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Pennington Earns NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week Honors

Pennington Named NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week Springfield, Mass. -- November 8, 2010 -- Kellie Pennington of the Springfield College women's swimming & diving team has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week due to her outstanding performance in Saturday’s tough 157-143 loss to the University of Rhode Island at the Art Linkletter Natatorium.

Pennington, a freshman from Monson, Mass., was victorious in the 50 freestyle for the first of three wins on the day. She improved on her winning time from last week by more than a full second, finishing in 24.30. She would also go on to win the 100 freestyle in 53.48 and the 100 butterfly in 59.14, giving her four wins through her first two collegiate meets.

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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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Peter Avdoulos Peter Avdoulos is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and is entering his 29th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2013-2014. 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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