Amherst Prevails Over Women's Swimming and Diving
Amherst, Mass. - February 5, 2012 - The Springfield College women's swimming and diving team concluded its regular season on Sunday afternoon as it dropped a 180-111 decision to Amherst College.
Jennifer Thompson produced a record-breaking performance on the one-meter board she set a facility record with a 284.85.
In the 100 breast, Kellie Pennington swam a time of 1:08.27 to finish as the events runner up. Teammate Caroline Kosciusko placed right behind her in 1:11.52.
Kelsey Poole finished third in the 100 free with a time of 56.04, while Mary Masayda also finished in third in the 50 free after touching 25.61. Breonna Harrington took third place as well in the 100 back after touching in 1:05.54.
Springfield will now prepare for the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships which takes place February 17-19 hosted at MIT.
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
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| Phone: 413.748.3169
Diving Coach Peter Avdoulos
Peter Avdoulos is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and is entering his 28th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2012-2013. The current NEWMAC Men's and Women'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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| Phone: 413.748.3445