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Shaw, Avdoulos Honored By NEWMAC

WORCESTER, Mass., March 3, 2004 -- Springfield College sophomores Mike Shaw and Sara Tremblay were named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Divers of the Year in men's and women’s swimming & diving, respectively.

Shaw, an All-American who hails from Westfield, Mass., earns the honor for the second-consecutive season. He captured the one-meter (487.00) and the three-meter diving championships (506.75, NEWMAC record) as the Pride finished third at the NEWMAC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships at Art Linkletter Natatorium last weekend (Feb. 27-29). Shaw will compete for national championships in both events at the NCAA Division III Championships on March 16-21 in St. Peters, Mo.

Tremblay, who is from Agawam, Mass., won the one-meter championship (341.75) and placed second in three-meter diving (384.15) at the NEWMAC Women’s Championships (Feb. 20-22) in Cambridge, Mass., helping SC win its fourth-straight title.

SC’s Peter Avdoulos was named the NEWMAC Men's and Women's Diving Coach of the Year for the second-straight season. The best diving coach in Division III, Avdoulos has won the NCAA Division III Women’s Diving Coach-of-the-Year Award four times, most recently in 2002, and has been selected the New England Diving Coach of the Year seven times since 1991.
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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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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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