Men's Swimming and Diving Downs Middlebury, 156-139
Complete Men's Results
Complete Women's Results
– Springfield College senior All-American Mike Shaw (Westfield, Mass.)
continued his unbeaten streak by taking first place today in both the one- and three-meter diving events, as SC went on to defeat Middlebury College today at Middlebury, 156-139.
first place one-meter score of 324.98 is a new Pride record, as the senior broke his own mark, and his first place three-meter score of 316.28 broke Middlebury’s pool record.
SC All-Americans Dan Moran (Wilbraham, Mass.)
and Roy Burch (Warwick, Bermuda
each had three individual first place finishes. Moran
finished first in the 1,650 free, breaking a 28-year old record with a time of 16:17.88, as he also finished first in the 500 free (4:46.88) and 200 butterfly (1:58.93). Burch
was triumphant in the 100 back (53.89), 100 free (49.11), and 50 free (21.91).
In the 1,650 free, Moran broke former Pride standout Mike McCombs's
record of 16:20.43 set back in 1977. In that 1,650 free event, Moran also broke the 1,000-meter school mark set by McCombs in the same year. Moran completed the 1,000 in 9:46.65, breaking McCombs's time of 9:48.50.
Other first place finishes for the Pride included junior All-American Chris LeCompte (Londonderry, N.H)
in the 200 free (1:48.39) and senior Ross Craig
in the 100 buttefly (55.69).
On the women’s side, freshman Kristen Schadow (Ballston Spa, N.Y.)
placed first in the both the 200 butterfly (2:12.47) and the 400 individual medley (4:46.00), but it was not enough as the Pride was defeated by Middlebury College this afternoon, 173-122.
SC senior tri-captain Emily Phillips (North Windham, Conn.)
swam to victory in the 200 free with a time of 2:01.13, and senior diver Sarah Healy (Milton, Mass.)
won the one-meter competition with a personal-best score of 241.28.
Fellow senior tri-captain Sarah Strout (Boothbay, Maine)
qualified for nationals by placing second today in the 1,650 free with a time of 17:40.79.
Strout teamed up with classmate Melissa Denza (Torrington, Conn.)
, junior Meaghan O’Hara (Bedford, N.H.)
and freshman Kallie Pottle (Brewer, Maine)
to win the 200 free in 1:47.04.
Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will next travel to Union on January 7 to take on both Union and Hartwick in a tri-meet.
Head Coach 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
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 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
Contact Head Coach Peter Avdoulos
| Phone: 413.748.3445