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      Davis named LSSU track and field coach

      SAULT STE. MARIE â?? Jason Davis, who helped lead the Susquehanna University menâ??s track and field team to back-to-back Landmark Conference runner-up indoor and outdoor finishes, has been named Lake Superior Stateâ??s new track and field head coach, LSSU Director of Athletics Kris Dunbar announced today.Davis, of Selingsgrove, Pa., replaces Matt Sparks, to was named head track and field coach at Colorado School of Mines in August.Nineteen Susquehanna male and female athletes earned all-conference honors in outdoor track and field last spring. As an assistant coach at the Division III school for three seasons, Davis was responsible for multi-events, pole vault, jumps and sprints. He worked under Marty Owens, whose staff was named Landmark Conference Coaching Staff of the Year in menâ??s outdoor (2012), womenâ??s indoor (2012) and womenâ??s outdoor (2011).Davis was an assistant coach at Division II Bloomsburg in 2009-10 and Division II Lees-McRae from 2005-09. He was named NCAA Southeast Region DII Assistant Coach of the Year in 2009.His coaching background also includes one season as head cross country oach at Division III Mount Saint Joseph in 2001-02 and assistant coach at Division III Wilmington in 2000-01. He received a bachelorâ??s degree in history from Wilmington (Ohio) in 2001 after competing in cross country and track for the Quakers from 1996-01.