Men's Swimming and Diving Too Much For Holy Cross, 126-111
Oct. 30,2002 -- Springfield College junior Jessica Defoe (Monson, Mass.)
placed first in the 200-yard free style and the 100-yard free style to lead the Pride past Holy Cross, 138-100, at the Linkletter Natatorium.
On the men’s side, freshman Dan Moran (Wilbraham, Mass.)
won in the 1000-yard freestyle and the 200-yard butterfly as SC swam to a 126-111 victory. Moran’s first-place time in the 1000 was 10:15.77 and he posted a time of 2:02.38 in the 200-yard butterfly.
SC freshman diver Mike Shaw (Westfield, Mass.)
placed first on the 3-meter board with a score of 270.53 points. He also captured first place on the 1-meter board (258.07).
Defoe swam the 200-yard free in 1:59.98 and won the 100-yard free in a time of 55.19. SC senior diver Allison Mellage (Union, N.J.)
, a six-time All-American, won the 3-meter dive with 245.92 points.
Holy Cross freshman Emily Ferris won the 200-yard individual medley (2:15.91) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:17.91).
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
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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 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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| Phone: 413.748.3445