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Men's Swimming and Diving Powers By NYU, 164-123

Kenny Pancoast Complete Results

Springfield, Mass. - January 12, 2013 - The Springfield College men's swimming and diving team handled visiting New York University, 164-123, on Saturday afternoon in the Linkletter Natatorium.

John Vatkevich had a strong day in the distance events as he took first in the 1,000 free with a time of 10:16.01 and won the 500 free in 4:57.84.

Travis Morse picked up a pair of wins, winning the 100 back in 54.39, and capturing the 200 back after recording a 2:01.11 In the breaststroke, Michael Normoyle continued to deliver, capturing the 100 breast in 1:00.04 and the 200 breast in 2:12.43. The first-year also swam the fastest time in the 200 IM with a 2:01.94.

Additionally, in the 200 free, Jason Scotto touched first in 1:47.06 and Pat Geraghty won the 200 fly in 2:01.27.

On the diving boards, Kenny Pancoast won the three-meter with a national-qualifying score of 311.33. Teammate Jack Lewis was the runner up in the event, also meeting qualifying standards for nationals with a 287.55. Later on the one-meter, Pancoast had the top score and added his second qualifying mark of the day with a 289.65.

The Pride closed out the meet with the fastest time in the 400 free relay as Scotto, Hayden Cassidy, Scott Peters, and Nolan Manley combined to swim a 3:18.39.

Next Saturday, the Pride will travel to clash with Williams at 1:00 pm.

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Head Coach John Taffe

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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