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William Kovalczyk

Track & Field (Inducted: 1989-90)

William Kovalczyk

William Kovalczyk made an impressive impact on Lafayette track and field. The 6'1", 165 pound athlete holds outdoor track records in the 400-meters (46.74) set in 1978, and turned in the fastest leg in the mile-relay in Lafayette history.

Indoors Kovalczyk holds record in the 400-meter (48.20), and pieces the sprint medley relay and the mile relay record times. Originally recruited by Lafayette as a wrestler, Kovalczyk earned All- America honors by placing sixth in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Detroit, MI, in his senior year thus becoming the school's first track All-American. He served as team tri-captain his senior year and competed at the National Invitational and Olympic Invitational Indoor track meets. Born March 10,1956, Kovalczyk graduated from Passiac Valley Regional High School in 1974.

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