Men's Swimming and Diving Sends Six To NCAAs
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, March 18, 2003- Springfield College head coach John Taffe
announced that announced that six members of SC’s men’s swimming and diving team have qualified for the NCAA Division III Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships on March 20-22, which will be held in Atlanta.
SC sophomore Louis Arruda (West Warwick, R.I.)
will swim the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyles, and the 200-yard butterfly. Freshman Dan Moran (Wilbraham, Mass.)
qualified in the 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly, and the 500-yard freestyle, and senior Craig Dolan (Edison, N.J.)
will swim the 200-yard individual medley. Arruda, Moran, Dolan and sophomore Blake Leshnick (Suffern, N.Y.)
will team up for the 200 and 400 medley relays as well as the 400 and 800 freestyle relays.
Senior Dan Bartholomew (Willits, Calif.)
and freshman Mike Shaw (Westfield, Mass.)
will compete in the one- and three-meter diving competitions.
Head Coach John Taffe
John Taffe enters his 24th season in 2012-2013 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
Contact Head Coach John Taffe
| Phone: 413.748.3169
Diving Coach Peter Avdoulos
Peter Avdoulos is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and will enter his 28th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2012-2013. The current NEWMAC 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
Contact Head Coach Peter Avdoulos
| Phone: 413.748.3445