SPRINGFIELD, Mass.-- February 16, 2007 -- Springfield College will look to defend its title at the 2007 New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships to be hosted at the Chandler Pool on the campus of Wellesley College this weekend (Feb. 16-18). The Pride is six-time defending conference champion.
The Pride posted a team score of 908 points in last year’s event to outdistance runner-up MIT’s team score of 687 points.Wellesley was third overall with a team score of 541.5 points.
Competition officially begins on Friday, February 16th (today) with swimming trials at 11:00 a.m. EST, and continues through Sunday evening, February 18th.
Adult admission for this year’s championship is $5.00 per session, $7.00 for a day pass and $16.00 for a weekend pass, with a portion of the proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity. Student admission is $1.00 with a valid ID, and senior admission prices are $2.00 per session, $3.00 for a day pass and $8.00 for a weekend pass.
Results from the 2007 NEWMAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships will be available throughout the weekend at www.newmaconline.com as well as www.wellesley.edu.