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Price and Taffe Earn NEWMAC Post-season Accolades In Women's Swimming

Babson Park, Mass. – March 6, 2008 - The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) announced its 2007-08 Women's Swimming & Diving Post-season awards on Thursday.

Springfield junior Moira Price (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) was named NEWMAC Swimmer of the Year, while MIT senior Doria Holbrook (Yakima, Wash.) was named NEWMAC Diver of the Year. John Taffe, whose Springfield Pride won the NEWMAC championship, was named Swimming Coach of the Year. Brad Snodgrass of MIT was named Diving Coach of the Year. Mount Holyoke took home the NEWMAC Sportsmanship Award for the second year in a row.

Price captured first team All-Conference in three individual events at the NEWMAC championship, the 50 Free, 100 Breast and 200 Breast, breaking NEWMAC championship records in all three events. She was also a member of two first team All-Conference relay squads, the 400 Free and 800 Free teams. Holbrook, a two time NCAA national champion, won both the one-meter and three-meter board events, breaking NEWMAC championship records with her scores in each.

2007-08 Women's Swimming & Diving All-Conference Team and Award Winners

NEWMAC Swimmer of the Year
Moira Price, Springfield College

NEWMAC Diver of the Year

Doria Holbrook, MIT

NEWMAC Swimming Coach of the Year
John Taffe, Springfield College

NEWMAC Diving Coach of the Year

Brad Snodgrass, MIT

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Head Coach John Taffe

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 is entering his 29th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2013-2014. 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.

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