Lewis & Thompson Sweep NEWMAC Diving Honors
Boston, Mass. - February 3, 2014 -
The honors keep rolling in for Springfield College divers Jack Lewis (Durham, N.H.)
and Jen Thompson (Cheshire, Conn.)
as the pair swept New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Diver of the Week honors.
For Lewis, it's his sixth NEWMAC Men's Diver of the Week selection this season. The junior had a pair of strong showings in the diving events in a dual meet at Amherst as he one again produced nationally qualifying marks. On the one-meter, Lewis posted a 307.27, while on the three-meter he notched a 292.95.
For Thompson, it's her fourth NEWMAC Women’s Diver of the Week selection. The senior swept the diving competition in a dual meet at Amherst on Sunday afternoon. She posted a winning score of 289.95 on the one-meter before registering first-place points on the three-meter with a 279.00.
Up next for Springfield, the Pride will head to WPI to compete in the NEWMAC Championships from Feb. 21-23.
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
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 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
Contact Head Coach Peter Avdoulos
| Phone: 413.748.3445