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Babson Knocks Off Men's Swimming and Diving, 122-110

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Springfield, Mass. - January 29, 2011 - The Springfield College men’s swimming and diving team fell to visiting Babson College, 122-110 this afternoon at Art Linkletter Natatorium.

Josh Ernst grabbed the first Pride victory of the day, winning the 200 yard freestyle handily in 1:47.73. Springfield also fared well in the 100 yard butterfly event, placing the top two finishers. Scott Mackstutis was victorious, posting a time of 0:54.84, while his teammate David Shaw came in right behind him at 0:57.86.

Nolan Manley continued to swim well in the 100 yard freestyle, winning the event with a time of 0:49.32. Travis Morse followed up Manley’s victory with a win of his own in the 100 yard backstroke. Morse clocked in at 0:55.13.

In diving, Springfield continued its dominance with wins in both the one-meter and three-meter events. In the one-meter, Kenny Pancoast broke the 300-point mark with a score of 302.05. In the three-meter, Brian Sobel completed the Pride diving sweep with a score of 349.85.

The Pride men are back in action next Saturday afternoon when they host the Amherst men at 1:00 pm.


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John Taffe John Taffe enters his 25th season in 2013-2014 as the head coach of the men's and women's swimming teams at Springfield College. Under Taffe’s leadership, the Pride has returned to its status as one of the best collegiate swimming and diving programs in Division III. Read more.

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Diving Coach Peter Avdoulos

Peter Avdoulos Peter Avdoulos is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and will enter his 29th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2013-2014. The current NEWMAC Women's and Men's Diving Coach of the Year, Avdoulos has coached countless All-New England and All-American divers, as well as several National Champions. Read more.

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