Reilly Earns NEWMAC Women's Swimmer of the Week Honors
Springfield, Mass. - January 11, 2010
- Sophomore Kaitlin Reilly
was selected as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Swimmer of the Week after guiding Springfield to a sweep of both Union and Hartwick in a tri-meet on Saturday afternoon.
The reigning NEWMAC Rookie of the Year, Reilly won a pair of individual events and was a member of a winning relay for the Pride. Reilly edged out the competition in a time of 25.51 to take the 50 free crown, then later won the 100 free in 55.74. She also joined her teammates in victory in the 400 free relay as they swam a time of 3:44.71.
The Pride will now prepare for an important and busy weekend as it will swim three of the top teams in the region. On Saturday, Springfield will travel to the Big Apple to square off against NYU. The following day, SC will head home to host a tri-meet with Coast Guard and MIT, who is currently ranked sixth in the country.
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
Contact Head Coach John Taffe
| 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
Contact Head Coach Peter Avdoulos
| Phone: 413.748.3445