a former Olympian and he currently holds the record for the one hour run.
Jim Pringle Moorestown 1976 State Group champion in the High Jump 1975 and 1976, won a state championship in the shuttle hurdles. Was a 7 time all American at University of Florida in the High Jump. He broke the NCAA Indoor High Jump record at 7-5 3/8 and was the Nation champ
Roland Williams Camden 1955 - Founder of the South Jersey Track Club. Over 30 years AAU Member and was Awarded the Don Kavadas Memorial award which is the AAUs highest honor. Currently the National Track and Field Co-Chair of the AAU and Head Clerk of course at the National Meets
Bill Conover( dec.)- Collingswood 1931 Set state record in the long jump at 23-00 and was the South Jersey high jump champion. Bill was a 4 sport letter winner and played baseball at the same time he ran track!! A standout athlete of his time at Collingswood, he was inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame in 1992.
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